May, 2023

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Why are CFOs most in-demand in startups now?

CFO News

Small or big , established or startups, the gradual emergence of CFOs as viable resources capable of gaining the trust of VCs and PEs is gaining traction. It's no longer a voluntary appointment for CEOs and top management, it's going towards a stage of "must have" for the start-ups going by the trends.

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PodChats for FutureCFO: The continuing transformation of finance reporting

Future CFO

S&P forecasts that Asia-Pacific will achieve real growth of 3.5% in 2023 while Europe and the U.S. will likely face recession. But Asia, being a supplier to the world, will likely not be totally out of the woods. Technology has made financial reporting easy for everyone involved in the process, from the finance and accounts team preparing reports to the regulators, investors, and others who use those reports.

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Accounts payable shouldn’t be a cost center

CFO Dive

CFOs are under growing pressure to drive efficiencies at zero cost. Leveraging intelligent automation to process invoices can help, Steven Cronin writes.

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A Timeline Of Financial Markets

Barry Ritholtz

I have been a reader of Jamie Catherwood’s Investor Amnesia since it launched. It is always filled with interesting reminders from the past. Investor Amnesia is a wonderful reminder that we tend to forget that which came before. Ray Dalio put it even more starkly, noting that nothing is truly unprecedented , and we tend to use that word to refer to those things we have not experienced in our lifetimes.

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How to Easily Navigate Crypto Accounting in the Web3 Era

Speaker: Aaron Jacob, VP of Accounting Solutions & Reagan Cook, GTM Lead

Are you struggling to navigate the complexities and challenges that come with crypto accounting? 🤔 This new webinar will cover everything businesses need to know to get started with crypto accounting after incorporating crypto into their business models! Industry experts Aaron Jacob and Reagan Cook of TaxBit will thoroughly explore the prevalent operational hurdles encountered by accounting teams when interacting with crypto on the books, and detail how software solutions can effectively

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Make a value case for ESG, rather than business ones, say CFOs

CFO News

Financial leaders need to focus on long-term sustainability and incorporate environmental, social and governance factors into their businesses, senior finance executives said at an ETCFO panel discussion.

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Ex-fabric CFO accused of losing $35M in crypto crash

CFO Dive

The former CFO is charged with investing the funds without permission into his own crypto venture before losing them during the market’s crash, according to a federal indictment.

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Prudential PLC CFO resigns amid recruiting conduct probe

CFO Dive

The Hong Kong, China-based insurer said its CFO “fell short” of the high standards that Prudential PLC sets and expects all of its colleagues to adhere to.

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The Greatest Wealth Transfer in History Is Here

The Reformed Broker

Join Downtown Josh Brown and Michael Batnick for another round of What Are Your Thoughts? On this week’s episode, Josh and Michael discuss the biggest topics in investing and finance, including: ►Einhorn, Burry, Buffett – David Einhorn and Michael Burry were buying regional banks in Q1. ►Positive Surprises – “This will upset a lot of gloom and doomers, but oh well” ►Wealth Transfer &#8.

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Software Evaluation: Time to Reframe How You Evaluate

Navigator SAP

Indirectly, ChatGPT helps us answer the question: What’s the best software solution? ChatGPT doesn’t give us the answer directly, but its inadequacy with such questions hints at how we should be looking at software evaluation. Much of the business community is currently looking at ChatGPT and thinking about both how it will change the world, and how it will change their business.

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Master Your Expenses: The Ultimate Corporate Card Checklist

Choosing the right corporate card program is key to managing employee spending effectively. This checklist highlights important factors to consider, like ease of administration, card acceptance, real-time data, and software integration. It also details features like customizable policy controls, dynamic approvals, and robust analytics to help optimize expense management.

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Want More Jobs? Raise the Minimum Wage

Barry Ritholtz

I have been writing about issues with the minimum wage for (it seems like) decades. During that time, consuming lots of academic research, I reached a few logically supported conclusions. The least contentious of which is that modest increases in minimum wages increase economic activity and create jobs. But there are other surprises around the minimum wage.

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Apple Opens High Interest Savings Accounts

Global Finance

After disrupting most of the tech and digital world over the past few decades, Apple is now turning to the banking sector. The Cupertino, California-based iPhone maker recently teamed up with Goldman Sachs to launch a high-yield savings account, promising.

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J&K Bank auditors raise red flags in FY23 accounts over employee stock transaction

CFO News

The J&K Bank’s auditors said its employees availed loans from the bank to purchase the shares, but that was in violation of the Reserve Bank of India’s directions.

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PwC, KPMG China audits are flawed: PCAOB

CFO Dive

The PCAOB findings follow U.S. success in overcoming opposition from Beijing to the inspection of audits of China-based companies listed on U.S. stock exchanges.

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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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120,000

The Reformed Broker

Just wanted to take a moment to recognize the incredible work my media and research teams have been doing to propel The Compound channel past 120,000 subscribers this month. And that 120k is just a fragment of the audience because almost everything we do on video is also on the audio podcast channels too. For those who are new to what we’re doing at the Compound YouTube channel each week, below is the schedule of w.

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Spring Cleaning: Your Mid-Year Budget Review Checklist

Centage

If you’ve noticed that prices at the grocery store are higher than usual these days, then you’re not alone. However, the current economic crisis isn’t just affecting families shopping for groceries and other goods. It’s also impacting businesses, with companies of all sizes struggling to achieve their goals without breaking the bank. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to keep your business moving forward regardless of market changes.

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10 Friday AM Reads

Barry Ritholtz

My end-of-week morning NFP train WFH reads: • Warren Buffett’s Formula for Success: One Good Decision Every Five Years : Berkshire Hathaway has obliterated the market in his 58 years at the company. He credits roughly 12 decisions. ( Wall Street Journal ) see also The 10 Greatest US Investors and the Virtues That Made Them : There can be few fields of human endeavor in which history counts for so little as in the world of finance.

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Pfizer’s $43B Pursuit Of Seagen: Q&A With Séverine Piot-Deval

Global Finance

Pfizer’s $31 billion bond sale to fund its $43 billion acquisition of cancer drug maker Seagen is one of the largest in history. Healthcare expert Séverine Piot-Deval discusses the deal with Global Finance.

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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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Value creation, innovation and digitalisation integral in CFO's life: CFOs

CFO News

Industry stalwarts discussed how digitalisation is the top focus of CFOs today and how it, clubbed with innovation and value creation is integral in a CFOs life. They further discussed how technology is not just an enabler today, but goes beyond it and has become a survival factor for all companies today, as all industry today is a tech industry.

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Bean CEO wants to bring flexibility, creativity to accounting

CFO Dive

To solve the accounting shortage, Bean CEO Anees Pretorius asserts the industry must provide talented professionals with the tools and flexibility they need to do better work more quickly — and to make it more delightful.

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JPMorgan Steals First Republic!

The Reformed Broker

Join Downtown Josh Brown and Michael Batnick for another round of What Are Your Thoughts? On this week’s episode, Josh and Michael discuss the biggest topics in investing and finance, including: ►Uber Earnings – “Based on data from Bloomberg, 262 companies in the $spx have reported, sales growth in 1Q is 4% and earnings growth is -2.69%” ►Cap Weighted Rules – “It’s rare for t.

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Average Cost of Service and Economies of Scale

The SaaS CFO

Average Cost of Service (ACS) is an important but obscure SaaS metric for SaaS finance. I reference this metric when speaking with SaaS founders and finance teams about the balance between their cost structure and pricing plans. It’s also a component of my SaaS Scalability Index (SSI). Average cost of service helps us determine if […] The post Average Cost of Service and Economies of Scale appeared first on The SaaS CFO.

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Planning Your Restaurant's Path to Profitability

Speaker: James Kahler, COO of Full Course

Ever wondered where to splurge and where to safely conserve when it comes to operating and growing your restaurant? 🤔 Join James Kahler, COO of Full Course and industry visionary, in this new webinar where he'll talk all about best practices to invest in your restaurant's success! Whether you're a new business or an established restaurant, a seasoned pro or a rookie, you'll learn the keys to sustainable success in this competitive industry.

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Press Pause

Barry Ritholtz

At least they told us what they were going to do. As much as critics of the Federal Reserve have been up in arms over the fastest rate hiking cycle in modern history, no one can claim it to be a surprise. Jerome Powell & Co. have continually warned that they are aggressively fighting inflation with a 5% target. They said it in Fed minutes, they said it in pressers, they said it in speeches; we just took them figuratively, not literally.

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HSBC’s Future Is On The Line

Global Finance

Ping An Insurance of China, one of the world’s biggest insurers and a major HSBC stakeholder, has been pushing for a break-up of the Group’s Asian and UK operations.

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Startup CFOs focus on profitability amid funding winter, valuations to get more realistic

CFO News

The finance veterans highlighted that the funding winter for Indian startups will last at least for six to nine months more, and the investment crisis has normalised the valuation of startups.

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Record high office vacancies spur sublease discounts

CFO Dive

The U.S. office vacancy rate ticked up to a 30-year-high of 17.8% in the first quarter as hybrid work and recession fears weighed on demand, according to CBRE.

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How Automation is Driving Efficiency Through the Last Mile of Reporting

Speaker: Jamie Eagan

As organizations strive for agility and efficiency, it's imperative for finance leaders to embrace innovative technologies and redefine traditional processes. Join us as we explore the pivotal role of digitalization and automation in reshaping what is commonly referred to as the “last mile of reporting”. We’ll deep-dive into why digitalization is no longer a choice, but a necessity for finance departments to stay competitive in a fast-paced environment touching on: 2024 trends for the Office of