TopCAATs Software Set to Revolutionise Accounting Data Analysis

Auditors, accountants and finance professionals can now perform complex data analysis without ever leaving the Excel environment.

Birmingham, United Kingdom, October 03, 2008 --( Reinvent Data announced today the launch of its flagship product, TopCAATs. Developed by Accountants for Accountants, TopCAATs allows complex and in-depth analysis of financial and accounting records, all from within Microsoft Excel™. From Benford’s testing to monetary unit sampling, TopCAATs offers a complete suite of over 100 computer aided audit tools (CAATs).

“TopCAATs is all about simplicity. We want all Auditors and Accountants to have access to powerful data analysis techniques, regardless of their IT skills” states Charlie Walker, Reinvent Data co-founder. “We recognize that Accountants come from a wide range of backgrounds, and don’t always have an IT mindset. As a result, we’ve created TopCAATs to be as simple and intuitive as possible, and runs completely within Microsoft Excel™ - an environment that every accountant is already familiar with.”

TopCAATs allows complex and in-depth analysis of accounting and financial records completely within Microsoft Excel™, the likes of which has previously only been available in products such as IDEA or ACL. However, the simple and intuitive interface means that the extensive training requirements of these products are a thing of the past. TopCAATs is fully compatible with Excel 2007™, allowing analysis of over 1 million records.

Revolutionary “Section Modules” allow users to perform a comprehensive suite of tests on fixed assets, trade payables, trade receivables, inventory and journals, with just a few simple clicks. In addition to audit specific tools there are many useful features that make day to day Excel usage that little bit easier.

Reinvent Data Limited are dedicated to providing data analysis and management solutions. Their focus is on delivering solutions that are as simple and intuitive to use as possible, so they can be used by all, not just IT experts.

To download a free, fully functional 30 day trial of TopCAATs, visit For more information, visit or contact us at or +44 (0)845 868 1424. TopCAATs is currently being offered at an introductory price of £99 (US$199) per license and can be purchased from Substantial quantity discounts are also available.

Reinvent Data Limited
Charlie Walker
0845 868 1424