October, 2022

AI in corporate finance: The top five use cases

Future CFO

When it comes to AI in corporate finance, there are five top use cases for FP&A leaders to consider, said Gartner recently.

Finance leaders, the machine and us

Generation CFO

On Thursday the 20th of October, GENCFO North hit Leeds once again to discuss the topic of ‘Finance and the Machine – Are CFOs dancing to a new tune?’ with the Northern GENCFO community.

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3 ways CFOs can utilize ERP as recession hedge

CFO Dive

Strong enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems can help businesses prepare to survive an impending and potentially inevitable recession

Does Wealth Ooze? | AIER

CFO News Room

While I uncompromisingly condemn thievery, I easily understand thieves. Thieves seek to acquire goods they desire at costs they believe are lower than they’d have to pay were they to purchase or produce these items honestly. Pretty simple.

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The CFO Playbook: How to Decrease Costs & Increase Engagement

Learn how to reduce costs while simultaneously increasing employee morale.

Are we underestimating the negative impacts of remote working?

Generation CFO

“Do you manage a finance team?” Asked Chris Argent in a popular recent poll he proposed to his network. He was trying to find out what the GENCFO community felt about the negative impacts of remote working… and what he discovered was pretty interesting. “I I was talking to a Global CFO last week,” said Chris in his post. “[He] He] had many many business concerns (inflation, cost of living, revenue forecasting.) but his number one concern was his team!”. “In

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WHITE PAPER - MULTI-LEVEL TREASURY MANAGEMENT

Simply Treasury

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Can Anyone Catch Nokia?

The Big Picture

Today’s edition of “ Nobody Knows Anything ” is about a once-dominant mobile phone maker. Exactly 15 years ago, Forbes’s new cover story lauded Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo, Nokia’s CEO.

SEC busts cannabis company on fraud charges

CFO Dive

Cronos, a Canadian producer of marijuana-based products, settled with regulators over charges of faulty accounting and lax controls

Adapting Your Sales Approach in a Downturn

CFO News Room

We’re all familiar with the aphorism that “A rising tide lifts all boats.” But just because the economy ticks down, doesn’t mean your business has to do the same. Plenty of organizations increase revenue, expand margins, and launch new products successfully in challenging economic times.

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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!

“Excel thinking” is not thinking at all!

Generation CFO

Many years ago, I argued with a financial modeller saying that spreadsheeting is dead and we need to move on from it. Obviously, we did not agree, with Excel being his core tool for financial modelling, but we agreed we both needed to be more open-minded about change in finance and accounting.

What Early-Stage Life Science Companies Need to Know When Approaching a Funding Event

Navigator SAP

In the past three years, the biotech sector has seen a boom in venture capital (VC) funding. Research from McKinsey has shown that VCs invested in 2,200 biotech start-ups worldwide in 2016, and that increased to 3,100 in 2021. These biotech companies raised over $34 billion globally in 2021.

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White Paper - TMS ARE NOT SUFFICIENTLY TAILORED TO FULLY MANAGE FOREIGN EXCHANGE RISKS

Simply Treasury

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Collapse in Prospective Home Buyer Traffic

The Big Picture

At the beginning of each quarter, I prepare a short but in-depth conference call for RWM clients. The team & I put together the most revealing and informative slides. In that half hour, I blow through ~40 slides that capture and explain what is going on.

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

3 CFO tips for finding value in cloud transformation: IBM

CFO Dive

Most companies have, to some degree, embraced cloud computing but do not always clearly identify return on investment

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How A Client Service System Personalizes Advice Efficiently

CFO News Room

Executive Summary. While many financial advisors may have focused primarily on portfolio management at one time, the evolution of the financial planning profession has opened up an ever-growing number of services that advisors now offer to their clients on a regular basis.

Adrien Laure, Director of Finance and Resources, Together for Mental Wellbeing

Generation CFO

Financial analysis, whether it’s looking at company statements, reviewing historical business activity or looking at company performance, is actually worthless if it does not lead to better decision making or helping to develop an organisation.

UBIX Takes SAP Business ByDesign Analytics to the Power of AI - Webinar

Navigator SAP

What is UBIX? UBIX is an Advanced Analytics and AI Platform designed for the business user.

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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.

White Paper- OPTIMIZING WORKING CAPITAL

Simply Treasury

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You weren’t supposed to see that

The Reformed Broker

I’m going to tell you a quick story in the order in which it happened. You were there. You will be familiar with the sequence of these events. But you may not have reached the shocking conclusion that I have. At least not yet.

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New Zip file phishing trend threatens cybersecurity

CFO Dive

Organizations are at an increased risk of cyber attacks with this new popular phishing technique that does not require a password

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A Question of Relationships: Are Our Personal Preferences Always…

CFO News Room

For those in the classical liberal fold, a great deal is rightfully made of “methodological individualism”– the concept that it is the individual, rather than the collective, the class, or the society who is the primary actor underlying social phenomena.

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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.

ESG Reporting – What is coming for the UK and Europe, and what’s in it for me?

Generation CFO

There is no doubt that ESG reporting has grown in popularity in the last few years. The release of the proposed IFRS Sustainability Disclosure standards represents a significant transition to globally consistent standards, which aims to prevent greenwashing. .

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Maintaining Quality As a Scaling Contract Manufacturer

Navigator SAP

It’s an uphill task for Contract Development and Manufacturer Organizations (CDMOs) to ensure product quality at the rapid pace demanded by customers, especially when they must deal with safety, control, and regulatory regimes in fields such as pharmaceuticals, biotech, and other areas of the life sciences. Contract Manufacturing

White Paper - DYNAMIC FX MANAGEMENTIN A FAST-MOVING ENVIRONMENT

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The Investor Opportunity Index hits a two-year high

The Reformed Broker

Every bear market has these two things in common: They end Expected returns go up The first thing is self-explanatory. The second thing should be obvious but from my talks with thousands of investors over the years, I have found that it is most certainly not intuitive to most people.

CFOs pulled deeper into tech duties

CFO Dive

Digital transformation is another responsibility that has shifted over to CFOs, with 61% now in charge of technology budgeting, spend and approval, a recent study found