She has a small-business background and experience as a layout and graphics designer for Web and book projects. Use the sheet for monthly, quarterly, and annual tasks. Close the books with less runaround. Share this sheet with your accounting team to easily manage your financial month end process and keep everyone on schedule. If cash is right, everything else is just accounting. Get the rest of the balance sheet right 3. Unfortunately, Accounting is made primarily responsible for all accounting actuals, comparisons to budget/plaan and prior year, as well as to explain variances with very little input from the various cost center managers. The 52–53 week method is permitted by generally accepted accounting principles in the United States, by US Internal Revenue Code Regulation 1.441-2 (IRS Publication 538)., as well as the International Financial Reporting Standards.