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Shorten Month-End: Closing Best Practices (in collaboration with the FICPA)


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. This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during the event.

Learning Objectives

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

Major Topics

* 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

Maryland Association of CPAs
Course Level
Professional Area of Focus
Accounting and Auditing
Accounting & Auditing
CPE Field of Study
Who Should Attend

Corporate Financial Managers


Some month-end closing experience is helpful

Live Online – via FICPA On24 Link
Event Information
Apr 26, 2023
9:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT
Live Online – via FICPA On24 Link
Total CPE Credits
Live Webcast


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Shorten Month-End: Closing Best Practices (in collaboration with the FICPA)

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