Jon Essig, Senior EPM Solution Director at Simplefi, is an experienced BPC solutions expert with focus on consolidations, analytics and financial planning. He is a recognized industry expert, speaker and author. Jon has architected many solutions, working with c-level execs, corporate finance, regional business units, and IT to create a company-wide vision. His has delivered consolidations as well as planning models for Sales, Operations, HR, CapEx, and Expenses. Jon has 7-8 years of experience with OutlookSoft/BPC Solution in Industry as well as Consulting. He also has ten years of experience in various financial roles, including: consolidations, financial analysis, audit, SOX, financial closes, tax, and forecasting / budgeting. Jon earned a BS degree in Finance from Northern Illinois University and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).