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Redefining the Close Process: Improve Your Financial and Accounting Processes

Author/Moderator: Susan Longo, CPA, MBA, James Lindell, CPA, MBA and Ronald Rael, CPA
Publisher: AICPA
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Previously Titled: The Fast Close, Soft Close, Virtual Close: Now Days, Not Weeks

Explore the factors that affect the quality, production and timing of financial information. Discover ways to accelerate your ability to collect and disseminate critical information to managers. This thought-provoking course enables you to examine the opportunities that a soft or virtual close can bring to an organization.

Topics Discussed: 

  • Identifying Stakeholder Needs
  • Requirements for Quality and Timely Financial Information
  • Benchmarking the Close Process
  • Process Improvement Techniques
  • Leading-edge Tools to Redesign the Finance Function
  • Best Practices in Reporting
  • Hard Closes, Soft Closes, and Virtual Closes
  • Change Management

Learning Objectives:
This course helps you implement an improvement process for closing that accelerates and facilitates data collection and reporting.

Prerequisite: Experience in financial reporting

Advanced Preparation: None

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NASBA Field of Study: Accounting
Level: Intermediate
Recommended CPE Credit: 8
Redefining the Close Process: Improve Your Financial and Accounting Processes
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