Thu.Sep 29, 2022

Prioritizing AR innovation can help CFOs weather recession: study

CFO Dive

With inflation top of mind for CFO’s, upgrading AR processes could help financial executives buffer against persistent economic pressures

Discussing Open Data at #GENCFOSouth

Generation CFO

On September 15th, GENCFO South was once again held live in London at the Karma Sanctum Hotel in Soho. If you missed it, let me share with you how the night went – and how you can join us at the next one!

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More CFOs grappling with ‘abnormally large’ rise in costs: Richmond Fed

CFO Dive

The share of CFOs who view financing conditions as unfavorable doubled compared with results in a second-quarter survey, the Richmond Fed said

How To Determine The Most Tax-Friendly States For Retirees

CFO News Room

Executive Summary. As an individual begins planning for retirement, one of the factors often considered is whether (and where) they might relocate to enjoy their retirement. When evaluating their potential options across the U.S.,

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The CFO Playbook: How to Decrease Costs & Increase Engagement

Learn how to reduce costs while simultaneously increasing employee morale.

Tyson Foods promotes chairman’s son to CFO

CFO Dive

John R. Tyson, son of Chairman John H. Tyson, was promoted to CFO as the company navigates economic headwinds including higher supply costs

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Announcing an exciting new partnership between GENCFO and FIDE 

Generation CFO

We’re delighted to announce a new partnership between GENCFO and FIDE. We aim to work collaboratively to create a dynamic and lively space for accounting and finance professionals in the North of England, to come together and connect, think and share. .

Is The Fed Trying To Inflate Away US Debt?

CFO News Room

Inflation has risen for nearly two years now. The Consumer Price Index drifted from 2 to over 4 percent in April 2021. In May 2021 it hit 5 percent, in October 2021 it surpassed 6 percent, and in December 2021 it crossed the 7 percent level.

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Farewell, TINA

The Big Picture

For years, we have heard that “there is no alternative” – TINA – to equities, and that thanks to the Fed, “Cash is trash.”. No longer. The Federal Reserve, in its belated attempt to fight inflation, has cranked up rates to the point where today, there is an alternative to stocks: Bonds.

Biogen, Thor Industries, Lyft and more

CFO News Room

Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Biogen (BIIB) – Biogen soared 45.6%

Listen Live: $40 Billion Bank Transforms Their Month-End Close

Speaker: Nancy Wu, Head of Sales and Customer Success at SkyStem & Jonna Wall, Financial Analyst at Pinnacle Financial Partners

This session features Jonna Wall, Financial Analyst of Pinnacle Financial Partners, a publicly traded financial institution based in Nashville, TN, that holds over 40B in assets. Join us as we discuss the Bank’s journey to become more efficient during month-end close to spur growth!

Dollar Strengthens

Corporate Finance

Amid high inflation, rising interest rates, and a faltering stock market, one bright spot has been the performance of the U.S dollar.

Announcing an exciting new partnership between GENCFO and FIDE 

CFO News Room

We’re delighted to announce a new partnership between GENCFO and FIDE. We aim to work collaboratively to create a dynamic and lively space for accounting and finance professionals in the North of England, to come together and connect, think and share. .

The Most Tax-Friendly States For Retirees: How To Compare State Income Tax Options For Retiring Clients

Nerd's Eye View

As an individual begins planning for retirement, one of the factors often considered is whether (and where) they might relocate to enjoy their retirement. When evaluating their potential options across the U.S.,

Hooray, a Student Loan Forgiveness Plaintiff

CFO News Room

The Biden Administration has to know it lacks the authority to unilaterally cancel a half-trillion dollars in student debt, but it may have calculated that no one could demonstrate the injury needed to bring a legal challenge. Well, maybe someone can. An Indiana borrower on Tuesday filed a federal lawsuit to block the President’s student loan write-off. He makes a strong case that he is harmed by the loan cancellation and that it’s illegal. Federal courts only hear cases and controversies.

AFP FP&A Guide: Scenario Planning

Inflexible budgets break; scenario planning is a complementary, structured approach to creating flexibility in planning and operations. This guide presents practical, actionable steps to integrate scenario planning into y

A better way to build a brand: The community flywheel

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

Today’s fastest-growing brands participate in digital communities to earn engagement and loyalty—and do so with high returns and low risk by harnessing agile test and learn. Growth, Marketing & Sales Insights Branding & brand strategy Customer experience & loyalty Marketing strategy

Meta Officials Cite Security Concerns for Failing to Release Full India Hate-Speech Study

CFO News Room

Executives at Meta Platforms privately told rights groups that security concerns prevented them from releasing details of its investigation into hate speech on its services in India , according to audio recordings heard by The Wall Street Journal.

Forward Thinking on talent, state capacity, and being hopeful with Tyler Cowen

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

A prominent economist, author, podcaster, and talent investor discusses how to better match human talent to opportunities, de-bureaucratize philanthropy, achieve higher-quality governance, and identify fields of likely progress, and how to get it all done.

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Bank of England to Buy Bonds in Bid to Stop Spread of Crisis

CFO News Room

Listen to article. (2 2 minutes). LONDON—The Bank of England on Wednesday said it would buy U.K. government bonds with long maturities “on whatever scale is necessary” in an effort to restore order to the market after a large set of government tax cuts sent borrowing costs soaring. The furious selloff in U.K. government debt in recent days ripped through normally staid parts of the financial markets. Pension funds and insurers who hold financial derivatives tied to U.K.

Successful Change Management with Enterprise Risk Management

Speaker: William Hord, Vice President of ERM Services

Join us as we discuss the various tangents of data and the change management process that will help you make better risk-based business decisions to save time and money for your organization.

10 Wednesday AM Reads

The Big Picture

My mid-week morning train WFH reads: • Treasury 10-Year Yield Rises Above 4% to Highest Since 2008 : Treasury 10-year yields climbed above 4% to the highest level since October 2008, as investors were rattled by Federal Reserve hawkishness and concern over potential Japanese sales of US government debt.

3 Ways to Bring Flexibility to Budgeting

CFO News Room

Every two years, we conduct “speed of change” research with our clients and community. In 2018, in a survey of more than 2,000 managers, 47% reported that in order to survive, they needed to reinvent their businesses every three years or less. In 2020 that number jumped to 60% in the make of the pandemic. The data from 2022 is still coming in , but the first 600 respondents show that the speed of change remains incredibly high, with 55.8% reinventing every 3 years or less, with 20.8%

Telecom collaboration and competition at the edge: GSMA director general Mats Granryd

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

The leader of the mobile communications organization talks about the importance of partnerships and federated solutions as the industry seizes new opportunities like edge computing and tackles challenges like broadening its talent pool. Our Insights Telecommunications

10 Best Long-Term Investment Strategies for 2022

CFO News Room

In this guide, we’re going to present the 10 best long-term investment strategies for 2022. The reason we’re providing 10 is because there’s no single investment strategy that’s right for all investors, and in all investment environments. By covering 10, we’re providing an opportunity to mix several strategies to provide the right combination of liquidity, safety, income and long-term growth. As a long-term investor, you’ll need to be focused on all four criteria to be successful.

The Emerging Spend Management Sector: Simplifying Your Accounting Processes

Speaker: Spencer Falbo, Principal at Kong Basile Consulting

In this webinar, Spencer Falbo, principal at Kong Basile Consulting will teach you how Spend Management can help to automate many of your processes, making your job as an accountant more efficient.

Clips From Today’s Closing Bell

The Reformed Broker

Apple is actually a detractor from the market today, says Ritholtz’s Josh Brown from CNBC. The post Clips From Today’s Closing Bell appeared first on The Reformed Broker

PodChats for FutureCFO: Build a unified enterprise digital deflation strategy

Future CFO

The fans of inflation are diverting focus for many CFOs from pursuing innovation and growth strategies to curtailing possible runaway costs as organisations push forward their digital strategies. In 2021, 60% of organisations were experiencing wage inflation.

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Dollar Strengthens

Essentials of Corporate Finance

Amid high inflation, rising interest rates, and a faltering stock market, one bright spot has been the performance of the U.S dollar.

Finance and sustainability must be closer to each other

Future CFO

Finance and sustainability are much more connected than previously thought. ACCA recently urged Malaysian firms to ensure that qualified finance professionals are placed at the helm of their sustainability agendas.