Gartner Research

Critical Capabilities for Cloud Core Financial Management Suites for Midsize, Large and Global Enterprises

Published: 31 May 2018

ID: G00341423

Analyst(s): John Van Decker , Robert Anderson


The adoption of cloud core financial management suites continues to increase rapidly, but their suitability for an organization's needs varies considerably. This research will help application leaders to assess vendor solutions based on their specific use cases.

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know


  • Critical Capabilities Use-Case Graphics
  • Vendors
    • Acumatica
    • Epicor
    • FinancialForce
    • Microsoft
    • Oracle (NetSuite)
    • Oracle (Oracle ERP Cloud)
    • Ramco Systems
    • Sage Intacct
    • SAP (Business ByDesign)
    • SAP (S/4HANA Cloud)
    • Unit4
    • Workday
  • Context
  • Product/Service Class Definition
  • Critical Capabilities Definition
    • GL Coding Structures/Processes
    • Complex GL Capabilities
    • Purchasing and Accounts Payable
    • Accounts Receivable
    • Fixed Asset Accounting
    • Project Accounting/Costing/Billing
    • Financial Analytics and Reporting
    • Usability
    • Geographic Coverage
    • Configure/Deploy/Integrate
    • Lower Midsize Focus
    • Upper Midsize Focus
    • Large Enterprise Focus
    • Global Enterprise Focus
    • Subsidiary/Business Unit Focus
  • Use Cases
    • Core Financials for Lower Midsize Enterprises
    • Core Financials for Upper Midsize Enterprises
    • Core Financials for Large Enterprises
    • Global Enterprise Financial Backbone
    • Subsidiary/Business Unit Finance Systems
  • Vendors Added and Dropped
    • Added
    • Dropped

Inclusion Criteria

  • Critical Capabilities Rating

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