Strafford Insight: Next Generation Financial Reporting

Posted by Michele Morrill

Dec 3, 2015 11:04:15 AM

Is it possible to create a more effective financially intelligent organization?

Strafford Insight provides managers and executives access to a whole range of EPM information, functionality, and pre-built financial dashboards and reports.

A cost effective, finance-owned management reporting tool, it contains Balance Sheet, P&L statements and Cash Flow reports and Waterfall, Trend, Portfolio and Benchmark dashboards. All reports are based on Financial Reporting Best Practices and provide rich drill-down, analysis, alerts, KPI’s and rankings by entity, channel, customer, market, or any other dimension available in your EPM application.

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Topics: SAP Budgeting and Planning, Hyperion Financial Management (HFM), Hyperion Planning, Cloud EPM, Cloud ERP

Considering a Daily Time Dimension – Pros and Cons

Posted by Michele Morrill

Sep 25, 2015 2:28:17 PM

There are some business cases where a daily time dimension can be helpful, essential, or even required, but many clients shy away from a daily time dimension for a variety of reasons.  Regardless of the chart of accounts used or the planning, budgeting and forecasting required, a daily time dimension can add breadth to the information and promote more timely responsiveness under the right circumstances.

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Topics: Financial Reporting, SAP Budgeting and Planning, Cloud ERP

What is the impact of IFRS on your HFM or SAP BPC system?

Posted by Deborah Jelley

Nov 12, 2014 1:17:00 PM

Have you had to include IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards) into Oracle Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) or SAP Business Planning & Consolidation (BPC) yet? Of course if your company operates internationally, you’ve been aware of the general recommendation to adopt IFRS since 2001; especially if your international finance teams regularly produce both US GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) and IFRS reporting for consolidation purposes.  The US SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission) has not made a policy decision for US companies to adopt

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Topics: Financial Reporting, SAP Budgeting and Planning, Cloud EPM, Oracle Products