Report

The State of Finance & Accounting Management for Midsize Companies

The shift to remote work has only magnified the challenges many finance and accounting professionals experience on a daily basis.

Reconciliation and period-end close processes remain notoriously labor intensive, and tasks must be completely accurately under unrelenting timelines—without adjusting for changes in accounting professionals’ work environments.

To better understand the state of finance and accounting management in the U.S. mid-market, BlackLine commissioned Gatepoint Research to survey 125 F&A executives between February and April 2020.

Read our report to learn more about the following insights:

  • Over one third of survey respondents identified manual effort as a major issue, but many respondents remain unaware of ripple effects
  • Accountants stand behind the quality of their work, but the ACCA found room for improvement
  • Leading practice automation saves accounting teams significant time and promotes increased completeness and accuracy