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Raising the Bar with Automation and Talent: The Next Step for U.S. Finance & Accounting Shared Services Centers

Raising the Bar with Automation and Talent: The Next Step for U.S. Finance & Accounting Shared Services Centers

This exclusive report explores the role of automation and talent in driving efficiency in Finance & Accounting (F&A) Shared Service Centers (SSCs) in the United States. More specifically, it:
  • Dives into case studies on Robotic Process Automation (RPA) in F&A
  • Identifies F&A processes that can benefit from automation
  • Lists key skills that F&A professionals require in order to thrive in the age of automation
From Artificial Intelligence to Financial Intelligence

From Artificial Intelligence to Financial Intelligence

AI has made its way into finance departments. How do these technologies impact finance functions and workflows? What transformations can be predicted? How will this technology shape tomorrow’s finance department?

As a finance leader or accounting professional, you are certainly wondering about ways to apply AI in your day-to-day activities and how it will impact your trade.

AI is and has historically been a subject of debate and speculation, fear and fascination, and definitely raises a lot of questions. This whitepaper aims to explain clearly how artificial intelligence applies to financial and accounting processes, and its predictable effects.

Finance Shared Services of the Future: Promoting Digital Performance through IA, Data Analytics, and a New Talent Profile

Finance Shared Services of the Future: Promoting Digital Performance through IA, Data Analytics, and a New Talent Profile

SSON Analytics has analyzed more than 1,000 Finance Shared Services Centers (SSCs) across the United States. Most of them fall into the Banking, Financial Services and Insurance, and Manufacturing industries while New York City has the largest SSC population. Interact with the heat-map to find out where enterprises have chosen to base their Finance SSCs and much more.

Next, with Shared Services leaders now, more than ever, actively seeking technology to drive improved business performance and create added value, this report will uncover the latest IA implementation strategies, most popular finance tools, and workforce skills priorities.

A Breakdown of the Top Five Challenges for Finance & Accounting

A Breakdown of the Top Five Challenges for Finance & Accounting

We surveyed 160 industry leaders to uncover the top five challenges for finance and accounting. These challenges will be addressed at length at the conference, along with innovative solutions to increase your organization's business efficiency. Download the infographic for a complete breakdown of the top challenges facing finance and accounting professionals.

If you enjoy reading this, be sure to join us June 16 - 19 in Dallas! You will walk away with the innovative tools and strategies to empower excellence in your service operations.

Analytics, Extensive Financial Benchmarks, Metrics and Revenue Forecasts to 2021

Analytics, Extensive Financial Benchmarks, Metrics and Revenue Forecasts to 2021

This report, authored by Plunkett Research, has created industry information thanks to its access to hundreds of industry tables, from its personal, public and private company databases, among other things.

The following types of data will be found in this report:

  • Revenues; current, historical and projected
  • Revenues; CAGR (compound annual growth rate)
  • Employee count; current and historical Leading companies; profiles, financial results, and operating ratios for up to 10 top corporations per industry, and more ....
Promapp - The Secret to Unleashing an Unstoppable Improvement Culture

Promapp - The Secret to Unleashing an Unstoppable Improvement Culture

Promapp was a participating sponsor at the 17th Shared Serviced for Finance & Accounting. Check out their whitepaper!

5 Ways to Leverage RPA, Regardless of the Size of Your Organization

5 Ways to Leverage RPA, Regardless of the Size of Your Organization

Historically, RPA has experienced somewhat of a mixed reception by employees who fear of being replaced and senior leadership who often dismiss it as relevant only to organizations that deal with high transactional volumes and big budgets. Despite these views, the demand for RPA tools is growing quickly and is applicable and available for everyone. Here are five considerations for harnessing the benefits of RPA regardless if you’re leading a team of two or two hundred
Customer Experience Solution: Automation

Customer Experience Solution: Automation

As organizations seek new routes to efficiency by staying productive, while adhering to governance and quality standards, they hope to increase their speed-to-market and turn-around times. In cases where processes are vast and recurring, doing things manually is no longer an option. One of the ways to achieve efficiency, especially at scale, is through Automation. The following whitepaper addresses how RPA makes for smoother digital interactions and happier customers.

2018 State of Finance & Accounting Shared Services in the US

2018 State of Finance & Accounting Shared Services in the US

This visual analytics report on F&A shared services centres in the United States gives you a snapshot of the current state of things in 2018 as well as explore the prevailing challenges.

Tech Trends 2018: The Symphonic Enterprise

Tech Trends 2018: The Symphonic Enterprise

The theme of this year’s Tech Trends report is the symphonic enterprise, an idea that describes strategy, technology, and operations working together, in harmony, across domains and boundaries. This is the ninth edition  of Tech  Trends, and in a way, it represents the culmination of our dogged efforts to examine the powerful technology forces that are remaking our world. The trends we discussed early on in the series, such as digital, cloud, and analytics, are now embraced across industries. Meanwhile, more recent trends, such as autonomic platforms, machine intelligence, and digital reality, continue to gain momentum.

Rise of the Humans 2

Rise of the Humans 2

This paper continues our exploration from our original Rise of the Humans. Part 1 we focus on the issues arising from Intelligent Automation in the workplace and its impact on shaping the workforce of the future. Part 2 explores in more detail what is involved in workforce shaping and is based on our observations and experiences when working with clients.