Close the Books

The following 69 items are listed by Content Data.
Blog

Is Your Financial Close and Reporting Process Too Manual?

Most organizations continue to invest a significant number of hours every month in a particular set of acti...
Blog

Close-the-Books Guide: Reduce Financial Close Risk

A fast, close-the-books process provides multiple benefits for the finance function and for the company. Fi...
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Improving the Close-the-Books Process

An effective business process is built on a set of well-defined and clearly stated business objectives. The...
Newsletters

Public Company Readiness: Getting Ready for Prime Time Before the Market Does

In this issue of The Bulletin, we focus on certain aspects of the IPO preparation process, including the need for a rea...
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Mon, Jul 13, 2009
Policies & Procedures

Accounting for Goodwill Policy

The primary goal of this policy is to help document a company’s process and procedures for accounting for goodwill under...
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Mon, Dec 20, 2010
Policies & Procedures

Unusual or Non-Recurring Items Policy

This policy focuses on identifying unusual or non-recurring items so they can be properly disclosed and discussed in ext...
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Mon, Mar 7, 2011
Policies & Procedures

Asset Management Policy

This policy focuses on maintaining an asset management system to monitor and manage investments made in fixed assets and...
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Mon, May 16, 2011
Policies & Procedures

Shareholders’ Equity: Corporate Finance Responsibilities Policy

This sample policy documents the approval process required to incur long-term debt or issue equity to fund major interna...
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Mon, Jun 13, 2011
Policies & Procedures

Accounts Receivable – Negotiated Debt Forgiveness Policy

This sample policy outlines procedures to protect a company’s receivables and ensure the fair market value of such asset...
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Mon, Jul 4, 2011
Policies & Procedures

Monthly Accruals Policy

The following sample outlines a set of policies and procedures for monthly accruals.
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Mon, Jul 18, 2011
Policies & Procedures

Financial Close Schedule Policy

This sample outlines a set of policies and procedures to establish standards and a calendar for the monthly financial cl...
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Mon, Aug 8, 2011
Policies & Procedures

Accounts Payable and Accrued Expenses Policy

The following sample outlines a set of policies and procedures for accounts payable and accrued expenses.
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Mon, Aug 22, 2011