Financial Close Manager’s Value

Hyperion Financial Close Manager (FCM) is the first of two products included in the Financial Close Management Suite. Financial Close Manager applications serve as a central location for all tasks involved in the close process.  With FCM, the administrators are able to manage all close tasks and monitor each close task’s status. Financial Close Manager…

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Oracle’s Financial Close Manager’s Dashboard and Security

Dashboard The Dashboard is the first thing users see when opening the Financial Close Manager application. The Dashboard has four components that provide a simple view of active close tasks. Users are able to customize their own Dashboard, but their security settings will define what the users have access to. The four main components of…

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Oracle Financial Close Manager’s Tasks and Schedules

Tasks Tasks in Financial Close Manager are the individual items in the workflow that make up the Schedules and Templates. There are two types of Tasks in Financial Close Manager: Basic and Parent. Basic Tasks do not contain instructions, questions, or attributes. Parent Tasks allow users to create hierarchies within the close process. For example, if…

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Hyperion SmartView vs Essbase Excel Add-In

The Essbase Excel Add-In was discontinued after the 11.1.2.2 version of Essbase. While SmartView and the Essbase Add-In coexisted, Oracle determined that SmartView was the better product and made it the sole Excel utility. The Essbase Add-In and SmartView both had a few of their own unique features, but they essentially did the same things. Both products…

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Hyperion Fincancial Management 11.1.2.4 Extended Analytics

In Hyperion Financial Management 11.1.2.4, the Data Export and Extended Analytics functions have been combined into one location. Extended Analytics is used to extract more detailed data from Hyperion Financial Management applications, such as Eliminations or Contribution values. In order to access Extended Analytic in the HFM application, expand ‘Extract’ under the Application Tasks, and…

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