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How CFOs can digitize finance function

CFO News

Finance as a function needs to ensure that the data is reliable and that the people concerned have confidence in it. If data quality is a challenge, then managing and evaluating business strategy and investments will also be a challenge.

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Reframing financial uncertainty with data and AI

Future CFO

Businesses face a tremendous number of uncertainties. And this list is only getting longer daily, with many uncertainties remaining persistent. The pressure is on financial leaders to grasp the ongoing uncertainties and pave the way for their businesses to move forward. It is a tall ask, considering that today’s macroeconomic risks can come from unexpected directions.

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Danger Ahead – What are the Future Business Risks? And what can we do about it? (From a CFO’s Perspective)

CFO Selections

Uncertainty , a term frequently mentioned by business leaders today, essentially refers to business risk - an area CFOs often focus on. Let's delve into the various types of risk a business may face.

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It’s time for ordinary CFO Barbie

CFO Dive

Even under its cheery pink and blue skies, the “Barbie” movie doesn’t let Mattel’s male-dominated C-suite hide behind the corporate curtain.

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Master Your Expenses: The Ultimate Corporate Card Checklist

Choosing the right corporate card program is key to managing employee spending effectively. This checklist highlights important factors to consider, like ease of administration, card acceptance, real-time data, and software integration. It also details features like customizable policy controls, dynamic approvals, and robust analytics to help optimize expense management.

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What It Means to Be a Trusted Advisor

Focus CFO

Join FocusCFO, where you'll have the opportunity to become a trusted advisor and impact small businesses as a Fractional CFO or Area President.

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It’s Time to Buy Value Stocks Now

The Reformed Broker

Join Downtown Josh Brown and Michael Batnick for another round of What Are Your Thoughts? On this week’s episode, Josh and Michael discuss the biggest topics in investing and finance, including: ►Goldman/Grayscale – They found a buyer. Sounds like it took a week of discussions. ►Earnings Revisions – “Stock prices correcting as earning estimates continue to rise” ►Value Stocks – N.

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Unlock the full potential of digital transformation in Finance and Accounting for CFOs

CFO Dive

Ever-evolving technology that can improve efficiencies while reducing risks and optimizing costs should be explored and exploited for their potential benefits to the organization.

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Revenue leaders crave automation, data visibility: Zuora

CFO Dive

Understanding where one can do more with automation can help CFOs make faster strategic decisions and ease the burdens of stressed accountants, Zuora’s Emily Daigle said.

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Life Sciences Supply Chain Challenges: How ERP Helps

Navigator SAP

A reliable supply chain is an art as much as a science, especially given recent geopolitical concerns that have added trade friction and highlighted the brittleness of many existing supply chains. For life sciences businesses , supply chain management is even more challenging because there also are regulatory mandates that life sciences firms often must follow.

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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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Unemployment Up 0.3% = Fed on Hold

Barry Ritholtz

The Fed is done. It’s unimaginable that they will do anything at the September FOMC meeting, and barring any radical change in the data, it’s unlikely they will be doing anything in November. I have been saying since June 2022 that inflation had peaked; the data has been leaning that way since May 2022. If you were watching the video instead of the still pic , it was apparent that the biggest risk to the economy then was less rising prices than a tardy FOMC over-tightening.

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At 7.8 per cent, India’s GDP growth in Q1 FY24 accelerates to four-quarter high

CFO News

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) had predicted a growth rate of 8 per cent for the June quarter. While India’s GDP grew 6.1 per cent in the March quarter of FY23, it had grown at 7.2 per cent in FY23 as a whole.

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Flawed accounting surges 150%: Glass Lewis

CFO Dive

Company reports during the 2023 proxy season reveal that many newer businesses have had to correct financial statements and upgrade internal controls.

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What Is GROW With SAP? Unlocking Business Growth With SAP

Navigator SAP

As more companies implement the SAP S/4HANA Cloud Public Edition–an advanced enterprise resource planning (ERP) system developed by SAP–users are voicing their desire to simplify the implementation process. This feedback has compelled SAP (a German software development company) to create two major offerings to help users implement the SAP S/4HANA Cloud Public Edition quickly and effectively.

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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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Personal Consumption Expenditures Price Index: +0.2%

Barry Ritholtz

The Fed’s favored inflation report was a 2.1% annualized (3 months through July) and 3.3% year-over-year. Here is BEA: Personal income increased $45.0 billion (0.2 percent at a monthly rate) in July, according to estimates released today by the Bureau of Economic Analysis (table 3 and table 5). Disposable personal income (DPI), personal income less personal current taxes, increased $7.3 billion (less than 0.1 percent) and personal consumption expenditures (PCE) increased $144.6 billio

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Adani Group rejects OCCRP report, says 'categorically recycled allegations' after Hindeburg

CFO News

While short-seller Hindenburg's report, which also had similar allegations, came just ahead of Adani Enterprises' FPO, the OCCRP report comes ahead of the Supreme Court hearing on the allegations made in the Hindenburg report.

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Inflation edges up as consumers boost spending

CFO Dive

Consumers in July increased spending on a broad range of goods and services as the highest federal funds rate in 22 years showed few signs of slowing economic growth.

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What Is SAP S/4HANA Finance? Reimagine Financial Management

Navigator SAP

SAP S/4HANA Finance is a module included in SAP S/4HANA–an innovative enterprise resource planning (ERP) tool developed by the multinational German software development company SAP. The company has many ERP solutions and special packages to help you implement enterprise solutions effectively and quickly.

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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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Indian Summer: Q&A With CEO And Founding Partner Of Emphasis Ventures Melissa Frakman

Global Finance

Melissa Frakman, CEO and founding partner of Emphasis Ventures, a global early-stage venture capital firm that focuses on India, speaks with Global Finance about digital infrastructure and fintech trends in what some economists believe will soon be the world’s third largest economy.

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Will evaluate shareholders’ requests for dividends, but no decision yet: Zomato CFO Akshant Goyal

CFO News

On August 3, Zomato reported a maiden consolidated net profit of Rs 2 crore for the quarter ended June 2023, as against a loss of Rs 186 crore a year ago. The profitable turn came on the back of higher order frequencies from its loyalty programme, Gold. Its revenue from operations in the quarter saw a nearly 71% on-year jump to Rs 2,416 crore.

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Falling job openings bolster case for pause to Fed rate hikes

CFO Dive

A decline in job vacancies prompted traders in interest rate futures to increase odds that the Federal Reserve will not alter monetary policy at its September meeting.

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What Is SAP S/4HANA? Understanding the Next-Gen ERP

Navigator SAP

SAP S/4HANA is a popular enterprise resource planning (ERP) platform for large organizations that is built on the SAP HANA in-memory database. It helps users gain a clear, end-to-end perspective of their organization and leverage real-time data to make informed business decisions.

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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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Paypal Mints Stablecoin

Global Finance

Unlike are forms of cryptocurrency, stablecoins are typically backed by an asset or a basket of assets like gold or a traditional fiat currencies like the U.S. dollar or Euro.

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10 Thursday AM Reads

Barry Ritholtz

My end of August, morning train WFH reads: • Money Is Pouring Into AI. Skeptics Say It’s a ‘Grift Shift.’ The move from crypto to artificial intelligence has fueled the markets this year, but some are questioning how much of it is real. ( Institutional Investor ) • What to Do With a 45-Story Skyscraper and No Tenants : HSBC’s plan to leave its Canary Wharf tower for a smaller site shows the global challenges ahead in repurposing unwanted office space for a post-pandemic world. ( Citylab ) see al

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Vanguard joins BlackRock in pouring cold water on ESG proposals

CFO Dive

The nation’s two largest asset management firms supported fewer environmental and social proposals in 2023, as companies vote on a record number of ESG proposals.

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What Is GROW With SAP? Unlocking Business Growth With SAPYour Blog Post Title Here.

Navigator SAP

As more companies implement the SAP S/4HANA Cloud Public Edition–an advanced enterprise resource planning (ERP) system developed by SAP–users are voicing their desire to simplify the implementation process. This feedback has compelled SAP (a German software development company) to create two major offerings to help users implement the SAP S/4HANA Cloud Public Edition quickly and effectively.

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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.