Faster Financial Closing & Reporting
This course will show you how to implement a closing process that eliminates wasteful effort while ensuring the integrity and quality of a company’s financial information.
Learn how to gain extra time and resources for other value-adding work, deliver information for decision-makers within days - not weeks, and increase the efficiency in your close process.
The course will include real life examples of companies that have successfully implemented faster financial closing.
Key Learning Outcomes
- Understand the performance benefits of faster closing and reporting
- Gain a clearer, structured process to ongoing improvements in faster month/year-end closes
- Learn how to close the month-end books and issue financial statements as fast as possible
- Learn how to shift the timing of closing activities out of the core closing period
- Learn how to implement required controls to keep financials accurate despite the fast close
- Identify common areas of delay and how to overcome them
- Reduce the level of manual intervention needed for reconciliation
- Learn how to enhance the existing controls within the close and consolidation process
CERTIFICATE OF ACCREDITATION
All attendees to a Brightstar course receive a Certificate of Accreditation acknowledging their training and their journey to New Skills, New Thinking.
Independent research has verified that this recognition is highly valued by your employees.