Are you tired of spending countless hours preparing your CAFR? What if you could spend much of that time on high-value tasks that actually utilize your expertise? Implementing the right automation tools will enable you to do just that.
Whether you have just started investigating, or your research to date has left you with unanswered questions, we have a wealth of resources to help guide you on your journey to a fully automated CAFR.
Over the last 25 years, we have automated thousands of reports for clients. Here is the story of one of our clients. The State of Maine automated their CAFR, here's what they had to say about the process and results.
A few more CAFR success stories.
The City of Palmetto proves that automating the CAFR with CaseWare provides time, cost & operational savings for smaller local governments too.READ MORE
Below find just a few relevant articles related to implementing a new CAFR reporting solution:
Comprehensive Annual Financial Reporting (CAFR) tools based on spreadsheets are all the rage. Don't overlook their considerable weaknesses.READ MORE
When & why should you upgrade from a spreadsheet to a database-driven application? The technological differences are significant & shouldn't be overlooked.READ MORE
Accessibility - Why should finance & budget professionals care? What do the laws (3!) require? How can you comply? This article provides the answers.READ MORE
Learn why OCBOA statements are popular, 4 reasons a CAFR is better, & how to produce a CAFR with less work than OCBOA statements.READ MORE
The bonus for us was their (FHB's) knowledge and understanding of the internal processes municipalities experience during year-end preparations and the audit. This meant that we didn’t need to spend time explaining how we operate. (read more...)
Implementing CaseWare software for the support and publication of our annual report is a little challenging at the start, but we’re using F.H. Black & Company Incorporated for the implementation. They’re very knowledgeable and helpful. I am looking forward to the automation enhancement in the timely completion of our annual financial statements. (read more...)
I am certainly happy we implemented CaseWare. I easily saved 40 hours of time. Plus, we saved $8,000 on our audit fees because of the time it saved the auditors. We expect it will get faster and better yet!
Carol Hounsell, Manager, Accounting Services City of Leduc
Now, our financial statement generation is almost completely automated. We import the data from our accounting software and make all the adjustments in CaseWare. It is much faster to work in CaseWare, easier to troubleshoot and create any on- the-fly reports we need. (read more...)
They are recognized experts in both CaseWare and municipal reporting requirements. We value that experience and look to them for assistance developing best practices for our reporting cycles going forward. Our province has additional unique requirements. F.H. Black was familiar with these requirements and could help us meet them using CaseWare. (read more...)