Genius Academy

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Whether you're an ART genius, new to the team, or just need a quick refresher on the basics, enroll in SkyStem's very own Genius Academy training sessions today!

Browse our course selection below, register, and share with your team.

Please reach out to with any questions. We look forward to seeing you there!





ARTist in the Making

Need a refresher course in ART? You're in the right place. This session is appropriate for all users and covers the fundamentals of what you need to know as a budding ARTist (get it?). Learn how to:

  • Navigate in ART
  • Locate accounts
  • Prepare reconciliations
  • Review and approve reconciliations
  • Understand how much of your work the auditors can access

Date: 9/18/17 12pm EST
All Users

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Wizard of ART’s Standard Forms

Your colleagues will fall into a state of spellbound awe as you dazzle
them with advanced knowledge of ART’s standard forms. Learn how to:

  • Optimize each standard form in ART
  • Eliminate Excel reconciliation coversheets
  • Appropriately input key reconciliation information to improve
    transparency and efficiency

Date: 9/7/17 4pm EST
All Users

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Master ART’s Task Master

Schedule, complete, and track all month-end and project related tasks
with the help of ART’s Task Master. In this session, you will learn how to:

  • Create and assign one-time and recurring tasks
  • Mass upload tasks
  • Complete and review/ approve tasks
  • Access and work on tasks in reconciliations

Date:  9/20/17 2pm EST
Audience: All Users

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The Corner Office

This session will show how you can manage the close and balance sheet reconciliation process in a clean, automated and efficient way, without
getting buried in detail throughout the close. Learn how to:

  • Manage using dashboards and drill-downs
  • Run reports for targeted insight
  • Sign off, download, and/or share key information
  • Monitor for quality
  • Manage the auditor's access
  • Understand your available configurations in ART

Date: 9/22/17 2pm EST
Audience: Managers and Executives

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ART System Administrator Overview 

Administer ART like a champion! This course is for all system and business administrators. In this session, you'll learn how to:

  • Review annual settings -- capabilities, alerts, periods
  • Create and manage users
  • Assign and reassign ownership and attributes
  • Re-open and reset accounts and tasks
  • Handle new accounts
  • Upload general ledger, subledger, and other data
  • Create and manage task lists
  • Review exception reports

Date: 9/28/17 2pm EST
Audience: System Administrators and Business Administrators

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Here Comes the Auditor

Explore ART’s multitude of functionalities when it comes to external and internal audit preparation.  This session will show you how to:

  • Set up the audit role, configure access and restrictions
  • Set up PBC and document requests from the auditors and track in ART
  • Discuss the benefits and implementation of internal controls and audit-friendly features such as the Reconciliation Control Checklist, Quality Score and Report Sign-Offs to ease audit burden

Date: 9/21/17 @2pm EST
Audience: All Users

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Onwards and Upwards: ART Optimization

Get the most bang for your buck by optimizing all of ART’s features and functionalities. In this session you will learn how to:

  • Spot common mistakes and opportunities to apply leading practices
  • Enhance your existing process by implementing easy-to-use features
  • Improve auditability
  • Ensure a top quality close and reconciliation process
  • Run helpful reports

Date: 9/22/17 @1pm EST
Audience: All Users

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