Financial Advisory Blog

Armanino’s Financial Advisory blog is your source for thought leadership around cloud ERP and accounting solutions and integrations. Supported by the Cloud Accounting Institute and numerous experts in cloud, finance, reporting, integration, compliance, and technology, Armanino’s Financial Advisory blog features must-read content on what’s happening in the finance industry, case studies, white papers, and much more.

May 9, 2017

Accurate Finance Reporting: Tips & Tricks

Many times we see clients struggle to create reports that pull the correct data from their accounting system or corporate performance management (CPM) solution. The data has been loaded into the system correctly, but building queries or reports by hand can cause headaches if data is suddenly coded to new GL accounts or new departments …

April 19, 2017

Video Duel: Excel vs. Top-Rated Cloud Budgeting and Forecasting

Maintaining an updated budget (without errors!) is tough in Excel. Version control, lack of security, costly errors – the list goes on and on for the ways a budget in Excel can cause issues. Finance leaders often spend hours (or days) to pull together a report only to have links break because of collaboration challenges. Using …

March 9, 2017

Why Financial Planning Details Can Be Too Much of a Good Thing

Financial planning and analysis solutions have come a long way in recent years, moving design and administration away from IT and into the hands of the CFO organization. These next-generation tools can be very flexible and give users the ability to design models that are extremely detailed. The shift of control to Finance is obviously …

July 12, 2016

Empowering Your Financial Planning & Analysis Organization

As the business environment becomes increasingly complex, organizations need their financial planning & analysis (FP&A) resources to focus on analysis and strategic development, rather than the distribution of canned financial reports and budget templates. At the same time, managers in every level of the organization must have access to key financial and performance indicators to …

Empowering Your Financial Planning & Analysis Organization

As the business environment becomes increasingly complex, organizations need their financial planning & analysis (FP&A) resources to focus on analysis and strategic development, rather than the distribution of canned financial reports and budget templates. At the same time, managers in every level of the organization must have access to key financial and performance indicators to …

June 14, 2016

Gartner Magic Quadrant for CPM Lists Adaptive Insights as a Leader

Exciting news for the Adaptive Insights VAR Partner of the Year! Armanino is proud to share that Gartner has positioned Adaptive Insights as a leader in its 2016 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Strategic Corporate Performance Management Solutions report, reflecting a new category definition for CPM from Gartner. In the report, Gartner evaluates “postmodern ERP” technology strategies …

April 21, 2016

Adaptive Live 2016: Getting the Most of Your Experience

The Armanino team is excited to attend next week’s Adaptive Live 2016 in San Jose. The annual conference is a great place to connect with fellow Adaptive Insights users and partners and share knowledge. As the 2014 & 2015 Adaptive Insights Partner of the Year, Armanino understands the importance of conferences like these for learning new …

February 10, 2016

2015 Adaptive Insights Partner of the Year Goes to…

The Armanino team is proud to have been named the 2015 Adaptive Insights Partner of the Year for the second year in a row. Each year the Partner of the Year award is presented to one of Adaptive’s 200+ global network of partners for outstanding achievement in customer satisfaction, implementation, and cloud evangelism. Today’s press release …

October 29, 2015

Financial Planning & Analysis Transformation to Best-in-Class

A survey conducted by APQC recently  found that only 40% of finance executives rated their financial planning & analysis (FP&A) capabilities as effective. Many finance teams use Excel as their tool of choice for financial planning, but Excel lacks collaboration, controls, and the ability to deliver timely insights. It’s no shock to learn finance executives find their FP&A systems …

Financial Planning & Analysis Transformation to Best-in-Class

A survey conducted by APQC recently  found that only 40% of finance executives rated their financial planning & analysis (FP&A) capabilities as effective. Many finance teams use Excel as their tool of choice for financial planning, but Excel lacks collaboration, controls, and the ability to deliver timely insights. It’s no shock to learn finance executives find their FP&A systems …

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