Recent global events have challenged companies in unprecedented ways, forcing them to reconsider how they work. A reliance on spreadsheets, tribal knowledge, and in-person communication is not sustainable, and accounting teams must quickly adapt to closing the books with a distributed workforce. BlackLine can help you adopt virtual close processes during this crisis, and beyond.
Building a Resilient Accounting Organization in a Time of Uncertainty
To minimize the impact on business operations and productivity, it’s essential to apply a multi-pronged approach focused on preparation, prevention, mitigation, and innovation.
How to Manage Your Close Process Virtually
Whether your current processes are manual or more technically advanced, these tips from EY can help.
The ramifications of the current crisis will long outlast it, including how companies will close the books and where accounting staff who perform these tasks will be located. BlackLine experts will explore how to redesign your accounting operating model so that it can securely function from anywhere, from period-end to audit.
While the future is dominated by unknowns, accounting and finance leaders are in a unique position to help their organizations. Join finance specialists from Deloitte, EY, SAP, and BlackLine for perspectives on the new normal and the opportunities F&A teams have to adapt.
Month-end came quickly after most companies abruptly shifted from an office setting to a fully distributed working environment. Join finance experts from RSM, RGP, Armanino, and BlackLine for perspectives on how F&A is impacted and best practices for successfully emerging from this crisis.
A virtual close is the successful monitoring and execution of period-end financial close processes in a distributed environment. A virtual close means accounting and finance teams can collaborate from anywhere to unify data and processes across disparate systems, with visibility and reporting on all activities, to be able to close with confidence in uncertain times. BlackLine provides a foundation for accounting teams to adapt quickly while delivering a timely, complete, and accurate virtual close.
How CFOs Are Successfully Navigating the New Reality of Uncertainty & Change
Today’s leaders are proactively leveraging what seems like chaos into a strategic advantage.
4 Ways to Navigate Your Quarter-End Close with a Distributed Workforce
The days of manual, time-consuming processes are over. Here are four practical ways to enable a virtual close that is collaborative and continuous.
3 Ways CFOs Can Leverage Change & Uncertainty in Finance
The best practices leading CFOs are using to effectively manage organizational change.
How to Make Integrated Audit Even More Unified
The ins and outs of a well-executed integrated audit.
Adapting Your Finance Transformation in These Uncertain Times
Financial experts at Deloitte and BlackLine discuss the impact of a remote, distributed workforce and the importance of resiliency.
3 Challenges You Never Expected to Face as an Accountant
The future is uncertain, and work has become a little more complicated. We explore three challenges facing Accountants, and how to overcome them.
3 Ways Technology Enables Efficient Virtual Audits
The importance of implementing technology to speed up audits is becoming painfully evident for auditors and their clients.
Expert Q&A: How Accounting Can Rise in a Time of Uncertainty
A finance transformation expert talks about how to navigate this time of tremendous change and uncertainty.
Best Practices for a More Effective Close
Ventana Research helps identify common gaps in the process so you can achieve a fast, clean, and error-free close.
BlackLine Reporting: Take Accounting Visibility & Productivity to the Next Level
Easily access and run individual and shared reports, all based on real-time data
Closing the Books at a Distance: Financial Resilience During a Crisis
Considerations from Deloitte on fulfilling financial reporting requirements in today’s business environment.
Transforming the Audit with Technology
How to reduce time, cost, and risk with accounting automation.
Close Virtually with Confidence
Four ways to help your team stay productive and engaged during a virtual close.
Empowering the Virtual Accounting Function
With insights from BlackLine’s community of over 270,000 finance and accounting professionals, this guide provides practical advice for how to adjust operations to work smarter in our current environment and beyond.