The recent pace of technological changes and increasing volumes of data being dealt with, has created a need for finance professionals to be able to manipulate and analyse data to aid in-depth insights, improve financial reporting and ultimately facilitate better business decision making.
The main benefits of incorporating a practice management tool in accounting firms include being able to plan and monitor work tasks, as well as forecasting fees from clients and flagging any monies outstanding.
Outcomes from a meeting of finance professionals from large organisations, discussing the potential of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) to benefit organisations.
Outlook isn’t just an email engine. It includes tools that help you organise, prioritise and delegate work.
Most accountants use Outlook for emails but often overlook the tasks feature. Making the most of tasks saves time, repetition and the fear of forgetting something.
Most accountants use Outlook for most of their appointments but few know how powerful the calendar function really is. This first in a series of three articles on using Outlook (2007) effectively focuses on how to make use of this function.
While it is true that a financial model is never fully right (but is sometimes useful), there are degrees of not rightness and those degrees matter to the users of the model. This article will help you to think about risk and checks when building models.
Excel is critically important to the whole financial system. The opportunities to improve the productivity and reliability of so many business processes mean that it really is worth investing the intellectual effort in becoming proficient in the use of Excel.
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