5 Reasons Spreadsheets are a Problem for Your Close
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.
Your ERP Is Just the Beginning – It’s Time to Close the Process
A complimentary guide examining the challenges companies face by manually managing their close outside the ERP and what you can do to solve these challenges. One of the most common things we hear when we speak to companies about improving their financial close process through automation is: "We have already…
Getting to Grips With Your Key Controls
A complimentary guide highlighting what is likely the most critical part of any company’s close cycle –how your key financial controls are managed within the overall compliance framework. If you are a publicly traded organization, you are moving towards an IPO, or if you are privately-held but following SOX requirements,…
Why Financial Transformation Projects Fail and How to Make Yours a Success
A complimentary guide highlighting why transformation projects fail and, more importantly, what you can do to make yours a success. While we would all like to think that our projects will be a success, simply hoping they will be is unlikely to make it so. Analyst statistics show how difficult…
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.
Shared Services: Improving Record to Report Performance
A complimentary best practice guide highlighting the What, Why and, most importantly, How of R2R transformation. Financial Shared Services are tasked with both improving finance efficiencies and reducing costs while providing a higher quality, higher value service to the business. In short, delivering more with less. They know the importance of driving standardisation…
The True Measure of the Close
A complimentary guide highlighting key R2R Metrics, how they are measured and, more importantly, why they matter to the business. There is an old adage “What gets measured gets managed”, however, it is also true that if you are measuring the wrong things you will end up managing the wrong…
So, You Think You’ve Automated?
Modernizing the finance process is not new, and organizations have been incrementally improving their financial processes with investments in ERP, reporting tools, and point solutions over the last decade or so. Despite this investment, companies still struggle with their month end close because critical financial data is still in non-integrated…
The Impact of Robotic Process Automation on the Financial Close
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?
A Quick Win To Improve Your Finance Process
A complimentary guide highlighting how to gain a quick win that will dramatically transform your finance process. Research from PWC states that the number one method that finance professionals identify for making finance processes more effective is improving their finance technology. So how can technology help? Many companies will already…