Sat.Nov 11, 2023 - Fri.Nov 17, 2023

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Next-gen CFOs: Forging a new path

CFO Dive

The finance chief has long been more than a routine number-cruncher. For Gen Z, the route to the CFO chair will likely better reflect the role’s complexity.

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Finance lags other functions in AI implementation

Future CFO

Most finance functions are behind other functions in AI implementation. According to a survey of 130 finance leaders and 91 associates in administrative support functions by Gartner in June this year, 61% of respondents either have no plans for AI implementation or are still in the initial planning phase. Survey highlights Only 9% of finance organisations are in the scaling and using phases, compared to 20% of other administrative support functions, such as HR, legal, real estate, IT, and procur

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Time for “Finance” has arrived

CFO News

In this insightful opinion piece, Robin Banerjee emphasizes the growing demand for finance professionals in India amid a booming economy. With the country poised for significant financial growth, Banerjee highlights the crucial role CFOs and finance teams play in orchestrating success in various sectors.

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Revisiting Greedflation

Barry Ritholtz

Over at Alphaville , Robin Wigglesworth looks at whether ‘Greedflation’ (aka price-gouging) meaningfully contributed to Eurozone inflation. Specifically, Bank of England research suggests that while they “find no evidence of a rise in overall profits in the UK” they did notice that “companies in the oil, gas and mining sectors have bucked the trend” with “some companies… much more profitable than others.”1 I was pretty skeptical about Greedflation initia

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Register Now: Sneak Peek Into Close Automation SkyStem Web Demo

Technology is rapidly changing the way accountants perform and manage month-end activities. Spreadsheets, email, and shared drives no longer have to slow us down. Join us as we present a "sneak peek" recorded demo of SkyStem's month-end close solution – ART. In under four weeks, your team can start reaping the benefits of month-end close automation by vastly reducing spreadsheets, cut down on reconciliation work, speed up the month-end close, and better manage your remote team.

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Fractional CFOs for SMEs

Beacon CFO Plus

Providing Strategic Expertise and Guidance “Success in management requires learning as fast as the world is changing.” – Warren Bennis There is no shortage of challenges for new business owners, from startups to family-owned businesses or independently owned enterprises. No matter your industry, you must keep up with ever-changing market competition, regulatory requirements, talent acquisition needs, and new technology adoption.

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951: Tomorrow’s Lessons, Today | Frank Teruel, CFO, Arkose Labs

CFO Thought Leader

For a dozen years or more, Frank Teruel has been leading a double life professionally. When he stepped into the CFO slot at Arkose Labs last February, the position was just the latest in a succession of CFO stints that had required him to align C-suite duties with additional responsibilities in a Santa Clara University classroom. In his teaching mode, Professor Teruel is known to speak quickly, while keeping discussions lively and interesting by injecting real-world knowledge and business insigh

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How finance leaders can maximise the benefits of new-age cloud technologies

Future CFO

As open source, cloud-native computing , and other new-age cloud technologies prove to becoming more important as times go by in today's market, finance leaders must see to it that they have a good grasp of the situation. Maximising cloud benefits and how artificial intelligence and big data turn into a game-changer in technology should undoubtedly be on a finance leader's list of priorities now.

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‘Cash is king’ carries new weight in high-rate, SVB era

CFO Dive

The higher cost of capital has executives doubling down on cash by incentivizing customers to pay sooner and holding inventory reins tighter, according to panelists at the MIT Sloan CFO Summit.

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Spotting causes of marketing planning problems for greater financial wins

Future CFO

The marketing planning process, although tedious, can prove to serve long-term financial benefits for the organisation if done properly and excellently. As it is the process to define activities that will support the company's business goals in the near- and short-term, it also helps in establishing an accurate timeline for results and revenue. Laura Cross , principal analyst at Forrester , believes that the conversation on marketing planning should be rooted in the organisation's marketing stra

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Accounting Software and ERP Readiness Guide

In this white paper, we explore the factors to consider in deciding whether the time is right for your Company to consider a new ERP or accounting software, the total cost of ownership and plans necessary to make the potential leap to these systems.

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ERP Software for the Manufacturing Industry

Navigator SAP

Manufacturers face the pressure of improving operational efficiency, reducing operation and maintenance costs, and increasing business profitability, as with all businesses. But technological shifts and increasingly complex supply chain considerations put further pressure on manufacturing companies.

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Investing Behavioral Hacks

Barry Ritholtz

Markets screamed higher yesterday after a benign CPI report showed a 0.0% monthly price increase and inflation falling to 3.2% year over year. After a big gap opening, latecomers piled in; many had been sitting on the sidelines following a challenging 2022, while others got panicked out during the 10% October drawdown. It was a classic fear-driven error, a combination of bad market timing and poor impulse control.

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Retail sales fall, adding to signs economy cooling after hot Q3 growth

CFO Dive

Gradual declines in consumer spending, hiring and inflation suggest that the Federal Reserve may achieve a “soft landing” for the economy.

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Roles of NFRA and ICAI are not overlapping but complementary: Pandey

CFO News

Accounting: The institutional mechanism is clearly laid out between the two regulatory bodies, the chairperson of NFRA said.

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Recruit and Retain New Blue-Collar Talent

Blue-collar jobs have a branding problem. One company, GEON, partnered with Paycor to find the solution. Learn how to attract, engage, and retain blue-collar employees, helping them build meaningful careers – and support your company’s goals.

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Employee Retention Credit: Helping Clients By Assessing Rules And Eligibility In 4 Phases

Nerd's Eye View

In the depths of the COVID-19 pandemic, many small businesses such as restaurants, entertainment venues, and retail stores experienced cratering revenues, either due to government lockdown orders that forced many non-essential businesses to temporarily shut their doors, or simply due to lack of demand since many of their customers decided to stay at home out of an abundance of caution.

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October inflation brings positive news: Flat for the month, sliding lower for the year

Tips Watch

By David Enna, Tipswatch.com Here we go: A good news inflation report as we head toward a new year. The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) was unchanged in October on a seasonally adjusted basis, the U.S.

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Finance teams lag behind HR, legal in AI adoption: Gartner

CFO Dive

“CFOs want to be sure they can trust the technology, and part of that trust is understanding how it works and where it fits” within the finance function, Gartner’s Marco Steecker said.

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NFRA joins IFIAR to strengthen global audit oversight

CFO News

This collaboration with 55 global counterparts signifies a commitment to enhancing audit practices worldwide and fostering the exchange of best practices.

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PowerPoint Best Practices for Creating Stellar Presentations

Mastering data visualization in PowerPoint will help accelerate your career because it positions you as someone who can present data that drives business decisions forward. think-cell's PowerPoint Best Practices eBook was created specifically for professionals aiming to master the art and science of data-driven storytelling. What’s inside: Practical Insights: Uncover valuable tips for crafting engaging and persuasive presentations.

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Optimizing Virtual Client Meetings To Make Them More ‘Real’ And Less Exhausting

Nerd's Eye View

Traditionally, financial planning meetings have been held face-to-face in an advisor's office, and over the years, a body of research has emerged showing that how the advisor's office is laid out can have a significant impact on how clients perceive the advisor, their mood during the meeting, and even their resulting financial planning decisions. However, over the last decade (and particularly since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic), many advisors have increasingly been holding virtual cli

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The Fed’s Gonna Cut

The Reformed Broker

On episode 118 of The Compound and Friends, Michael Batnick and Downtown Josh Brown are joined by Kevin Simpson to discuss: covered call strategies, the Fed, Warren Buffett’s latest moves, and much more! You can listen to the whole thing below, or find it wherever you like to listen to your favorite pods! Listen here: Apple podcasts Spotify podcasts Google podcasts Everywhere else!

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Orsted CFO, COO step down following large losses

CFO Dive

The two executives are departing as the offshore wind industry flounders among rising interest rates, narrowing margins and challenged supply chains.

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Yulu's CFO Anuj Tewari assumes Co-Founder role amidst plans for rapid growth and expansion

CFO News

After the official announcement, Tewari becomes an integral part of the current three-member founding team, which includes Amit Gupta as CEO, Naveen Dachuri as CTO, and RK Misra as President of Ecosystem Partnerships.

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Finding “The One:” The Ultimate Guide to Selecting Financial Software

Speaker: Nancy Wu, Head of Sales and Customer Success at SkyStem

As finance and accounting practitioners, you are expected to complete daily operations as well as to manage next generation tools and resources to support a business that is growing in complexity. Having the right software can be critical in juggling and meeting those high expectations. The path to the right software, however, is paved with challenging decisions.

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#FA Success Ep 359: Building A Financial Planning Assessment To Show Clients Progress And Value Over Time, With Eric Miller

Nerd's Eye View

Welcome back to the 359th episode of the Financial Advisor Success Podcast ! My guest on today's podcast is Eric Miller. Eric is the Chief Financial Advisor and Co-Owner of Econologics Financial Advisors, an independent RIA based in Largo, Florida, that generates more than $4M of revenue while working with nearly 300 client households. What's unique about Eric, though, is how he leverages a custom-built financial planning assessment he calls their Financial Prosperity Index, which he gives to bo

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This Week on TRB

The Reformed Broker

And if you haven’t subscribed yet, don’t wait. Check it out below or wherever fine podcasts are played. These are the most read posts on the site this week, in case you missed it: . The post This Week on TRB appeared first on The Reformed Broker.

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Escalating SaaS prices outpace CPI inflation

CFO Dive

Software-as-a-service spending now accounts for 14.1% of a typical company’s expense line, up from 12.7% last year, according to research from Vertice.

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Qatar slaps Rs 239 crore tax penalty on L&T

CFO News

Larsen & Toubro (L&T), India's renowned construction and engineering giant, has encountered a financial setback as Qatar's income tax authorities imposed penalties amounting to Rs 238.95 crore. The penalties consist of Rs 111.31 crore and Rs 127.64 crore, respectively, and are attributed to alleged discrepancies in the income declared by L&T in comparison to the assessment conducted by the Qatari tax authorities.

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Predictions You Can Rely On: How Data Drives Successful Financial Forecasting

Speaker: Robbie Bhathal, Founder & CEO, and Matthew Acalin, Head of Credit Intelligence

In today's volatile financial environment, how confident are you in your company’s financial forecasting? To get the most accurate cash predictions that will lead to long-term financial survival, real-time data is critical. Innovative cash management strategies can lead to better credit opportunities, more sustainable growth, and long-term financial prosperity.

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Weekend Reading For Financial Planners (November 18-19)

Nerd's Eye View

Enjoy the current installment of "Weekend Reading For Financial Planners" - this week's edition kicks off with the news that legislative efforts to prevent the enforcement of the Department of Labor's newly proposed "retirement security rule" have a cloudy future, as both Democrats and President Biden are opposing such efforts. Which suggests that, if enacted, the ultimate fate of the proposed regulation, like its similar predecessors, will likely be decided in the courts.

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MiB: Linda Gibson, CEO, PGIM Quantitative Solutions

Barry Ritholtz

 This week, we speak with Linda Gibson , who is CEO of PGIM ‘s Quantitative Solutions , a pioneer in quant investing managing $119 billion in assets. Gibson holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Bates College and a law degree from Boston College and is a graduate of the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School. PGIM is one of the world’s largest asset managers, running $1.27 trillion in client assets.

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Johnson & Johnson CFO: Pandemic lesson drove $40B deal’s fast pace

CFO Dive

COVID-19 taught J&J’s finance chief the value of “speed and agility” in business, Joseph Wolk said at the MIT Sloan CFO Summit.

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