Our day-to-day lives intersect with the digital world frequently; however, paper-based processes hold back the finance function sometimes. In order to improve efficiency, we need quick access to data and the ability to synthesize the information in a faster, quicker and accurate fashion. Digital transformation continues to advance, creating a new role for finance, allowing tech-savvy finance experts to save time and support the entirety of a business’s operations by modernizing the accounting and finance processes. Analytics is one of the biggest tools within digital transformation and should be at the top of the digital finance priority list for any CFO, regardless of industry or company size. As a toolset and a management discipline, analytics can drive a tremendous amount of value relatively quickly, and fundamentally change how a company is managed.