SAP's AI Copilot Joule: Implications for Finance

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  1. Accelerate Your Financial Close to Support Strategic Decision Making

    Establishing an efficient financial close is a challenge for many businesses due to the number of people and complexity of tasks involved, and yet it is key to a best-run finance organization. By understanding how financial transformation—including the use of automation to increase operational efficiency—can support finance teams in the close process and add more…
  2. How to Automate and Streamline the Financial Close Process in Your SAP Systems

    In this Q&A, experts provided tips and best practices for automating and streamlining the financial close process, including deep insight into suggested tools ways to leverage those tools for improved error management, faster data extraction, and greater efficiency.  If you missed the chat or need a refresher, we welcome you to view the online chat…...…
  3. Desire for Modern F&A Skills to Support Financial Close Transformation

    As digital technologies continue to evolve, the transformation of the financial closing process represents a crucial priority for finance and accounting professionals and organizations. Automating routine closing cycle tasks can enable F&A teams to drive enhancements across the financial closing cycle. This is one of the key takeaways from the SAPinsider Financial Close Transformation benchmark…
  4. Navigating Manual Journal Entry Challenges in SAP for a Streamlined Financial Close

    In SAP, every transaction is a journal entry. The system doesn't differentiate between manual and automatic entries, making it hard to analyze them in the general ledger. Even though SAP ERP can create many journal entries automatically, manual corrections and inputs are still essential. Manual entries are often made for unique or irregular transactions that…
  5. Factors Driving Financial Close Transformation

    In this post, we will explore the drivers behind why organizations are overhauling their financial close strategies and procedures. In SAPinsider’s Financial Close Transformation report, most respondents surveyed either agreed or strongly agreed that their organization’s financial close processes and technologies are too reliant on manual methods and legacy tools. Outdated manual tools and methods…
  6. Elevated Need for Financial Close Transformation Across Mid-Market Organizations

    Mid-market organizations recognize the need to transform their financial close processes to improve financial closing efficiency. Findings from SAPinsider’s Financial Close Transformation benchmark report show that 76% of mid-market survey respondents still heavily rely on manual methods and legacy tools during the closing cycle, resulting in financial close inefficiencies. It helps explain why automation is…
  7. Financial Close Transformation – Research Report

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    As organizations increasingly rely on data to make decisions, the need for efficient and accurate financial closes has never been greater. However, many finance and accounting (F&A) teams still rely on manual financial close activities, leading to errors and delays. This leaves executives with less time for analysis and puts them at a disadvantage when…
  8. Accelerating the Financial Close Process

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    In this article, you'll explore how solutions like FS2 JournalEntry automate processing, review and approval of all manual journal entries (recurring, intercompany, FX, etc.) and enables accurate and transparent reporting. The solution validates accounting information (e.g., cost centers) at initial upload/creation, automates the processing of non-PO invoices and expenses, enables touchless payment processing and provides…
  9. Trintech Expands Adra Suite Financial Close Offering into EMEA Markets

    Financial close is one of the most important yet difficult process for many SAPinsider organizations. Unfortunately, manual activities, data silos, and disparate systems often cause inefficiencies and make it even harder for enterprises to execute their financial close. Automated financial close solutions allow for reduced closing time by automating or eliminating any long-running steps in…
  10. Hershey’s Minimizes Management Adjustments to Financial Close

    About 31% of the SAPinsider Community chose the “need to reduce time required to generate data and reporting at period close” as a key driver for their SAP S/4HANA Finance strategy, according to SAPinsider’s upcoming research on the “SAP S/4HANA Finance: State of the Market.” Additionally, 58% of the same survey’s respondents chose financial close…