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How Outsourced CFOs Help Small Businesses Avoid Financial Crisis

CFO Share

In the volatile world of small business financial management, staying afloat amidst economic fluctuations can feel like sailing into a perfect storm. In uncertain times, financial expertise isn’t a luxury – it’s a necessity for survival. Like adding a navigator to your crew, a Fractional CFO or an Outsourced CFO guides you with crucial information, offering a route to financial stability.

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Not just auditors, Promoters and KMPs too need to be held responsible for frauds: Amarjit Chopra

CFO News

Amarjit Chopra, former President of ICAI, emphasizes the critical need for accountability beyond auditors in corporate frauds. In an insightful interview with ETCFO, Chopra discusses the roles of promoters, CFOs, and directors, urging comprehensive reforms for enhanced corporate governance.

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10 Factors To Determine If Your Potential Niche Is Really Viable (And How To Finetune If Necessary)

Nerd's Eye View

Ongoing research into how advicers can structure their practices to be better and more successful has consistently highlighted the benefits of choosing to serve a specific niche. In fact, the more specific the niche, the better, as a highly specialized niche not only allows an advicer to differentiate themselves in a crowded marketplace of other 'generalist' advicers, but also helps them build a more efficient practice where they serve clients who share similar characteristics (and puzzles to so

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Economists bump up 2024 core PCE inflation forecast to 2.7%: NABE

CFO Dive

Fed officials reiterated Monday that before trimming borrowing costs they need more confidence that price pressures will steadily decline.

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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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Comparing SAP S/4HANA Cloud Public and Private Editions

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Growing-focused businesses have a choice when deciding which SAP enterprise resource planning solution (ERP) they should adopt: SAP S/4HANA Cloud Public Edition or S/4HANA Private Edition. While many firms will benefit more from the Public Edition and its software-as-a-service model, there are substantive differences between the two and cases when the Private Edition makes more sense.

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Raízen, the global powerhouse in sugar and biofuels production, selects ION’s TriplePoint for its strategic digital evolution

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London – 22 May 2024: ION Commodities, a global leader in energy and. The post Raízen, the global powerhouse in sugar and biofuels production, selects ION’s TriplePoint for its strategic digital evolution appeared first on ION.

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Keys to Revenue Accounting and Compliance for Professional Services Companies

Bramasol

Previous episodes in this Insights Series have explored the challenges created by new Digital Solutions Economy paradigms for billing, fulfillment, invoicing, revenue accounting, and compliance across a wide range of industries. In this new Insights post, we take a look at the management, revenue accounting, and compliance issues for Professional Services companies.

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What Does a NonProfit CFO Do?

Focus CFO

There is a common thread uniting all CFO roles, despite industry-specific differences. But when talking about what a CFO for a nonprofit does, there are unique elements to understand.

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CFOs as overseers of digital transformation

Future CFO

The role of chief financial officers has long been evolving, especially following the drastic changes brought about by the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic. One might say that it has been more than four years since, but it is an undeniable fact that shifts within the Finance function and the organisations as a whole are still ongoing here and there. The lockdowns and quarantine situations introduced changes in the business world that are still visible up until now, if not continuously developing

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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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SEC fines NYSE’s parent $10M for failing to report cyberattack

CFO Dive

The settlement sheds light on the costs of cyberattacks that can include penalties for non-compliance with timely disclosure requirements after the events occur.

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How SEBI is tightening norms for independent directors

CFO News

The evolving regulatory environment highlights the imperative for prospective independent directors to possess the requisite expertise and commit to upholding governance standards effectively.

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Southeast Asia Sees Venture Capital Drought

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Southeast Asian economies survived the pandemic and post-pandemic pitfalls in solid shape. Indonesia, Philippines and Vietnam still rank among the world’s fastest growing large nations. The region’s financial center, Singapore, has expanded as global capital flees competing Hong Kong. So why is Southeast Asia’s startup engine stalling? Venture capital and private equity (VC/PE) flows in most regions have slowed as central banks raised interest rates to combat inflation.

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How To Clean Up Business Financial Statements

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Consistent financial reporting is critical for business management. These reports are the backbone of evaluating business performance – crucial for making informed decisions, attracting investors, and securing loans. But cleaning up bad statements can feel daunting, tedious, and wasteful to small business owners and managers. If you’ve recently faced hurdles or missed opportunities due to disorganized financials, you need to clean up your statements.

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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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3 ESG lessons CFOs can learn from SOX compliance

CFO Dive

ESG reporting may be a relatively new challenge but there is nothing new about C-suite leaders facing “perfect storm” reporting requirements, Wolters Kluwer's Alessio Lolli writes.

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Weekend Reading For Financial Planners (May 25-26)

Nerd's Eye View

Enjoy the current installment of "Weekend Reading For Financial Planners" - this week's edition kicks off with the news that amidst growing cybersecurity threats targeted at the finance industry, the SEC adopted final amendments to Regulation S-P that will require SEC-registered RIAs and other financial firms to develop, implement, and maintain written policies and procedures for an incident response program to detect, respond to, and recover from unauthorized access to or use of customer inform

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Webinar- Learn About Powerful New Features In Subscription Billing from SAP Development

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Join Bramasol’s John Froelich along with David Eastlund, Christian Ilmberger, and Boris Aljancic from SAP’s Development team to learn more about how powerful new features such as multi-currency and early billing that extend the power of SAP’s premier cloud Order to Cash solution, Subscription Billing. Along with a deep dive into how these new features work, the panel will address best practices for implementing them smoothly into your overall end-to-end, quote-to-cash to compliance landscape.

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If Modi is re-elected, these sectors will get his most attention

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi has pledged to propel India to become the world's third-largest economy if re-elected for a third term. His ambitious 100-day agenda post-election includes prioritizing manufacturing, new-age technology, infrastructure development, and clean energy sectors. The government aims to implement reforms to boost economic growth and attract foreign investment.

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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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Want to fix the accounting talent shortage? Raise starting salaries, students say.

CFO Dive

Mean starting salaries for accounting and related services majors in 2022 stood at $60,698 in 2022, according to the National Association of Colleges and Employers.

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Navigating The FTC’s Ban On (Most) Non-Competes: The New World Of Partnerships And Non-Solicits 

Nerd's Eye View

Non-compete clauses are common features of employment agreements around the business world and are often used to dissuade companies from 'poaching' another's employees, and/or to prevent employees (at least for a certain time period) from taking the knowledge gained from working at one company to a competitor. Which can allow companies to protect the 'investments ' they have made in their employees and maintain continuity amongst their staff.

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10-year TIPS reopening auction gets real yield of 2.184%, highest since 2009

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By David Enna, Tipswatch.com Today’s 10-year reopening of CUSIP 91282CJY8 — a 9-year, 8-month Treasury Inflation-Protected Security — generated a surprisingly high real yield to maturity of 2.184%, the highest for this term at auction since January 2009.

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More PEs head to India armed with big money to bag deals

CFO News

Growtheum Capital Partners, a private equity firm headquartered in Singapore, is scheduled to inaugurate its Mumbai office this July, joining the growing list of PE investors in India. At the same time, US-based private equity firm Platinum Equity is evaluating investment opportunities across various sectors such as healthcare, technology, and infrastructure as it prepares to enter the Indian market.

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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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KPMG alum rises to FASB leadership post as first female vice chair

CFO Dive

Hillary Salo was already poised to extend women’s historic majority on the seven-member FASB when she joins in July. Now she will be its first female vice chair.

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Streamlining Financial Processes with Cloud-Based Solutions

CFO Plans

Unleashing Efficiency with Cloud-Based Accounting Software In today’s fast-paced business environment, efficiency is no longer a luxury but a necessity. For modern businesses, particularly those navigating the complex waters of financial management, SaaS-based accounting software has emerged as a game-changer. This technology not only streamlines processes but also enhances collaboration and provides real-time insights, empowering teams to make informed decisions in a rapidly evolving market.

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Wolters Kluwer launches AI-powered platform for Finance

Future CFO

Information services company Wolters Kluwer launched its AI-powered CCH® Tagetik Intelligent Platform , designed to digitally transform the efficiency, accuracy, and strategic ability of the office of the chief financial officer. According to a press release, the state-of-the-art AI functionality in CCH® Tagetik Intelligent Platform empowers finance professionals to democratise access to meaningful financial data, manage and control massive datasets with unprecedented speed and automation, unlo

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NFRA imposes Rs 2.5 crore fine on two auditors in Reliance Commercial Finance case

CFO News

The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) has penalized two auditors with fines totaling Rs 2.5 crore for professional misconduct and auditing lapses in the Reliance Commercial Finance case for FY2018-19. It imposed a Rs 2 crore fine on Shridhar & Associates and Rs 50 lakh on Ajay Vastani, along with a 5-year ban on Vastani from undertaking audits.

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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.