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Accelerate Your Monthly Close: New Strategies for Success

Summary

Webinar Recording

Recording Price: $199.00

(Includes Proprietary Materials)

CFOs, controllers, and financial professionals are often faced with the challenges of today's market, as well as internal and external reporting requirements they must fulfill. These financial closings are often cumbersome and overwhelming, and cause your Accounts Payable department nothing but stress at the end of each cycle. How can you use the latest strategic and tactical approaches to accelerate your monthly close? Join us for this live, 60-minute webinar to discover:

  • 10 monthly closing metrics to watch: Increase productivity, reduce time
  • General Ledger management: How to balance & maintain your records
  • Implementation roadmap: Tools to quickly jumpstart your new initiatives
  • How to stop the errors that cost your organization time and money

  • Bonus: Attendees will receive a monthly closing checklist to begin using right away!

Program Highlights

  • Procedural & Closing Management Best Practices: Tactics & Tools to Apply

    • Closing process changes your organization needs to make!
    • How to better manage your General Ledger & access financial information
    • Internal control standards for the financial closing process
  • Compliance Requirements: Latest Statutory & Regulatory Guidelines to Follow

    • Strategies for timely, accurate, and consistent financial data
    • How to reconcile your data to reduce errors
    • GAAP & other accounting standards: Breaking down the complexity
  • Monthly Closing Checklist: What Tasks Should be Completed on a Regular Basis?

    • Best practices for creating a flexible & responsive organization
    • Ways to get your A/P department on board to change procedures
    • How to create a system that offers fast and easy access to your data
  • Live Q & A Session - Have all your Financial Closing Cycle questions answered!

About The Speaker

Chris Doxey, CAPP, CCSA, CICA, has held senior finance and controller positions at Digital Equipment Corporation, Compaq Computer Corporation, Hewlett Packard, MCI, APEX Analytix, and BSI Healthcare.

  • She has a bachelor's degree in English, a bachelor's in accounting, a master's in business administration, and a graduate certificate in project management.
  • Chris brings her experience as a management consultant in the areas of compliance, auditing, internal controls, and fraud prevention to BoxAudit, LLC where she is the Executive Director of Operations. Chris also serves as the Executive Director of the IOFM Controller Certification Program.
  • Chris is a Certified Accounts Payable Professional (CAPP), holds a Certification in Controls Self Assessment (CSA), and is a Certified Internal Controls Auditor (CICA). She has also written a controller's best practices guide, numerous articles, and several whitepapers. Chris has published two handbooks: "AP Leadership Skills" and "Implementing a Controls Self Assessment Program for Accounts Payable". She presents at several conferences and provides a multitude of webinars each year.
  • Chris is a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), the Institute for Internal Controls (TheIIC), and the Institute of Financial Operations (IFO). She is a member of the advisory board for TheIIC and is president of the Washington DC area chapter for both the IFO and TheIIC organizations.

Program Benefits

In this jam-packed, 60-minute webinar, our financial expert will provide you with both strategic and tactical suggestions that will help dramatically improve your monthly closing process.