Mike Rost

Vice President, Corporate Marketing, Workiva

Mike Rost is a key contributor to product strategy at Workiva and works with business leaders in the areas of financial reporting and compliance. With more than 25 years of experience assisting organizations using technology to optimize business processes, Mike has an extensive background in finance and accounting, corporate performance management, and GRC technology. Mike was a founding member of XBRL International with involvement in the XBRL initiative dating back to 1999. He has also been active in industry associations, including the Open Compliance and Ethics Group (OCEG) and the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA). Mike has a bachelor's degree in economics and an M.B.A in marketing and finance from the University of Minnesota.

Content by Mike Rost:

What’s new with XBRL: Inline and IFRS Taxonomy update

On March 1, the SEC voted to propose amendments to require the use of Inline XBRL or iXBRL for public companies and mutual fund filings. In addition, the SEC published the IFRS Taxonomy to the EDGAR Filer Manual.

Nine steps to simplify your FP&A process

In this blog post, we highlight the universal reporting challenges faced by finance teams, discuss strategies for improvements, and provide suggestions on how to apply the framework to your FP&A process.

Three ways to embrace a modern finance landscape

Organizations need the right tools to modernize finance while still delivering against stakeholder goals. Use these three concepts as a guide to modernize your finance team.

Risk mitigation strategies to increase the value of ERM

To increase the value ERM brings to the table, teams need to provide risk oversight and solutions to mitigate issues. Read the blog to learn four practical ways to increase the value of ERM in your organization.

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