CapEx Increases in 2016 Will Put Pressure on Inefficient Financial Systems

By Mike Raia | Published November 18, 2015 recently announced that CFOs will be increasing capital spending in 2016 despite speculation that the Fed may soon increase interest rates. However, CFOs are also expressing concern over serious inefficiencies within finance operations due to outdated systems and manual processes.

This sets up a potentially disastrous situation for financial ops. On the one hand, there are more capital expenditure requests to handle and on the other hand, finance teams are stuck with the same inefficient, manual systems. This means bottlenecks, lost opportunity costs, and a serious black eye for overworked finance teams.

It would be prudent for CFOs to begin looking at updating manual finance processes with automated workflow systems that not only help speed up the CapEx process but ensure compliance and audit guidelines. I've written about the CapEx workflow topic before but it would appear the need for an automated solution for both capex and opex is about to increase dramatically.


accounting   budget   capex   capital expenditures   finance  

Department Focus   News  

Mike Raia

Marketing the world's best workflow automation software and drinking way too much coffee.