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 …

September 8, 2015

Cloud Integration Considerations CloudExpo Features Dave Burlington

Cloud Expo recently shared some insights from Armanino’s Cloud Solutions partner Dave Burlington on how cloud is changing the business world and how to avoid cloud silos. (Check out the full article Avoiding Cloud Silos on the Cloud Expo blog). Burlington comments on the open marketplace created by the Cloud, “Department managers buy best-of-breed solutions for marketing …

July 16, 2015

Cloud Accounting Benchmark Survey 2015

  Benchmark your Cloud accounting software adoption against your peers. Cloud Accounting Institute’s 2015 Cloud Accounting Benchmark Survey is now available and we invite finance professionals in any industry to take the survey! Participants will receive a copy of the final Benchmark Report when it becomes available. You will learn about the latest cloud adoption …

April 23, 2015

7 Key Considerations for Growing Global SaaS Organizations

As you scale and build your SaaS Company there are 7 key areas to optimize in order to ensure stable and long-term growth. It’s important to lay out the foundation, game plan and strategy for these key areas prior to gaining momentum with your growth as an expanding global organization. This article will cover seven …

February 11, 2015

3 Ways to Jumpstart Your Productivity in the Cloud

Have you transitioned to the cloud but still have a number of items on your to do list to increase your productivity in the cloud? If you said yes, then you are in good company. Here are three areas I recommend investing your time this year to maximize the benefits of going cloud. Go Paperless …

December 23, 2014

Embracing Cloud Accounting Technologies

Though cloud accounting has become increasingly prevalent, there are still concerns holding back some businesses. However, avoiding the cloud due to potential risks could prove riskier than planning for those risks. In a recent article from Accounting Technology, the risks are weighed against the benefits. As the article notes, “Mobile technologies are here to stay and …

November 24, 2014

Ensuring a Smooth Move to the Cloud for Equity Implementation

When you’re moving an equity plan to the cloud, there are often unexpected data variances that can cause issues during the implementation process. These variances frequently impede the process and can require the implementation to be reworked. This can add headaches and may lead to out-of-scope work or budget impacts. Getting to know the many …

November 11, 2014

Six Benefits of Outsourced Equity Management

There are many good reasons for outsourced equity management. Here are the top six ways outsourcing can benefit your organization. Tax-Related Expertise: As exciting as tax law is, the depth of the subject can be a bit daunting. By outsourcing the management of your organization’s equity issuances, you can depend on a specialist to focus …

October 16, 2014

Cloud 2.0 – Keeping Our Heads in Cloud Integrations

73% of respondents in the Cloud Accounting Institute survey indicate their companies are already using a Software as a Service or a Cloud Solution. With the market expected to reach $210 billion by 2016, it’s not too late to see the advantages a solution can provide you and your business. All companies will need a …

September 17, 2014

Ensuring Your Vendor’s Cloud Has a Silver Lining

A cloud vendor tends to deliver IT systems and services better than we can, generally speaking. Since the systems they provide are the core of their business, they invest more in their personnel, technology, and other resources to deliver security, availability, processing integrity, scalability, reliability and other factors better than we typically would…since IT is not …

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