The financial close process, from period-end to filing, is typically disjointed and frequently involves manual intervention. This process places a burden on staff and communications. This article looks at how firms can collaborate on financial consolidations and reduce risk.
Company: IBM | Published: 29 November 2012 | Business Area: Financial Reporting
The Single Euro Payments Area initiative is creating a zone in which all euro electronic payments are treated as domestic, by removing differences between national and pan-European payments. But the time critical SEPA-compliance deadline is fast approaching and failure to migrate will prove costly.
Company: Experian | Published: 22 October 2012 | Business Area: Planning
Risk management is never far from the FD’s mind. This whitepaper sets out to take the pulse of where FDs believe their most pressing risks lie, how they are monitoring them, and what tools they use to mitigate the worst effects.
Company: Lloyds Bank Wholesale Banking & Markets | Published: 17 September 2012 | Business Area: Risk Management
According to the National Fraud Authority, fraud costs the UK in general an estimated £73 billion every year*. The Baker Tilly Pensions Fraud Risk Survey 2012 reveals the incidence of fraud in UK pension schemes and shows how trustees and pension managers have responded to the risk.
Company: Baker Tilly | Published: 07 August 2012 | Business Area: Business Intelligence
In recent years, the telecommunications industry has popularized the term, “the last mile” to describe the technology required to connect the end customer to the central network. This paper looks at why applying the “last mile” to finance value is no longer optional, it is imperative.
Company: IBM | Published: 03 July 2012 | Business Area: Risk Management
In this paper AutoRek looks at how your month end reconciliations, processes and postings can all be improved upon with their fully integrated financial data management software.
Company: AutoRek | Published: 22 May 2012 | Business Area: Finance and Accounting
In this independently commissioned survey, Accountancy Age in association with Brunel look at the variety of different insurance issues and requirements of accountancy practitioners.
Company: Brunel Professional Risks | Published: 09 May 2012 | Business Area: Insurance
The Professional Indemnity insurance (PI) market has experienced intense competition among insurers and an abundant capacity that has lead to a continuing reduction in insurance premiums. Find out how to review the PI cover to achieve the best cover and service.
Company: Accountancy Age | Published: 02 May 2012 | Business Area: Risk Management
Organisations that are successful in incorporating risk into their planning process will improve their ability to quickly evaluate, plan, forecast, measure and react to risk. Risk exists whether it is planned for or not, so why not plan for it?
Company: Advanced Business Solutions Business Analytics | Published: 05 January 2012 | Business Area: Business Intelligence
In this white paper, Vincent Papa of CFA looks at whether, in the light of the recent economic crisis, banks need to change or modify how they create their finacial reports.
Company: CFA Institute | Published: 05 September 2011 | Business Area: Risk Management
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