Global firm expands team and emerges as the next leader in Global digital finance transformation
Calgary, CA March 1, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Today, Black Diamond Advisory announced its workforce expansion into the Canadian market by bringing on top talent, Vincent Valentine CPA, CA(SA). Black Diamond was built to transform the office of finance by creating an industry powerhouse of top talent from the most respected leaders in OneStream technology together with consulting leaders in digital finance transformation.
Vincent’s more than thirteen-year career spans Consulting in Corporate Performance Management (CPM), Corporate Finance, and External Audit. He brings with him a focused experience in CPM software balanced by a strong accounting background and extreme understanding of what is required to be successful in finance. He provides clients with both the technical expertise and practical experience to optimize financial systems and processes. His focus is in developing the most efficient and meaningful CPM solutions using process improvement through the OneStream XF platform. One of Vincent’s career highlights was implementing an integrated CPM solution for a significant acquisition of a Global Energy Transportation Company. Bringing together finance team members across a global organization providing them the necessary tools to allow them to do their job effectively. This is something that has brought energy and excitement to Consulting for Vincent, especially using the OneStream XF platform.
OneStream provides a unified, SmartCPM™ platform that simplifies and aligns financial consolidation, planning, reporting, analytics, and financial data quality. OneStream eliminates the risk and complexity of data integration, validation, and reconciliation between multiple products, applications or modules, and makes non-integrated CPM suites are a thing of the past.
“Vincent’s expertise implementing enterprise-wide budget, forecast and long-range planning applications, and the related processes, will contribute to Black Diamond’s ability to deliver platform-wide solutions and contributing to continued growth,” says Randy Werder, Black Diamond Co-Founder and President. Black Diamond is founded on the principle of “Experts Only” by combining the talents of many different backgrounds to provide the most diverse and innovative culture and capability in our industry.
Black Diamond includes former partners and founders from Arthur Andersen, MarketSphere, Grant Thornton, Ranzal, and Fortune 100 financial executives who have come together to create a firm that combines transformative business capabilities with execution excellence, helping clients rethink the possible and reimplement the future with a focus on innovation, usability, and maximizing value from the broad OneStream platform.
Former MarketSphere Co-Founder and current Black Diamond Chairman & CEO, Carl Yost, is excited about expansion in North America. “Vincent brings big four experience as well as deep CPM expertise in all disciplines, including architecture. He will be a great asset to the team,” said Yost.
About Black Diamond Advisory
Black Diamond is a leading global digital finance transformation firm and a Platinum Partner of OneStream Software. With over 15 offices in The Americas, and growing, Black Diamond is positioned as a key implementation partner of OneStream. What makes Black Diamond different is our culture and our people. We have built a business by attracting “Experts Only.” We manage and deliver projects with the highest level of integrity and collaboration, leveraging our best talent and experience for the client. We believe in a new kind of relationship between the technology provider and client and we set out to transform the way financial systems are deployed and used in the future. The leaders of Black Diamond have owned and built several of the largest finance system consulting firms in the industry. This new company is intentionally different. We work to have joint ownership of the solutions we develop with clients and engage with them throughout their entire transformation journey to ensure the greatest value is derived from the investment. We only work with OneStream Software because we believe that it is the future of digital finance and we are 100% aligned with them on Customer Success.
About OneStream Software
OneStream Software provides a market-leading CPM solution that unifies and simplifies financial consolidation, planning, reporting, analytics, and financial data quality for sophisticated organizations. Deployed via the cloud or on-premise, OneStream’s unified platform enables organizations to modernize Finance, replace multiple legacy applications, and reduce the total cost of ownership of financial systems. OneStream unleashes Finance teams to spend less time on data integration and system maintenance – and more time focusing on driving business performance.
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