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Aptitude Software , a specialist provider of finance digitalisation and subscription management solutions , has announced the integration of Fynapse , Aptitude ’ s fully automated finance management platform , with Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance . The accounting hub capabilities will provide Dynamics 365 Finance customers with the ability to further increase efficiencies , reduce costs and drive business insights . The solution will be available as a deeply integrated SaaS offering on Microsoft Azure .

Jeremy Suddards , CEO , Aptitude Software , said : “ We are confident that best-ofbreed technologies and composable architectures are the future . This agreement with Microsoft gives us the ability to expand the capabilities we offer our clients while providing a real choice to finance functions .”
The combination of Dynamics 365 Finance and Aptitude Fynapse – which includes Accounting Engine and Subledger modules – will provide finance departments in both enterprise and mid-size organisations with the number one thing they seek : finance automation . In a recent survey of over 1,000 finance professionals , global consulting firm , Protiviti , found that CFO and VP-level respondents cited automation as their number one priority to address over the next 12 months .
The end-to-end offering provides the completeness of an integrated solution with the increased value that comes with using IPrich technology . The integration will provide Aptitude and Microsoft clients with the ability to unify financial data from various systems to increase scalability , gain the agility to rapidly adopt new compliance regulations , deliver better business insights and reduce the cost of finance . Finance teams can focus on business strategy versus managing time-intensive data consolidation , policy management and transaction processing .
Georg Glantschnig , VP , Dynamics 365 Finance at Microsoft , added : “ The technology integration with Aptitude will provide our Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance clients with a consolidated , single source of truth for financial data to accelerate close processes , improve compliance and enhance audit controls . With one cohesive solution , we will turn the complexity of finance digitalisation into the opportunity to achieve more with less through more connected financial data , process simplicity and centralised global governance .”
The agreement was recently signed and the integrated solution will soon be available on both the Azure Marketplace and the Microsoft AppSource sites . �
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