Shorten Month-End: Closing Best Practices (4-hour PM Session)
Thursday, April 29, 2021 | 12:30 pm - 4:05 pm
Course # 115136 | by Executive Education Inc.
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Speakers: John L. Daly
Time: 12:30 pm - 4:05 pm
Total Credits: 4.0
Earn Up To: 4.0 AA credits
Level: Intermediate
Vendor: Executive Education Inc.

What you will learn

Cases and Group Discussion:
This seminar will  provide opportunities for group discussion of the issues relating to performing a quick financial statement closing.



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.

Participants should have at least six months of industry or public experience and a thorough knowledge of financial accounting principles and practices.Management experience will be helpful.

Advance Preparation:

Register early to take advantage of the best price! Please note, discounted pricing is already reflected in the online price. No promo code is needed.
April 2 - April 15: $195 MICPA Members / $270 Non-Members
April 16 - April 30: $205 MICPA Members / $280 Non-Members

  • 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
Corporate financial managers


  • John L. Daly
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