Overview

Through his quick month-end reporting webinar series, David has already helped ACCA members to improve their month-end, planning and forecasting processes. Now with this webinar he turns to timely annual reporting.

Participants will receive a comprehensive checklist and invaluable course papers for practical reference.

This webinar will cover:

  • the need for change
  • getting organised with use of better practice and year-end rules
  • effective communication with the auditors, establish an audit coordinator role, post-it re-engineering, scrums and abandonment
  • using technology to save time, using consolidation, intercompany and collaborative disclosure management software
  • lean year-end activities efficient stock, debtors and fixed asset procedures, hard close at month ten or eleven
  • controlling the last mile and maintaining quality, handling the myriad of data, quality assurance of annual report, avoiding the number noise of a constantly shifting bottom line

Learning outcomes

On completion of this webinar you will be able to:

  • recognise the need for change
  • cut weeks out of your annual accounts exercise
  • tackle your year-end barriers

Speaker details

David Parmenter FCA

David Parmenter FCA (England and Wales) is well known for his thought-provoking and lively presentations. He has been helping finance teams embrace lean practices such as swift month-end and year-end reporting, winning KPIs, 21st century technology, and decision based report. David is a multiple author and has spoken in 31 countries around the world. He has written many articles for Accounting and Business magazine and has partnered with ACCA on a number of lean finance webinars.