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How SharePoint helps with the finance function of an Organization

by Sam William Sam is an expert on Microsoft Dynamics (AX, NAV an
Microsoft SharePoint offers a one-stop platform for various users in an organization to access information readily and take informed decisions.

In the beginning, Microsoft SharePoint was developed as a platform for the effortless development of websites and web-based applications. The versatility of SharePoint has been the biggest contributor to its success.

After years of development and improvements, SharePoint has managed to become a useful business tool. Microsoft Dynamics and SharePoint integration open up a world of opportunities for the company. It enables users to download reports, send emails to team members, modify work schedule and various other critical organizational function. Microsoft SharePoint serves as a single online platform where you can access every aspect of your business and make changes as per your requirements.

Finance is one of the most critical aspects of every organization. If an organization is able to control its finances efficiently, it can significantly boost profits. SharePoint performs a powerful role in helping the finance department to perform various important functions like financial management, financial reporting, accounting, and forecasting.

1. Accounting

Emails are used extensively for the sharing of information and conducting correspondence across the organization. Usually, the number of emails to be handled on a daily basis is quite high, and this leads to the possibility of missing out on some crucial information. SharePoint provides a single dashboard to manage all tasks such as meetings, assignments to be completed, declarations, events, etc. It enables you to execute various controlling procedure such as budgeting, reporting, and forecasting can be handled seamlessly and keep a close watch on them to ensure that any issues or problems or trends can be identified, and corrective actions could be taken.

2. Forecasting

In order to forecast regarding the future trends correctly, it is essential for the company to access complete data which accurate. SharePoint makes available the entire required information and data in one place, which can be easily navigated and obtained by the users. SharePoint enables you to search the whole database of the company including files, folder, and offline applications. The search results are shown in an organized manner, making it easy for you to access current information.

3. Reporting

There are a number of tools and resources offered by SharePoint that helps in the preparation of useful reports. There are various options to use graphics to present the data in an effective manner. The reports are available in real time with up to date information. Having accurate and correct reports help you to take decisions after carefully drawing inferences from the reports.

4. Budgeting

Budgeting is an essential function for every organization, as you have limited funds in which every activity has to be managed. You need to identify as to how much amount must be allocated to different activities. SharePoint enables you to access information regarding the performance of various organizational departments and then helps in the allocation of the right amount of money to every department according to their past performance.

If you want to avail the benefits of SharePoint, then you can contact your nearest Microsoft SharePoint Partner for more information and implementation of the system for your organization.

About Sam William Advanced   Sam is an expert on Microsoft Dynamics (AX, NAV an

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Created on Aug 16th 2018 07:38. Viewed 88 times.

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