The external audit process is in theory managed by independent auditors. However, the impact of an inefficient external audit process falls disproportionately on the company being audited. Ultimately, the responsibility for financial statements AND audit efficiency lies with the company’s management.
In this course we bring together years of best practices related to managing external audits based on real experiences from multiple perspectives. You will learn practical techniques and methods to continuously improve processes resulting in more effective and efficient audits.
CFOs, VPs of Finance, Audit Directors, Controllers, Accounting Managers, Managers of Financial Reporting, Consolidation Managers, Compliance Auditors, Project Managers involved with process improvement, Any professional involved with the external audit.
Learn how top performing companies have applied continuous improvement methods to make the close process more visible, predictable, efficient, and accurate. The constantly evolving nature of the close, along with each company’s unique requirements and the time pressures inherent on the accounting team have made the close resistant to standard process improvement methods.
During this dynamic roundtable discussion you will learn about a total solution approach that will help you increase collaboration and productivity to achieve a more effective close.
CFOs, VPs of Finance, Controllers, Assistant Controllers, Accounting Managers, Managers of Financial Reporting, Consolidation Managers, Internal Auditors, Compliance Auditors, Project Managers involved with process improvement, any professional involved with the close process.