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The power of blended finance for sustainable development

Future CFO

The energy transition represents a transformative investment opportunity, with the world’s net-zero ambitions either coming to fruition or failing in the dynamic Asia-Pacific region, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers. Funds are flowing into the region to help bridge the gaps in generation, transmission and other vital components of infrastructure.

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CFOs project higher AI budgets in 2024, Gartner says

Future CFO

Chief financial officers are projecting higher budget for artificial intelligence in 2024, forcing conversations on AI ambition and policies, according to a survey by Gartner. The 2024 Budget Priorities for CFOs report revealed that technology is the top of the list for increased budgets in 2024, with 82% of CFOs planning to spend more than they did in 2023.

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Want a remote accounting or finance gig? It could be your lucky year.

CFO Dive

The accounting and finance job category rose to take second place in FlexJobs’ 2024 ranking of the strongest fields for work-from-home roles.

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Batch Manufacturing Records: What You Need to Know

Navigator SAP

Lean manufacturing requires strong process control and organization. Whether making industrial product solutions or consumer goods, manufacturers benefit from master records that track batch production and the key elements required for the process. One manufacturing resource planning method that is critical for this organization is the batch manufacturing record.

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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.

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NYCB Dividend Cut

Corporate Finance

Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE Banks stocks are generally affected by interest rates and New York Community Bancorp (NYCB) is no different. NYCB has a large amount of loans tied to New York City apartments and commercial real estate. With high interest rates, New York City rent control policies, and changing demand for commercial real estate in New York City, investors are concerned about the bank's future performance.

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Investors rank securing talent as top corporate priority in 2024: EY

CFO Dive

Corporate directors and investors differ when identifying the biggest issues this year, with directors focusing more on the economy and capital allocation, EY said.

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NFRA's first annual inspection of key audit firms to start by April

CFO News

The regulator will also gauge the Big Five's compliance with the suggestions made in its December 2023 reports in which it had flagged deficiencies in their work processes, including on non-audit services that they provide to the same companies of which they are the statutory auditors, one of the persons said.

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Overcoming the global slowdown with a super app strategy

Future CFO

Singapore-headquartered technology firm Grab Holdings Limited has set the bar high for corporate response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Its swift move to diversify its services cushioned the impact of the unprecedented health crisis on its ride-hailing business. The transportation sector was one of the worst hit by the pandemic. As mobility ground to a halt amid lockdowns and other restrictions in 2020, Grab quickly accelerated its shift from ride-hailing services to deliveries to meet increased dem

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CPI Shelter Measures: 6-12 Month Lag

Barry Ritholtz

Last month, I mentioned that CPI inflation measures were based on lagging BLS measures of Owners’ Equivalent Rent (OER). BLS highlighted housing prices, headlining the CPI report as “CPI for all items rose 0.3% in January; shelter up ” As the chart above shows, Shelter was 2/3rds of the increase in the most recent. ( Chart thanks to Michael McDonough ).

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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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Judge orders Trump Organization to pay $364M in long-awaited civil fraud ruling

CFO Dive

Judge Engoron also permanently banned the organization’s ex-CFO and ex-controller from serving in the financial control function of any New York corporation.

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Income Tax department issues notices to taxpayers for donations to unrecognized political parties

CFO News

The Income Tax Department has issued notices to taxpayers who made donations to political parties registered but not recognized by the Election Commission, for fiscal years 2021 and 2022. The notices under Section 80GGC of the Income Tax Act aim to investigate whether such donations were used for tax evasion and money laundering. Around 5,000 notices have been sent so far, targeting donations to about 20 unrecognised political parties.

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Practising ESG: where rubber meets the road

Future CFO

Natalie Runyon Natalie Runyon , director of ESG content and advisory services at Thomson Reuters Institute, predicts that in 2024 , businesses are expected to embrace ESG criteria not just for compliance or risk management, but as a chance to fundamentally transform their business models with the full understanding and acceptance of the need to account for increasingly complex external risks that may be occurring simultaneously.

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U.S. inflation rose 0.3% in January, higher than expectations

Tips Watch

By David Enna, Tipswatch.com I am traveling today so this will be a brief post. So … it looks like the Federal Reserve’s wariness on inflation has been justified, at least based on data from the January inflation report.

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How Automation is Driving Efficiency Through the Last Mile of Reporting

Speaker: Jamie Eagan

As organizations strive for agility and efficiency, it's imperative for finance leaders to embrace innovative technologies and redefine traditional processes. Join us as we explore the pivotal role of digitalization and automation in reshaping what is commonly referred to as the “last mile of reporting”. We’ll deep-dive into why digitalization is no longer a choice, but a necessity for finance departments to stay competitive in a fast-paced environment touching on: 2024 trends for the Office of

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AI dominates CFOs’ 2024 budget hike plans

CFO Dive

The vast majority (90%) of finance leaders are projecting higher AI budgets in the coming year, with none planning a reduction, Gartner found.

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India's retail inflation moderates to 5.10 per cent in January

CFO News

India's retail inflation has eased to 5.10% on an annual basis, according to data released by the Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation. This is a decline from December's four-month high of 5.69%. A Reuters poll had predicted a three-month low of 5.09%. The inflation rate remains within the Reserve Bank of India's tolerance band of 2-6%.

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The Importance Of Employee Appreciation (Going Beyond Just Recognition) For Advisory Team Satisfaction And Retention

Nerd's Eye View

While there is a plethora of ways that financial advisory firm owners can build and run their practices (from service models to specialties to fee structures and beyond), one of the most complex activities shared by many growing firms are those that involve hiring, training, managing, and retaining employees. And with the increasing shift to remote and hybrid work in recent years, these skills have become even more important.

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vcfo Returns as an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2024 Award Sponsor

VCFO

vcfo is proud to sponsor the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2024 Award. A returning regional sponsor in the Gulf South program , which includes Central and South Texas, Louisiana, and Mississippi, this award highlights ambitious founders and leaders whose endeavors demonstrate an entrepreneurial spirit, growth, purpose, and impact. “It’s exciting to be part of the nominating committee for entrepreneurs to tell their story on this best-in-class business award platform,” says Ken Dowa

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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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Auditors should follow tougher standards for identifying fraud: IAASB

CFO Dive

A proposal for stricter rules by the global standard setter for corporate audits follows what it says is a rash in fraud cases in recent years.

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Catastrophic Risk: Investing and Business Implications

Musings on Markets

In the context of valuing companies, and sharing those valuations, I do get suggestions from readers on companies that I should value next. While I don't have the time or the bandwidth to value all of the suggested companies, a reader from Iceland, a couple of weeks ago, made a suggestion on a company to value that I found intriguing. He suggested Blue Lagoon, a well-regarded Icelandic Spa with a history of profitability, that was finding its existence under threat, as a result of volcanic activ

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Weekend Reading For Financial Planners (February 17-18)

Nerd's Eye View

Enjoy the current installment of "Weekend Reading For Financial Planners" – this week's edition kicks off with the news that a study from Cerulli Associates indicates a lack of fee transparency represents a significant hurdle for many investors when considering working with a financial advisor. Which suggests that while advisors might be hesitant to publish their fees on their website before being able to meet face-to-face with prospects, doing so (and linking the fees to the value proposi

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10 Weekend Reads

Barry Ritholtz

The weekend is here! Pour yourself a mug of coffee, grab a seat outside, and get ready for our longer-form weekend reads: • A Cycle of Misery: The Business of Building Commercial Aircraft : Making commercial aircraft (large jetliners purchased by commercial airlines) is in some ways like any other manufacturing industry. A company develops a product and tries to sell it for enough to cover the costs of developing and producing it.

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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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Inflation edges up, pushing back forecast of first Fed rate cut

CFO Dive

Futures traders now see a 52% probability that policymakers in June will cut the federal funds rate from its current peak level between 5.25% and 5.5%.

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Paytm Money appoints Vipul Mewada as CFO

CFO News

The position of the finance chief at Paytm Money had been vacant since April 2023, when Amit Kapoor left the firm after a nearly three-year stint. Mewada, who joined the company in the last week of January, was earlier the deputy CFO at ICICI Securities.

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Zack Manning Sheds Light on the Revolutionary Impact of Technology in the Sage Thought Leadership Podcast

FISPAN

In an episode of the Sage Thought Leadership Podcast, FISPAN proudly takes the spotlight as our Senior Vice President of Revenue, Zack Manning, shares his expertise in crafting and implementing go-to-market strategies. The conversation delves into Zack's instrumental role in propelling FISPAN's growth and broadening our market reach. He emphasizes the centrality of customer success and shares his unique perspective on building high-performing teams, shedding light on their indispensable role in

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MiB: Bill Dudley, NY Fed Chief

Barry Ritholtz

 This week, we speak with Bill Dudley , former president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York , where he also served as vice chairman and a permanent member of the Federal Open Market Committee. He was executive vice president of the Markets Group at the New York Fed, where he also managed the System Open Market Account.

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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.