Consolidation Software

Perakis, James A.
September 1986
FE: The Magazine for Financial Executives;Sep1986, Vol. 2 Issue 9, p31
Trade Publication
Focuses on consolidation software, which can help multinational or multidivisional corporations to close the books at the end of a month, a quarter, or a year, a task that can be a challenge to controllers. Decentralization of operations with a corporate controller's office struggling to maintain control over its total financial organization without inflicting the bureaucracy of rigid reporting requirements on the overworked financial staff of its business units; Advantages of timesharing and value-added networks; Use of spreadsheets on the personal computer.


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