The Evolution of the Financial Close: What Modern CFOs Need to Know
The financial close is arguably the most onerous, time-consuming, risk-laden, recurring process for finance teams. Monthly, quarterly, annually - timeliness and accuracy are paramount and most teams are still relying on legacy systems or Excel spreadsheets to complete the task. Modern CFOs know there’s a better way and are ready to evolve.
Kevin Crosby, COO at Fairfield Maxwell, Chris von Simson, VP and Research Director at Dresner Advisory and Co-Chair of the Real Business Intelligence Event, and Guy Menard, CMA-CPA, PMP, VP of Operations at Fluence discuss:
- Key trends from the Dresner Financial Consolidation, Close, and Reporting Survey
- Financial Consolidation Priorities - Beyond the Basics
- The Evolution of Reporting Priorities
- The Impact of Modern Technology on the Team