AICC: Financial Essentials for the Converter

In-Person Learning for Today’s Financial Realities

AICC, The Independent Packaging Association is hosting an in-person seminar, Financial Essentials for the Converter on Thursday, June 2, in Aurora, IL. 

This seminar will help attendees keep pace with today’s financial realities in the corrugated industry. Topics will focus on issues that give senior management a better understanding of financial strategy.

Part I 
– Fundamentals of paper conversion and financial reporting 
– Basis weights, footage/tonnage conversion, evaluating price increases and decreases
– Key financial concepts
– Basics of reporting
Part II 
– Estimating Theory and Practice 
– Cost estimation versus Variable profit prediction
– Reconciling actual and estimated results
Part III 
– Creating cost centers and profit centers 
– Determining key metrics for cost centers
– Developing methodology to facilitate profit center measurements

Part IV 
– Performance measurement 
– Company measurements, overall KPI’s and goals
– Plant measurements
– Cost center measurements
Part V 
– Reporting 
– Traditional reporting
– Alternative reporting methodologies
– Enhancing reporting with performance measurements

Instructor Mitch Klingher, CPA, is a partner at the CPA firm of Klingher Nadler, LLP. 

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Course Level:  Intermediate

Pre-requisites:  none

Advance Preparation:  None

Delivery Method:  Group Live

Klingher Nadler LLP is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National registry of CPE Sponsors.  State boards of Accountancy have the final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit.  Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:

Questions about training and the value a well-trained workforce brings to a company can be directed to Taryn Pyle, Director of Education & Leadership Development,, or Chelsea May, Education and Training Manager, or 703.836.2422.