Financial Reporting

Welcome to the Vena Solutions Financial Reporting Blog. From business insights to industry best practices, learn how to create accurate reports in less time. (2)

How To Overcome 6 Horrors of Financial Reporting

October 28, 2021 |

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The Ultimate Guide to Financial Reporting

This blog was first published in early 2021 and updated on December 8, 2021. Numbers paint a picture, tell a story, reveal the truth. As such, it's critically important that your financial reporting is accurate, thorough, and up to date. As one of the mind......

October 21, 2021 |

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Top 15 Financial KPIs for Insurance

Climate change, an exploding housing market, and the aftereffects of the pandemic are all contributing to unpredictability in insurance markets. With potential economic stresses putting a strain on capital reserves and liquidity, insurers are under pressur......

August 31, 2021 |

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Top 7 KPIs for Your SaaS Metrics Dashboard

According to this article, “Wildly popular Saas solutions aren’t going away any time soon.” Why? The article claims it’s due to their ease and affordability. In fact, the article attributes the high-growth rate of SaaS solutions to the global pandemic. Whe......

July 28, 2021 |

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How To Use Financial Reporting To Reduce Your Operational Costs, Add Efficiencies and Align Your Business

Can you ever have too much data? The answer, of course, is yes—especially when that data is poor in quality or isn’t contributing to your overall goals. But meaningful data is an asset to any organization. And when applied well and shared appropriately, th......

February 16, 2021 |

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3 Best Practices for Successfully Completing Your Form 10-K

10-Q. 10-K. 8-K. 13D.  The list of SEC filings you’re expected to complete can start to sound a little like the calls in a football game—and can be just as indecipherable if you’re an outsider. But for those finance professionals focused on reporting at a ......

February 3, 2021 |

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How To Use Financial Ratios To Better Understand Your Business

Numbers tell a story. We already know that: we’re all experienced data-driven storytellers here. But raw data, even after it’s been summarized in your reports, does not a full story make. Like the words of a novel, you’ll get more out of the values you rep......

January 28, 2021 |

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Balancing GAAP and IFRS With Other Reporting Needs

Reporting is one of the fundamental functions of a finance team. But not all reports are created equal. That’s not a snub, either. It’s by design. Financial reporting has different requirements than management reporting, just like tax accounting and auditi......

January 20, 2021 |

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How To Build a KPI Dashboard That Delivers Insights and Drives Results

Data drives business today. That probably doesn’t come as a surprise for anyone reading this. Over the past decade, more and more organizations have pursued the goal of becoming data driven. Still, many continue to struggle—looking for ways to extract mean......

December 24, 2020 |

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Direct vs. Indirect: Choosing the Best Cash Flow Method for Your Business

This post was first published in 2020 and updated on December 8, 2021. It may not always get the most love, but your cash flow statement is a vital part of your reporting story. That’s why, in this post, we’re going to talk all about choosing the best cash......

December 8, 2020 |

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