Shorten Month-End: Closing Best Practices WEBINAR

Monday, August 31 6:00am - 10:00am

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4 Credits

Member Price $139.00

Non-Member Price $189.00

Overview

Surveys show that the average North American company completes its monthly financial statement closing in six days. However, some companies can close their books in one day or less. You don’t have to sacrifice accuracy for speed. This session will show you how to close month-end faster, better and cheaper.

Highlights

Trends in financial statement closings including the Quick Close, Soft Close and Virtual Close, Review and discuss information systems’ headaches that slow you down, Work through examples of close cycle “time killers” and how to resolve them, Get inventory and cost of sales under control, Identify the improvement projects that will yield the biggest benefit, Review what leading edge finance managers are doing to close more quickly.

Prerequisites

Some month-end closing experience is helpful

Objectives

Gain ideas that will help your organization perform it’s month-end closing faster, better and cheaper.

Preparation

NONE

Notice

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Leader(s):

Leaders

John Daly

John L. Daly is a Chelsea, Michigan based management consultant specializing in costing, pricing strategy and pricing model development. He has taught continuing professional education courses since 1995. Earlier in his career, John was Chief Financial Officer for a Tier 1 automotive parts supplier. He also has been CFO for a large restaurant chain and COO for a window treatments manufacturer and retailing chain. He is the author of Pricing for Profitability published by Wiley & Sons.

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Non-Member Price $189.00

Member Price $139.00