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CPM Financial Consolidation Solutions Are Evolving

Published: 02 December 2011

ID: G00219163

Analyst(s): John Van Decker


Financial consolidation and reporting needs are reshaping the corporate performance management market. By 2015, CPM will expand to encompass the close process, disclosure reporting and tax provisioning. Review CPM offerings with an eye toward meeting their evolving operational requirements.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview

What You Need to Know


  • Current Financial Consolidation Applications
    • Financial Consolidation and Close
    • Financial, Management and Disclosure Reporting
  • Financial Governance Capabilities Augment Financial Consolidation Offerings
  • Evolving to Support Financial Consolidations and Close
    • Financial Close Process Management
    • Reconciliation Management
    • Journal Entry Control
    • Intercompany Transaction/Balance Management
  • Addressing Financial/Management Reporting and Disclosure
    • Financial Statement Production/Disclosure Management
    • Financial Control Testing
    • Tax Data Provisioning
  • How to Plan for the Convergence

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