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Turning challenges into opportunities: being a financial controller in 2024

Future CFO

As the person responsible for preparing an organisation’s financial reports, which include balance sheets and income statements, the role of a finance controller is anything but ordinary. As they assist in compliance audits and the monitoring of internal controls to ensure that everyone within the company does their job correctly, they are also expected to thrive and flourish amid the challenges along the way for the benefit of the organisation.

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Modern finance team makeovers: Chief accounting officers

CFO Dive

CFOs and CAOs have developed a “symbiotic relationship” as the finance function morphs into a driver of business strategy.

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Finding the Right Accounting Partner

CFO Plans

When it comes to revolutionizing your financial management, finding the right accounting partner is a critical decision. With numerous options available, how can a CFO navigate this complex landscape and find the perfect match? Understanding Your Business Needs Before beginning your search, it’s essential to have a clear understanding of your business needs.

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Why the FED Should Be Already Cutting

Barry Ritholtz

The Fed held its benchmark Federal-Funds rate steady yesterday at 5.25% – 5.5%, leaving the possibility of cuts in the future. Jerome Powell repeated his “ Data Dependent ” mantra. “Persuasive evidence” that higher interest rates were no longer necessary to bring down inflation is what the FOMC wants, and today I want to share a few pieces of that evidence.

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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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Real yields are rising, but haven’t yet hit highs of 2023

Tips Watch

By David Enna, Tipswatch.com I’ve been watching with fascination as market real yields of Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities have been steadily rising in recent weeks.

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Book Review – The 36-Hour Day

CFO Selections

Here at CFO Selections, we are always in pursuit of the knowledge needed to continue growing personally as well as professionally. We are constantly reading, watching, and listening to resources across many different topics as well as discussing what we are learning along the way. Our goal is to foster a culture of continuous learning in ways that transcend our roles in the office.

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Maximizing OTR Fuel Efficiency

Commercial Credit Group

There are plenty of expenses that truck drivers, and fleet managers in the transportation sector need to monitor closely – maintenance, insurance, food and lodging to name a few, but fuel ranks highest in prevalent business expenses for truckers. With costs in the transportation industry higher than ever and spot rates struggling to keep up with heightened expenses, it becomes even more important to ensure you and your business are taking necessary steps to keep spending on fuel at a minimum.

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FCF Healthcare & Life Sciences Venture Capital Monitor – USA – 03/2024 published

Fox Corporate Finance

FCF Fox Corporate Finance GmbH is delighted to publish the new “FCF Healthcare & Life Sciences Venture Capital Monitor – USA – 03/2024”. The Monitor is a monthly published overview of venture capital trends in. Read more The post FCF Healthcare & Life Sciences Venture Capital Monitor – USA – 03/2024 published appeared first on FCF Fox Corporate Finance GmbH.

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Quickbooks Integrations for Better Connectivity and Reporting

The Finance Weekly

Right now, around 26.56 million businesses in the US use QuickBooks Desktop, while 5.3 million opt for QuickBooks Online (QBO). QuickBooks Online, the cloud-based version, really shines for many reasons and is popular with small business owners. It's way easier to use than the desktop one. What really sets it apart for a lot of companies is the ton of integrations available.

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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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Peloton cuts jobs, searches for new CEO amid financial turmoil

CFO Dive

“We made some very tough decisions, and while we firmly believe these actions are the right thing to do for the business, cuts like this are painful,” CFO Liz Coddington said.

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How an SAP Partner Can Be Your Long-Term Ally

Navigator SAP

Enterprise resource planning solutions (ERP) are only as static as the businesses that use them. That’s why it is important to have an SAP partner that is not only there during rollout, but also continues to support the business as it grows and evolves.

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BMO deepens commitment to equity and environmental sustainability with $1 million investment in Parks California

Bank of the West

BMO has announced a groundbreaking $1 million donation to Parks California, the official non-profit partner to California State Parks. This transformative grant will support the organization’s mission to provide career… Read more The post BMO deepens commitment to equity and environmental sustainability with $1 million investment in Parks California appeared first on About BMO.

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GST collections hit all-time high of Rs 2.10 lakh crore in April 2024

CFO News

India's Gross Goods and Services Tax (GST) collections have reached a historic milestone, surpassing the Rs 2 lakh crore mark for the first time since the inception of GST in July 2017.

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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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Why collections need more CFO love in today’s cash-hungry market

CFO Dive

With higher rates and an uncertain economy, many companies are paying invoices late because they don’t know when capital will be available next, Capchase’s Przemek Gotfryd writes.

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1958 BMW 507 Series II Roadster

Barry Ritholtz

In the northeast, Spring has fully sprung. Temps are expected to kiss 80 today, and after a mild winter, we have been enjoying abundant sunshine. The daffodils and tulips are up, the magnolias are blooming, and the pear and cherry trees are explosions of colors! All of that blue sky beckons us to hop in a roadster to enjoy the open road. My first high HP car was a BMW convertible, but the open-top car that set the standard was the 507.

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Finance and GenAI: managing risks and adding value

Future CFO

In discussions of new technological advances that can no doubt aid businesses and organisations in their journey to success, risks undeniably come in. With every change comes uncertainty, and with such comes talks on how to manage and mitigate risks to be able to emerge from challenges as unscathed as possible. One good thing to do in times of changes is to see such shifts as opportunities rather than just mere troubles to surpass for the business.

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ICAI defends action against EY affiliates, says move in sync with its statutory power

CFO News

ICAI defends action against EY affiliates, cites statutory power. Delhi HC stays order. ICAI directs firms to end tie-ups violating norms. Accusations of bias. Supreme Court involvement.

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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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Cannabis firm MedMen files for bankruptcy

CFO Dive

MedMen is liquidating its California assets following a failure to clamp down on excessive debt, with its seventh CFO in a five year period exiting ahead of its bankruptcy.

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Treasury holds I Bond fixed rate at 1.3%; composite rate falls to 4.28%

Tips Watch

EE bond’s fixed rate stays at 2.7%; doubling period holds at 20 years By David Enna, Tipswatch.com After signaling for a few days that it would hold off to May 1 to announce new rates for U.S.

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How Advisors Can Work With Attorneys To Drive Better Estate Planning Outcomes For Clients

Nerd's Eye View

Financial advisors add value for their clients not only by helping them grow their wealth, but also by working with them to create a plan for how to use it. While much of this process may focus on the client's own lifetime planning needs (e.g., helping them develop a retirement income plan), it often also addresses the client's goals for their wealth after their death.

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India could allow a tiny window in the Chinese wall

CFO News

In the wake of border tensions, the Indian government has been looking askance at investments by Chinese companies in India. Press Note 3 norms issued in 2020 stipulated that a company based in a country that shares a land border with India (such as China) can invest only after government clearance.

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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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Global cyber talent shortage could hit 85M workers by 2030: report

CFO Dive

Cybersecurity threat actors' innovative methods are driving up demand for professionals with diverse and specialized skill sets, the World Economic Forum said.

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MiB: Joanne Bradford, Domain Money

Barry Ritholtz

She was previously president of Honey, where she orchestrated the company’s sale to PayPal Holdings Inc. for $4 billion. She has been named one of Ad Age’s 100 Most Influential Women in Advertising. She previously held executive leadership positions at Microsoft, Yahoo!, Pinterest, SoFi, Demand Media. BusinessWeek nd the San Francisco Chronicle.

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Weekend Reading For Financial Planners (May 4-5)

Nerd's Eye View

Enjoy the current installment of "Weekend Reading For Financial Planners" - this week's edition kicks off with the news that a recent study indicates that nearly a third of advisors in the independent broker-dealer channel have considered transitioning to the RIA channel during the past year as they seek higher payouts and not just "independence" but greater autonomy over how they run their businesses and serve their clients.

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Corporate affairs ministry bats for effective cost audits to curb corporate frauds

CFO News

Corporate Affairs Ministry highlights the importance of cost audits in preventing manipulation by companies, such as misleading banks and evading taxes like GST. Compliance with the Companies Act, 2013 is crucial for monitoring cost records.

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How to Build the Ideal HR Team

HR doesn’t exist in a vacuum. This work impacts everyone: from the C-Suite to your newest hire. It also drives results. Learn how to make it all happen in Paycor’s latest guide.