Sat.Sep 10, 2022 - Fri.Sep 16, 2022

How CFOs are responding to the supply chain crisis

CFO Talks

Whether it’s a stuck ship in the Suez, sanctions or a factory shutdown in Shenzhen, CFOs are shackled by supply chain issues. . Purchase order lead times in South Africa reached a multi-decade high in the first quarter of 2022, according to a survey by the Bureau for Economic Research.

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The importance of effective communication in finance teams

Generation CFO

Communication is an unavoidable and crucial aspect of any business’s operations. It is especially important to communicate well. . But this isn’t easy, as it’s a more nuanced skill than people may realise.

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Is ERP Good for Small Business?

Navigator SAP

For small businesses and small business owners as a whole, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) can play a major role in their overall success. Specifically, ERP refers to a type of software that organizations can utilize as a means of managing any day-to-day business activities

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Navigating the Digital Transformation of Finance

Beacon CFO Plus

by Rob Joseph, Director, BeaconCFO Plus. Digital transformation is no longer the preserve of the CIO. In the 21st century, CFOs and finance teams have vital roles to play in harnessing the power of data and technology to drive efficiency and growth.”. – Jeff Thompson, Forbes.

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

ERP for Small Consumer Products

Navigator SAP

Getting access to and implementing Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software can often be daunting to small businesses that specialize in small consumer products.

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Boele de Jong, CFO, Vivera

Generation CFO

Balancing risk while also promoting adventure is one of the most important roles of a CFO, according to Boele de Jong, CFO at plant-based food brand Vivera. . “It’s It’s very easy for somebody in the financial role to point at the risks and calculate why things cannot work,” he says.

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Crafting a Retention Strategy for Your Family Business

CFO News Room

Family businesses offer the promise of close-knit family-like cultures that attract employees with similar values, but management must live up to this promise in order to retain employees.

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Why Cloud ERP is a Great Fit for CDMOs

Navigator SAP

Contract development and manufacturing organizations (CDMOs) face unique challenges. They’re outsourced to handle drug and therapy development as well as to manufacture pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, and biological materials.

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Nearly one third of employers balk at pay transparency: study

CFO Dive

With more states requiring pay disclosures, companies and their financial executives need to develop a consistent national strategy, said Mariann Madden of WTW

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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.

The First Totally Honest Stock Market Story

The Big Picture

The First Totally Honest Stock Market Story. FRIDAY’S MARKETS. By Vinnie Foster Wynans III. Staff Reporter of The Wall Street Journal. The market rallied early this morning for reasons nobody understands and nobody predicted.

Boele de Jong, CFO, Vivera

CFO News Room

Balancing risk while also promoting adventure is one of the most important roles of a CFO, according to Boele de Jong, CFO at plant-based food brand Vivera. . “It’s It’s very easy for somebody in the financial role to point at the risks and calculate why things cannot work,” he says.

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ERP for Small Wholesale Distribution

Navigator SAP

With the fast evolution of technology, many aspects of doing business have also changed. Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software has brought many benefits not only to big companies but also to small businesses

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CFOs need to ‘get smart’ about ESG reporting

CFO Dive

“ESG requirements are changing the landscape of corporate America,” said Lisa Edwards, president and chief operating officer of SaaS firm Diligent

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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.

RIP Financial Conferences

The Big Picture

The traditional finance conference was murdered this week. A stake was driven through its heart by innovators tired of the old ways. It was, to be fair, a mercy killing.

The Evolution From Broker-Dealer To RIA Platform Leadership

CFO News Room

Executive Summary. Welcome back to the 298th episode of the Financial Advisor Success Podcast ! My guest on today’s podcast is Carolyn Armitage.

Cost of ERP System for Small Business

Navigator SAP

Suppose you are a small business owner interested in utilizing the power of implementing Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software. In that case, the costs associated with this implementation of ERP for a small retail business may have crossed your mind

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Recession likely from Q4 through Q1 2023, Conference Board says

CFO Dive

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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Charts tell the story: The Federal Reserve has room to move (and keep) rates higher

Tips Watch

By David Enna, Tipswatch.com When I was a kid, my parents encouraged me to open a “passbook savings account” at a nearby savings & loan. As I recall, that account was paying 5% interest. At the time, I wasn’t impressed. … Continue reading → Federal Reserve Inflatio

Pandemic safety net programs kept millions out of poverty in 2021, new Census data show

CFO News Room

It should not have taken a pandemic to realize poverty is a public policy choice. . Public investments in safety net programs continue to be extremely effective poverty reduction tools, as newly released Census income data show.

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1983 Porsche 911SC Coupe (EV?)

The Big Picture

Earlier this month, we discussed the idea of Electrifying Classic Cars. I spoke to several people and decided to work with a shop in Austin, Texas. After reviewing the process, costs, and timeline, I put down a deposit.

New PayPal CFO takes medical leave

CFO Dive

PayPal SVP of Capital Markets Gabrielle Rabinovitch will step in for her second round as interim CFO as Jorgensen departs for medical leave

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U.S. inflation rose 0.1% in August: What it means for TIPS, I Bonds and Social Security COLA

Tips Watch

This report is going to roil financial markets. By David Enna, Tipswatch.com Surprises, surprises. Financial markets, which had been rallying over the last week on expectations of falling prices, got an inflation reality check today: Seasonally adjusted U.S.

Consumer Inflation Expectations Fell and Sentiment Edged Higher in…

CFO News Room

The preliminary September results from the University of Michigan Surveys of Consumers show overall consumer sentiment edged higher in early September but remains at historically low levels (see first chart). The composite consumer sentiment increased to 59.5 in early September, up from 58.2

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10 Weekend Reads

The Big Picture

The weekend is here! Pour yourself a mug of Volcanica coffee, grab a seat on the aisle, and get ready for our longer-form weekend reads: • An economist studied popular finance tips.

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Expedia swipes CFO from home retailer Williams-Sonoma

CFO Dive

Williams-Sonoma CFO Julie Whalen will move to the top financial seat for travel and hospitality service Expedia Group as it looks to enact a new sustainability strategy

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Pics from Future Proof Festival 2022

The Reformed Broker

Thank you all for coming and for all the amazing feedback for the event we threw this week. It was a long time in the making and such a whirlwind. I am still recovering and resting up. I will have more to say soon, but for now here are some great shots of Future proof 2022.

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FedEx, International Paper, Uber and more

CFO News Room

Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: FedEx (FDX) – FedEx tumbled 20.3% in premarket trading after issuing a profit warning due to declining package delivery volumes around the world.

Transcript: Kristen Bitterly Michell

The Big Picture

?. The transcript from this week’s, MiB: Kristen Bitterly Michell, Citi Global Wealth , is below. You can stream and download our full conversation, including the podcast extras on iTunes , Spotify , Stitcher , Google , Bloomberg , and Acast.