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Excel4apps Highlights How GL Wand Rescues Oracle Financial Users from Month-End Reporting Frustrations

Creating month-end financial reports from the Oracle E-Business Suite can be a challenge. To rescue users from frustration at month- or year-end closings, the GL Wand financial reporting tool employs a direct link to live Oracle data via a friendly Excel-based interface. Attendees of the Oracle Applications Users Group (OAUG) Collaborate 14 conference, held April 7-11 in Las Vegas, will have the opportunity to hear how organizations capitalize on this powerful, yet simple, solution from Excel4apps, a provider of best-in-class Excel-based inquiry and reporting software for use with ERP systems.

Excel4apps will showcase its flagship GL Wand financial reporting tool in Booth 1233 at The Venetian and Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas, Collaborate 14’s venue. Requiring no data warehouse and minimal IT support, GL Wand empowers users to create their own reports, which feature robust drill-down capabilities and on-demand refreshes with live data while preserving Excel formatting and formulas. The tool also leverages existing Oracle security settings.

In addition, Excel4apps will hold three education sessions at Collaborate 14:

  • “Excel-based Reporting Alternatives for E-Business Suite: An Excel4apps Interactive Workshop” is scheduled for 12-4 p.m., Monday, April 7. In this pre-conference workshop, BJ Lee and Gregg van der Westhuizen, solution specialists with Excel4apps, will share GL Wand best practices and provide a deeper look at Reports Wand and Budget Wand. Also, Marco Meirinho, Director of the Financial Operations Group for GFI Group, will discuss how GL Wand improved the brokerage firm’s decision-making and financial reporting from Oracle.
  • “Panel Chat: How Beats by Dr. Dre & Taconic Inc. Have Maximized E-Business Suite R12 Reporting in Excel” is scheduled for 5:30-6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 8. In a panel discussion, actual users from Beats by Dr. Dre and Taconic Inc. share ideas on how to improve and streamline Oracle E-Business Suite R12 financial reporting with GL Wand.
  • “Unleash Seamless GL Reporting with Oracle Subledger Accounting” is scheduled for 9:45-10:45 a.m., Thursday, April 10. Gregg van der Westhuizen will lead this session on gaining flexible reporting capabilities from Oracle without extensive IT programming involvement.

“We look forward to sharing optimal techniques for using our products, and to demonstrating how our customers save countless hours by streamlining financial reporting and budgeting processes with them,” said Chris Meyer, President, Excel4apps Americas & Europe. “The more our customers use our products, the more applications they find for them, which we’ll discuss at Collaborate 14.”

GL Wand is an Oracle Validated Integration solution, and Excel4apps is a Gold-level member in Oracle PartnerNetwork and a 5-Star OAUG partner.

About Excel4apps
Excel4apps is a best-in-class provider of Excel-based reporting and budget-loading software for Oracle and SAP. Designed for financial professionals, the award-winning GL Wand, Reports Wand, and Budget Wand products easily and securely deliver real-time ERP data using Microsoft Excel to save reporting time and effort. Excel4apps serves over 15,000 Oracle and SAP users worldwide, with offices in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, United Arab Emirates and South Africa. For more information, please visit www.excel4apps.com.

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