There are a series of web casts sponsored by GPUG that will cover year end close.  Year end is coming fast, so to get ready these web casts will be a great source of information to get best practices that should save you time while closing the year.

 

More information here:

https://community.dynamics.com/product/gp/gpnontechnical/b/gpug/archive/2012/11/26/year-end-closing-blog-and-webinars.aspx