The study was conduced for a leading financial consulting firm to learn how “must-have” advanced technologies are impacting financial reporting and external audit. The research was included a survey of CFOs, controllers and other financial executives from some of the Fortune 5000 companies across the world.

Research Advisory

To improve the accuracy of responses the survey questions were modified which reduced the survey time by 2 mins without affecting the data collection process.. The number of respondents were also adjusted to increase the confidence level of the survey.

Survey & Analysis

Respondents across U.S. , Europe and APAC

Industries across companies with revenue USD 1+ BN

Design & Editorial


Key Takeaways

Percent of organizations believe advanced technology can enhance the external audit

Percent of organizations are using the cloud for financial reporting

Percent of organizations say advanced technologies are a “must-have” within the next five years