Accounting Influencers Roundtable


Why Accounting Reporting Software Attracts PE Money

Rob Brown & Martin Bissett discuss the recent popularity of accounting reporting software with private equity investors and what it means to accountants.

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In today’s episode 14, “Why Accounting Reporting Software Attracts PE Money].”

Key takeaways from this episode come from an inside meeting of the Accounting Influencers Roundtable and include:

☛ what’s really going on behind the recent private equity purchases of accounting reporting software companies

☛ the mystery of why busy accountants who are locked into compliance might be fueling an interest in advisory tools like reporting

☛ how data is driving everything and how the reporting software data adds value to other software products and services

☛ the difference between 2D reporting (say management accounts) and 3D reporting with more context and smarter decisions

☛ what keeps accountants and CPAs at the heart of business conversations

☛ why there will be more purchases and consolidation in the accounting and fintech software space

☛ how this trend affects accountants, bookeepers and CPAs everywhere


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