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The Financial Close: Optimizing Performance and Driving Financial Excellence
“Financial close” is a company’s ability to complete accounting cycles and produce financial statements for internal management and external legal reporting@and

financial charts  next level by introducing financial intelligence, which further speeds the close cycle by using built-in rules logic to automate consolidation entries. Because such applications also understand the life cycle and challenges of finance departments, they can handle multiple reporting channels with different charts of accounts and different account flows or analysis dimensions over time. They can also manage the retention of past reporting frameworks so finance professionals can safely adapt to everchanging

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