Learn how to close your books faster and easier!

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Accelerated Financial Closing with SAP







296 pages, , Print edition hardcover
ISBN 978-1-59229-446-6
296 pages,
E-book formats: EPUB, MOBI, PDF, online
ISBN 978-1-59229-641-5
296 pages, , Print edition hardcover
E-book formats: EPUB, MOBI, PDF, online
ISBN 978-1-59229-642-2
Navigate the complex financial close process and learn how to address regulatory requirements, manage disclosure management, and report results to key stakeholders. Written for business process owners, finance directors, and managers, this book will teach you how to optimize the financial close process within your organization. Develop a single financial close workflow with this end-to-end overview and close your books faster!
  • Close process: from financial accounting to corporate entity and closing
  • SAP financial solutions: integration of FI, CO, and Disclosure Management
  • Workflow, regulatory, and reporting requirements
About the Book About the E-book 296 pages, hardcover, 0.75 in. Foreword by Christoph Hutten and Sonja Simon. Reference book format 6.9 x 9 in. Printed black and white on 60 # offset paper from sustainable sources. Smyth-sewn casebound for durability. Reader-friendly serif font (Linotype Syntax 9.5 Pt.). One-column layout. E-book in full color. PDF (17 MB), EPUB (21 MB), and MOBI file (31 MB) for download, DRM-free with personalized digital watermark. Copy and paste, bookmarks, and print-out permitted. Table of contents, in-text references, and index fully linked. Including online book edition in dedicated reader application.

In this book, you'll learn about

  1. A Financial Close Action Plan

    Learn how to build a business case, create a clear action plan for your financial close process, and avoid common barriers.

  2. Real Time Visibility

    Visualize your financial close success and identify issues with real-time analysis and the Financial Closing cockpit.

  3. Reporting

    Proactively address disclosure management and weather regulatory change with finesse and flexibility.

Highlights include:

  • General Ledger close
  • Controlling close
  • Inventory management
  • Intercompany reconcilliation
  • Process governance
  • Financial consolidation
  • Disclosure management
  • Financial reporting
  • Entity close management
»Run a best-in-class finance close process!«

James Fisher is Vice President of Product Marketing for Analytics at SAP, where he is a key stakeholder in solution strategy and is responsible for go-to-market strategy, positioning and messaging, demand generation and events, and roadmap communications.

Elizabeth Milne has over 14 years of experience improving the software solutions for multinational, multi-billion dollar organizations.

Birgit Starmanns is Senior Director of Marketing for Finance solutions at SAP. She is currently responsible for the end-to-end positioning and messaging of Finance solutions across different SAP portfolios.

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