The Tokyo FP&A Board meeting: FP&A Analytical Transformation
The Tokyo FP&A Board is proudly sponsored by:
Michael Page        

The Tokyo FP&A Board will meet on the 27th June 2019 for the second time. The professional debate will be devoted to the subject of FP&A Analytical Transformation

The International FP&A Board was created in London (UK) in 2013 to guide the development and promotion of best practices in Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A). Since then, the Board chapters were successfully established in 23 cities and 16 countries across Europe, the Middle East, Asia, Australia, and North America. Their aim is to identify and support new global trends, valued skill sets and leadership practices in modern corporate Financial Planning & Analysis. 

The FP&A Board is exclusive to senior finance practitioners in active employment (at CFO, FD and Head of Finance levels). Please note that places for the Tokyo chapter are limited. We are inviting only 25 participants to join the event. 

The meeting is complimentaryvendor-agnostic and by-invitation-only.


FP&A Analytical Transformation


Thursday, 27 June 2019


6-30 pm - 7-00 pm         Registration, networking, refreshments and light food

7-00 pm - 9-00 pm         Discussion

9-00 pm - 10-00 pm       Drinks and networking


1. Advanced Analytics for agile and integrated FP&A: key definitions and concepts.

2. A Case Study from the field:

  •  "FP&A Analytical Transformation in AXA". Amarnath Kamath, Head of Finance - AXA Technology Services Division Japan.
  • “Using predictive analytics and ML for FP&A at Microsoft Japan”. Takeshi Murakami, Business Mgr. / Assistant to Microsoft Japan President / CEO at Microsoft Japan.

3. FP&A Analytical Transformation: Fine-tuning the FP&A Operating Model. Group work.

4. Conclusions and recommendations.

I am a finance professional with over 20 years of experience. In my current organization, I have been involved in setting up operations in India, Singapore and Hong Kong, shutting operations in Australia, Amalgamation of two legal entities in India, setting up shared service center, sale of India operations to mention a few. One of the chief achievements has been the overall finance transformation of which FP&A part was the key one in making the function a respected partner for top management. For the last 2 years, I have been working in Japan as part of the IT organization of AXA Life Japan.

Takeshi Murakami, who worked as finance professional in various global companies, highly motivated, passionate, with proven record of strong financial and business acumen, as well as cross functional leadership.

Takeshi is an experienced Finance professional with a demonstrated history of working in the IT hardware and Software industry. Strong finance professional skilled in Business Planning, Cross functional leadership, Management Analytical Skills.


Meeting Venue:

Michael Page
6F Hulic Kamiyacho Building.
4-3-13 Toranomon. Minato-ku 
105-0001 Tokyo


Parking options: there is parking in the basement of the building. 

Michael Page offices are located one train stop from Roppongi, above Kamiyacho Station (Hibiya line, Exit 5), on the 6th Floor of the Hulic Kamiyacho Building.  Please see it on the mapYou will need to register to get past security on the ground floor. There will be signs set up to direct you to the meeting room. Michael Page representatives will meet you at the reception area on 6F to help you register.


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Discussion Facilitator:

Larysa Melnychuk, MD of FP&A Trends Group and Founder of the International FP&A Board.

Participation in all FP&A Board meetings is complimentary and exclusive to finance practitioners at CFO, FD, and Head of Finance level who are in active employment at large, local and international companies. We cannot confirm the registrations of vendors, salespeople, consultants or unemployed.

The meeting is oversubscribed and the registration process is closed now.

Please contact us at if you would like us to put you on the cancellation list.