Jim Heflin has over twenty-five years of management, accounting, financial analysis, budgeting, forecasting, consolidation and reporting experience, including extensive experience working with customers to design and implement successful Hyperion/Oracle-based consolidation and reporting solutions. He has been involved with the implementation of over seventy-four Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) and Hyperion Enterprise applications as a consultant/employee over the last sixteen years. Jim was instrumental in designing and writing the HFM certification exam while working for Hyperion. His ongoing relationship with Oracle/Hyperion product development team as a subject matter expert is focused on aligning future product design direction and features with client needs. He is recognized as a leader in the consulting community for development of best practices in HFM business rule development. Jim has made presentations and led training at Hyperion Solutions conferences, Hyperion Client Services Top Gun in North America and EMEA, and users group meetings. He has deep consolidations product knowledge from product inception through latest product features.