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How CFOs can keep shipping costs under control: Contracts, fees, timing

CFO Dive

Finance chiefs need to find “consultative” partners that will work to eliminate waste and drive down transport costs, experts say.

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Are Your Compliance Processes Keeping Up with Evolving Audit Requirements?

Bramasol

Discover how SAP solutions lay a solid foundation for audits and next level PCAOB or AICPA compliance reviews. For any public company, the goal of successfully complying with periodic financial reviews by external auditors cannot be overstated. While passing each audit is a critically important milestone, companies also should understand that it is only one aspect of ensuring their financial transparency and integrity.

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PCAOB adopts updated ‘foundational’ rules requiring faster audit filing

CFO Dive

The U.S. audit watchdog updated standards created two decades ago and aligned regulation with changes in technology.

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Strengthening Customer Loyalty Through Client-Centric Treasury Management Practices

FISPAN

Nacha’s Smarter Faster Payments 2024 conference took place in Miami, Florida from May 6-9. During the conference, FISPAN’s founder and CEO, Lisa Shields, spoke on a panel alongside Bo Tavárez, TMO at City National Bank , Rosetta Rayojan, Product Lead at City National Bank, and Shannon Pagnucco, Controller at Nederlander Organization - a valued CNB client.

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Live Demo: How to Achieve Reconciliation Zen

Speaker: Nancy Wu, Head of Sales and Customer Success at SkyStem

Automation generally supercharges any process and brings its value to the forefront. See how infusing automation such as ART (our month-end close solution), into your close can get you to the next level of closing. We will share a live demo of SkyStem's solution, ART and share the key elements of month-end close automation. Through ART, we'll take a look at: What month-end close automation entails Which process steps can and should be automated Benefits of achieving process automation, and Why i

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Congress wants to question Microsoft exec over security defects

CFO Dive

A House panel wants to question Brad Smith, Microsoft’s president and vice chair, over the company’s security shortcomings and how it plans to strengthen security measures.

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Benefits of DSOs and MSOs consolidating technology vendors

E78 Partners

For dental service organizations (DSOs) and management service organizations (MSOs), achieving operational efficiency and ensuring seamless integration of services are critical priorities. One area where significant efficiency gains can be realized is in IT operations, specifically through consolidating IT vendors and establishing a common technology stack.

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India's retail inflation eases to 4.83% in April

CFO News

India's retail inflation for April 2024 witnessed a marginal decline, staying within the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) target range for the eighth consecutive month. However, rising food prices continue to pose a challenge, particularly for rural households.

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CFO: Balancing Learning and Contribution

Future CFO

The role of chief financial officers undeniably involves a balancing act between learning and contribution for the benefit of the organisation as a whole. James Stark , consultant at Egon Zehnder , and Howard Ungerleider , CFO of Dow , discuss the biggest growth opportunities that lie on the CFO role. The post CFO: Balancing Learning and Contribution appeared first on FutureCFO.

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US corporate finance leaders tighten belts amid geopolitical uncertainty: Survey

CFO News

The survey of more than 2,000 senior finance leaders nationwide revealed the top two priorities are cutting costs within the finance function and across the entire business.

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New DOL Final Overtime Rules: Quickstart Guide for Employers

There’s a new overtime salary threshold that will impact employers across the country. If you have an employee making less than $43,888 on July 1 or less than $58,656 on January 1, you’re going to have to start paying overtime. Download Paycor’s guide to learn: Which groups of employees are affected? How should you classify employees? Best ways to mitigate risk.

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999: A Bias for Action | Jason Godley, CFO, Xactly

CFO Thought Leader

On a remote Wyoming cattle ranch, young Jason Godley faced a dire situation: The baler attached to his tractor had suddenly caught fire. Alone, with no immediate help and devoid of modern conveniences like a cell phones 12-year-old Godley had to think quickly and act decisively. His decision to drive to a neighbor’s house to use their hose led not only to extinguishing the fire but also to preserving the surrounding fields.

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Zomato Q4FY24 results: Blinkit nearly triples its revenue; plans to reach 1,000 store mark

CFO News

As per the regulatory filing, Blinkit’s revenue from operations for the financial year that ended March 31, 2024, stood at Rs 2,301 crore against Rs 806 crore in the last fiscal.

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The Mentoring Round | Jason Godley, CFO, Xactly

CFO Thought Leader

Inside The Mentoring Round, CFO Jason Godley emphasizes the importance of identifying and focusing on a few critical KPIs that can significantly influence the business’s trajectory. CFO Godley aims to transform CFO-speak into actionable insights that resonate with various stakeholders within the company, thereby making financial goals and achievements relevant and comprehensible across all levels of the organization. 999: A Bias for Action | Jason Godley, CFO, Xactly The post The Mentoring

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It's crunch time: Blackstone teams up with ADIA, GIC for Haldiram Snacks bid

CFO News

A non-binding offer has been submitted to buy up to 76% of co at $8.5 bn valuation; 87-year old Haldiram with roots in Bikaner, Rajasthan is India’s largest snack and convenience foods company. Delhi and Nagpur factions of the Agarwal family are merging their snacks and packaged foods business, demerging the restaurant operations.

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Thinking About How To Lessen Your Burden During Month-End Close? Skystem Can Help!

Most people dread the nearing of the month-end close and reconciliation process, and who can blame them? It's typically a tedious, long, stressful process; but it doesn't have to be. Implementing automation into your month-end process can significantly reduce this headache by automating up to 40% of your reconciliation and saving nearly 30% of your time spent.

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Ex-Trump CFO Weisselberg could appear in hush money trial: Reports

CFO Dive

The terms of Allen Weisselberg’s $2 million severance agreement are under a spotlight once again as Trump’s latest legal battle with New York state unfolds.

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IT sweats to eke out margins on pricing squeeze, staff costs

CFO News

Indian outsourcing companies face a margin squeeze in FY24 due to a triple threat: aggressive deal pricing, rising employee costs, and the pressure to boost revenue despite tight global budgets. Notably, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), the industry leader, seems to be the only exception.

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IndiGo in talks for 100 smaller planes as part of plan to widen regional network

CFO News

The airline, which already operates 45, 78-seater ATR-72 planes and will take delivery of five more this year, is expected to stick with Franco-Italian manufacturer ATR to benefit from economies of scale, people aware of the development told ET. However, the Airbus A220 and Embraer’s E-175 planes also remain in fray, they added.

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Zomato sees Esop costs rising on grant of stock options to Blinkit leadership

CFO News

Costs incurred under the Esops head are non-cash expenses, and will rise in the ongoing fiscal “on account of grant of Esops to the Blinkit leadership team and senior employees,” the management said in a post-earnings call.

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Your Guide to Creating a Travel Policy

Navigating travel expenses can be challenging, but our workbook offers a clear path forward. Learn to craft a travel policy that fits your budget and makes travel management simple. This self-guided workbook offers: Practical advice on choosing airlines, setting booking time frames, and managing travel costs effectively. Insights into selecting the right class of service for each employee, ensuring everyone travels comfortably and within policy.

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India Inc hunts for new cyber warriors

CFO News

Corporate India is actively seeking cybersecurity professionals amidst rising concerns over data breaches, evolving regulatory requirements, and the emergence of advanced artificial intelligence platforms. To address vulnerabilities in security controls and processes, companies are bolstering their cybersecurity teams across various domains.

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Supreme Court admits petition on imposition of GST on joint development pacts

CFO News

The Supreme Court admits a petition challenging GST imposition on transfer of development rights in joint development agreements, impacting real estate projects nationwide.

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Warburg Pincus brings home Shriram Housing Finance co with Rs 4,630 cr buyout

CFO News

Largest Housing Finance M&A, the large buyout for the PE fund in India. Current management to stay at the helm. New brand name to be announced shortly.

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GoFirst engine lessors to wait further; NCLT says it will study Delhi HC order

CFO News

National Company Law Tribunal to decide on engine lessors for Go First after studying Delhi High Court order allowing lessors to repossess aircraft. Ministry of Corporate Affairs claims aircraft not under Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code. Tribunal grants 10 days for written arguments in land lease dispute with Mack Star Marketing Pvt Ltd.

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Elevating Accounting Practices: The Power of Outsourcing and Automation in the Digital Age

Speaker: Nancy Wu, Head of Sales and Customer Success at SkyStem

Join us for an enlightening webinar as we delve into the transformative realm of modern accounting practices. In today's digital age, the convergence of outsourcing and automation has revolutionized how businesses manage their financial operations. In this webinar we will explore the synergistic potential of these two strategies to streamline processes, enhance accuracy, save cost and drive strategic decision-making.

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Tighter regulations on personal loans and project finance may hurt banks in FY25

CFO News

Indian banks had a strong fiscal 2024 but face challenges in the current year due to regulatory changes impacting credit growth and net interest margins. Return ratios and riskier lending are also areas of concern as the market adapts.

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