The close process is uniquely stressful for the accounting professionals that do the work. It takes the pressure of an inflexible deadline and adds the need for complete accuracy. Even worse, there is the risk of severe business consequences if either factor is missed. Closing the books is such a critical task that even non-accountants know the expression.
Knowing where your business stands financially — in real-time — and reacting rapidly has never been more critical for financial health. With expectations loftier than ever, investing time to restructuring and improving existing processes is no longer a luxury — it's a necessity.
In this guide, you'll learn: