June, 2022

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3 Reasons Accounting and Finance Needs Automation

Generation CFO

“Automation is important for three very good reasons”, says Chris Argent, founder and MD of GENCFO. . After the deep insights on automation from the GENCFO live virtual summit , Chris has consolidated the importance of automation into three main reasons. .

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3 ways CFOs can help tackle supply chain disruptions

CFO Dive

CFOs can help companies relieve immediate supply chain pressures, as well as create long-term value

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Inflation and Time | AIER

CFO News Room

This article was originally published in the Economic Forces newsletter. With higher rates of inflation in the news, I have been thinking a lot about how we measure inflation and how the general public talks about inflation. Price theory is all about relative prices.

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Why Move to Cloud-Based ERP Solutions?

Navigator SAP

As you run your business, you’ll need to find a simple and effective way to consolidate and manage data across your enterprise. Fortunately, a cloud-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) system like SAP Business One can be the perfect solution for you.

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Rethinking Growth: The Fight to Become and Stay Profitable

Speaker: Aleksey Krylov, CFA - Chief Financial Officer at CytoImmune Therapeutics

Join Aleksey Krylov, corporate finance expert and CFO at CytoImmune Therapeutics, for an insightful overview of working capital management and managing profitability.

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Icahn sues, questions 'basic integrity' of trillion-dollar CMBS market

CFO Dive

The suit comes as the pandemic accelerated changes in shopping and work habits that drive how retail and offices are used and valued, leaving financial executives to grapple with rising uncertainty around how to assess commercial real estate holdings

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The digital finance revolution has taken the industry by storm!

Generation CFO

The last few weeks have been eventful to say the least. Starting with industry talks which led up to an exciting awards ceremony, I’ve been completely immersed within the finance and accounting world.

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Businesses nudged to decentralize cybersecurity leadership

CFO Dive

The push to enable employees to make informed security decisions comes amid an increase in the rate and severity of cyberattacks

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3 Reasons Accounting and Finance Needs Automation

CFO News Room

“Automation is important for three very good reasons”, says Chris Argent, founder and MD of GENCFO. . After the deep insights on automation from the GENCFO live virtual summit , Chris has consolidated the importance of automation into three main reasons. .

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Why SAP ERP Makes Sense for Pharmaceutical Manufacturing

Navigator SAP

Legacy software systems no longer make sense for life sciences businesses, especially those in Pharmaceutical manufacturing. The problem is that complexity, regulation, and competition have changed how pharmaceutical and life sciences firms must do business.

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Book of Secrets for the Month-End Close

Developing a consistent month-end close doesn’t need to be a mystery. We’re sharing our top 10 secrets (plus one bonus!) for streamlining your close.

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FASB drops four-year project changing goodwill accounting

CFO Dive

The U.S. accounting standard-setter shelved a proposal recasting how companies account for an estimated $3.6 trillion in goodwill on their balance sheets

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Dallas CFO resigns as city leaders mull removing city manager

CFO Dive

Elizabeth Reich, who has served as CFO for the city of Dallas for five years, issued her resignation in a letter to City Manager T.C. Broadnax. City officials are set to convene to discuss Broadnax’s job performance Wednesday

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Marie Charpentier, VP of Finance, InfoSum

Generation CFO

A good finance team doesn’t just focus on payroll, tax and fiscal reporting, but it also helps guide the company in making strategic business decisions while bringing fresh new ideas to the table. .

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Just one in three CFOs have appetite for more risk: Deloitte

CFO Dive

Finance chiefs in the technology, financial services, and manufacturing industries were the least inclined to take on more risk, according to the Deloitte survey

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10 Ways to Keep Your Hourly Employees

Getting and keeping hourly workers is no longer as simple as offering them more cash. Employees have options. But this guide from Paycor will help you put your best foot forward to recruit, retain, and develop hourly workers so you can remain competitive.

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Ten Ways to Start Investing with $100

CFO News Room

Building wealth takes time and patience, but it also requires you to take real, actionable steps with your money. After all, you won’t get rich by keeping your extra cash under your mattress and hoping for the best. You have to invest your money if you want it to start growing to its full potential.

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Software Validation: What Life Sciences Businesses Need to Know

Navigator SAP

Strict process control is fundamental for life sciences businesses. Not only is it important for accurate manufacture of drugs and devices that can make the difference between life and death, it also is mandated by the U.S.

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State Street looks to reduce bank spend, increase digital transformation

CFO Dive

To navigate a “constantly changing” macro-economic environment, State Street is focusing on reducing its day to day technology spend in favor of more strategic operational investments in AI, automation and like technologies, according to its CIO and CFO

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AI yields 30% of revenue at tech-savvy companies: Accenture

CFO Dive

Despite a big potential boost in profits, most companies fail to seize on the full benefits from artificial intelligence, Accenture found in a survey

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The CFO Playbook: How to Decrease Costs & Increase Engagement

Learn how to reduce costs while simultaneously increasing employee morale.

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Inspiring transformation and buying butter with Brad Burton

Generation CFO

Last Wednesday was a very special day here at GENCFO: it was the first day of our virtual #GENCFOlive Summit! And it started with a bang – otherwise known as the UK’s number one motivational speaker Brad Burton. So, what did Brad talk about? That’s a big question.

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Controllers should close company books 'better,' not just faster: Gartner

CFO Dive

Even after buying the newest technology, controllers may cling to decades-old procedures and miss opportunities to streamline closing of company books, according to Gartner

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The Perpetual Tragedy of New York’s Rent Control

CFO News Room

Last week (June 21), in its biannual circus , New York City housing regulators once again decided how much landlords will be able to raise rents. Despite inflation raging at a 40-year high of 8.6%, they decided on an increase of 3.25%.

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How Do I Validate Our ERP System?

Navigator SAP

ERP validation is a really simple idea: Does the system perform as specified? The question of validation is less about software functionality and largely about configuration.

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Register Now: Sneak Peek Into Close Automation SkyStem Web Demo

Join us as we present a "sneak peek" recorded demo of SkyStem's month-end close solution – ART. In under four weeks, your team can start reaping the benefits of month-end close automation by speeding up the month-end close and better managing your remote teams.

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Most CFOs, CEOs see cybersecurity gaps: Accenture

CFO Dive

Many companies face excessive risks after failing to weave cybersecurity into the full fabric of business strategy, Accenture said

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Myth-bust your way to a successful R&D tax credit claim

Generation CFO

The R&D tax credit scheme is well-known among businesses. It’s a lucrative government tax incentive that can credit your company up to 33% of its R&D expenditures. .

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Looking towards the future: Emerging demands in reporting and ESG

CFO Dive

What public companies disclose has long been driven – at least in part – by investors. In the case of ESG, it is no different

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Tim Schöler, Chief Financial Officer, Mercedes-Benz Retail Group

Generation CFO

While Tim Schoeler initially started working at Mercedes-Benz because it was a “great brand”, what has made him stay for over 10 years is the people. . Everybody knows the brand, everybody loves the brand and the car,” says Tim. But I think ultimately, the people have made me stay.”

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Happily Ever After: Core Guiding Principles to Achieving a Fairy Tale Month-End Close

Happily Ever After doesn’t just happen, except of course, in fairy tales. Hard work alone is not enough for month-end close best practices. It requires discipline, teamwork, and the right tools. All of this is within reach. Discover how your organization can achieve a Happily Ever After close.