How Three Visionaries Came Together for a More Efficient Close
Connie had been a controller for almost a decade, and while she loved her job, the close never got any easier. Doing things manually was becoming unsustainable, remote collaboration wasn’t feasible, and employees were grumbling.
Meanwhile, Vinny, their newest accountant, claimed to have saved significant time during the close at his prior company, because over 90% of their transactions were automatically reconciled.
Connie’s interest was piqued, but the first hurdle was getting Morris—a tenured accountant on the team—on board.
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You will learn how these three visionaries:
- Broke free from the status quo and built the business case for modernizing their month-end close
- Followed BlackLine’s Modern Accounting Playbook to implement close automation essentials in just 60 days
- Gained a sustainable solution for modern accounting that would serve their needs now and well into the future
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