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Finance's Guide to the Monthly Close: Reduce Errors & Maintain Compliance


Webinar Recording

Recording Price: $199.00

(Includes Proprietary Materials)

The monthly close process can be a drain on your organization, but there's no room for errors. It's time to rethink your approach: leverage the best strategies to maintain compliance and expedite your close. Join us for this 60-minute webinar to discover:

  • 10 monthly closing metrics to watch: Increase productivity, reduce time
  • How to eliminate inefficiencies and streamline your accounting procedures
  • Implementation roadmap: Tools to quickly jumpstart your new initiatives
  • How to stop the errors that cost your organization time and money

Program Highlights

  • Best Practices To Reduce Errors And Improve Efficiency

    • Data management and implementation: Employ essential systems
    • Discover latest compliance requirements and guidelines for month-end
    • How to bring every department on board: Gaining company buy-in
  • Diagnosing Your Close: Pitfalls to Avoid and Processes to Improve

    • Keep the process under control: Centralized accounting methods
    • Keys to solving issues throughout the close: Planning for anything
    • Identify inefficiencies & iron them out: Streamline routine procedures
  • Strategies To Accelerate Your Closing Process

    • Balance & manage your General Ledger: Accessing financial information
    • Strategies to optimize journal entries & achieve work flow automation
    • Must-have closing checklist every organization should follow
  • Live Question & Answer Session - Have your questions answered by the expert!

About The Speaker

Larry Maisel, is President of DecisionVu Group, Inc., a management consultancy specializing in Corporate Performance Management, Financial Management, and IT Value Management. He has developed business strategies, managed and improved business performance, implemented business systems, and designed solutions to increase operating performance and shareholder value. Larry is a CPA, CGMA, holds a BA in Economics from New York University and an MBA in Corporate Financial Management from Pace University.

  • Larry has held senior executive positions at PeopleSoft, Balanced Scorecard Collaborative, and as Executive Partner in Charge of KPMG Consulting's Strategy and Financial Management Consulting Practice. He has extensive industry experiences with global organizations including JPMorgan Chase, GE, Boeing, Honeywell, Ford, Pfizer, Merck, NBC, News Corp/Fox Entertainment, and many other Global 1000 industrial and financial service companies.
  • With Drs. Kaplan and Norton, Larry co-created, "The Balanced Scorecard Approach," and with Drs. Kaplan and Cooper he co-authored "Implementing Activity-Based Cost Management: Moving from Analysis to Action." He also authored "Performance Measurement: The Balanced Scorecard Approach," was former Editor-in-Chief of Warren Gorham & Lamont's Corporate Finance Network and Journal of Cost Management, and is a frequent contributing writer to Business Finance Magazine.
  • Recently, he authored "Predictive Business Analytics - Forward-Looking Capabilities to Improve Business Performance" published by John Wiley & Sons and authored IFAC's International Good Practices Guidance on "Predictive Business Analytics."

Program Benefits

Join us for this 60-minute webinar to discover strategies and best practices to dramatically improve and expedite your monthly closing process without sacrificing accuracy.


  • None

Delivery Method

  • Group Internet Based

NASBA Field Of Study

  • Accounting - Finance

Program Level

  • Basic Knowledge Required