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.

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. …

January 18, 2018

Armanino Named to Bob Scott’s 2017 VAR Stars List

The Armanino team is proud to be honored on the 2017 Bob Scott’s VAR Stars list. The list recognizes the top 100 organizations excelling in areas such as growth, innovation and industry leadership.  Tom Mescall, partner in charge of consulting at Armanino commented, “This award speaks to the firm’s robust technology consulting practice, implementing cloud solutions that …

January 16, 2018

Metrics That Matter: Finding the Right KPIs for Your Tech Company

When you’re trying to grow your technology company, gut feelings just won’t cut it. To succeed, you have to know where you are going, where you’ve been, and how much gas is in the tank. Whether you are a startup looking for your series A, or an established company looking to expand, you need to …

November 2, 2017

How to Create a New Budget Process Using Process Tracker in Adaptive Insights

It’s that time of year when the weather starts to cool down, leaves change colors, and the smell of pumpkin spice lattes fills the air. Yup, it’s budget season! As many financial planning and analysis (FP&A) teams know, one of the pain points of budget season is getting budget owners up to speed (again) on …

July 20, 2017

With the Rise of Best-in-Breed Cloud Applications, Integration Is Key

Best-in-breed cloud solutions are the future of business applications―from your ERP solution and expense management tool to CRM. The latest innovations being invested in are all built in the cloud. And, as more people understand that “cloud” really just means using someone else’s server, versus owning and managing your own, there also are greater levels …

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