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Fast Closing Month-End and Year-End Accounts Training

BMC Training provides a training course in Fast Closing Month-End and Year-End Accounts in Finance , Accounting and Budgeting

Course Title
Venue
Start Date
End Date
  • Kuala Lumpur
    27 - 1 - 2019
    31 - 1 - 2019
  • Rome
    27 - 1 - 2019
    31 - 1 - 2019
  • Rome
    27 - 1 - 2019
    31 - 1 - 2019
  • Barcelona
    27 - 1 - 2019
    31 - 1 - 2019
  • Zurich
    27 - 1 - 2019
    31 - 1 - 2019
  • Dubai
    20 - 1 - 2019
    24 - 1 - 2019
  • Paris
    20 - 1 - 2019
    24 - 1 - 2019
  • Hong Kong
    20 - 1 - 2019
    24 - 1 - 2019
  • London
    13 - 1 - 2019
    17 - 1 - 2019
  • Madrid
    13 - 1 - 2019
    17 - 1 - 2019
  • Munich
    13 - 1 - 2019
    17 - 1 - 2019
  • Berlin
    13 - 1 - 2019
    17 - 1 - 2019
  • Istanbul
    6 - 1 - 2019
    10 - 1 - 2019
  • Bali
    6 - 1 - 2019
    10 - 1 - 2019
  • Singapore
    6 - 1 - 2019
    10 - 1 - 2019
  • London
    24 - 2 - 2019
    28 - 2 - 2019
  • Madrid
    24 - 2 - 2019
    28 - 2 - 2019
  • Munich
    24 - 2 - 2019
    28 - 2 - 2019
  • Berlin
    24 - 2 - 2019
    28 - 2 - 2019
  • Dubai
    17 - 2 - 2019
    21 - 2 - 2019
  • Paris
    17 - 2 - 2019
    21 - 2 - 2019
  • Hong Kong
    17 - 2 - 2019
    21 - 2 - 2019
  • Istanbul
    10 - 2 - 2019
    14 - 2 - 2019
  • Bali
    10 - 2 - 2019
    14 - 2 - 2019
  • Singapore
    10 - 2 - 2019
    14 - 2 - 2019
  • Kuala Lumpur
    3 - 2 - 2019
    7 - 2 - 2019
  • Rome
    3 - 2 - 2019
    7 - 2 - 2019
  • Rome
    3 - 2 - 2019
    7 - 2 - 2019
  • Barcelona
    3 - 2 - 2019
    7 - 2 - 2019
  • Zurich
    3 - 2 - 2019
    7 - 2 - 2019
  • Kuala Lumpur
    17 - 3 - 2019
    21 - 3 - 2019
  • Rome
    17 - 3 - 2019
    21 - 3 - 2019
  • Rome
    17 - 3 - 2019
    21 - 3 - 2019
  • Barcelona
    17 - 3 - 2019
    21 - 3 - 2019
  • Zurich
    17 - 3 - 2019
    21 - 3 - 2019
  • Dubai
    10 - 3 - 2019
    14 - 3 - 2019
  • Paris
    10 - 3 - 2019
    14 - 3 - 2019
  • Hong Kong
    10 - 3 - 2019
    14 - 3 - 2019
  • London
    3 - 3 - 2019
    7 - 3 - 2019
  • Madrid
    3 - 3 - 2019
    7 - 3 - 2019
  • Munich
    3 - 3 - 2019
    7 - 3 - 2019
  • Berlin
    3 - 3 - 2019
    7 - 3 - 2019
  • Istanbul
    24 - 3 - 2019
    28 - 3 - 2019
  • Bali
    24 - 3 - 2019
    28 - 3 - 2019
  • Singapore
    24 - 3 - 2019
    28 - 3 - 2019
  • London
    28 - 4 - 2019
    2 - 5 - 2019
  • Madrid
    28 - 4 - 2019
    2 - 5 - 2019
  • Munich
    28 - 4 - 2019
    2 - 5 - 2019
  • Berlin
    28 - 4 - 2019
    2 - 5 - 2019
  • Dubai
    7 - 4 - 2019
    11 - 4 - 2019
  • Paris
    7 - 4 - 2019
    11 - 4 - 2019
  • Hong Kong
    7 - 4 - 2019
    11 - 4 - 2019
  • Istanbul
    14 - 4 - 2019
    18 - 4 - 2019
  • Bali
    14 - 4 - 2019
    18 - 4 - 2019
  • Singapore
    14 - 4 - 2019
    18 - 4 - 2019
  • Kuala Lumpur
    21 - 4 - 2019
    25 - 4 - 2019
  • Rome
    21 - 4 - 2019
    25 - 4 - 2019
  • Rome
    21 - 4 - 2019
    25 - 4 - 2019
  • Barcelona
    21 - 4 - 2019
    25 - 4 - 2019
  • Zurich
    21 - 4 - 2019
    25 - 4 - 2019
  • Kuala Lumpur
    12 - 5 - 2019
    16 - 5 - 2019
  • Rome
    12 - 5 - 2019
    16 - 5 - 2019
  • Rome
    12 - 5 - 2019
    16 - 5 - 2019
  • Barcelona
    12 - 5 - 2019
    16 - 5 - 2019
  • Zurich
    12 - 5 - 2019
    16 - 5 - 2019
  • Dubai
    5 - 5 - 2019
    9 - 5 - 2019
  • Paris
    5 - 5 - 2019
    9 - 5 - 2019
  • Hong Kong
    5 - 5 - 2019
    9 - 5 - 2019
  • London
    19 - 5 - 2019
    23 - 5 - 2019
  • Madrid
    19 - 5 - 2019
    23 - 5 - 2019
  • Munich
    19 - 5 - 2019
    23 - 5 - 2019
  • Berlin
    19 - 5 - 2019
    23 - 5 - 2019
  • Istanbul
    26 - 5 - 2019
    30 - 5 - 2019
  • Bali
    26 - 5 - 2019
    30 - 5 - 2019
  • Singapore
    26 - 5 - 2019
    30 - 5 - 2019
  • London
    9 - 6 - 2019
    13 - 6 - 2019
  • Madrid
    9 - 6 - 2019
    13 - 6 - 2019
  • Munich
    9 - 6 - 2019
    13 - 6 - 2019
  • Berlin
    9 - 6 - 2019
    13 - 6 - 2019
  • Dubai
    16 - 6 - 2019
    20 - 6 - 2019
  • Paris
    16 - 6 - 2019
    20 - 6 - 2019
  • Hong Kong
    16 - 6 - 2019
    20 - 6 - 2019
  • Istanbul
    23 - 6 - 2019
    27 - 6 - 2019
  • Bali
    23 - 6 - 2019
    27 - 6 - 2019
  • Singapore
    23 - 6 - 2019
    27 - 6 - 2019
  • Kuala Lumpur
    2 - 6 - 2019
    6 - 6 - 2019
  • Rome
    2 - 6 - 2019
    6 - 6 - 2019
  • Rome
    2 - 6 - 2019
    6 - 6 - 2019
  • Barcelona
    2 - 6 - 2019
    6 - 6 - 2019
  • Zurich
    2 - 6 - 2019
    6 - 6 - 2019
  • Kuala Lumpur
    7 - 7 - 2019
    11 - 7 - 2019
  • Rome
    7 - 7 - 2019
    11 - 7 - 2019
  • Rome
    7 - 7 - 2019
    11 - 7 - 2019
  • Barcelona
    7 - 7 - 2019
    11 - 7 - 2019
  • Zurich
    7 - 7 - 2019
    11 - 7 - 2019
  • Dubai
    14 - 7 - 2019
    18 - 7 - 2019
  • Paris
    14 - 7 - 2019
    18 - 7 - 2019
  • Hong Kong
    14 - 7 - 2019
    18 - 7 - 2019
  • London
    21 - 7 - 2019
    25 - 7 - 2019
  • Madrid
    21 - 7 - 2019
    25 - 7 - 2019
  • Munich
    21 - 7 - 2019
    25 - 7 - 2019
  • Berlin
    21 - 7 - 2019
    25 - 7 - 2019
  • Istanbul
    28 - 7 - 2019
    1 - 8 - 2019
  • Bali
    28 - 7 - 2019
    1 - 8 - 2019
  • Singapore
    28 - 7 - 2019
    1 - 8 - 2019
  • London
    4 - 8 - 2019
    8 - 8 - 2019
  • Madrid
    4 - 8 - 2019
    8 - 8 - 2019
  • Munich
    4 - 8 - 2019
    8 - 8 - 2019
  • Berlin
    4 - 8 - 2019
    8 - 8 - 2019
  • Dubai
    11 - 8 - 2019
    15 - 8 - 2019
  • Paris
    11 - 8 - 2019
    15 - 8 - 2019
  • Hong Kong
    11 - 8 - 2019
    15 - 8 - 2019
  • Istanbul
    18 - 8 - 2019
    22 - 8 - 2019
  • Bali
    18 - 8 - 2019
    22 - 8 - 2019
  • Singapore
    18 - 8 - 2019
    22 - 8 - 2019
  • Kuala Lumpur
    25 - 8 - 2019
    29 - 8 - 2019
  • Rome
    25 - 8 - 2019
    29 - 8 - 2019
  • Rome
    25 - 8 - 2019
    29 - 8 - 2019
  • Barcelona
    25 - 8 - 2019
    29 - 8 - 2019
  • Zurich
    25 - 8 - 2019
    29 - 8 - 2019
  • Kuala Lumpur
    22 - 9 - 2019
    26 - 9 - 2019
  • Rome
    22 - 9 - 2019
    26 - 9 - 2019
  • Rome
    22 - 9 - 2019
    26 - 9 - 2019
  • Barcelona
    22 - 9 - 2019
    26 - 9 - 2019
  • Zurich
    22 - 9 - 2019
    26 - 9 - 2019
  • Dubai
    1 - 9 - 2019
    5 - 9 - 2019
  • Paris
    1 - 9 - 2019
    5 - 9 - 2019
  • Hong Kong
    1 - 9 - 2019
    5 - 9 - 2019
  • London
    8 - 9 - 2019
    12 - 9 - 2019
  • Madrid
    8 - 9 - 2019
    12 - 9 - 2019
  • Munich
    8 - 9 - 2019
    12 - 9 - 2019
  • Berlin
    8 - 9 - 2019
    12 - 9 - 2019
  • Istanbul
    15 - 9 - 2019
    19 - 9 - 2019
  • Bali
    15 - 9 - 2019
    19 - 9 - 2019
  • Singapore
    15 - 9 - 2019
    19 - 9 - 2019
  • London
    20 - 10 - 2019
    24 - 10 - 2019
  • Madrid
    20 - 10 - 2019
    24 - 10 - 2019
  • Munich
    20 - 10 - 2019
    24 - 10 - 2019
  • Berlin
    20 - 10 - 2019
    24 - 10 - 2019
  • Dubai
    27 - 10 - 2019
    31 - 10 - 2019
  • Paris
    27 - 10 - 2019
    31 - 10 - 2019
  • Hong Kong
    27 - 10 - 2019
    31 - 10 - 2019
  • Istanbul
    6 - 10 - 2019
    10 - 10 - 2019
  • Bali
    6 - 10 - 2019
    10 - 10 - 2019
  • Singapore
    6 - 10 - 2019
    10 - 10 - 2019
  • Kuala Lumpur
    13 - 10 - 2019
    17 - 10 - 2019
  • Rome
    13 - 10 - 2019
    17 - 10 - 2019
  • Rome
    13 - 10 - 2019
    17 - 10 - 2019
  • Barcelona
    13 - 10 - 2019
    17 - 10 - 2019
  • Zurich
    13 - 10 - 2019
    17 - 10 - 2019
  • Kuala Lumpur
    17 - 11 - 2019
    21 - 11 - 2019
  • Rome
    17 - 11 - 2019
    21 - 11 - 2019
  • Rome
    17 - 11 - 2019
    21 - 11 - 2019
  • Barcelona
    17 - 11 - 2019
    21 - 11 - 2019
  • Zurich
    17 - 11 - 2019
    21 - 11 - 2019
  • Dubai
    24 - 11 - 2019
    28 - 11 - 2019
  • Paris
    24 - 11 - 2019
    28 - 11 - 2019
  • Hong Kong
    24 - 11 - 2019
    28 - 11 - 2019
  • London
    3 - 11 - 2019
    7 - 11 - 2019
  • Madrid
    3 - 11 - 2019
    7 - 11 - 2019
  • Munich
    3 - 11 - 2019
    7 - 11 - 2019
  • Berlin
    3 - 11 - 2019
    7 - 11 - 2019
  • Istanbul
    10 - 11 - 2019
    14 - 11 - 2019
  • Bali
    10 - 11 - 2019
    14 - 11 - 2019
  • Singapore
    10 - 11 - 2019
    14 - 11 - 2019
  • London
    15 - 12 - 2019
    19 - 12 - 2019
  • Madrid
    15 - 12 - 2019
    19 - 12 - 2019
  • Munich
    15 - 12 - 2019
    19 - 12 - 2019
  • Berlin
    15 - 12 - 2019
    19 - 12 - 2019
  • Dubai
    22 - 12 - 2019
    26 - 12 - 2019
  • Paris
    22 - 12 - 2019
    26 - 12 - 2019
  • Hong Kong
    22 - 12 - 2019
    26 - 12 - 2019
  • Istanbul
    1 - 12 - 2019
    5 - 12 - 2019
  • Bali
    1 - 12 - 2019
    5 - 12 - 2019
  • Singapore
    1 - 12 - 2019
    5 - 12 - 2019
  • Kuala Lumpur
    8 - 12 - 2019
    12 - 12 - 2019
  • Rome
    8 - 12 - 2019
    12 - 12 - 2019
  • Rome
    8 - 12 - 2019
    12 - 12 - 2019
  • Barcelona
    8 - 12 - 2019
    12 - 12 - 2019
  • Zurich
    8 - 12 - 2019
    12 - 12 - 2019

Intorduction

This course provides an in-depth overview of the ‘Fast Close’ process, which is the ability of a modern, global organization to rapidly close the accounting books, collect, consolidate and, then publish its financial statements.

The ability of a company to produce its financial statements quicker has a variety of benefits such as being able to meet strict stock exchange regulations, being able to produce more timely information for strategic decisions, reducing costs, giving more time for review of the financial statements before they are published to reduce errors or strategic information being made available to competitors. This process is an indicator of management’s ability to execute its strategic plan in light of the availability of fast, reliable financial information, and also a proxy for good, well-implemented corporate governance.

This course will feature:

  • The different types of fast close and benefits
  • The development of the fast close process and identifying roadblocks
  • Change management and technological issues of a  fast close
  • Measuring and benchmarking the fast close process
  • Financial reporting issues including converting to IFRS and disclosure requirements

Objectives

  • Examine fast close processes, strategies and best practices
  • Consider organizational documentation policies and procedures
  • Understand the importance of fast close process on financial & operational decision-making
  • Provide faster and more accurate data for monthly and year-end account closings
  • Understand the importance of departmental requirements for financial reporting

Day One

Introduction to Fast Close Concepts

  • Different types and benefits
  • Steps needed to achieve a fast close
  • Analyzing and reviewing the current closing process
  • Redesigning the closing cycle
  • Finance function stakeholders, redesign and solutions

Day Two

Developing a Fast Close Strategy

  • Examining closing activities and requirements
  • Best practices in attaining fast close, soft close and virtual close
  • Optimizing charts of accounts and journal entry requirements
  • Organizing corporate resources to achieve fast close
  • Identifying potential roadblocks

Day Three

Managing Change and Utilizing Technology

  • Standardization, customization and centralization
  • Reviewing paradigms and the difficulties of effecting changes
  • Force Field Analysis
  • Change Management Exercises
  • Using technology to improve organizational redesign

Day Four

Operational Implementation of a Fast Close

  • Examining the pre-close and fast close processes
  • Adopting benchmark and other measurement standards
  • Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Documenting fast close processes incorporating the utilization of checklists
  • Analytical Case Study

Day Five

Financial Reporting and On-Going Improvements to the Closing Process

  • Design and implementation of controls needed for financial reporting
  • Improving the closing process and adopting improvement measurements
  • Identifying management reporting criteria
  • Summary of the programme

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