Sector: Accounting, Professional Services, Tax & Consulting
Function: Accounting, Tax & Consulting

  • BDO is an international network of public accounting, tax and advisory firms which perform professional services under the name of BDO.
  • BDO has member firms in 154 countries, employs around 64,000 partners and staff in over 1,400 offices throughout the world, and is the fifth largest professional services network globally.
  • Global fee income of all BDO Member Firms is $7.30 billion.

The challenge

  • Find a solution that can be used by all trained financial statement auditors.
  • Financial auditors are not able to load and manage data easily.
  • The ability to easily assesses data quality, completeness & accuracy.
  • Deliver a structured and methodological approach to analytics.
  • The desire to provide auditors and clients with additional insights and value.
  • A strategy that will support BDO’s drive to build a platform that will support the transformation of audit.

The solution

  • Qlik was identified as the best platform because it offers an intuitive solution with rigorous governance, enabling BDO to deliver their strategic aims.
  • This was delivered via a partnership with Perfect Image through an ongoing cycle of:
    • Prototype
    • Pilot
    • General Release
  • The delivery of Qlik solution that helps drive a unique market advantage

The benefits

  • The solution has helped deliver exceptional advantage for hundreds of clients since its deployment.
  • Qlik has imported data from 60 different financial systems whilst offering significant productivity gains.
  • Ongoing expanded delivery.