Survey: What Are Your Experiences with the Month-End Close?
Hello, friends and readers of Going Concern. Today marks the official end of the spring tax season, and the unofficial end to busy season, so congratulations to all of you who survived with your sanity, dignity, and ideal body weight intact. Really, high praise if you got two out of three, and respect if you […]
How Accounting Teams Can Avoid the Year-End Audit Scramble
Webster’s defines the word “scramble” as “to move with urgency or panic.” If you want to see a scramble in action, turn on any college football or NFL game and watch the quarterback try to elude several angry 325-pound defensive linemen. While accounting and finance teams don’t have to worry about large, angry auditors chasing […]
Here’s How Thrive Market Woke Up From Its Month-end Close Nightmare
Imagine a month-end close process in which the close checklist, reconciliation schedules, and general ledger are in three different places, making it a nightmare for management to know what’s ready for review, if mistakes had been made, and what deadlines had been missed. Sounds dreadful, doesn’t it? But that scenario used to be a reality […]
For Once, the Month-End Close Drives You to Drink for Fun
Please enjoy this sponsored content from FloQast. Join us on Thursday, May 18th from 6 to 8 p.m. for a happy hour panel discussion at the Stack Overflow office in New York City, where attendees can gain insight into best practices for managing the month-end close process. The panel will include accounting and finance executives […]