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Spotting Opportunities to Improve the Financial Close Process

Once you have built a flowchart of your month-end reporting process, the next step to simplifying it is to identify risks at each step. That will reveal improvement opportunities, some of which seem to come up over and over.

How to Build a Financial Close Process Flowchart

A process map or flowchart can help teams pinpoint what parts of the close process need improvement. Read how to build a process flowchart for your financial close, step by step.

3 Myths of Outsourcing XBRL Tagging

Outsourcing once seemed like the only way to handle the complex XBRL tagging process. See why companies are now bringing tagging in-house.

7 Fund Reporting Challenges and How to Fix Them

Creating prospectus and shareholder reports has long been a challenging and complex process. The good news is there are new ways to solve those challenges while reducing risk and costs along the way.

The May 2019 outage of Wolters Kluwer software affords some important lessons for accounting, risk, and compliance teams. See what one cybersecurity expert at Workiva has to say. Read this important blog now.

You're the New Chief Risk Officer of Your Agency. Now What?

Make an impact by encouraging your team to modernize systems of work and use technology to reinforce a culture of speaking up.

11 Ways to Celebrate International Internal Audit Awareness Month

May is International Internal Audit Awareness Month, and it's up to internal audit teams to spread the news. Take a look at 11 ways to make your department seen and heard around the organization.

Your Guide to the 2019 US GAAP Taxonomy

EDGAR has been upgraded to support the new US GAAP Taxonomy, which represents a variety of changes. We break down what you need to know in our latest blog:

A Quick Overview of the 2019 Pulse of Internal Audit Report

The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) recently released their 2019 North American Pulse of Internal Audit report. Check out this quick summary, and learn more about what trends are expected to impact the industry in years to come.

8 Keys to Increase Your Disclosure Effectiveness

Today's forward-thinking public companies are making their disclosures more accessible, straightforward, and valuable for the investing public. Learn how.

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