Certent Announces Next Generation Disclosure Management for 2016

Feb 04, 2016, 11:00 ET from Certent

PLEASANTON, Calif., Feb. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Certent, Inc., a leading provider of software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions for financial disclosure and equity compensation management, announces its next generation Disclosure Management solutions to support expansion of its financial compliance capabilities.

"Certent next generation Disclosure Management offerings streamline the SEC reporting process, improve productivity, and strengthen controls and compliance by enabling companies to create, compare, and communicate all crucial aspects of business reporting with deep Microsoft® Office integration and cloud-based technologies," said Michael Madigan, senior vice president of product management and strategy for Certent.

"With increased pressure to keep up with ever-changing regulatory requirements and cut down time spent on the financial close process, companies need a technology and services vendor that is always innovating," said Shelly Crews, accounting director at SciClone Pharmaceuticals, Inc. "Certent's strategic enhancements to their Disclosure Management solution are exactly what we need to stay compliant and improve workflow."

Next generation Disclosure Management highlights include:

New User Experience – An enhanced client experience with streamlined workflow and an intuitive, modern, and customizable user interface. Clients will benefit from increased visibility and greater process tracking capabilities.

Financial Connectors – A direct connection to NetSuite, Microsoft Dynamics, Oracle, SAP, and other major ERP, CPM, and consolidation systems to help clients ensure data accuracy and automate the flow of information.

Integration with Microsoft® Cloud – The continuing migration to a cloud-based Microsoft Word® and Excel® environment maximizes workflow efficiency and creates one seamless online version of the truth. This evolution heightens collaboration and simplifies the review and approval process within familiar Microsoft® tools.

Support for Inline XBRL – The seamless integration of one-click Inline XBRL report generation ensures regulatory compliance with expected forthcoming SEC requirements.

Disclosure Research – An intuitive solution that provides efficient access to public disclosures and helps locate actionable information to perform comparisons with ease and establish best practices. In addition to qualitative research, Disclosure Research now allows for quantitative benchmarking and trend analysis for customized peer groups.

Investor Reporting – This platform for private companies streamlines and simplifies investor, management, and board reporting. Certent's Investor Reporting solution facilitates cross-department collaboration on Word and PowerPoint® documents including defined roles for security and a transparent audit trail.

About Certent

Certent, Inc. is a leading provider of software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions for equity compensation and financial disclosure management. Our open ecosystem allows for comprehensive partner integrations enabling best-in-class stock plan administration, robust financial reporting for ASC 718, and high quality XBRL and HTML SEC disclosures. Founded in 2002, Certent has helped more than 1,400 public, private, and pre-IPO companies worldwide innovate their stock plan and financial reporting processes.

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