Six Best Practices for Using Microsoft Dynamics GP to Improve Processes and Save Time in Closing the Books

As a former controller and CFO, I’m a big fan of Steve Bragg’s best practices books and podcasts. They highlight steps that people in the trenches can take to speed up their processes, close the books faster and improve controls.

One thing I’ve noted while reading Steve’s books is that many of his best practices can easily be implemented as part of Microsoft Dynamics GP. So I thought that would take a look at some of these items starting with applying fast close principles to financial processes for GP.


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About Mark Polino

Mark Polino is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a former Microsoft MVP (2007-2018) for Business Solutions. He is the author or coauthor of 5 books related to Microsoft Dynamics GP.  Mark also maintains the Dynamics GP focused website He speaks and writes regularly about ERP related topics. Mark has been a controller and CFO for a division of a publicly traded company and he has  worked as a consultant implementing ERP solutions. Mark holds additional certifications including Certified Information Technology Professional (CITP), Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF) , Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA). Dynamics Credentialed Professional for Dynamics GP 2015 (Core Install and Core Financials), Xero Certified. He holds a bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Central Florida and an MBA from Rollins College. Mark lives with his family in Florida.

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