Period-end management reports are an important form of decision-making support that helps leaders gain insight on specific areas of the business. These reports typically include financial highlights, graphical analyses, and comments on trends or variance from expected results. They also provide a foundation for more advanced forms of decision support like trend and KPI analysis. This article discusses how to decrease the cycle time for the metric "Cycle Time to Produce Period-End Management Reports," from APQC's General Accounting and Reporting Cycle Performance Assessment.
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