Complex by nature, subscription-based businesses have a lot on their plates when it comes to revenue recognition. For them, complicated customer contracts paired with the new ASC 606 and IFRS 15 guidelines pile on mountains of work and create legendary reallocation headaches for SaaS companies everywhere.
This is because SaaS businesses have more complicated revenue recognition requirements to follow, not just for new contracts, but for existing ones as well. For subscription-based businesses, add-on’s, renewals, and complex subscription modifications, pauses, and cancellations, all add into the revenue recognition scope.
This means a lot more work to track varying revenues in order for financial teams to keep the company compliant, and a lot more work as a result of all the new subscriptions coming in.
Subscription-based businesses need
Sage Intacct speeds, automates and simplifies compliance in four ways:
2) Customizable dashboards with real-time visibility offer deep,
3) Deep automation and product options mean Sage Intacct picks up where spreadsheets leave off. All in one place, SaaS teams can speed month-end closings, simplify reallocations, track subscriptions and make changes, simplify and streamline the auditing process, and strengthen compliance to adhere to the new guidelines more easily.
4) Sage Intacct uses VSOE and full FAS 52 support so SaaS companies can stay current with ever-changing accounting rules. This means Sage Intacct users always have the most up-to-date accounting guidelines at work in the software solutions so they can feel confident in their financial compliance.
When you consider the volume of SaaS industry challenges and then add in rapid growth, it can almost feel like too much to handle. A financial management tool with the right kind of options, however, can support SaaS teams, and ease the pains of subscription complexities.
Put the aspirin away and
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