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Eliminate Manual Madness from Your Financial Processes

Businesses can rely upon spreadsheets so heavily that they lose sight of the original purpose of the spreadsheet and make decisions based on erroneous data. Take a look at what has commonly been identified as the top five, often interconnected problems associated with an over-reliance on spreadsheets by the office of finance.


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Jewson Gains Greater Visibility and Control over the Financial Close Process, with 1.6 million transactions matched automatically. With over 600 branches across the country, Jewson is the UK’s leading supplier of sustainable timber and building materials. The first Jewson branch opened in 1836 – for 180 years we have been…

Protector Insurance

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Protector Insurance Uses The Adra® Suite to Gain Full Oversight and Control Over the Financial Close Process. Protector Insurance is a Scandinavian company listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange. The company delivers land-based insurance to the commercial and public sectors and distributes its products through insurance brokers. Protector has grown…

Health Checking The Financial Close Process

Uncover the importance of health checking your financial close. It’s no secret that best-in-class organizations close faster with increased efficiencies, reduced costs and lower audit fees. The challenge is understanding how this is achieved, and how organizations can continue to build upon these improvements moving forward. All best-in-class companies are…

Building a Killer Business Case for Record to Report Transformation

Although Excel has historically been the backbone of many organization’s Office of Finance, it is commonly acknowledged that an over-reliance on spreadsheets, coupled with a lack of visibility associated with their use, represents a very real risk. With automation available to improve both process efficiency and effectiveness, the challenge many…

Your ERP Is Just the Beginning – Close the Gaps with Finance Automation

One of the most common things we hear when speaking to organizations about improving their financial close process through automation is: “But, we have already deployed a best-of-breed ERP.” It’s true an ERP goes a long way towards helping manage parts of the financial close process. However, there is still…

Enabling Financial Transformation through Technology

The office of finance is tasked with improving finance efficiency and reducing costs while providing a higher quality, higher value service to the business. In short, delivering more with less. Explore this best practice guide highlighting the What, Why and, most importantly, How of R2R transformation.

The Impact of RPA in Finance and Accounting

Over the last couple of years there has been one topic of discussion in the finance community that has been growing louder and louder: Robotic Process Automation. But what is RPA, how does it affect the close process, and how are other companies currently utilizing automation to transform their financial close?

Ahold Delhaize

Case Study
Ahold Delhaize’s preparation and review of monthly reconciliations was a daunting and time-consuming task with no visibility into whether reconciliations and closing tasks had been completed on time, if supporting documentation was attached, or more importantly, if there were any issues that needed to be resolved. They wanted increased control and visibility of their general ledger reconciliation, and improved efficiency.