Market Challenges

External pressures mean finance professionals often feel as if they are firefighting and struggling to get past day-to-day admin. They need more from their systems – more document digitisation, more process automation and more data sharing to make a positive impact on business performance.


Strategic Consulting

Many finance teams are still caught up dealing with number crunching and staff enquiries leaving less time to provide strategic direction to enhance business growth.


Digital transformation

Businesses are transforming the way they work to suit changing employee demands. However, the finance department is often the last to benefit and left with outdated technology that is hard to use and time consuming.


Responding to challenges

Finance leaders often struggle to get an accurate view of data, and understand the financial health of the business, as information is pulled from Excel spreadsheets and disparate systems.


Predicting tomorrow's issues

With increasing market instability and uncertainty, finance teams need to be prepared for future challenges. Not being able to predict your cash position and potential scenarios is a huge barrier to growth.


Regulatory changes

With General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and Making Tax Digital already changing how finance teams work, who knows what Brexit and other legislative changes will bring; ensuring compliance is not a blocker to working on strategic activity.



“We have worked with Advanced for the past seven years and its solutions have been key to helping us improve efficiencies by automating time-consuming manual processes related to financial management.”

University Hospitals of Leicester Trust

“Investing in our Advanced solution is one of the wisest investments we’ve ever made and, over the years, has helped us save thousands of pounds. Put simply, we don’t know what we would have done without it!”

Sean Evans, Financial Resource Manager

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