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Navigate your corporate financial planning through uncertain times

Generation CFO

Where will your business be this time next year? With the 2023 annual planning, budgeting and forecasting season here, corporate finance teams face an almost impossible task.

When Your Only Tool is a Hammer…

The Big Picture

Today and tomorrow the Federal Reserve will hold its 7th Federal Open Market Committee meeting of the year. It is given that we will see a 75-basis point increase Wednesday, but what gets said about the meeting on December 13-14 is even more important.

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What Does a CEO Need From a CFO?

Beacon CFO Plus

by Rob Joseph, Director, BeaconCFO Plus. In many businesses, the CEO and CFO relationship is critical. Depending on your company’s size, your industry, and your goals, your expectations of a CFO will vary.

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Treasury sets I Bond’s new fixed rate at 0.4%; composite rate is now 6.89%

Tips Watch

Fixed rate for Series EE Savings Bonds soars from 0.1% to 2.1%; doubling period remains at 20 years. By David Enna, Tipswatch.com The U.S. Treasury announced this morning it is raising the fixed rate of the U.S Series I Savings … Continue reading → Investing in TIPS

The CFO Playbook: How to Decrease Costs & Increase Engagement

Learn how to reduce costs while simultaneously increasing employee morale.

73: What Is Debt Funding?

Strategic Treasurer

Session 73. Coffee Break Session: What Is Debt Funding? What is debt funding? Coffee Break Session Host Jason Campbell catches up with Strategic Treasurer’s Senior Advisor, Paul Galloway, to discuss debt funding.

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Proactis selected as a Spend Matters 50 to Know Provider for 2022

Generation CFO

Proactis, the leading Source-to-Pay software solution provider, is pleased to announce that it has been recognised as a Provider to Know by Spend Matters, the world’s largest information source for procurement and supply chain professionals. .

Fabric by Gerber Life Insurance Review

CFO News Room

Life insurance is about making final provisions for your loved ones in the event of your death. But there’s more involved in those provisions than just life insurance. And that’s where Fabric by Gerber Life can help.

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What Can an ERP System Do for a Mid-Market Company?

Navigator SAP

The current economic climate poses many challenges for midsize companies. Struggles they deal with include increased competition, market volatility, rapid technological shifts, and skyrocketing costs. They need to be agile to remain relevant and stay ahead

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CFOs with a data-savvy eye improve compliance

CFO Dive

Handing over the reins of compliance programs to finance executives can curb risks, according to the Institute of Management Accountants

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!

Daniel Mensah, Head of Audit, Clear Channel Europe

Generation CFO

“Working in internal audit is like having a front row seat to the nuts and bolts of a business,” says Daniel Mensah, Head of Audit at Clear Channel Europe. You can see everything from start to finish – all levels from grassroots to C level. You get the whole picture.”.

Labor market showed more signs of cooling in October: Wage growth continues to decelerate

CFO News Room

Posted November 4, 2022 at 10:07 am by EPI Staff. Below, EPI economists offer their initial insights on the jobs report released this morning, which showed 261,000 jobs added in October. From EPI senior economist, Elise Gould ( @eliselgould ): Read the full Twitter thread here. .

SAP ERP for Growing Companies

Navigator SAP

Growing companies face a multitude of challenges in today’s post-pandemic environment. This is particularly true in industries with complex supply chains and strict compliance, tracking, and documentation needs. SAP Business ByDesign ERP

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CFOs plan to boost ESG spending despite recession risk: survey

CFO Dive

CFOs still aim to spend more on ESG initiatives in 2023 even though they expect economic disruptions to persist until mid-year

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

The Many Ways the FOMC Can Be Wrong…

The Big Picture

Since it is late on a Friday, I thought I might share some quick thoughts about the week. I have been wondering, more than usual, about the disconnect between what we see in falling prices and the Federal Reserve’s anti-inflation actions.

Starbucks, Twilio, Carvana, DoorDash and more

CFO News Room

A customer holds a drink inside a Starbucks coffee shop in San Francisco, California, on Thursday, July 28, 2022. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images.

Who Is Responsible for ERP Implementation?

Navigator SAP

Enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems have become an integral part of modern business because they help companies to streamline their daily operations and ensure that they remain compliant with the industry’s rules and regulations.

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Default rate likely to triple by Sept. 2023: Moody’s

CFO Dive

Higher borrowing costs and a slowdown in the economy may trigger a rise in credit downgrades and outright defaults in the next 12 months

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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.

Behind the Curve, Part V

The Big Picture

Fed Chair Jerome Powell and the FOMC increased the Fed Funds Rate another 75 bps yesterday, to 3.75-4.0%. Markets have given back much of October’s gains fairly quickly. I have been turning this over slowly in my mind, trying to assess their thinking here.

Proactis selected as a Spend Matters 50 to Know Provider for 2022

CFO News Room

Proactis, the leading Source-to-Pay software solution provider, is pleased to announce that it has been recognised as a Provider to Know by Spend Matters, the world’s largest information source for procurement and supply chain professionals. .

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What Are the Main Reasons for Pharma Companies to Implement ERP Systems?

Navigator SAP

For your pharmaceutical company to thrive in the current unstable market, you need to adopt new and advanced technologies that will streamline your daily operations. One of the latest technologies that you should have in your pharmaceutical company is an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system.

Stock buybacks rise toward record $1T: Goldman Sachs

CFO Dive

Companies are repurchasing shares at a fast pace before the federal government next year levies a 1% excise tax on such transactions

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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.

META Lesson 1: Corporate Governance

Musings on Markets

As we get deeper into earnings season for the third quarter of 2022, the biggest negative surprises are coming from technology companies, with the tech giants leading the way.

Ladder Life Insurance Review 2022

CFO News Room

If you’re looking for a simple life insurance policy that you can obtain quickly and for the lowest possible premium cost, you need to check out Ladder Life. They offer a streamlined, all-online application process that can get your application approved in a matter of minutes.

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Vetting ERP Vendors

Navigator SAP

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) offers enormous advantages for companies.

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Most executives see possible GOP midterm win as business boost: PwC

CFO Dive

Over half of executives surveyed said U.S. House and Senate control flipping to Republicans would have positive effects on the business environment

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Globalization In Retreat

The Big Picture

While the FOMC was doing its thing (more on that tomorrow), I stumbled across the fascinating chart above from PIIE. They note: Economic integration rebounded after the Second World War and continued to increase for the latter half of the 20th century.