• Community
  • Blog
  • Contact
  • Customer Downloads

Achieving Financial Excellence - Mastering SAP Financials case study

15 March 2011
Mastering SAP Financials - Sydney - TRACK C Tuesday 17 May 2011, 10:40am Achieving Financial Excellence Why the promise of SAP as the "single source of truth" does not mean the end of Excel. Examine five treacherous pitfalls and five great reasons to keep Excel. The reality is that despite lT’s desire to wean end-users off Excel and investments made in Business Intelligence, Excel is still the most common tool in many finance organisations. Reasons include simplicity, familiarity, collaboration, flexibility and user-empowerment. - Why we love and will keep on using Excel - How to have the "Best of Both Worlds" - Live demonstration - Real time SAP finance reporting via Excel (a "pull rather than a "push") - Journal processing via Excel with full data lookups and live validation - Budgeting and forecasting via Excel A case study from iNova Pharmaceuticals covering Excel based finance reporting and Excel based journal processing and why an Excel solution complements Business Intelligence. Peter Tysoe - Group Finance Manager, iNova Pharmaceuticals (Australia) Pty Limited & Richard Frykberg - Operations Director, IQX Business Solutions Do register and come and join us for this live event.
  • "We saved about 50 hrs. a month on intercompany reconciliations thanks to faster data compilation using GL Wand"

    Michelle Wallace, Arbonne International, LLC

  • "It’s great to work with a group so committed to providing not only a great product but stellar service as well."

    J Raffensberger (MBA), Corporate Controller, Glatfelters

  • "GL Wand is a fabulous tool, we love it."   

    Donna Holley, Spectranetics

  • "This has to be the quickest ROI we've had on any software investment."

    J Raffensberger (MBA), Corporate Controller, Glatfelters

  • “GL Wand has been a big hit with Cairn’s Finance team."

    Chris Hebden, Cairn Energy PLC

  • "It took less than two hours to train report users. The time savings for everyone is incredible."

    Francis Nocom, Applications Manager, Cochlear

  • “GL Wand has proven extremely valuable in accessing our Oracle data with Excel."

    Michael Hinck, Finance Systems Project Manager, HBO

  • "GL Wand has given our finance users the freedom to think outside the box and be more innovative with performance metrics."

    Martin Stanton, Chief Information Officer, Destination Hotels & Resorts

  • "GL Wand has given our finance users a very flexible tool."

    Paul Simpson, Lancashire County Council