While others get ready to rock in the New Year, the accounting(opens in new tab)
department is typically gearing up to lock in the old year by
closing the books for the quarter or the year. NetSuite customers consistently
tell us that saving time closing the books on a monthly, quarterly and yearly
basis is one of the most significant advantages of using our cloud ERP solution.
But if you're new to NetSuite, or simply have never been trained on the ins and
outs of the period close system, you may not know the fastest way through the
We created a SuiteTraining course to ensure that everyone can streamline the
process and take more of the grunt work out of closing the books. The course,(opens in new tab)
ERP: Period and Year-End Close(opens in new tab)" is offered several times per month.
Beginning in 2013, the course will be offered at times more convenient for our
European and Asia/Pacific customers.
Taught using a demonstration NetSuite OneWorld account, the period close
techniques are equally applicable for companies operating in any country or
business model. Our instructors take you through a guided tour of the Period
Close Checklist, including techniques to incorporate our checklist with your
own internal processes. NetSuite OneWorld users will see how to manage multiple
fiscal calendars cleanly, and all users will gain a better understanding of how
to rapidly close the fiscal period and prevent further changes.
The course is provided as a live, online demonstration, with time allocated
for questions and discussion during and after the course. Attendees will also
receive a student manual summarizing the key takeaways and best practices from
The Period and Year-End Close course is valued at 2 Accounting credits for Continuing(opens in new tab)
Professional Education (CPE)(opens in new tab) purposes. At just $200 for the two-hour
course, it is one of the best values around for CPE credit, to say nothing of
the time and effort your accounting
department can save by closing the books more rapidly. Find a time that works
for your organization (there are dozens coming up!) by visiting the course(opens in new tab)(opens in new tab)
You can find our full training schedule at NetSuite SuiteTraining(opens in new tab).
-Dave Schock, Manager, Curriculum Development at Netsuite