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 24, 2017

Ending the Overworked, Underutilized Finance Department

For professionals in the finance and accounting department, long hours are business as usual. It’s normal for every reporting cycle or accounting period close to mean burning the midnight oil for days at a time. But while the members of the accounting team suffer, in this case from the lack of a healthy work-life balance, …

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 …

February 8, 2016

Cloud Solution Meetup Opportunities for Intacct Users

Throughout 2016 Intacct will be hosting various meetups across the country. Each cloud solution meetup is a great opportunity to network with other users of the best-in-class cloud accounting solution. The Intacct meetups include customer panels, Q&A sessions, networking, and of course, updates directly from the Intacct team. Whether you’re a long-time user, just implemented, or even …

December 2, 2015

Making the Business Case for Cloud: What It Takes

Armanino’s Fall conference EVOLUTION featured several panels including one on making the business case for Cloud, What It Takes to Move to the Cloud, with finance leaders from kCura, Adams Street Partners, and Marketo. Companies like these two are shifting to Cloud-based solutions based on their scalability, flexibility, and cost-effectiveness. During the panel, Todd Bailey …

August 4, 2015

2015 Killer VARs from Accounting Today

Accounting Today recently released their list of the 2015 Killer VARs, businesses embracing the draw of the Cloud in today’s market. The article notes that the firms included in the Killer VARs list are “forging a true advisory partnership with their clients” to maintain their status ahead of the competition. With solutions for companies from fast-growing start-ups to …

March 31, 2015

Future of Cloud Solutions and Integrations for CFOs

Armanino recently hosted a cloud solutions networking event, bringing together finance leaders in the  Silicon Valley to discuss the state of the cloud as they see it today and in the future. Held in the CalCPA offices in the Bay Area, speakers during the event included Armanino’s own, Matt Armanino and Dave Burlington. Gain an insider’s perspective …

September 10, 2014

Cloud Accounting Institute Annual Benchmark Study 2014

The Cloud Accounting Institute’s 2014 Annual Benchmark Study  has indicated that many financial systems currently in use are not optimizing business processes for their users. Terrible and poor marks were given for adapting to changing business or process requirements, publishing complete and relevant information to stakeholders, optimizing business processes, reducing process inefficiencies, and improving ROI. Half the respondents …

August 13, 2014

Targeted Integration Solutions on a Tight Budget

IT budgets have traditionally been focused on maintaining current systems rather than upgrades or new implementations, but that will all soon change, according to the recent article around integration solutions titled Five Disruptive Forces Changing the Role of the Systems Integrator in ITBusinessEdge. With new changes in financial systems, CFOs are becoming the IT decision makers and …

June 23, 2014

Innovative Systems Integrators for the Disruptive Cloud

Last week WIRED Innovation Insights reported Lou Guercia, CEO of Scribe Software had the opportunity to connect with Dave Burlington, cloud expert at Armanino, a valued Scribe partner, who offered excellent insights into the ways innovative systems integrators (SIs) are adapting to the disruptive Cloud age and the need for Cloud integrations. Having first-hand IT leadership experience at innovative companies such …

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