About Limelight

Are you using Excel to extract data out of your ERP systems? Then you could be spending too much time on gathering and consolidating spreadsheets and not enough time on analysis.

Spend less time consolidating and more time analyzing with Limelight. Limelight integrates with your ERP, HR, CRM and other systems to provide real-time planning, forecasting and reporting. By providing insights on key trends, our platform allows finance and accounting teams to uncover new business opportunities and make informed decisions.

Imagine closing 57% faster, reporting same day as close and performing data analysis with numbers you can trust. Limelight makes it happen.

Key benefits of Limelight

  • Integrated Financial Planning, Budgeting, Forecasting & Reporting - combine the best of Excel and the Web into a single workspace with automated consolidation for instant analysis.
  • Cost and Revenue Planning - produce several iterations of cost & revenue planning, apply drivers and immediately see variances.
  • Reporting and Analysis in Real Time - our self-service reporting lets users to make their own reports, dashboards and ad-hoc queries, which allows them to make profitable decisions using important numbers and trends.
  • Automated Rolling Forecasts - re-forecast dynamically on any quantity of actual periods.
  • Cash Flow - monitor your cash position very closely and automate calculations via direct links to the P&L and Balance Sheet.
  • Workforce Planning - integrate directly with your internal Payroll & HR systems and receive the latest headcount data and automatically calculated taxes, benefits & bonuses.
  • Sales Commissions - sales representatives can see their commissions, track key performance metrics and view their rankings at any time.
  • Devices

    Business size

    S M L

    Markets

    Canada, United Kingdom, United States

    Supported Languages

    English

    Images

    Limelight Dashboard
    OPEX Template
    LL Docs - Bring data and narrative together.
    Sales Commissions Dashboard
    Workforce Planning
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    Features

    Total features of Limelight: 93

    • "What If" Scenarios
    • API
    • Access Controls/Permissions
    • Accounting
    • Activity Dashboard
    • Activity Tracking
    • Ad hoc Analysis
    • Ad hoc Query
    • Ad hoc Reporting
    • Alerts / Escalation
    • Alerts/Notifications
    • Asset Management
    • Assignment Management
    • Audit Trail
    • Automated Scheduling
    • Automatic Formatting
    • Budgeting/Forecasting
    • Built-In Database
    • CRM
    • Calendar Management
    • Cash Management
    • Charting
    • Collaboration Tools
    • Commenting / Notes
    • Configurable Workflow
    • Consolidation/Roll-Up
    • Correlation Analysis
    • Currency Conversion
    • Customizable Reports
    • Customizable Templates
    • Dashboard
    • Dashboard Creation
    • Data Import/Export
    • Data Visualization
    • Drag & Drop
    • Dynamic Modeling
    • ERP
    • Employee Self Service
    • Financial Analysis
    • Forecasting
    • General Ledger
    • Goal Setting / Tracking
    • Graphical Data Presentation
    • HR Management
    • Historical Reporting
    • Income & Balance Sheet
    • Key Performance Indicators
    • Monitoring
    • Multi-Company
    • Multi-Currency
    • Multi-Department/Project
    • Multiple Data Sources
    • Multiple Format Support
    • Payroll Management
    • Performance Management
    • Performance Metrics
    • Planning Tools
    • Predictive Analytics
    • Profit/Loss Statement
    • Profitability Analysis
    • Progress Tracking
    • Project Accounting
    • Purchasing & Receiving
    • Quantitative Analysis
    • Quota Management
    • Real Time Analytics
    • Real Time Data
    • Real Time Monitoring
    • Real Time Reporting
    • Real-time Updates
    • Reporting & Statistics
    • Reporting/Analytics
    • Revision History
    • Risk Alerts
    • Role-Based Permissions
    • Sales Forecasting
    • Sales Reports
    • Sales Trend Analysis
    • Scenario Planning
    • Scorecards
    • Self Service Portal
    • Self-Service Reporting
    • Single Sign On
    • Statistical Analysis
    • Strategic Planning
    • Task Management
    • Task Progress Tracking
    • Template Management
    • Third Party Integrations
    • Trend Analysis
    • Version Control
    • Visual Analytics
    • Workflow Management

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    Reviews

    Overall rating

    4,5 /5
    (19)
    Value for Money
    4,8/5
    Features
    4,4/5
    Ease of Use
    4,6/5
    Customer Support
    4,8/5

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    Kyle K.
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    • Industry: Construction
    • Company size: 1 001-5 000 Employees
    • Used Daily for 6-12 months
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    • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

    Best reporting solution for your budget!

    Reviewed on 2019/04/25

    Limelight has been a tremendous partner that we are extremely grateful for. They listen, execute...

    Limelight has been a tremendous partner that we are extremely grateful for. They listen, execute and advise on best practices to fulfill our reporting needs and goals.

    Pros

    I like how easy it is to use, create, administer and maintain all functions around the reporting. We find it a breath of fresh air with a dramatic leap forward from previous solutions and competitors. The people and service was truly the key as they tailored it to our liking. They are truly a partner that listened and executed well to fulfill our vision.

    Cons

    There are only minor enhancements that we would like for the software however, the limelight team listened well and already have those improvements in the roadmap in the very near future.

    Julie P.
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    • Industry: Consumer Services
    • Company size: 201-500 Employees
    • Used Other for 6-12 months
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    • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

    Limelight review

    Reviewed on 2019/01/22

    I have to say that I was expecting the set up to be a little bit easier. I understand that every...

    I have to say that I was expecting the set up to be a little bit easier. I understand that every company has different needs so the design is done from scratch but I thought a budget is a budget same for all companies. Not being a computer geek, I have learned that all the relations between downloaded data, the input templates and the reports have a complex inter-relations that any little thing can set off wrong. Limelight staff were very quick to understand our environment and with every testing phase corrected any issues that came along. The development stage was very hands on and the limelight staff was always there to make any changes required when expected results were not coming through. They never give up until they figure out how to get what we want and have all the necessary knowledge within their organization be it accounting or programming and technical interface with various plateforms. They never hesitated in bringing help from other members of their team even if they were not specifically assigned to our project.

    Pros

    Being in the service industry, our most important expense is wages and it happens to be the most complex expense in our organization combining multiple collective agreements, progression rates, multiple benefits, and also incudes multiple funds , regions and departments. Limelight designed a combined integration of input from our accounting data base and manual overrides with recalculations that gives us the most accurate budget all the way down to the individual employee. What would normally take dozens of excel spreadsheets in all done through a few templates and flow trough to our financial statements under budget column

    Cons

    Limelight was able to provide us with all the necessary features so there is really nothing that I do not like in the software. It does take a bit of getting used to to navigate the steps but Limelight provided training and went so far as provide us with our own personal how to instructions .

    Noel B.
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    • Industry: Telecommunications
    • Company size: 1 001-5 000 Employees
    • Used Weekly for 1-5 months
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    • Likelihood to recommend 7.0 /10

    Limelight 3 mths in

    Reviewed on 2019/05/02

    The support I am getting from the limelight team is the best I have ever experienced with a...

    The support I am getting from the limelight team is the best I have ever experienced with a software company. I reach out to them, and they are immediately trying to help me out. Great group of people.

    Pros

    The software offers a lot of flexibility. I can present data in report format which is much more useful than the typical dashboard presentation views in other tools. The ability to use limelight for both data collection applications as well as distribution is great. The natural connectivity to Essbase means I don't have to invest much time in changing my existing reporting platforms to leverage limelight. I have had the tool now for 3 months and have successfully written over 30 reports that will serve 100+ users easily. My management team is excited about what we will be able to do with limelight to minimize data management overhead within the finance organization.

    Cons

    Graphing needs to be enhanced. Some small tweaks to report development would go along way. Looking forward to seeing version 3.

    Megan K.
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    • Industry: Real Estate
    • Company size: 501-1 000 Employees
    • Used Other for 1-5 months
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    • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

    Still at the starting line but excited for where this platform will take my team

    Reviewed on 2019/05/02

    If every sales team and integration team were like Limelight, the business world would be a better...

    If every sales team and integration team were like Limelight, the business world would be a better place. All too often in my career, the sales teams justified the reputation of the "Sales" guy, constantly over promising while the platform underdelivered. The disconnect between the sales team and the implementation team was, more often than not, a gap that could rarely be filled. From my first conversation with the reps to the continued working relationship I carry with the customer reps, I have every ounce of confidence that Limelight as a platform, and as a partner, was the right choice for our team!

    Pros

    Right from the start, the platform was visually familiar and seemingly uncomplicated. Its ability to communicate with our accounting software, virtually seamlessly, promised to increase our ROI on the time committed to completing variance reports and conducting variance analysis.

    Throughout the demos I couldn't help but think "this is too good to be true, nothing is this easy". I was convinced of its benefits from the end user perspective but was concerned about the potential complication of the back end or maintenance of the software. Much to my surprise, Limelight was true to their word, the back end and maintenance has been just as smooth as promised.

    Cons

    Given that I am still in the construction stage, I am not in the position to comment on this aspect as of yet. So far, I am extremely pleased with the entire process, as well as the amazing team that introduced us to Limelight along with their colleagues who have worked with us to build the platform to suit.

    Brian H.
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    • Industry: Accounting
    • Company size: 501-1 000 Employees
    • Used Daily for 6-12 months
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    • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

    Exceptional product

    Reviewed on 2019/06/10

    It's allowed us to supply the Business unit leaders with the proper financial reporting and give...

    It's allowed us to supply the Business unit leaders with the proper financial reporting and give them insight to each and every account down to the penny. It's opened up a number of possibilities in regards to budgeting better and forecasting on the fly. Limelight has allowed us to hold better control of our expenditures. Love this product!

    Pros

    I love the ease of use and the availability of reports it's capable of producing. It's helped with our closes and FP&A reporting tremendously!

    Cons

    There isn't much if anything that I haven't liked with this software. It's super easy to use and allows instant reporting for financial presentations.

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    Limelight has the following typical customers:

    2-10, 11-50, 51-200, 201-500, 501-1 000, 1 001+

    Limelight supports the following languages:

    English

    Limelight supports the following devices:

    Android (Mobile), iPhone (Mobile), iPad (Mobile)

    Limelight integrates with the following applications:

    ADP Globalview Payroll, Acumatica Cloud ERP, Clearlogin, Dayforce HCM, Domo, Dynamics 365, Epicor ERP, FinancialForce Accounting, IBM Cognos Analytics, Infor Cloud ERP, JD Edwards EnterpriseOne, Microsoft Dynamics GP, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Power BI, NetSuite, Paylocity, Qlik Sense, QuickBooks Online Advanced, Quickbooks Online, Sage 300 Construction and Real Estate, Sage Intacct, Salesforce Sales Cloud, Tableau, Workato

    Limelight offers the following support options:

    Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Knowledge Base, Phone Support, 24/7 (Live rep), Chat

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