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Aug 2, 2018

CECL: one less place for weak data to hide

The demands on loan data were already escalating, and then along came CECL. It’s not surprising that in our most recent survey about CECL challenges, 34% of respondents said that data was their number one gap.

Jun 18, 2018

Participate in revenue growth: automatically handle all participation accounting needs

In the past, accounting has not typically been associated with revenue generation activities. However, the use of controlled systems enables accounting teams to alleviate operational burdens and support strategic investing activities.

May 3, 2018

Learn from the Industry’s Best: Getting CECL Right

SS&C Primatics EVOLV Live: Getting CECL Right is only a week away. The event features an impressive lineup of industry thought leaders who will share their experiences and strategies for success with CECL.

Apr 5, 2018

Introducing EVOLV Live 2018: Getting CECL Right

This May, the SS&C Primatics team is hosting EVOLV Live: Getting CECL Right to discuss strategies for attaining CECL success.

Mar 15, 2018

Step out of the shadows: Automatically handle your ‘shadow accounting’ needs

As an accountant, why is it important to remmeber the 2008 financial crisis in seemingly good times? The reason is that now is the time to be planning for the challenges that a tough economic climate can bring to your organization when the credit cycle changes.

Feb 1, 2018

Shorten month-end close: Use technology in the race against time

The close cycle is a stressful time for accounting professionals – they face compounding pressure to complete the process with unwavering accuracy within a limited timeframe.  Find out how accounting professionals can mitigate some of this pressure by relying on automated solutions. 

Dec 21, 2017

Move over Excel, Finance is evolving

Microsoft Excel is ubiquitous in the world of accounting, mostly because it filled a gap in the available software solutions years ago. It became the de facto loan accounting system in the absence of alternatives. However, new regulations and technology are changing the world of accounting and Excel is no longer an optimal solution to meet the changing needs of our industry.

Oct 16, 2017

Highlights from the 2017 Financial Institutions Conference

During the 2017 Financial Institutions Conference, Lauren Smith, director of Accounting Policy and Research at SS&C Primatics, participated in the CECL Implementation Strategies Panel. During the session, panelists discussed their experience working with banks as they transition to the CECL reserving standard, which takes effect in 2020 for SEC filers and 2021 for all others. After working with and speaking to hundreds of banks across the U.S. about CECL, SS&C Primatics ...

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