Accelerating the Close

Online Event

14 October, 2020

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm UTC

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm UTC

Accelerating the Close

Speaker: Jason Young, CPA, CGMA,

  • Format


  • Level


  • Duration

    1h 30m

This AICPA Corporate Finance and Controllers Conference session rebroadcast provides insight on how to apply lean accounting principles to accelerate your company's monthly financial close cycle.

Learning outcomes

  • Apply Lean Principals and Lean Accounting which can drastically improve your month end close.
  • Analyze the accounting cycle to understand how to do more sooner and gain more control, accuracy and completeness in your period end processes.

£65.00 (CIMA members only)


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Product information


This is an AICPA Corporate Finance and Controllers Conference session rebroadcast.

Do you barely close one month before the next month-end close is upon you? Does your close take 5, 10 or even more days? In this webcast, presented by Jason Young, Corporate Controller of Cask NX learn how to change your company's month-end cycle so that you can close in three, two or even one day!

##Key Topics:

  • Lean Principles and Lean Accounting

  • The 8 wastes and how this applies to accounting

  • Steps to transform the close

Who should take this course?

  • CFOs
  • Controllers
  • Accounting Manager & Directors
  • Senior and Staff Accountants
  • FP&A Managers & Directors

Professional development

This Webcast offers 1.5 hours of CPE credit.
Note on CPE Requirements and Credits
All learning resources available in the CGMA Store qualify for CPD for CIMA members.

Prerequisites:Basic understanding of financial close process
Programme level:Intermediate
Duration:1h 30m
Access:This is a live event. You will have access to webcast on the date/time of broadcast and the archive for 3 months after the broadcast date.

Return and refund policy

£65.00 (CIMA members only)


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  • Jason Young, CPA, CGMA,

    Jason Young, CPA, CGMA is a seasoned finance executive with experience in both Fortune 100 and private industry. He is a passionate practitioner of Lean Accounting and uses Lean Principles to transform Finance and Accounting into a true business partner delivering value to the enterprise. Mr. Young holds a Masters of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from San Diego State University, and is a licensed CertifiedPublic Accountant in California.