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Jacksonville Aviation Authority Improves Oracle Experience with Fast Access to Financial Data via GL Wand Reporting Solution

Jacksonville Aviation Authority Case Study

25 September 2012
Jacksonville Aviation Authority Improves Oracle Experience with Fast Access to Financial Data via GL Wand Reporting Solution

Seeking a tool that required minimal support and training, yet offering maximum results, the Jacksonville Aviation Authority found GL Wand, an easy-to-use Excel-based solution that links directly with Oracle Financials for powerful reporting capabilities.

As an independent government agency, the Jacksonville Aviation Authority (JAA) manages a diversified airport system serving the city of Jacksonville, FL, along with northeast Florida and southeast Georgia. One of the region’s major economic engines with four airports in its system, JAA has an annual economic impact of approximately $2.9 billion. It also provides around 30,000 direct and indirect jobs related to its commercial, business and recreational aviation services.

“GL Wand’s ability to retrieve balances in just five seconds has made a ‘huge time difference’ in reconciling JAA’s 300-plus balance sheet accounts.”
Diane Pinkerman, Director of Finance, JAA

To view the full case study: JAA Improves Oracle Experience with Fast Access to Financial Data via GL Wand Reporting Solution
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