Optimize financial close, consolidation and reporting

Transform your organization's financial close by automating time consuming financial consolidation processes, accounting procedures and financial reporting processes. IBM solutions help you gain greater financial insight, improve transparency and deliver financial results and reports with greater speed and accuracy.

Faster financial close

Simplify the task of providing certified financial information and cut days off your monthly close.

Local and global financial consolidation

Supports consolidated financial reporting for local jurisdictions and multilingual reporting.

Automated regulatory and financial reporting

Quickly create close reports, financial statements, regulatory and financial reports and deliver to internal and external stakeholders.

Simplified and integrated XBRL tagging

Tag, validate and create XBRL documents more efficiently to meet ever-increasing regulatory and statutory mandates.


Create financial reports faster

IBM solutions help organizations add visibility and transparency into their financial close process, improve financial reporting efficiency and simplify regulatory filing. Automate your entire extended financial close process and streamline regulatory and financial reporting.

Dashboard of close, consolidation and financial reporting process from IBM Cognos Controller

IBM Cognos Controller

Dashboard of close, consolidation and financial reporting process from IBM Cognos Controller

IBM Cognos Controller supports the complete close, consolidation and reporting process. Its full suite of capabilities delivers complete financial results and provides an integrated platform for financial reporting. It enables finance teams to automate and accelerate the financial close with minimal IT support.

  • Handles simple to complex close, consolidation and reporting process requirements.
  • Runs on a technology-agnostic platform that integrates financial data from a variety of sources and formats.
  • Cloud-based deployment option provides the functionality of the on-premise solution with faster deployment.


Collaborative report production management

Learn how finance teams can create dynamic reports that update automatically when underlying data changes.

IBM Cognos Controller

Cognos Controller provides accurate, auditable financial data in an automated, menu-driven solution.

Effective Process Management Ensures a Fast Close

Ventana Research explains why how quickly a company closes its books is a good measure of its finance team's effectiveness.

Customer success stories

Cloud Peak Energy

Automated reporting with IBM financial reporting solutions helps CloudPeak Energy reduce filing and compliance costs

Emirates National Oil Company

Emirates National Oil Company enhances external financial reporting processes with IBM Analytics

Fresenius Medical Care

Fresenius Medical streamlines financial and regulatory reporting with IBM solutions