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Our CEO shares his thoughts with Accounting Today

Posted by Sarah Werner

Today's CFOs may be feeling a bit overwhelmed when they consider the storm of accounting regulations that is approaching. New accounting standards around leasing (ASC 842/IFRS 16), insurance contracts (ASC 942/IFRS 17), revenue recognition (ASC...

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ASC 606 Project with HMH: Part 2 - The Revenue Automation Wish List

Posted by Meagan Mujushi

Part Two: Selecting a vendor and scoping the project

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ASC 606 Project with HMH: Part 1 - Business Model Challenges

Posted by Meagan Mujushi

Part One: Assessing the business model challenges of ASC 606

At Aptitude RevStream's annual user conference - RevConnect 2017 - Aptitude RevStream customer Andy Nickerson, Finance Manager at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH), discussed his finance...

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Increasing contract complexity under ASC 606

Posted by Meagan Mujushi

In this series on the decision making around supporting ASC 606 with revenue recognition automation software, the project manager assesses the second identified issue, the growing complexity of contracts. Whilst looking at automation as one...

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Still Assessing the Impact of ASC 606 or IFRS 15? Read This.

Posted by Meagan Mujushi

Private companies may be under the belief that because their revenue recognition seems straightforward, ASC 606 does not impact them materially. This was certainly the way 24 Hour Fitness thought of revenue recognition compliance. “My initial...

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Multinational companies could be heading for a 'leaseberg' of huge proportions

Posted by Sarah Werner

For large, multinational companies, a shift to the new leasing standard (IFRS 16/ASC 842) will cause unforeseen impact.

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KPMG & Aptitude Software unite around IFRS 17

Posted by Sarah Werner

Recent surveys from KPMG & Aptitude Software suggest that most insurers are far from ready for IFRS 17, with over 80% of organizations still in the pre-assessment or assessment phase.

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CFO challenges, opportunities discussed at Hong Kong roundtable

Posted by Sarah Werner

In order to better serve our clients, we need to know what they are excited about and what keeps them up at night.  We do this with surveys like our GIRA assessment, webinars and through events like our recent roundtable discussion held at the...

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Growing revenue stream pressures in a high touch environment

Posted by Meagan Mujushi

The first issue our Project Manager faced at this growing company was around their manual high touch environment. Under ASC 605 this was manageable, but the complexity of high value, long term contracts coupled with anticipated company growth,...

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FWD Group fires starter gun on IFRS 17 Implementation

Posted by Harry Marsden

FWD Group is one of the world’s first insurance companies to begin implementing a solution to address IFRS 17 & IFRS 9. They have selected Aptitude Software’s Accounting Hub & Insurance Calculation Engine to manage what is widely recognized as...

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IFRS 17’s Contractual Service Margin – an actuarial or accounting issue?

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Our CEO shares his thoughts with Accounting Today

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Multinational companies could be heading for a 'leaseberg' of huge proportions

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