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.

October 2, 2019

How the Right Accounting Tools Facilitate Digital Transformation

A team from Armanino attended BlackLine’s annual InTheBlack Conference to present a session about how companies are achieving digital transformation. The attendees learned how we work with CFOs to revolutionize their accounting workflows using a combination of BlackLine and Sage Intacct software. As an introduction to our presentation, we wanted to highlight some of the …

September 3, 2019

Revamp or Start Fresh? Planning Your Salesforce Implementation

As you plan a Salesforce upgrade such as adding Field Service Lightning or Service Cloud, you have to factor in a number of considerations to design the best approach. In some cases, you may decide that a total replacement makes more sense than upgrading a Salesforce organization that’s not meeting your company’s needs. Some of …

July 26, 2018

Biotech Firm Sequences Software Implementations for a Quick Win

A clinical-stage biotechnology company had outgrown their ERP and wanted to upgrade to Microsoft Dynamics 365, but they were concerned that they didn’t have the time and manpower to devote to launching the new system. Armanino assessed their business requirements and pain points, and found that their finance team could free up resources for the …

July 17, 2018

Building the Right Finance Tech Stack for Your Organization

When you are building a new finance tech stack for your company, you have a lot of financial software options to choose from. With a large investment of time and money and your organization’s ability to scale on the line, you can’t afford to make uninformed decisions. To evaluate new point solutions, start with some …

July 10, 2018

The Procurement Process: Is It Time to Streamline?

Procurement can be a messy business. Members of your staff want what they want, when they want it—and your procurement process is probably in their way, which can have some unintended consequences. Letting individuals manage purchases for themselves or their departments may speed up the process, but can result in over- or under-buying, untracked purchases …

July 2, 2018

Resort Hotel Set to Halve Monthly Financial Close With BlackLine

A large resort hotel perched near the Grand Canyon had contracted Armanino to help them implement Sage Intacct ERP, with the goal of automating many of their financial processes. As we began that project, we soon realized that their monthly financial close was manual and Excel-driven, with a painful amount of inefficiency. It took 12 …

June 19, 2018

Financial Infrastructure Is Key for Cryptocurrency Company Success

As cryptocurrencies gain traction toward mainstream adoption and acceptance, companies in the cryptocurrency ecosystem must balance an influx of revenue and fast growth with the challenges of building a financial infrastructure capable of supporting their changing needs. Whether they’re a cryptocurrency exchange, a company funded through an initial coin offering (ICO), a platform or technology …

April 25, 2018

Why You Need to Consider Data Integration Solutions

How do you get actionable reporting from the reams of data generated by your business on a daily basis? Many companies still rely on Excel spreadsheets to track revenue, expenses, headcount and more. Files are spread across desktops and departments, all waiting to be transformed, summarized and integrated on a daily, weekly or monthly basis. …

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