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Workpaper program - monthly financial close

  • 1.  Workpaper program - monthly financial close

    Posted Aug 27, 2019 09:59 AM
    Good Morning!

    Do any of you use a specific workpaper program to close your monthly and yearly financials.  We have a bear of an excel workbook that we use monthly that we continually have issues with.

    We would like something with more functionality and ability to link in emails, comments, external documents, etc.

    Thanks for any suggestions or ideas!


    Caroline Arden
    Morrisville NC

  • 2.  RE: Workpaper program - monthly financial close

    Posted Aug 28, 2019 01:38 AM

    You may want to look at something like Blackline.



    Charles Allen

    Senior Consulting Manager | BKD

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    Houston, TX 77056

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  • 3.  RE: Workpaper program - monthly financial close

    Posted Aug 29, 2019 08:55 AM
    We also use Blackline's task module to keep our monthly/quarterly close checklists.  We first implemented the reconciliation module with Blackline's assistance but then we were able to implement the tasks module on our own.  It's worked very well for us for the last couple of years.

    Kimberly Lomax
    Manager, Financial Systems
    Wildlight FL

  • 4.  RE: Workpaper program - monthly financial close

    Posted Aug 29, 2019 11:06 AM
    How about Microsoft project?

    Bruce Strom
    Programmer Analyst
    Associated Grocers of Florida / Supervalu
    Sunrise FL

  • 5.  RE: Workpaper program - monthly financial close

    Posted Sep 04, 2019 02:43 PM
    Our accounting department uses FloQast.  They have been using it for a few months now and like it.  It has a simple integration with GP GL.

    Kerry Draper
    Business Analyst
    Taos Mountain, Inc.
    Boise ID

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