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 …

March 10, 2015

Accelerate Time to Value Benefit of Cloud Accounting

When you host your accounting system in the cloud, your time to realize a positive ROI is reduced significantly. Some of the benefits that produce a quick time to value are: No equipment specification or acquisition – You don’t have to worry about server and network hardware, about whether you bought the right stuff or …

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 …

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 …

August 29, 2014

Benefits of Cloud Accounting – Pay for What You Use

Paying only for what you need and what you get for an accounting system is one of the great benefits of cloud computing. These are some of the ways that you can realize this benefit: Adjust user counts as needed to match your business cycles. Whether your business grows or shrinks because of seasonal cycles, economic …

July 23, 2014

The Accounting Today VAR 100: Armanino Is Moving Up!

In the recent publication of the 2014 Accounting Today VAR 100, an annual ranking of the top 100 Value Added Resellers, Armanino was promoted to 5th place, up from 7th last year and 33rd in 2011. The firm’s revenue increased by 22 percent and staff rose to 200 in what COO Matt Armanino notes as, “a very …

August 14, 2013

Top 5 Tips for Start-ups Investing in Cloud Accounting

Recently, Heather Smith—a consultant and author of cloud accounting “how-to guides” for small businesses—spoke with StartupSmart. During their discussion, Smith noted that cloud accounting provided small businesses and start-ups with a vital tool to help monitor an important aspect of their business—key performance indicators (KPIs). And for start-ups already investing in a cloud accounting solution, …

October 2, 2012

Video: Real-Time Visibility of Cloud Accounting

Here we continue the video series for cloud accounting from the Techweek 2012 conference,  based on the seminar Transforming Finance in the Cloud. The topic of real-time visibility came up when discussing cloud accounting solutions. Below, you can watch a video on the real-time visibility benefit of cloud accounting and hear from experts on how this has improved their company’s overall …