Continuous Accounting is the Key to Faster Close, Smarter Reporting

For many in the finance department, the phrase “financial period close” brings with it visions of long days filled with time-consuming, cumbersome and stressful processes. Yet, despite the time devoted to it, this record-to-report process of accounts reconciliation, journal entries and financial reporting is essential for providing accurate information on business performance and ensuring compliance. It doesn’t have to be …

Is Your Distribution Business Differentiating Itself in the Age of Amazon?

Amazon Business has put a huge stake in the ground across many B2B distribution sectors. It’s time for B2B distributors to sharpen their pencils and differentiate themselves, or risk being left behind.  Ever since Amazon launched its Prime service in 2005, members have been shelling out an annual fee (currently $119) in exchange for free two-day shipping within the continuous …

It’s Always Budgeting and Planning Season

Businesses seeking to create and maintain growth need to be firmly committed to budgeting and planning. And while planning and budgeting has traditionally been an annual or quarterly endeavor, to really be successful, it is probably best to always be in a budgeting and planning mode. Many companies undertake budgeting at the beginning of the year, as if the turn …