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Simplify Your Reporting

What are the success factors for creating a reliable, rapid, and transparent reporting system? Find out the four crucial pieces of advice now in this white paper.

Key Differences Between UK GAAP and IFRS

What are the key differences between accounting policies under FRS 102 and full IFRS. Find out more in our white paper.

Break Free From Excel Chaos

What are the seven reasons why financial professionals should stop working with Excel files? We shed light on the issue and show how professional FPM software is a far better alternative.

How to Improve Intercompany Reconciliation and Bring Order to the Data Jungle

One of the biggest hurdles in operating globally is obtaining the data from the financial statements. Many companies are lacking a proper intercompany reconciliation process which frequently results in an enormous waste of resources. Fully integrated data at the click of a button: LucaNet.Group Report brings together the parent and local companies, helping integrate reporting.

IFRS 16 – The New Lease Accounting Standard

What is the objective of IFRS 16, the new accounting standard for leases, what changes does it entail for affected companies and which solutions are available for a successful implementation? Our White Paper has all the answers.

Practical Topic Target Costing: Fundamentals and Successful Implementation

The white paper summarizes all of the important fundamentals on the issue of target costing and uses examples to clarify its specific implementation in practice.

Focused On: Impairment Of Assets According To IAS 36

How do you approach the impairment of assets according to IAS 36? What’s behind the term cash generating units and how can the impairment of goodwill be tested?

3×3 BI- The Future Of Management Reporting

What will management reporting be like in the future? The experts at Lünendonk take a close, step-by-step look at this topic and deliver a range of theories.

The Spreadsheet Dilemma

What obstacles large and small does Microsoft Excel present in financial controlling and the creation of consolidated financial statements? And what should a quality CPM solution offer to address these issues?

For The CFO of Tomorrow

The CFO of tomorrow faces the challenges of combining the core responsibilities of cost management, risk management, and cash flow with the development of their enterprise’s overall strategy. How do they adapt? LucaNet offers insight into the changing role of the CFO.

LucaNet Prevails as Market Leader in 2018 BARC FPM Score

Not just small and medium-sized enterprises, but also large international enterprises take advantage of comprehensive solutions offered by LucaNet when it comes to the preparation of consolidated financial statements, planning, reporting, and analysis. This has been confirmed by the latest BARC Score Financial Performance Management DACH. You can find out how professional FPM software can support your corporate management and how LucaNet, as market leader, can make your work life in financial quarters that much easier in the latest study from BARC (Business Application Research Center).

LucaNet Factsheet

LucaNet has been synonymous with intelligent software solutions and professional expertise in consolidated financial statements and controlling since 1999. Our aim is to simplify your day-to-day processes with the help of our financial performance management software. Find out how simple consolidation, planning, and analysis can be.

More Clarity About Your Financial Data

Our current white paper explains how Financial Performance Management Software provides CFOs and Controllers with a solution for the challenges they face in their finance departments.

Simply Intelligent – Client Magazine Issue 2 (2018)

Of particular interest from today’s perspective on growth are approaches focusing on optimizing and further developing existing systems in a gentle, yet consistent, or sustainable, way.

Simply Intelligent – Client Magazine Issue 1 (2018)

We present you with the first English edition of our client magazine “simply intelligent,” a step that reflects our strong international growth.

The BARC Score Financial Performance Management DACH 2019

LucaNet is once again market leader in Financial Performance Management. The current BARC Score Financial Performance Management DACH 2019 (for German-speaking Europe) once again underlines the strong portfolio of services offered by the LucaNet suite for data acquisition and validation, individual company and consolidated financial statement preparation, financial planning, and reporting.

Risk Controlling with the Help of Indicator Systems

Which areas of the annual financial statements need to be considered in more detail to make a company’s risk control more efficient? In our white paper, we present you with the most important key performance indicators for optimal analysis.

How CFOs Can Build A Better Financial Consolidation Process

When it comes to the financial consolidation process, speed and accuracy are essential. But many finance teams still struggle with it be­cause they are using manual processes. Find out how automation can help to improve your financial close process.

The 5 Success Factors for Your Financial Planning

Which factors are the keys to a successful, efficient planning process? What should the people responsible for finances observe in order to drive their planning and controlling activities toward the future? To find out, read our white paper.

Faster Close

How can the Group Accountant prepare accurate consolidated financial statements, efficiently, and quickly? All of the answers can be found in our white paper.

Efficient Financial Controlling for CFOs

What specific challenges are presented by the changes to the CFO’s role in an enterprise? And how can a CFO use a professional corporate performance management software solution to tackle the challenges of the current market efficiently? This white paper will provide you with valuable tips for your future practice.

Financial Controlling’s Top 3 Trends

Are you ready for the future of controlling? In our white paper, we present the top three trends in controlling.

Simply Intelligent – Client Magazine Issue 1 (2019)

How do you deal with stressful situations? In this new issue of our client magazine, you can read about what can be done against stress. Don’t stress – that’s the spotlight topic in this issue. Of course, you’ll also find further interesting LucaNet topics, like the article on predictive analytics and the interview with the head of the new Customer Relationship Management Team

What is Corporate Performance Management, actually?

What, exactly, does CPM mean? And how does it compare to BI solutions? We cast some light on this topic and explain the fundamentals for you.

Transparency in Financial Controlling Made Easy

How can the financial controller bring transparency into his financial data? We show how an expert solution can pave the way to data transparency, based on real-life challenges. Find out more in our white paper.

International Accounting – Must-Know Differences Between IFRS and US GAAP

Multi-GAAP accounting and consolidation always come with multiple challenges for accountants. This white paper gives you a brief overview of the must-know differences and similarities between US GAAP and IFRS and provides you with some hints and tips on preparing multi-GAAP financial statements.

LucaNet Achieves Strong Results in Many Important KPIs in The BARC Planning Survey 2017

LucaNet achieved top results in the current Planning Survey 17 from BARC. Would you like to learn more about the latest results of the world’s largest user survey for planning solutions? If so, click here for a free download of the summarised results for the CPM solution from LucaNet: