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Guide to Managing Large-Scale Business Projects

Posted by Protiviti KnowledgeLeader on Thu, Aug 10, 2017 @ 03:24 PM

It seems like everybody is wearing a lot more hats these days and finance leaders are no exception. Of course, this means that they are finding it increasingly difficult to balance the multitude of responsibilities and non-routine initiatives facing the finance function.

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Topics: performance management, project management, performance measurement, ERP, accounting/finance, change management

Close-the-Books Guide: Reduce Financial Close Risk and Maximize Efficiency

Posted by Protiviti KnowledgeLeader on Fri, Aug 04, 2017 @ 07:30 AM

A fast, close-the-books process provides multiple benefits for the finance function and for the company. First, a fast close process creates more time for finance professionals to focus on strategic activities for the company, such as identifying warnings in financial data and providing the corporation's financial direction. It also reduces the cost of the finance function, since fewer hours are needed to close the books. And it demonstrates that the company's controls and systems are well organized; the company sends the message to its competitors and to the investment community that it is expert at performing business processes.

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Topics: performance management, risk assessment, performance measurement, accounting/finance, financial reporting, close the books

Inventory Management Sample Process Interview Questions

Posted by Protiviti KnowledgeLeader on Fri, Jul 28, 2017 @ 08:23 AM

This extensive list of questions can be asked during an interview for an inventory audit.

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Topics: supply chain, vendor management, accounting/finance, accounts payable, inventory management, materials management

The Financial Consolidation Season is Quickly Approaching

Posted by Lark Scheierman on Thu, Dec 10, 2015 @ 09:12 AM

Financial consolidation is the process of combining the financial results of several subsidiary companies into the combined financial results of the parent company. During this process, business complexities arise, questions must be answered, and long hours are often clocked by employees in the accounting and finance departments. It’s also a good time to think about how to improve the internal control structure to keep the process running smoothly.

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Topics: accounting/finance, financial reporting, RCM, consolidation

Entity-Level Risk Assessment Audit Report

Posted by Sharise Cruz on Mon, Apr 20, 2015 @ 12:09 PM

Each month, we'll be giving our social media followers special access to download one of our most popular recently published tools. 

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Topics: compliance, free tool of the month, accounting/finance, IT controls

Control Objectives and Activities Guide

Posted by Sharise Cruz on Wed, Mar 18, 2015 @ 07:01 AM

Each month, we'll be giving our social media and blog followers special access to download one of our most popular recently published tools. 

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Topics: compliance, free tool of the month, purchasing & accounts payable, accounting/finance, IT controls

Internal Controls Checklist

Posted by Sharise Cruz on Tue, Feb 03, 2015 @ 09:13 AM

Each month, we'll be giving our social media and blog followers special access to download one of our most popular recently published tools. 

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Topics: internal controls, free tool of the month, expense reporting, accounting/finance, financial reporting, fixed assets, checklists, close the books

Internal Controls Checklist Sample

Posted by Sharise Cruz on Wed, Oct 08, 2014 @ 07:21 AM

Each month, we'll be giving our social media and blog followers special access to download one of our most popular recently published tools. 

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Topics: internal controls, expense reporting, accounting/finance, financial reporting, fixed assets, checklists, close the books

Accounts Payable Review Work Program

Posted by Sharise Cruz on Wed, Jul 02, 2014 @ 04:33 PM

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Topics: internal audit, free tool of the month, work programs, purchasing & accounts payable, accounting/finance

Procurement/Accounts Payable Audit Work Program

Posted by Sharise Cruz on Fri, May 09, 2014 @ 11:30 AM


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Topics: internal audit, free tool of the month, work programs, purchasing & accounts payable, vendor management, accounting/finance

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