Quicker financial closing

14 December 2016

Member price: £246.50 + VAT

Non-member price: £290 + VAT

Please note, the ICAS member discount will be refunded after checkout.

Edinburgh, 14 December 2016

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A one day course teaching delegates what faster financial closing is, and how to implement it more effectively in their organisations.

You will learn how you can significantly improve the reporting timetable within your organisation while maintaining the quality of information being provided. Examine the process, technology and cultural change issues which will have to be addressed. Analyse the benefits which can be realised by those organisations that have managed to reduce appreciably their reporting timescales. Gain an insight, through case studies, into how leading organisations have radically re-engineered their closing process.

Financial managers, accountants and controllers responsible for the closing process, particularly those from larger organisations or whose closing processes are time consuming and/or inefficient.

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All of our presenters are experts in Business and Financial Management and have worked in the fields that they deliver courses on. All have experience in either the private or public sector, with some having worked in both sectors. Our key speakers have held senior positions in a range of organisation including the FTSE 100. The Programme Manager of this division has held leading roles in organisations such as Boots, Reed Elsevier and Sainsbury's.

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  • Why is faster financial closing needed? Current and future trends in reporting.
  • What makes financial closing complex?
  • Why do quick fix solutions rarely work?
  • What is current best practice?
  • The benefits of faster financial closing.
  • How to improve the closing process in your organisation.
  • An overview of project management, design and timing.
  • Process redesign.
  • Software for improved financial closing.
  • People and change management issues.




Tel: 0330 060 3303
Email: ldicas@bpp.com


  • Business and Financial management
  • Scotland
  • Training courses
  • Edinburgh

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