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Cloud solutions and cloud integrations with Armanino will keep you up to date with the best cloud ERP and other cloud accounting tools available.

Our expert team—CPAs, certified implementers, developers, former CFOs and controllers—will keep your technology resources integrated and aligned with the financials that drive your growth and efficiency.

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Cloud computing has become ubiquitous in our personal and professional lives, with must-have applications like iTunes for entertainment, Google for document management and ADP for payroll.  For the finance department, cloud accounting software provides numerous tools to streamline accounting functions, including the general ledger (GL), multi-currency transactions, budgeting and forecasting, and equity administration. Cloud solutions offer the flexibility to be customized to work the way you do, and the capability to integrate with nearly any software package.

Shrinking technology budgets mean that businesses look to the cloud for agile IT solutions without prohibitive upfront costs. They can be especially effective for fast-growing companies that want to keep their employees engaged with the latest technology tools and anytime/anywhere access to their business-critical applications. And because cloud solutions are continuously and seamlessly updated, you always have the latest technology and feature set.

Our cloud solutions include:

Accounting/ERP:  Enterprise resource management (ERP) software is the cornerstone of any growing organization's suite of cloud accounting tools. Our cloud ERP solutions enable you to track accounts receivable, accounts payable, general ledger, billing and other crucial information in the most efficient and accurate way possible.

Audit Security Compliance: Regulations are constantly evolving, making compliance an ongoing challenge. The Fastpath cloud compliance solution integrates directly with your ERP system to automate regulatory compliance and help you meet ever-shifting requirements. Our experienced team can implement Fastpath within weeks, giving you the peace of mind that comes with timely audit compliance.

Budgeting, Forecasting and Financial Planning: Our certified Adaptive Insights development and implementation team is the largest in the nation and includes experienced CPAs and former CFOs with extensive finance backgrounds. These experts can help you streamline your finance functions, so you can spend more time strategically supporting business objectives.

Business Intelligence: Used wisely, business intelligence (BI) tools can give you a huge competitive advantage. Customization is the key to getting maximum value from your BI software, and Armanino has the deep, industry-specific experience and technical expertise to help you select the best cloud BI tools, tailor a solution that meets your specific needs and implement it, quickly and cost-effectively.

CRM: Customer relationship management (CRM) software provides the critical link between your customers and your sales, marketing and customer service teams. Whether you’re looking at a new implementation or considering replacing an existing system, our veteran team can help you select and implement a cloud CRM solution that’s customized to the needs of your industry and your company.

Revenue Recognition: Armanino’s experience with more than 1,500 successful business application evaluations and implementations sets us apart from other accounting firms. Our revenue accounting experts will conduct a strategic evaluation of your existing systems and team, and your specific requirements for compliance with the new ASC 606 and IFRS 15 guidelines. Then we help you select and put in place the proper solution to manage revenue recognition and support your future growth.

Spend Management Procurement: The Coupa finance cloud solution makes your accounts payable (AP) process truly paperless, enabling you to immediately start generating both hard-dollar and efficiency savings by eliminating errors from manual processing. Our experienced team can not only implement Coupa, but also integrate it with your core ERP system to deliver increased productivity and full automation.

Stock-Based Accounting: Deploying the scalable Certent Equity Management software platform, our experts help you decrease the number of hours your team devotes to spreadsheet tracking and accounting of stock options, saving you time and greatly reducing your errors from manual re-entry.

Services

Armanino offers a full spectrum of cloud integration services to guide your organization to optimal efficiency and provide you with a solid return on investment (ROI) on your cloud technology. Our team of experts bring years of experience implementing cloud solutions that will help you streamline your business, optimize your data and eliminate unnecessary errors.

Cloud Strategy

Your company is in the cloud. Now what?  Armanino’s veteran team of cloud consultants will help you make the most of your existing cloud investment, while mapping a new cloud strategy and a winning game plan for the future.

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Cloud Solutions Implementation

Armanino leads the best-of-breed cloud revolution, with a fully certified team of implementation specialists who began their careers in your shoes. Our former CFOs, controllers and FP&A managers share their industry best practices and process re-engineering expertise with your team.

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Cloud Integration Services

Line-of-business leaders can now access new cloud solutions in a matter of minutes. The result? Silos of applications. Armanino brings greater ROI to your organization by combining these cloud “islands” into an integrated, responsive and agile technology nerve center for the business. Our integration solutions and expertise will ensure that your cloud systems are integrated in a way that is optimized to meet your business goals.

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CFOs Control the Cloud Strategy

Cloud solutions allow CFOs to replace the leadership role of the IT department and move quickly and cost-effectively to prioritize the needs of their changing business. Modern cloud architecture enables CFOs to implement integrated, best-of-breed solutions in a way not previously possible. To take advantage of this new role as “conductor” of your organization’s cloud environment, you need a partner to help you navigate both the opportunities and challenges.

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Cloud & Regulatory Compliance

Every day, organizations are recognizing and adopting the cloud for its elastic, affordable and mobile capabilities. As leaders think of their new, cutting-edge IT infrastructure in the cloud, they also need to consider their internal control environment, including Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance, and how it is impacted by moving to the cloud.  For fast growing, pre-IPO companies, ensuring that internal controls related to financial reporting comply with all aspects of SOX is critical. Increasingly, the state of a company’s internal control environment is something that the investment community is watching closely.

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Industries


Software & SaaS Companies

Software & SaaS Companies

Software as a Service (SaaS) companies face revenue recognition and cost capitalization issues, state sales and use tax questions, and a host of other complex challenges. Armanino has the real-world experience and technical expertise to meet their specialized needs with Cloud ERP, Accounting and IT solutions. We help clients swiftly solve immediate problems and clarify the long-term strategies required to manage change and grow their business.

Nonprofit

Nonprofit

Nonprofit organizations have specialized audit, tax and operational needs that require specialized service.  Armanino has been committed to the nonprofit sector since 1969, and we now work with more than 600 nonprofit clients. This hands-on experience gives our staff of CPAs and former CFOs a deeper understanding of the issues nonprofits face, so we’re able to meet their needs and help them fulfill their missions in the most efficient, cost-effective way possible.

Professional Services

Professional Services

To succeed in a highly competitive marketplace, professional services firms must meet their clients’ high expectations, manage their own day-to-day financial pressures and think strategically. Armanino helps a wide range of service businesses satisfy their clients’ evolving needs, operate more efficiently and build long-term strategies for success.

Resources

Cloud Solutions Best Practices 2014

Cloud accounting solutions, commonly known as software as a service (SaaS) applications, have finally hit mainstream adoption with financial and accounting professionals. Finance organizations of all sizes have recogn ...

Cloud ERP for Fast-Growing Companies

You work for a fast-growing company. As a finance professional, you hoped for rapid adoption of your product—and the increased revenue that accompanies it—but your growth is beginning to outpace your finan ...

Quickbooks to Cloud: Considerations and Case Study

It happens thousands of times every year in this great land of opportunity. Successful businesses outgrow their entry-level accounting systems. More often than not, the system is QuickBooks.

Cloud 2.0: You’re in the Cloud … Now What?

Cloud computing has become ubiquitous in a recent study, conducted by the Cloud Accounting Institute: 73% of survey respondents indicate their company currently uses SaaS or Cloud Solutions

Marketo Scales Business with Armanino’s Intacct-Coupa Integration Pack

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Autonet Mobile Saves Time with Armanino’s Equity Management Solutions and Certent

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Events

05/30

2018 Nonprofit Symposium – Los Angeles

Now in its third year, Armanino’s free, half-day nonprofit symposium ( LEARN MORE »

06/07

2018 Nonprofit Symposium – Dallas, TX

For the first time, Armanino brings its nonprofit symposium (#NPSymp ...
Webinar 06/20

California Employee Classification Webinar

Make sure your business complies with rules for independent contractors—or suffer the consequences! Last month, the C ...
06/21

Digital Transformation with Microsoft Dynamics

Leverage technology to engage, empower and optimize business, while identifying new opportunities to drive growth. From ...
06/21

Business Intelligence Immersion Workshop with Microsoft ...

Leverage the technology you have and tap into critical financial, operational and customer insights.

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Blogs

May 21, 2018

How Blockchains Achieve Consensus: Proof of Work vs. Proof of Stake

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May 08, 2018

How to Plan Finance Allocations: Why Less Is More

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May 01, 2018

Top 10 Best Practices for Accrual Accounting

If your income always exceeds your expenditures, using cash accounting with no accounts payable or accounts receivable works fine. But if your inco...

April 24, 2018

Why You Need to Consider Data Integration Solutions

How do you get actionable reporting from the reams of data generated by your business on a daily basis? Many companies still rely on Excel spreadsh...

April 19, 2018

Tax Reform and Valuation Impacts to Consider

Federal Tax Reform is here and there are several elements of business and asset valuation that are impacted by the recent change in legislation. Th...

April 06, 2018

The Current State of U.S. ICO Compliance

As the SEC has yet to make an official ruling or create a governance entity to oversee ICOs (initial coin offerings) or TGEs (token generating even...

April 03, 2018

No, You Can’t Wriggle Out of Paying Overtime

Looking for an easy way out of paying overtime? We don’t blame you. It’s a convoluted issue that (ironically) makes accounting teams put in longer ...

March 28, 2018

Monte Carlo Simulations: What The NCAA Tournament’s First Ever #1 Seed Upset Can Teach Us

As companies strive to accurately align executive equity compensation with company performance, an increasing number of companies are granting mark...

March 19, 2018

GDPR is Coming – Learn What You Need to Know

Don’t get burned by the new GDPR rollout. U.S.-based companies aren’t exempt―here’s what you need to know about your risks and how to prepare. What...

March 16, 2018

How to Keep Workers’ Compensation Costs Low

Workers’ compensation insurance is a vital piece of company-owned insurance. As an employer, you are legally obliged to carry the insurance i...