Christoph Himmel

About Christoph Himmel

Christoph Himmel is the service portfolio manager for finance in the Global Service and Support team at SAP. He has more than 17 years of experience in implementing SAP Finance solutions, developing new customer scenarios (particularly in B2C), and designing services towards finance customer audiences. He has a PhD in Science and an MBA.

Only The Visible CFO Boosts Performance

17-Jul-2017 | Christoph Himmel

Recent studies by Oxford Economics ask how finance leadership pays off. The final report from a global survey of 1,500 finance executives shows clearly how the finance function can make a difference

The Bimodal IT And Finance Line Of Business: Reliability In Fast-Changing Times

15-Jun-2017 | Christoph Himmel

Digital transformation gets faster every day, and no industry across the globe has been unaffected. Because this ongoing disruption of business models has been enabled mainly by technological innovati

finance, CFO, finance operations, digital finance, digital business, BEPS, reporting, legislation

What CFOs Need To Know Now About Country-By-Country Reporting Legislation

28-Feb-2017 | Christoph Himmel

At the beginning of the year, the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting prompted the headline, “Davos Leaders Agree: Share More Wealth, or Face the Consequences.” Wealth redistribution is the commo

working capital, business networks, cash flow, digitization

Working Capital: How Business Networks Unlock Hidden Value

28-Nov-2016 | Christoph Himmel

Recent studies from The Hackett Group show show a trend toward deterioration of working capital management in many U.S. companies. This comes even after great efforts were taken to reduce the risk o

Businessman using tablet computer

Does Your CFO Know The Whole Truth About The Business?

13-May-2016 | Christoph Himmel

Every chief executive owns a particular area and defines how that organization will move forward to support the corporate direction. But the story is different for CFOs: They are expected to take a mu

3 Reasons Your Treasury Function Is Prime For Digital Transformation

14-Jan-2016 | Christoph Himmel

Inadequate systems. Inefficient management of foreign exchange. Limited visibility into global operations. Does this sound like the capabilities of a worthy strategic partner? While no executive would