Core Accounting & Financial Close

Recent SAPinsider research shows core accounting and financial close processes continue to be significant pain points for SAP customers. A primary reason is a proliferation of complex, poorly integrated, and manual accounting processes. Content in this category will help customers understand how to apply both best practices and technology to mitigate this pain and improve overall efficiency. We will explore the application of both automation and intelligent technologies to improve accounting processes along with lessons learned and tips for success. We will also examine the benefits, trade-offs, and challenges of standardization vs. customization within core finance and benchmark leading vs. lagging practices and results.

Results

  1. PwC

    PwC is a leading global professional services network focused on building trust in society and solving important problems. We work with clients from all industries to transform their business by developing and implementing innovative strategies, experiences, and technologies, in ways that are faster, more agile and accountable. With offices in 157 countries and more than 276,000 people, we help organizations and individuals create the value they’re looking for, by delivering quality in assurance, tax and advisory services.

  2. Protiviti

    As an SAP Gold Partner and seven-time partner of the year, Protiviti’s network of consultants in over 85 offices and more than 25 countries can help you navigate the complex SAP S/4HANA landscape, define and execute your roadmap with powerful business insights that drive enhanced performance, and ensure you maximize the value of your SAP investment.

    Our team of SAP certified professionals helps you increase the benefit of SAP technologies including, Finance Transformation, Data and Analytics, Business Process Optimization, and Governance, Risk and Compliance.

  3. Blackline

    BlackLine’s cloud solutions for the financial close complement SAP solutions as part of an end-to-end offering for Finance. Companies come to BlackLine because their traditional manual accounting processes—often performed outside the ERP—are not sustainable. BlackLine helps companies move to modern accounting by unifying processes, automating repetitive work, and driving accountability through visibility. BlackLine solutions for SAP provide deep functionality and direct, real-time integration to SAP software. BlackLine helps accounting teams transform processes like close task orchestration and balance sheet substantiation. More than 3,500 companies, including more than 800 running SAP solutions, trust BlackLine to help them close faster with complete and accurate results. BlackLine is SAP’s 2021 Partner of the Year – Solution Extensions.

  4. Docusign

    Since its inception in 2003, DocuSign has been on a mission to accelerate business and simplify life for companies and people around the world. We pioneered the development of e-signature technology, and today DocuSign helps organizations connect and automate how they prepare, sign, act on, and manage agreements. As part of the DocuSign Agreement Cloud, DocuSign offers eSignature: the world’s #1 way to sign electronically on practically any device, from almost anywhere, at any time.

  5. SAP

    SAP stands for Systems, Applications, and Products in Data Processing (Anwendungen und Produkte in der Datenverarbeitung in German). SAP was founded in 1972 in Walldorf, Germany and now has offices around the world. SAP is the market leader in enterprise application software, helping companies of all sizes and in all industries run at their best: 77% of the world’s transaction revenue touches an SAP system. Our machine learning, Internet of Things (IoT), and advanced analytics technologies help turn customers’ businesses into intelligent enterprises.