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Best Practices in Finance and Accounting (BPFA)

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  • Field of Study
    Accounting|Business Mgmt & Org
  • Level
    Basic
  • Credits
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Overview

Understanding and application of best practices is a pathway to success. Adapting the state-of-the-art, as well as the time-honored best practices to the objectives of your company or your client is crucial. A cross-functional/holistic approach to the conduct of finance and accounting activities is always advantageous. Competition requires us to challenge the traditional accounting paradigms. We can equip finance and accounting professionals with an arsenal of best practices now being applied by today's leading organizations whether small or large. Excellence is now confined to the organizations with the greatest resources. It is doing the best with what is possible! You'll discover many practices you can employ immediately with little or no cost while others require advanced technologies but can pay off quickly.

Major Topics:

  • Implementing/expanding e-payables, e-receivables, and e-payments
  • Applying a Lean methodological approach to control and measurement
  • Evaluating the benefits and risks of cloud computing
  • Measuring human capital, assessing your most important asset—people
  • Aligning the back to front offices with a service center mindset
  • Reporting a Balanced Scorecard creating balanced performance metrics
  • Aligning working capital to the supply chain
  • Maximizing deployment of various payment cards
  • Optimizing inventory investments
  • Streamlining the financial close
  • Deploying financial shared servicing/outsourcing

Learning Objectives

  • Adapt to differing circumstances and situations
  • Plan how to advise financial processes to function in the future
  • Evaluate implementation and recurring costs versus benefits
  • Consider the human challenges and selling changes
  • Select and prioritize process improvements
  • Optimize processes utilizing the best that finance and accounting has to offer

Who should take this course:

Designed for:

Finance and accounting professionals in industry and government, as well as advisers in private practice

Prerequisite:

None

Advanced Preparation:

None

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