When more (data) leads to less (information)!

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Some of this surge can be attributed to companies becoming more complex and geographically diversified, but much of it can be traced to increased disclosure requirements from accounting rule writers and market regulators. CFO News

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IBM Cognos Controller: Financial close management managed by the office of finance

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It also helps finance teams deliver financial results, create informative financial and management reports, and provide the chief financial officer (CFO) with an enterprise view of key financial ratios and metrics.

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Balance Sheet vs. Profit and Loss Statement (P&L)

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Also known as accounts receivable , this represents money owed to the company by customers. This is an internal report that stays in the accounting department.

The most and least complex jurisdictions for financial compliance in APAC

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China’s financial environment is the region’s most complex, followed by Vietnam, South Korea, Malaysia and Indonesia, according to TMF Group’s report titled Accounting & tax: The global and local complexities holding multinationals to account. By contrast, Hong Kong, Australia, Singapore, New Zealand and Philippines were seen as the least complex for multinational companies when it comes to accounting and tax laws and practices, the report states.

What is the Financial Consolidation Process in the Accounting World?

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Financial Consolidation in the Accounting World. But in the accounting world, “financial consolidation” is a well-defined process that includes several complexities and accounting principles. Here are the key accounting consolidation steps in the finance consolidation process : Collecting trial balance data (e.g., Assets, Liabilities, Equity, Revenue, and Expense accounts) from multiple general ledger systems, and mapping it to a centralized chart of accounts.