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Burlingame, CA, United States, 2011/12/21 - Senturus, Inc. has appointed Gary Kantz as the new National Practice Director, Consolidations and Reporting. Kanz who will head the new Office of Finance practice for Senturus, will bring years of experience to the team - Senturus.com.
Senturus, Inc., a business systems and software consulting firm specializing in the delivery of Corporate Performance Management (CPM) solutions, has appointed Gary Kantz as National Practice Director, Consolidations and Reporting.
Kantz will lead the new Office of Finance practice for Senturus that encompasses CCRF - Consolidate, Close, Report and File. The CCRF practice joins Senturus’ existing Planning Budgeting and Forecasting and Business Intelligence practices.
“The expansion further strengthens our ability to provide world-class services," noted Greg Herrera, CEO of Senturus. "Gary Kantz has extensive Office of Finance experience that will greatly benefit Senturus’ clients. We are thrilled to have him leading our top-notch team."
Kantz has over 29 years of combined accounting, auditing and management consulting experience including 9 years as a Certified Public Accountant for public accounting firms, 7 years in private accounting, and 13 years of financial and technical consulting for Corporate Performance Management software solutions. He now specializes in the management and implementation of financial consolidation solutions for large multi-national corporations and is one of Cognos’ premier Controller consultants in North America.
Mr. Kantz has a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Northern Illinois University and holds his CPA in the State of Illinois.
CCRF enhances the efficiency of Finance department’s year end close by replacing the manual spreadsheet processes that are commonly used. It includes the use of software and a more focused flow of information. CCRF reduces the time required to consolidate accounts and close the books, improves financial planning analysis, and automates electronic filing. Key features of the CCRF include automating compliance and government requirements, electronically producing and submitting SEC reports, standardizing accounts outside of each entity’s ERP systems, converting disparate reporting standards to US GAAP; and automating consolidations, producing reconciliation reports and generating elimination journals.
Senturus (senturus.com) is a software consulting firm that delivers business intelligence and solutions for the office of finance. These corporate performance management services enhance a company’s strategic decision making, improving their ability to plan, monitor and analyze the direction of their business. Senturus was founded in 2001 and has over 500 clients. Senturus is a four- time recipient of the Business Times Fast 100 award and is the 41st fastest growing consulting firm nationwide according to Inc magazine.