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5 Habits of Highly Effective CFOs

The Finance Weekly

What could go wrong if your Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is not effective in their job? They could steer your company towards poor financial decisions, like risky investments, inaccurate budgeting, or insufficient cost control. Their absence of a clear financial strategy might also jeopardize the business, hindering the attainment of long-term growth and profitability objectives.

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Use innovation to drive finance’s operational excellence and business outcomes

Future CFO

Finance operations are not as simple and clear-cut as it was decades ago. Given the imperative to accelerate digital transformation across industries, CFOs and finance teams need to get better at adopting new technologies and driving the integration needed to make these work optimally. Based on findings from Deloitte’s Asia-Pacific CFO Survey , striking the right balance between broad accounting proficiency and specialised technological skills has become a paramount concern for CFOs in the regio

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Shifting accounting norms for the AI age: EY

CFO Dive

The rise of AI in the accounting space could bolster the need for core financial skills and expertise, EY’s Daren Campbell says.

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FDI reform 2.0: Banking, defence, insurance reforms on table

CFO News

Officials said that although the bulk of the heavy lifting in terms of FDI reforms has been completed, talks are ongoing to see if conditions for these key sectors can be further eased. Any changes will be made after the elections that end on June 1.

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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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A Modern Nonprofit Podcast: Characteristics of an Executive Director

The Charity CFO

On today’s episode of A Modern Nonprofit Podcast, we have the Executive Director of Only Make Believe, Tamela Aldridge. Only Make Believe (OMB) is a 501c3 organization that creates interactive theater environments for children in hospital, special education, and care facility settings. When talking with Tamela, we hear a powerful message from her leadership experience within the organization and when it comes to serving others.

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Assessing Payouts And Platform Fees For Profitability When Choosing An Independent Advisor Platform To Affiliate With

Nerd's Eye View

Broadly speaking, there are 2 models of working as a financial advisor: operating independently as a firm owner or with a large affiliate platform such as a wirehouse broker-dealer, independent broker-dealer, or larger corporate RIA. Deciding which model to work under is a key moment in beginning or evolving a career as an advisor. In the independent model, owners/advisors are generally paid directly by the clients they serve, and they select and pay for the vendors, services, and employees that

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10+ SaaS KPIs FP&A leaders should care about

Cube Software

Finance in SaaS: Why is it important? SaaS companies face some special cash flow challenges, particularly those trying to foster sustainable growth while managing existing customers on a subscription model. Managing your cash flow is crucial. It’s all about A) timing your expenses right so you’re not caught short, and B) being able to plan ahead for company growth.

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ION Corporates Bond Pricing

Reval

ION Corporates Bond Pricing The post ION Corporates Bond Pricing appeared first on ION.

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FP&A is a Swiss multi-tool in a pocket of a management team

Fpanda Club

With constantly evolving role of the finance function in the organization, these are FP&A practitioners who feel the most pressure to be jack-of-all-trades. Growing variety and complexity of tasks force them to develop skills, both hard and soft, to keep up with all requirements and expectations. There is a specific product on the market I could associate FP&A with, and this is a Swiss multi-tool.

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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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Companies cut salary budget increases to 3.6%, trim promotions: Mercer

CFO Dive

Plans for slower gains to salaries align with Thursday data showing that economic growth slowed to just 1.6% last quarter, far less than expected.

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Evaluating the Scalability of Various ERP Systems for Manufacturing Growth

Navigator SAP

When a manufacturer first puts in place an ERP for food and beverage operations, the focus usually is on getting the system up and running and other tasks such as overcoming ERP adoption challenges among employees. More forward-looking manufacturers keep an eye to the future at the same time, however, also looking for scalability of an ERP system during selection.

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U GRO Capital CFO calls for new NBFC category to boost MSME financing

CFO News

U GRO Capital's CFO, Kishore Lodha, suggests a distinct NBFC category for MSMEs to address their financial needs effectively. The CFO also highlighted the company's commitment to sustainability, emphasising growth strategies, including impact assessments and innovative financing solutions like rooftop solar and water sanitation.

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The weight of upskilling in finance

Future CFO

The evolution of the finance function over the past few years has been anything but apparent, with the whole advent of digitalisation within the team and the non-stop shifts in the market. Source: Gartner 10 digital must-do for CFOs With the new advancements in technology that are coming in left and right, finance leaders and teams are expected to face challenges in talent, what with all the requisites of attraction, acquisition, and retraining.

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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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Proposed PCAOB rule risks turning auditors into legal watchdogs

CFO Dive

The NOCLAR proposal would impose on auditors greatly expanded responsibilities for identifying — or even preventing — noncompliance with a very wide range of laws, PwC’s Brian Croteau writes.

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Where Automation Improves Inventory Management

Navigator SAP

Meeting production deadlines and hitting quality standards is not enough. Manufacturers must also be nimble and efficient.

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India requires 30 lakh CAs for $30 trillion economy by 2047, says ICAI President

CFO News

ICAI President Ranjeet Kumar Agarwal projects a surge in demand for chartered accountants, supporting India's aim of a $30 trillion economy by 2047. He also emphasizes on the pivotal role of digitalization and the institute's initiatives for skill enhancement and global alignment with mutual recognition agreements.

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Metamorphosis: Technology as the biggest catalyst to transformation

Future CFO

In the age of disruption and change, agility and adaptability have become key factors to ensure the survivability of a company. Affin Bank Headquarters Malaysia-based Affin Bank Berhad, the financial holding company of Affin Islamic Bank Berhad , Affin Hwang Investment Bank Berhad , Affin Moneybrokers Sdn Berhad , AXA AFFIN Life Insurance Berhad and AXA AFFIN General Insurance Berhad, saw the need to transform with the changing times and this was what started them on their journey of Metamorphos

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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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‘Quantum advantage’ may boost businesses $2 trillion by 2035: McKinsey

CFO Dive

The federal government has stepped up investment in quantum technologies, more than doubling research and development spending since 2019.

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Let’s weigh in on the I Bonds vs. T-bills debate

Tips Watch

By David Enna, Tipswatch.com Last week I was being interviewed by CNBC’s Kate Dore about I Bond investment strategies, and I found myself asking her a question: “Do you think the Federal Reserve has learned a lesson?

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Weekend Reading For Financial Planners (April 27-28)

Nerd's Eye View

Enjoy the current installment of "Weekend Reading For Financial Planners" - this week's edition kicks off with the news that the Department of Labor released the final version of its Retirement Security Rule (a.k.a. the Fiduciary Rule 2.0), which is set to go into effect in September and (if it survives anticipated legal challenges) would represent a significant shift toward greater fiduciary standards in the financial services industry, including by defining as a fiduciary act a one-time recomm

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March 2024 State Coincident Indexes Ease

Barry Ritholtz

A quick note on the state of the economy in light of some recent data. Q1 2024 Gross Domestic Product expanded at a disappointing 1.6% — note this is seasonally and inflation-adjusted annual rate. That lagged economists’ consensus of 2.4%. However, it’s not quite all it appears. Some of this is that “long and variable lag” of higher rates starting to bite — but it’s not just that.

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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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Mobico CFO steps down following delayed financial results

CFO Dive

The public transport company appointed an interim CFO after reporting a 36% drop in profit, impacted by inflationary pressures and labor shortages in key markets.

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Large businesses want zero-trust strategy

CFO News

In the constantly evolving world, where the risks are high, the majority of businesses are adopting a zero-trust strategy. More than half of the large organisations have implemented zero-trust architecture to prevent data breaches.

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Reframing Risk In Retirement As “Over- And Under-Spending” To Better Communicate Decisions To Clients, And Finding “Best Guess” Spending Level

Nerd's Eye View

Over the past few decades, advicers have used Monte Carlo analysis tools to communicate to clients if their assets and planned level of spending were sufficient for them to realize their goals while (critically) not running out of money in retirement. More recently, however, the Monte Carlo "probability of success/failure" framing has attracted some criticism, as it can potentially alter the way that a client perceives risk, leading them to make less-than-ideal decisions.

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MiB: Ed Yardeni on the Roaring 20s

Barry Ritholtz

This week, we speak with Dr. Ed Yardeni, President of Yardeni Research , a provider of global investment strategies and asset-allocation analyses and recommendations. He previously served as Chief Investment Strategist of Oak Associates, Prudential Equity Group, and Deutsche Bank’s US equities division in New York City. He taught at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Business and was an economist with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and at the Federal Reserve Board of Governors and t

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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.