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5 Questions You Need to Ask to Improve your Management Reports

Like any finance professional, as you read this article you probably are very busy either doing your year end audit or preparing requested management reports. As you may also be aware of, the relevance and usefulness of these management reports … Read More

How to Avoid Mistakes in Financial Reporting

There are a lot of challenges facing financial reporting professionals – change in accounting standards, political volatility, trade rows, emergence of new and more aggressive competitions are but a few. The year has just started and to help those whose … Read More

bi trends 2019

What´s Trending for BI in 2019?

Businesses do not shy away from showcasing their intent to be more data-centric and this has significant impact on operations, finance, IT, sales, and marketing among others. With businesses wanting to press every drop of insight they can with the … Read More

The Next Recession is just around the corner: Is your business ready?

It has been 10 years since the financial crisis in 2008. We have been enjoying an environment of low interest rates and high economic growth. However, speculations are rife that the next recession is just around the corner. Some economists … Read More

Worst-case scenario Accounting Error for Businesses

Process automation today is seen as a way to help businesses steer through changing and complex regulatory requirements as well as bolster transparency and trust in the financial results of the company. Process automation of course is more complex than … Read More

Is your Finance Department Ready for a Financial Cloud Solution?

Arguably all businesses understand that their financial management system is an important factor in the success of their business operations. This was why 20 years ago, many businesses jumped into the ERP bandwagon thinking that without it, they will be … Read More

Epicor Financial Planner

Real life Benefit Examples of Epicor Financial Planner to Epicor Customers

Epicor as a company believes in accelerating its customers´ business growth through a simplified approach to technology guided by how they work and what they want to achieve. Epicor offers various ERP options for its customers such as Epicor ERP, … Read More

Excel spreadsheets

3 of the Most Expensive Spreadsheet Mistakes

Companies use Excel spreadsheets on a daily basis. It is heavily relied on by the finance department for their budgeting and reporting process. However, because working on budgets and reports require enterprise-wide collaboration, it means that there are way too … Read More

SAAS EFP

3 NEW SAAS EFP PACKAGES COMPARED

Epicor Financial Planner has recently introduced new SaaS packages to help you further simplify your organization´s FP&A process. It does so by introducing a cloud solution that is easy to install, configure, extend, and maintain. Now before we go into … Read More

Variance Analysis

Best Practices in Variance Analysis

Given the fact that you put in a lot of time and effort into your financial planning, it is but sound that you try to figure out why your actual vs budget results do not match up. Finding out the … Read More