Rob Jenkins

Rob Jenkins

About Rob Jenkins

Rob Jenkins is a finance executive with over 20 years of experience in leading high-technology and professional services companies. At SAP, he consults with CFOs on technology, analytics, and performance management. Rob has served as vice president, Corporate Finance and led finance transformation. His leadership experience also includes corporate development, M&A, strategic planning, and consulting. He has designed and implemented customer profitability, business planning, process improvement, and performance measurement systems in multiple organizations. Rob began his career as an auditor with a Big 4 CPA firm. He holds an M.S. in Accounting and is a CPA, CMA, and CFM.

finance, accounting, trends, tax policy, CFO, modeling, predictive analytics, blockchain

Megatrends Reshaping Finance: How CFOs Can Stay Ahead For Competitive Edge (Part 2)

25-Feb-2019 | Rob Jenkins

Part 2 of a 2-part series. Read Part 1. Part 1 of this series examined two megatrends – automation and analytics – and how finance leaders are beginning to leverage technology to disrupt their

finance, leadership, automation, analytics, competitive advantage, trends

Megatrends Reshaping Finance: How CFOs Can Stay Ahead For Competitive Edge (Part 1)

18-Feb-2019 | Rob Jenkins

Part 1 of a 2-part series. Read Part 2. "Your margin is my opportunity." —Jeff Bezos Finance executives know that competing effectively in the digital world requires them to become intelligent


Emerging Trends In Financial Analytics

12-Apr-2018 | Rob Jenkins

Stephen Hawking once said, “We should seek the greatest value of our action.” Following that sage counsel, finance teams should seek to spend more of their time on actions that create shareholder

Analytics For The CFO (Part 3): Rise Of The Machines

20-Nov-2017 | Rob Jenkins

[no_syndicate_info][/no_syndicate_info] In my previous blog, I discussed the role of finance quants in developing new insights and how finance owning enterprise master data provides a strong founda

Analytics For The CFO Part 2: The Finance Quant

13-Nov-2017 | Rob Jenkins

In my previous blog, I discussed CFOs driving analytics into finance processes to optimize visibility and decision making. Today, I want to discuss how finance is becoming the hub of quantitative anal

Analytics For The CFO (Part 1)

6-Nov-2017 | Rob Jenkins

George E. P. Box famously said, “All models are wrong, but some are useful.” Financial analysts strive to build accurate models that simplify yet reflect the complex adaptive systems in scope. In