Many US companies find themselves acting like Wait-and-See, Inc. They interpret the switch from US Generally
Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) to IFRS as a matter of compliance rather than an opportunity to become more globally competitive by improving key internal processes.
Published By: BlackBerry
Published Date: Sep 29, 2009
The year 2009 will forever be remembered as a time when the global economy began a painful restructuring amid a cascade of systemic failures -- credit panic, stock market crash, and mortgage meltdown and business contraction. But some smart and able accounting firm decision-makers stand to benefit... if they can catch the right trends. In this research report, we examine five of the critical issues that are creating new opportunities for the accounting profession and nine key strategies for obtaining competitive advantage.
As renowned cost accounting professor Chuck Horngren
notes, corporate finance executives can deliver the greatest
value by establishing the sturdiest foundation of timely, reliable
and relevant facts. This analytical platform ultimately enables
their organization’s most important measures – including
revenue growth, return on invested capital and profit growth as
measured by EBITDA – to outpace the financial outcomes of
the competition. The goal is to support speed and effectiveness
Published By: Intacct
Published Date: Jan 08, 2014
In the last few years, the demands on the finance department—from real-time reporting to global consolidation—have increased significantly. At the same time, the choices for accounting and financial software have become much more complex. How do you begin to research, evaluate, and select the right software for your business?
Download the 2015 Buyer's Guide to Accounting and Financial Software and discover:
• Why most financial software systems hinder your ability to get good financial information
• The six key questions you need to ask before considering a move to a cloud-based financial solution
• Why the process for evaluating software is different for cloud solutions – and the seven SLA must-haves you should get in writing
Get all the facts for a successful buying journey!
Published By: Avalara
Published Date: Jan 28, 2014
Sales tax compliance and the CFO: What automation means for risk management conveys why it’s time C-level executives should take a closer look at how sales tax is managed within their organizations. This report highlights what finance and accounting professionals know (and don’t know) about managing sales tax, and more importantly, why risk of non-compliance is more important in this legislative climate.
This report draws upon a recent study by Wakefield Research, which investigates what leading and emerging companies in the U.S. know about sales tax compliance — and, more importantly — what the accounting and finance professionals in the trenches are doing to safeguard their organizations from potential audits and accounting pitfalls.
Download this White Paper for more information.
Today’s consumers are on the move, and with mobile devices accounting for nearly 20 percent of site sales heading into the 2014 holiday season, creating compelling mobile experiences is no longer just a nice-to-have option. Read this research report from Aberdeen Group to get secrets on how targeted push notifications can generate unprecedented levels of engagement with customers wherever they are. Find out how to make sure every message they receive is relevant—and right on target.
Get tips, best practices and expert advice for implementing lease accounting software. This guide helps you navigate a smooth deployment and sets the stage for your organization's successful response to expected changes in lease accounting guidelines.
J.D. Byrider's franchisees experienced a high level of frustration due to an old system running on Linux using dBase files. Byrider made the decision to switch their development environment to Intel-based servers in a Microsoft SQL Server and ASP development environment. Download this paper to read about their results.
The objective of this white paper is to review various aspects of retail financial management and to draw important lessons for small and mid-size retailers. The paper addresses a wide range of topics that impact a retailer’s financial success. Many of these are common to retailers of all sizes, but some are specific to mid to small tier businesses and many cautionary notes are given.
By providing integrated, adaptable functionality within one scalable platform, Microsoft Dynamics AX helps midsize retailers improve their agility with an all-in-one solution based on an open technology platform. And it provides the ability for retailers to connect and interact with customers, partners, and employees around the world.
Discover the benefits of alternative financing and how it can help grow your business. Find out how you can work directly with these innovative companies to gain access to working capital for your small business. Led by a panel of Xero Add-on Partners, BodeTree and Kabbage, and advised by Xero Partner David Tunstall, CPA, of The Tunstall Organization, you’ll walk away with a better understanding of your access to funding and tips for streamlining the application process.
Find out how successful accountants are using Xero to grow their firm and form better client relationships. Sabrina Covington, CPA, CFE, of Covington+ Associates CPAs and Nick Pasquarosa of Bookkeeper360, lead this highly interactive session and answer questions.
In the final and most anticipated session of the Xero Roadshow Online, you'll get a live demo of Xero's soon-to-be-released Payroll. Stuart McLeod, VP of Global Payroll for Xero, will show you how Payroll and Accounting work together to provide a truly seamless solution.
Learn how to market payroll services to your clients to ensure a profitable revenue stream. We’ll share tips and tricks from accounting professionals who have been successful in attracting new clients by marketing payroll as part of their value add services.
You're mobile and streamlined -- or trying to be both those things -- while you provide salient financial advice to your clients, who are mostly small businesses like you. As your job is moving from traditional accounting work to involve a lot of business growth and marketing.
As today’s global marketplace becomes more sophisticated, the number and complexity of mission-critical financial transactions that companies conduct on a day-to-day basis continues to grow exponentially. Even small and mid-sized businesses are plagued by a rapidly increasing volume of financial processes that are highly
intricate and multi-faceted. These activities, while important, are administrative in nature and often distract staff from more strategic planning initiatives that directly impact company prosperity and growth. Additionally, as legislative pressures continue to grow, and the rules imposed by Sarbanes Oxley, BASEL II, and other regulations become more stringent, businesses need to find better ways to ensure compliance by effectively logging, tracking, auditing, and reporting their financial data.
An ERP system combines methodologies with software and hardware components to integrate numerous critical back-office functions across a company. Made up of a series of “modules”, or applications that are seamlessly linked together through a common database, an ERP system enables various departments or operating units such as Accounting and Finance, Human Resources, Production, and Fulfillment and Distribution to coordinate activities, share information, and collaborate. In this white paper, Business-Software.com profiles the leading ERP software vendors. Download this white paper to learn more!
Professional Services Automation Software: What’s the Value for Your Business? Why Professional Services Automation Software? Your service business is highly competitive,regulated, and fast. Your project teams operate in multiple time zones and currencies. You have to deal with complex revenue recognition and cost accounting rules while at the same time meeting lofty utilization targets. You need dependable utilization and demand forecasts so you can staff and train your teams accordingly. At the same time, you have to deal with multiple billing scenarios since your projects range from fixed bid, milestone driven, or time and material. Not to mention keeping a good handle on your resource pool, both full time staff, part timers, and your consultants, the skills they have acquired, their experience, general interests and preferences, and availability.
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