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Why CFOs could unlock economic growth

CFO Talks

Written by Staff Writer Nicolaas van Wyk recently spoke on a #CFOClubConvo webinar about the project he is spearheading with the Gauteng MEC for Finance Jacob Mamabolo to boost collaboration between the public sector and private sector CFOs to grow Gauteng’s economy. Finding enlightenment in Indian While attending last year’s International Federation of Accountants conference in India, Nicolaas van Wyk, CIBA’s CEO, came across an enlightening idea.

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Navigating Volatile Markets: Strategies for Successful Investment Analysis

Financial Analyst Insider

The world of investing is characterized by its exhilarating highs and heart-wrenching lows. While the potential for substantial gains is alluring, the volatile nature of The post Navigating Volatile Markets: Strategies for Successful Investment Analysis appeared first on Financial Analyst Insider.

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Tips for Success: The Role of Profitability Analysis and Improving Profit Margins

Centage

The current economic climate is causing profound challenges for business owners across industries. Not only is inflation on the rise, but increased costs associated with food and housing mean that buyers everywhere are feeling the strain. With more shoppers prioritizing necessities, businesses increasingly have to make adjustments to stay in the black.

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Exposing the Path to Profitability | Matt Gustke, CFO, WooCommerce

CFO Thought Leader

MADE POSSIBLE BY PLANFUL | Planful is the pioneer of financial performance management cloud software. The Planful platform, which helps businesses drive peak financial performance, is used around the globe to streamline business-wide planning, budgeting, consolidations, reporting, and analytics. Planful empowers finance, accounting, and business users to plan confidently, close faster, and report accurately. www.planful.com The post Exposing the Path to Profitability | Matt Gustke, CFO, WooComme

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How to Navigate Revenue and Expense Management: Competitive Insights for Financial Success

Speaker: Hilary Akhaabi, PhD - Founder, Chief Financial & Operations Officer at Go Africa Global

In the fast-paced world of corporate finance, staying ahead of the curve is crucial for sustainable growth and profitability. This exclusive webinar with leading expert Hilary Akhaabi, PhD, will teach you practical ways to navigate complex financial landscapes and enhance your company's revenue management capabilities. Whether you're aiming to refine your financial strategies or seeking innovative solutions to drive performance, this new session is for you!

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SEC cyber rules go into effect, raising stakes for CFOs

CFO Dive

Armed with its new rules that expand on prior guidance, the regulator could be poised to double down on aggressive cybersecurity enforcement, experts say.

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FASB finalizes new fair value crypto accounting

CFO Dive

Many crypto companies have clamored for the fair value fix, which won't apply to such assets as NFTs.

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FASB raises tax transparency bar

CFO Dive

The third time turned out to be the charm for the FASB’s standards update that will require companies to disclose more tax information.

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Vinfast Lists On The Nasdaq

Global Finance

VinFast, founded in 2017 by VinGroup chair and Vietnamese billionaire Pham Nhat Vuong, became more valuable than legacy automakers such as Volkswagen, Ford, GM, Mercedes-Benz and Ferrari.

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How Advisors Can Help (Not-So HNW) Clients Maximize Asset Protection By Assessing Strategies, Tools, And Education

Nerd's Eye View

Financial advisory clients are routinely concerned about lurking threats to their hard-earned wealth in the form of a large unforeseen judgment on a liability claim. While asset protection is a popular planning topic for High-Net-Worth (HNW) and ultra-high-net-worth clients, those who are not HNW are susceptible to the same threats to wealth. However, while some protection options come with a high cost (that might not be practical for non-HNW clients), asset protection can come in many forms, so

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How To Streamline Finance Operations Through Automation

Speaker: Claire Grosjean

In today’s fast-paced business environment, finance professionals are under increasing pressure to optimize operations and drive strategic value. As a result, automation has become a core part of business strategy, offering unprecedented opportunities to streamline operations and drive efficiency. Join esteemed global finance and operations executive, Claire Grosjean, for a comprehensive guide on how to harness automation’s power through strategic collaboration with functional leaders.

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How to Tell If You Need a New ERP Support Partner

Navigator SAP

ERP is supposed to solve operational problems and make a business more efficient. But that’s only the case if your ERP solution is configured correctly and modified as needs change. “If you implement correctly,” says Christopher Beck, the former global head of IT as shaving product supply company, Harry’s, “an ERP can free up your time from manual tasks so you can perform more value-added work.

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CFOs are ‘squarely’ in ERP decision process, Deloitte’s Farhat says

CFO Dive

Transformation is a key way for CFOs to cut costs and boost profit, but finance chiefs need to keep compliance front and center, Deloitte’s Isa Farhat advises.

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Nobody Knows Anything, John Wick edition

Barry Ritholtz

 In 2016, I wrote about the novelist and screenwriter William Goldman, and his delightful book, “ Adventures in the Screen Trade.” He is the Academy award-winning scriptwriter who penned such classics as “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid” (1969), “All the President’s Men” (1976), “Marathon Man” (1974), and the cult-favorite “The Princess Bride (1973).

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G20 Summit 2023: CFOs eye outcomes on tax reforms, carbon emissions, trade disputes

CFO News

In order to sense what the CFOs are anticipating from the mega economic event, ETCFO interacted with a few of them dealing in consumer electricals, infrastructure, commodities, and energy equipment.

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Empowering Business Travel: The CFOs Guide

Business travel is more than just a line item. It’s a strategic opportunity to align with your company’s goals and empower your employees. With 60% of employees dissatisfied with the ease of booking and modifying travel plans, there’s a significant opportunity to improve travel management. This one-pager explores how to transform travel into a powerful tool for organizational success.

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CFO Corner: Brian Johnson CFO MoneyGram

Global Finance

Brian Johnson recently stepped down as CFO of MoneyGram, a Dallas-based cash transferring company that operates in 200-plus countries and territories. He met with Global Finance shortly before resigning. The following remarks are edited for length.

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Paradigm CFO, general counsel to depart in crypto shakeup: reports

CFO Dive

The two executives are reportedly departing as the regulatory attention tightens on the cryptocurrency space, with Paradigm chiding the SEC for growing “regulatory ambition.

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10 Labor Day Reads

Barry Ritholtz

My 3-day weekend reads: • How Friday Became the New Saturday : A summer perk became a year-round staple. More white-collar employees are clearing the decks at the end of the week after pandemic upended in-office work. ‘Friday is just a dead day.’ ( Financial Times ) • All That Empty Office Space Belongs to Someone : If the nearly 100 million square feet of office real estate stays empty, who loses?

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$5 trillion economy: CFOs say ease of doing business, credit support crucial to achieve the goal

CFO News

Correct balance between fiscal support and discipline, providing skilled education, women's participation in the formal workforce, modernisation of agriculture, healthcare support from the government, simplification of taxation and credit support to MSMEs needed to achieve the target in two years, finance honchos say.

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How to Avoid Getting "Ghosted": Top 3 Secrets to Staying Relevant with Gen Z

Speaker: Brian Muse-McKenney, Chief Revenue Officer & Matt Simester, Cards and Payments Expert

In today’s world of social media, dating apps, and remote work, businesses risk becoming irrelevant or getting "ghosted" if they fail to meet the evolving needs of Gen Z consumers. In this new webinar, Brian Muse-McKenney of Episode Six and Matt Simester of Payments Consultancy Limited will reveal key considerations banks should factor into their efforts to develop target products for the next generation of bank customers.

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Why Gauteng’s economy and its CFOs hold the keys to national prosperity

CFO Talks

Written by Leigh Schaller If the country’s largest economy can rapidly grow, the nation will follow. This is what the new Gauteng GDP 35% Plus private-public initiative hopes to achieve. Gauteng’s economy is twice the size of the next biggest provincial economy. Over the decades, Gauteng has moved from a mining hub to the manufacturing and financial services heartbeat of South Africa.

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United Airlines CFO downplays potential Denver HQ move

CFO Dive

Losing United would be another blow to Chicago’s economy and commercial real estate market, which saw Boeing and Citadel pull up stakes last year.

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Global GDP growth forecast upgraded to 2.4% for 2023

Future CFO

Atradius has recently upgraded its global GDP growth forecast for 2023 to 2.4%, which is a slowdown from 2022 but a significant improvement on earlier predictions. In addition, the firm posted a global GDP growth forecast of 2.0% for 2024. “We predict that global trade growth will slow to 1.9% in 2023, from 3.2% in 2022, with a slight recovery in 2024 to 2.5%,” the firm noted.

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India’s services PMI falls to 60.1 in August, overall conditions remain robust

CFO News

According to the S&P Global survey report the overall conditions in India's services sector remained strong, with exports at a record high and the index reading above the 50-mark for the 25th consecutive month. The survey also showed that foreign demand was the highest since September 2014.

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Navigating the Automation Landscape: Selecting Tools That Fit Your Business

Speaker: Gary Dmitriev

Our upcoming webinar aims to demystify the process of selecting and implementing automation tools for financial institutes. This session will provide your roadmap for vetting potential solutions, focusing on due diligence, vendor assessments, and aligning technology with strategic goals. We’ll also address the critical issue of innovation fatigue, offering tips on maintaining enthusiasm and momentum for new initiatives.

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The Latest In Financial #AdvisorTech (September 2023)

Nerd's Eye View

Welcome to the September 2023 issue of the Latest News in Financial #AdvisorTech – where we look at the big news, announcements, and underlying trends and developments that are emerging in the world of technology solutions for financial advisors! This month's edition kicks off with the news that WiserAdvisor, one of the longest-running lead generation services in the industry, has acquired IndyFin, a startup advisor rating platform that had aspired to be the 'Yelp for Advisors' – whi

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Women executives may reach leadership parity by 2030: S&P

CFO Dive

Despite recent advances, women worldwide are unlikely to attain gender parity throughout the labor force for several decades, according to some research.

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CFOs Are Changing Roles More Than Ever

Global Finance

Global Finance Magazine - The job market for CFOs is heating up and driving higher rates of turnover globally.

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If joint audit is to be brought in, there should be complete clarity on auditors’ responsibilities: NFRA Chair

CFO News

Users of financial statements should have a clear-cut view about which auditor is behind that assertion which is true and fair, Ajay Bhushan Pandey tells ET CFO.

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Secure SaaS Success: Embedded Finance as a Competitive Advantage

Speaker: Ian Hillis, SVP of Growth at Payrix and Worldpay for Platforms

Join us for an exclusive webinar hosted by Ian Hillis, SVP of Growth at Payrix and Worldpay for Platforms, where he’ll explore the significant impact of embedded finance on the software industry! This session is designed to provide you with the strategic insights needed to navigate the future of SaaS successfully, all while gaining a deeper understanding of how these trends can enhance your competitive edge, boost revenue, and deepen customer loyalty.