Navigating the SaaS Landscape: Accounting Approaches for Subscription-Based Success

Course Description

Join FinQuery Solutions Engineer Jason Parker as he walks through how to account for costs associated with a SaaS subscription arrangement, including direct one-off, indirect, and recurring costs. Then, Jason will cover why the increased prevalence of SaaS should prompt accounting and finance professionals to partner with their IT team to maintain appropriate oversight over these complicated, and often costly, arrangements.


Learning Objectives

  • Obtain an understanding of SaaS and why overall SaaS spend continues to substantially increase, both as a percentage of software spend, as well as total gross spend
  • Learn how to appropriately account for all costs pertaining to evaluating, implementing, and subscribing to a SaaS technology
  • Review a real-life example of how a company should evaluate and account for costs associated with a SaaS subscription arrangement
  • Identify ways businesses can improve the management and organization of their SaaS portfolio



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Who Should Attend

Accounting and finance professionals from entities who account for SaaS subscription arrangements and are interested in getting their SaaS spend under control.


Advanced Preparation


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Benjamin Belk

Jason Parker, CPA

Solutions Engineer

Jason Parker is an Solutions Engineer at FinQuery. Prior to joining FinQuery, Jason worked in the audit practice at KPMG, serving clients in both the public and private sectors in a wide array of industries. Jason obtained the “Double Dawg” status at the University of Georgia, receiving both a Bachelors’s degree and a Master’s degree in Accounting. He is an active Certified Public Accountant and a current member of the AICPA.

CPE Webinar

Date & Time

May 9, 2024 – 1:00 PM ET

Course Information

CREDITS 1.00 hours

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