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Fast Closing Month-end
& Year-end Accounts

Understanding the Concepts, Design & Implementation

01 - 05 Jul 2019 London, UK $5,950 Register
02 - 06 Sep 2019 London, UK $5,950 Register
24 - 28 Nov 2019 Dubai, UAE $5,950 Register

Training Course Overview

We are living in a world that is in a state of rapid change. After the global financial crisis of 2008 and various large corporate collapses the financial world is demanding good quality financial information delivered in a timely manner. Financial reporting is becoming ever more detailed and decision makers require this information more quickly than ever. Those companies that produce accurate financial information quickly will have a distinct advantage over their competitors in that the markets will have greater confidence not only in their financial reporting systems generally but also their general corporate governance. Quicker internal financial information also leads to the ability to make swifter management decisions which can be vital to businesses that operate in fast moving environments. As if these advantages are not enough producing the month end and financial information more quickly can save costs and frees up management and financial professionals time to concentrate on other value added activities for the organisation. 

Training Course Objectives

By the end of this COPEX training course, participants will be able to:

  • Examine fast close processes, strategies and best practices
  • Consider organisational documentation policies and procedures
  • Understand the importance of fast close process on financial & operational decision-making
  • Provide faster and more accurate data for monthly and year-end account closings
  • Understand the importance of departmental requirements for financial reporting

Designed For

This COPEX training course is suitable for:  

  • Any professional involved in the preparation of financial statements, including financial controllers, finance managers, senior accountants, management accountants, general ledger accountants and assistant accountants, and accounts receivable and accounts payable accountants and assistant accountants
  • Operational professionals acting upon the financial decisions of others, who will gain an appreciation of the fast close process
  • Financial systems analysts
  • Professionals who are held accountable for financial performance and the integrity of financial and information systems

Training Course Outline

Among a range of valuable topics the following will be given high priority:

  • Examining the pre-close and fast-close processes
  • Identifying stakeholders and their requirements
  • Identifying potential roadblocks
  • Best practices in attaining fast-close, soft-close and virtual-close
  • Optimising charts of accounts and journal entry requirements
  • Standardisation, customisation and centralisation
  • Project management and dealing with change
  • Monitoring performance using Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Redesigning the closing cycle
  • Compliance with regulations and accounting standards

The Certificate

  • COPEX Certificate of Attendance will be provided to delegates who attend and complete the course



Fast Closing Month-end
& Year-end Accounts
Understanding the Concepts, Design & Implementation


Upcoming Dates

01 - 05 Jul 2019 in London - UK, $5,950

02 - 06 Sep 2019 in London - UK, $5,950

24 - 28 Nov 2019 in Dubai - UAE, $5,950


Training Course Overview

We are living in a world that is in a state of rapid change. After the global financial crisis of 2008 and various large corporate collapses the financial world is demanding good quality financial information delivered in a timely manner. Financial reporting is becoming ever more detailed and decision makers require this information more quickly than ever. Those companies that produce accurate financial information quickly will have a distinct advantage over their competitors in that the markets will have greater confidence not only in their financial reporting systems generally but also their general corporate governance. Quicker internal financial information also leads to the ability to make swifter management decisions which can be vital to businesses that operate in fast moving environments. As if these advantages are not enough producing the month end and financial information more quickly can save costs and frees up management and financial professionals time to concentrate on other value added activities for the organisation. 

Training Course Objectives

By the end of this COPEX training course, participants will be able to:

  • Examine fast close processes, strategies and best practices
  • Consider organisational documentation policies and procedures
  • Understand the importance of fast close process on financial & operational decision-making
  • Provide faster and more accurate data for monthly and year-end account closings
  • Understand the importance of departmental requirements for financial reporting

Designed For

This COPEX training course is suitable for:  

  • Any professional involved in the preparation of financial statements, including financial controllers, finance managers, senior accountants, management accountants, general ledger accountants and assistant accountants, and accounts receivable and accounts payable accountants and assistant accountants
  • Operational professionals acting upon the financial decisions of others, who will gain an appreciation of the fast close process
  • Financial systems analysts
  • Professionals who are held accountable for financial performance and the integrity of financial and information systems

Training Course Outline

Among a range of valuable topics the following will be given high priority:

  • Examining the pre-close and fast-close processes
  • Identifying stakeholders and their requirements
  • Identifying potential roadblocks
  • Best practices in attaining fast-close, soft-close and virtual-close
  • Optimising charts of accounts and journal entry requirements
  • Standardisation, customisation and centralisation
  • Project management and dealing with change
  • Monitoring performance using Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Redesigning the closing cycle
  • Compliance with regulations and accounting standards

The Course Content


The Certificate

  • COPEX Certificate of Attendance will be provided to delegates who attend and complete the course


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