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12 Ways To Level Up As A Finance Professional

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To stay on top of the accounting and finance industry, you must be constantly adapting your game, adopting new technologies and optimising your efficiency. We have devised 12 key actionable insights – use this as your cheat sheet, and learn how to level up as a finance professional.

Benefits of a Fractional CFO in a recession

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The threat of a recession in 2023 could make you reluctant to take on new contractor expenses but engaging a Fractional CFO should be one major exception.

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Short-term Treasurys: Even more attractive now.

Tips Watch

By David Enna, Tipswatch.com Back in early July, I wrote an article suggesting a strategy of staggering purchases of short-term Treasurys to boost your gains on cash holdings. I raised this idea because yields on Treasury bills (often called T-bills) … Continue reading → Bank CDs Cash alternatives Federal Reserve TreasuryDirect

Most CFOs say controllership not ready for digital future

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Financial executives said controllers are not fully equipped to take on a bigger role in strategic planning, according to a survey by Deloitte and the Institute of Management Accountants

The CFO Playbook: How to Decrease Costs & Increase Engagement

Learn how to reduce costs while simultaneously increasing employee morale.

4 Tactics that Backfire When Dealing with a Difficult Colleague

CFO News Room

One of my favorite questions to ask people who are dealing with a difficult colleague is: What would you do about this situation if you could do anything you wanted? .

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Syncing Product Development and Finance in Manufacturing

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Without products to sell a manufacturer cannot exist. But without products that sell profitably , it will not stay in business. This is where product development and finance intersect.

Financial Management Services for Small Businesses

Navigator SAP

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, approximately 45% of new businesses fail within the first five years, and only 25% make it to the fifteenth year. While there are many reasons why small businesses fail, poor financial management is a major factor

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Free Market Genocides: The Real History of Trade

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Yves here. This piece gives a wide ranging, historically based description of how free market ideology supported colonialist exploitation and often expropriation under the banner of trade. By Jag Bhalla, an entrepreneur and writer.

How Does a Retail Company Benefit from ERP?

Navigator SAP

The past couple of decades have seen massive transformations in the retail industry—from purely brick-and-mortar stores to online shopping, to dynamic and innovative customer experiences in both online and physical spaces. And those are just the changes the average shopper can see.

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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!

SEC presses for economic risk disclosures

CFO Dive

The SEC’s focus on disclosures related to turbulence in the economy comes as the agency pushes companies to disclose more about executive pay

Carolina Veira, National Director of Partnerships & Sustainability, CareMax

Generation CFO

Good business always comes down to the way you treat people, according to Carolina Veira, National Director of Partnerships & Sustainability at CareMax, which delivers primary care services in the United States. .

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Carolina Veira, National Director of Partnerships & Sustainability, CareMax

CFO News Room

Good business always comes down to the way you treat people, according to Carolina Veira, National Director of Partnerships & Sustainability at CareMax, which delivers primary care services in the United States. .

Navigator Business Solutions & UBIX Labs Partner to Provide Advanced Analytics to Drive Intelligent Transformation

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This partnership will bring Advanced Analytical Intelligence into reach for Mid-Market companies. SAP Business ByDesign Navigator Partners analytics

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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

CFOs need to prep for healthcare’s lagging inflation

CFO Dive

Healthcare costs are expected to jump 6.0% next year. CFOs must prepare accordingly, advises WTW’s Tim Stawicki

You’re not good at this.

The Reformed Broker

A recession so contrived and man-made that every economist, politician, business owner, college student, CEO, rapper and professional athlete has been able to see it coming in real-time for months and months… Take a picture, you may never see anything so obviously about to happen ever again.

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Child Tax Credit expansions were instrumental in reducing poverty rates to historic lows in 2021

CFO News Room

Government policies enacted in the wake of the pandemic have proven critical for reducing child poverty in the United States. Census Bureau data released last week showed that government social programs kept tens of millions of people out of poverty in 2021.

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Open-Source ERP Systems for Small Business: Pros and Cons

Navigator SAP

If you are looking into Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), there are choices to consider. When it comes to small business ERP solutions , it’s important to evaluate open-source and enterprise software

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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.

Companies mull benefits of interim CFOs

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Interim CFOs can cut through politics to help navigate companies through murky waters, experts say

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The new AAT Council has been announced…

Generation CFO

We are proud and excited to share with you all the news from the recent AAT elections. Our founder and Managing Director, Chris Argent, has been selected as a member of the AAT Council. After over 20 years of membership, Chris decided this year to apply for the council. He did so for three distinct reasons, which he outlined as follows: “‘Practical financial skills’ must include digital/data skills to truly ‘empower people and enable businesses” today.

The Myopia of Antitrust | AIER

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On September 14 th , California’s government announced an antitrust action against Amazon.

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Best Ways of Increasing Throughput in Small Business

Navigator SAP

You need to operate at maximum capacity as a small business to get more profits. This means that throughput is an important metric you need to follow closely–throughput refers to the amount of a product or service that a company can produce and deliver to a client within a specified period of time.

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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.

Fed tightening deepens housing recession

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Record home prices, mounting construction costs and a Fed-spurred rise in mortgage rates have worsened a downturn in housing, homebuilders said

Changes in Global Wealth 2021

The Big Picture

Every year, Credit Suisse puts out an in-depth look at wealth around the world (I often pull a chart or two for the reads). The data always has some interesting findings about how the very wealthy are investing, consuming, and otherwise spending their time and money.

From the Fed to Europe’s currency crisis, here’s what’s behind this selloff in financial markets

CFO News Room

Trader on the floor of the NYSE, June 7, 2022. Source: NYSE. Stocks fell sharply, bond yields rose and the dollar strengthened Friday as investors heeded the Federal Reserve’s signal that its battle with inflation could result in much higher interest rates and a recession.

5 Easy Tips for Increasing Value-added Activities Among FP&A Teams

The Finance Weekly

FP&A teams spend way too little time in value-adding activities. In fact a survey from the online FP&A resource community FP&A Trends found that , only 12.5% of organizations spend 40% of their time in value-adding activities.

Recession likely from Q4 through Q1 2023, Conference Board says

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Fed tightening, stubbornly high inflation and a slump in consumer spending will probably trigger a downturn during the fourth quarter, the Conference Board said

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