pdf2xbrl – XBRL software for Singapore ACRA

Convert PDF, Word and Excel accounts files to Singapore ACRA XBRL

Our pdf2xbrl XBRL conversion software supports the requirements of the filing of financial statements in XBRL with Singapore's ACRA (Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority), the national regulator of public accountants in Singapore.

The software converts accounts in PDF format ?

Yes, it does!  And there is no need to alter the current processes for the production of accounts, as our solution converts PDF, Word or Excel format accounts directly into fully validated, filing-ready XBRL.

Key features

  • XBRL from PDF, Word, Excel – accounts, financial statements and computations in PDF, Word, Excel and other formats converted directly into XBRL / iXBRL
  • Unique technology – the only software that converts accounts directly from PDF to XBRL
  • Maintain your current workflow – no need to alter the accounts workflow or disrupt existing processes
  • Intelligent extraction – content and structure recognized by the software without human intervention e.g. financial values, periods and units all recognized
  • High-productivity solution – fully automatic conversion combined with our pdf2xbrl editing environment offers unparalleled levels of productivity
  • Automated tagging – reduces the need for manual work with heuristic dictionary functionality matching accounting labels to taxonomy terms
  • Feature-rich operator environment – intuitive pdf2xbrl user interface utilized by operators to edit and quality assure converted accounts, before validating and outputting finished XBRL / iXBRL
  • Who should use? – accounting firms, medium/large sized businesses, service providers and organizations with a volume of accounts to convert
  • Taxonomy support – taxonomy plugged in according to conversion requirements e.g. UK GAAP, Irish GAAP, Indian GAAP MCA, US GAAP, IFRS, Singapore ACRA, custom taxonomy, etc.

Information and workflow diagram – Singapore ACRA

Check the workflow diagram below to see exactly how our unique pdf2xbrl technology converts financial statements into XBRL utilising the Singapore ACRA taxonomy.


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Formats supported

Input formats supported include:

  • PDF
  • Excel
  • Word
  • HTML
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Other formats

How does it work?

Input – financial statement Processing starts automatically:

  • PDF – native digital
  • PDF – scanned image
  • Other formats – Word, Excel

Conversion – automatic

  • PDF converted to XML
  • Financial values, periods and units recognized
  • “Suggested” tags are queued for acceptance
  • Results in part-finished XBRL

Output – part-finished XBRL

  • Import into another application for further processing
  • Or utilize our integrated pdf2xbrl editor to finish XBRL

pdf2xbrl editor

  • Intuitive visual interface utilized by operators
  • Suggested tags confirmed
  • Key information assigned
  • Tag for required depth of detail
  • Table level, individual financial values, textual elements, etc.

Quality assure and validate

  • Once editing complete, quality assure
  • Utilize validation reports to finish
  • Validate and output to XBRL

ACRA output for filing

  • XBRL – archive to ZIP file and open using ACRA BinFinx tool
  • Utilize ACRA BinFinx tool for preparation and validation
  • Generate output for filing

Tagging Report

In addition to the finished XBRL, easy-to-read Tagging Reports output from the system provide a record of tagging decisions.

Customer support

Includes full training, ongoing technical support and taxonomy updates

Next steps ?

  • For an initial overview of how the software works, request our pdf2xbrl Screen Pack
  • Or to experience the system live, simply ask us for a demonstration of the system using your own financial statements
  • Once you subscribe, you receive your own cloud-based pdf2xbrl accounts conversion system
  • Full training and support provided, plus taxonomy updates

To find out more?

Contact us now for more information or to arrange a demonstration of the system.

PDF to XBRL / iXBRL – conversion workflow diagram