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Three key steps to the fractional CFO seat

CFO Dive

Figuring out your niche — and what you can charge for it — is an essential first step for intrepid fractional CFOs, experts say.

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The Fallout from Silicon Valley Bank Closure: Evaluating the Implications for CFOs

CFO Selections

The recent closure of Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), a leading financial institution founded in 1983 that catered to the tech industry has sent shockwaves through the business and technology communities. This unexpected development has far-reaching consequences, particularly regarding risk evaluation for Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) tasked with assessing and mitigating potential risks within their organizations.

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Interpreting the Cash Flow Statement – a Quick Guide

CFO Share

Interpreting the cash flow statement involves understanding the sources and uses of cash from different activities of a company. You do not need to be a CFO to gain valuable insight from this report. By asking yourself basic questions and checking the report, the data will inform you of critical business changes and improve your decisions. Interpreting Cash from Operating Activities This section represents cash flows from the company’s core business operations, including revenue generation

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ERP and Quality Management: A Marriage Made in Business Heaven

Navigator SAP

An enterprise resource planning (ERP) system is designed to help you more efficiently manage your resources by streamlining critical processes such as the sharing of information across departments for better collaboration. This type of system also includes detailed quality management modules, including real-time monitoring capabilities that enable you to closely monitor your supply chain.

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How to Navigate Revenue and Expense Management: Competitive Insights for Financial Success

Speaker: Hilary Akhaabi, PhD - Founder, Chief Financial & Operations Officer at Go Africa Global

In the fast-paced world of corporate finance, staying ahead of the curve is crucial for sustainable growth and profitability. This exclusive webinar with leading expert Hilary Akhaabi, PhD, will teach you practical ways to navigate complex financial landscapes and enhance your company's revenue management capabilities. Whether you're aiming to refine your financial strategies or seeking innovative solutions to drive performance, this new session is for you!

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Hackathon Reveals the Future of FP&A - Empowering CFOs, Making Their Lives Easier

Lime Light

Our FP&A software is constantly evolving based on customer input, market forces and, arguably most interesting, our internal hackathon approach CFOs are at their best when they feel like rockstar conductors, and the software they’re using should be the baton; a few simple flicks of the wrist (in this case, mouse clicks) commands a whole (financial) symphony.

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Companies will need to give report on inventory valuation in case of audit

CFO News

The Central Board of Direct Taxes on Wednesday released the 13 page draft form 6C, which will be used to report the inventory valuation in case of special audit of accounts directed by assessing officer. The businesses will also have to provide valuation of raw material, date of purchase, use of the inventory, valuation of by-products and cost of contract by the company.

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Navigating the complexity of finance applications

Future CFO

Captioned photo: (left) Lim Swee Keng, group head of finance at CCH receiving the award from Daniel Leung (right), country manager, ACCA Singapore The finance function, be it in accounting, payables, receivables, or FP&A, rely on business applications to automate processes, consolidate financial information, and generate the report for use by business and operational leaders to make decisions.

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Generative AI makes CFO’s life simple or bureaucratic? India Inc finance heads weigh in

CFO News

Annual reports, account payables, treasury management, forecasting, and legal are some areas where CFOs are trying and discovering the use cases for generative AI (artificial intelligence) in their organisation. ETCFO delves into how CFOs are using this technology to their advantage, while also discussing the future, and flipside of it.

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Mixing whiskey and blockchain: A CFO’s perspective

CFO Dive

Blockchain is helping Metacask to modernize the sale and ownership of whiskey casks — highlighting the technology’s business potential, writes CFO Andrew Kennard.

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How To Streamline Finance Operations Through Automation

Speaker: Claire Grosjean

In today’s fast-paced business environment, finance professionals are under increasing pressure to optimize operations and drive strategic value. As a result, automation has become a core part of business strategy, offering unprecedented opportunities to streamline operations and drive efficiency. Join esteemed global finance and operations executive, Claire Grosjean, for a comprehensive guide on how to harness automation’s power through strategic collaboration with functional leaders.

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How ERP Improves Client Relationships at Professional Services Firms

Navigator SAP

At the heart of almost every successful professional services firm is good client relations. Happy clients equal more revenue and less churn, which is just good business. That’s why more professional services firms are now adopting enterprise resource planning solutions (ERP).

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How do Financial Controllers Add Value?

CFO Selections

Last year had been dubbed The Year of the Controller by financial recruiters because demand for the position dramatically increased amid uncertain economic times and increased accounting needs at many organizations. This year has seen continued interest in the role and there is no indication that the buzz around the Controller role is slowing down, which means that going into 2024 many companies are still inquiring about how a Controller differs from a CFO (Chief Financial Officer) and how a Con

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NFRA Chair says if CFOs and audit committees are careful, frauds can be prevented

CFO News

Getting into overdrive after repeated incidences of corporate misgovernance, NFRA has so far barred 25 auditors in the last year along with fines which include auditors from Coffee Day India, ASRMP & Co, Sundaresha & Associates, and Bartronics among others.

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Bankruptcy ‘burn rates’ drive some firms to file Chapter 7s: ABI’s Ward

CFO Dive

Professional fees racked up in Chapter 11 bankruptcies can range from a few hundred thousand dollars to the tens of millions, Chris Ward, president-elect of the American Bankruptcy Institute, said.

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Empowering Business Travel: The CFOs Guide

Business travel is more than just a line item. It’s a strategic opportunity to align with your company’s goals and empower your employees. With 60% of employees dissatisfied with the ease of booking and modifying travel plans, there’s a significant opportunity to improve travel management. This one-pager explores how to transform travel into a powerful tool for organizational success.

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Benefits of ERP in Manufacturing: Unlocking Hidden Potential Where You Least Expect It

Navigator SAP

As a manufacturer, it’s important that you continuously discover new and more effective ways of running your business so that you can remain competitive. For instance, implementing an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system is one of the best ways to become more efficient.

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Businessweek: Five Ways the Fed’s Deflation Playbook Could Be Improved

Barry Ritholtz

I have a new column out in Businessweek , just in time for the Federal Reserve meeting in Jackson Hole. It is a congratulatory open letter to Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell and the rest of the Fed on beating inflation: Dear Jay, Mazel tov! You beat inflation and avoided a recession. Revel in the sweet taste of victory as you fly-fish with other central bankers at the annual symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

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RBI issues new guidelines for fair lending practices

CFO News

The RBI's move comes as part of its ongoing efforts to ensure that borrowers are treated fairly and to address customer grievances arising from divergent practices in the imposition of penal charges.

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M&A plunged 39% in Q2 amid rising interest rates

CFO Dive

Sustained economic growth and the prospect of an end to monetary tightening may spur dealmaking during the second half of 2023, top executives said in quarterly earnings calls.

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How to Avoid Getting "Ghosted": Top 3 Secrets to Staying Relevant with Gen Z

Speaker: Brian Muse-McKenney, Chief Revenue Officer & Matt Simester, Cards and Payments Expert

In today’s world of social media, dating apps, and remote work, businesses risk becoming irrelevant or getting "ghosted" if they fail to meet the evolving needs of Gen Z consumers. In this new webinar, Brian Muse-McKenney of Episode Six and Matt Simester of Payments Consultancy Limited will reveal key considerations banks should factor into their efforts to develop target products for the next generation of bank customers.

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ERP for Process Manufacturing: Unleashing Efficiency and Productivity

Navigator SAP

An enterprise resource planning (ERP) system eliminates gaps and inconsistencies in information availability, allowing your workforce in multiple functions and locations to collaborate for improved productivity and efficiency. Without an ERP, there is a greater chance of communication breakdowns within your manufacturing business, which could lead to poor performance by all.

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The Benefits of Automating Budgeting Processes

Centage

Spreadsheets like Excel can be valuable to small businesses for tracking costs and organizing their finances. However, growing companies can find them to be time-consuming and cumbersome. Plus, there’s a strong chance of human error that can throw the information off entirely. Implementing ways to stay competitive and relevant is essential for long-term organizational growth.

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ETCFO Turning Point: NFRA Chairperson and top CFO speakers to decode next CFO strategy in the VUCA world

CFO News

To navigate uncertainty and complexities of doing business today and tomorrow, ETCFO Turning Point, 2023, a flagship conference is happening in Gurugram on August 18. Register now and join us as we decode CFO strategy for the future.

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Is Tesla’s ‘Master of Coin’ the CFO white whale?

CFO Dive

Zachary Kirkhorn’s sudden exit from the EV maker has sparked questions around what a second act might look like for a 38-year-old ex-CFO with a net worth of $590 million.

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Navigating the Automation Landscape: Selecting Tools That Fit Your Business

Speaker: Gary Dmitriev

Our upcoming webinar aims to demystify the process of selecting and implementing automation tools for financial institutes. This session will provide your roadmap for vetting potential solutions, focusing on due diligence, vendor assessments, and aligning technology with strategic goals. We’ll also address the critical issue of innovation fatigue, offering tips on maintaining enthusiasm and momentum for new initiatives.

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ERP for Project Management: Revolutionize Your Workflow

Navigator SAP

A manufacturing ERP system is a powerful resource, providing the data, insights, and detailed reporting executives and managers need to manage complex projects, coordinate their resources, and make data-driven decisions to comply with their objectives and KPIs.

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Nobody Knows Anything, Calvin & Hobbes edition

Barry Ritholtz

Previously : Nobody Knows Nuthin’ (May 5, 2016) Can Anyone Catch Nokia? (October 26, 2022) Why the Apple Store Will Fail (May 20, 2021) “No matter how you cut it, you’ve got to own Cisco” -2000 (May 15, 2023) Nobody Knows Anything, 2023 First Half Edition (June 30, 2023) Nobody Knows Anything (Collection) The post Nobody Knows Anything, Calvin & Hobbes edition appeared first on The Big Picture.

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What’s Spiking Sport Team Valuations? Q&A With Citi Head Of Sports Finance Ivo Voynov

Global Finance

Citi Private Bank has advised sports deals of all kinds for some 25 years. Ivo Voynov, who joined the firm in September from rival JPMorgan Chase & Co., talks to Global Finance about why the sector is attracting so much interest.

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U.S. Chamber urges SEC to delay cyber rule implementation

CFO Dive

The SEC has “chosen speed over accuracy” while ignoring important business community concerns in pushing out the new regulations, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce asserts.

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Secure SaaS Success: Embedded Finance as a Competitive Advantage

Speaker: Ian Hillis, SVP of Growth at Payrix and Worldpay for Platforms

Join us for an exclusive webinar hosted by Ian Hillis, SVP of Growth at Payrix and Worldpay for Platforms, where he’ll explore the significant impact of embedded finance on the software industry! This session is designed to provide you with the strategic insights needed to navigate the future of SaaS successfully, all while gaining a deeper understanding of how these trends can enhance your competitive edge, boost revenue, and deepen customer loyalty.