Internal Controls within Financial Close: Key Challenges and Solutions


The world has changed perhaps forever, but the need for control within finance processes has only increased. When the default is to work remotely and leverage automation where possible the need to implement more controls and control activities directly into the systems used is greater than ever before. 

Sign-up for this webinar to learn about:

  • Best-practices and enablers for effective and efficient internal controls.
  • How technology supports the execution of the controls and control monitoring.
  • Key takeaways from the EY closer to Excellence survey in regards to how high performing companies work with internal control over financial reporting.



Inka Liljeström

Finance Process Excellence Manager, EY

Inka is a Senior Manager at EY Finland, specializing in finance process and organization transformation and finance operating model changes. She has gathered experience in leading and acting as an expert in many kinds of finance-related projects including finance process development and harmonization, internal control improvement, and system implementations.

Clive Jefferies

Product Manager

With over 30 years of experience in finance and IT, Clive has in-depth knowledge of record-to-report accounting processes and intelligent automation solutions. Having worked for the likes of IBM and Microsoft as well as consulting large global companies, Clive holds the expertise on end-to-end financial close processes.

Harri Laatikainen

Partners & Alliance Business Developer

A software industry veteran helping enterprise organisations to transform record-to-report processes with the help of intelligent automation and a pan-European network of partners.