Accountants have been “closing the books” since the profession was formed. Even with all the advances in technology, it still remains a process often filled with stress and chaos. Many companies take way too long to close their books, leaving little time for other activities that could greatly add value, before starting the cycle over again with the next month’s close. Fortunately, there are practices you can incorporate into your company’s unique accounting and reporting requirements, leading to a faster close, better information and more value delivered by your finance team.
Join us to discover specific techniques and tactics that you can use in taking a holistic approach to improving your accounting close and optimizing reporting. Jon Paul, CEO, Value Added Finance Resources will discuss:
- 7 specific best practices that drive financial close optimization
- How to incorporate proven change management techniques and continuous improvement methodologies into your company’s close and disclosure process
- How to develop and implement an action plan to unlock the value that an effective accounting close and reporting process offers your company
- How to identify the right technology that delivers a complete close optimization solution for your company