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Intercompany Reconciliation: 3 Ways to Overcome the Challenges

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Intercompany Accounting has always been a highly important process for the parent company to get done right. Though expanding the business is seen as a success, managing the accounting and finance side is not an easy job. Companies have always found the work to be significantly challenging and risky, and Intercompany Accounting is one of the top struggles. If done wrong, the company can deal with serious issues and errors in their final financial statements.

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Blog Topics: Financial consolidation, planning and reporting, Enterprise Performance Management (EPM), Financial Accounting Management Software

How to Implement A Disaster Recovery Plan to Protect Your Financial Data?

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In today’s digital world, data is your most critical asset, and, as such, requires utmost protection from both natural and man-made disasters. This especially holds true for financial data, the blood life of your business. And you cannot do it properly without a disaster recovery plan.

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Blog Topics: Financial consolidation, planning and reporting, Technology trends, Cloud Computing, Digital Transformation

Rolling Forecast: When and How Your Business Should Use It

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By definition, forecasting is the process of prediction or evaluation of the upcoming events, trends, outcomes, etc. For business prospects, simply guessing what future might hold is very risky and not appropriate for the most. That’s how annual budgeting plans came to be. Although, even with the best data and tools, the business climate is very unpredictable and ever-changing. To fight budget uncertainty, Rolling Forecast is here to save the day.

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Blog Topics: Financial consolidation, planning and reporting

What Is Continuous Close and Why Does It Matter?

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The traditional monthly close has long been used by companies and some still do. But the problem with this approach is that by the end of the month, everything becomes so cramped up, making it error-prone and labour-intensive. Continuous close, on the other hand, makes things much easier for both the company and the employees.

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Blog Topics: Financial consolidation, planning and reporting

Must-haves of Accounting Software for Financial Services Firms

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The financial services industry in the post-crisis era is still rife with challenges, both old and new, including extensive regulatory changes, technology disruptions, and a greater demand for trust and transparency. Financial services firms operating in such contested environment need an accounting software solution that can deliver top-notch industry-specific capabilities.  

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Blog Topics: Financial consolidation, planning and reporting, Financial Accounting Management Software

4 Deadly Sins of Financial Consolidation

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Despite its complexity, financial consolidation - the process of combinining and normalising financial data from different business units (entities) - is often still being performed by outdated tools. This problem is compounded by the fact that CFOs are facing growing reporting and compliance requirements on a global scale. 

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Blog Topics: Financial consolidation, planning and reporting, Financial Accounting Management Software

5 Best Practices for Financial Planning In a VUCA World

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A typical finance professional spends the majority of his or her time collecting, validating, and administering data, leaving a tiny window for value-added analysis. CFOs demand forecasts to be accurate, timely, and relevant. Yet, the finance department struggles to satisfy such request. 

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Blog Topics: Financial consolidation, planning and reporting, Financial Accounting Management Software

Is Financial Planning Still Relevant in a VUCA World?

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The past few years have been full of unexpected changes; we witness the rise and fall of cryptocurrency, GDPR, Brexit, the China-US trade war... combined with the lingering effects of the global financial crisis years ago. 

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Blog Topics: Financial consolidation, planning and reporting

What Does the Future Hold for Financial Forecasting?

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As planning, budgeting and forecasting become indispensable strategic contributors, finance executives begin to realise the need to transform their rigid yearly financial planning by adopting more advanced (both on-premise and cloud-based) analytical tools. 71 per cent of organisations surveyed by FSN in 2017 has been able to reforecast more than twice a year, up from 56 per cent in the previous year, although the forecasting accuracy is still fairly low. 

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Blog Topics: Financial consolidation, planning and reporting, Financial Accounting Management Software, Cloud Computing, Analytics

Must-Have Features of Accounting Software for Hospitality

Posted by Andrew Turton on

Hospitality faces unique challenges and has specific requirements, making conventional accounting systems unfit for this industry.  

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Blog Topics: Hospitality solutions, Financial consolidation, planning and reporting, Financial Accounting Management Software

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