2022

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Pfizer, Moderna tap new CFOs outside pharma

CFO Dive

The changes in the COVID-19 vaccine-makers’ C-suites come as the recent easing of pandemic pressures will likely pave the way for more CFO and executive exits, one expert said.

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Why they clapped for Sam Bankman-Fried

The Reformed Broker

LET’S GIVE A ROUND OF APPLAUSE TO SAM BANKMAN-FRIED pic.twitter.com/HIVB3nTX2V — The_Real_Fly (@The_Real_Fly) November 30, 2022 Last night’s interview between the New York Times’ Andrew Ross Sorkin and Sam Bankman-Fried ended with the host thanking the accused criminal mastermind for coming, despite the protestations of his lawyers. The audience applauded as the screen went black.

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Supply Chain Is 40% of Inflation

Barry Ritholtz

. There is a new 60/40 in town, and it is the contribution to inflation from consumer demand for goods and the pandemic-broken supply chain. That is according to a study by Julian di Giovanni, who publishes at the NY Fed’s blog Liberty Street Economics. Over the summer, he posed a fascinating question: How Much Did Supply Constraints Boost U.S. Inflation?

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Book Review: Asset Allocation

CFA Institute

William Kinlaw, Mark Kritzman, and David Turkington offer advice on a wide range of asset allocation topics, backing up their recommendations with solid quantitative analysis.

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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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Why Does Excel Survive in Finance Departments?

CFO

Microsoft’s Excel spreadsheet application has been around since the mid-1980s, and it’s often been derided for being out of date; as in, “before we upgraded to this new business intelligence platform, we were still using Excel spreadsheets.” In many finance departments, however, Excel is not just surviving; it’s thriving. The application remains popular among finance.

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What India Inc CFOs make of slower Q2 GDP growth

CFO News

Most finance heads vouch for the India growth story and say prospects in the medium to long term are intact. However, they are worried about inflation and recession.

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What is a Single Source of Truth?

Jedox Finance

It’s a familiar situation… You set up a quick meeting with your team to get the quarterly report ready. Once the meeting has started, you quickly realize that team members brought what was supposed to be the same data in different files. Some values just do not make sense and you must manually reconcile all data before you can proceed. The meeting that was meant to last an hour turns into a day.

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How to Structure Your SaaS P&L

The SaaS CFO

The SaaS P&L is critical to the management of your SaaS business. I talk about the SaaS P&L (profit and loss statement) almost every week with SaaS founders, finance, and accounting teams. At this point, I’ve reviewed hundreds of SaaS P&Ls (also called an income statement). I’d say about 90% of them are structured incorrectly, […].

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Payment methods in the sale and purchase of a company: the Earn-out Clause

One to One

The post Payment methods in the sale and purchase of a company: the Earn-out Clause appeared first on ONEtoONE Corporate Finance.

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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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Multi-Location Restaurants And Franchises – The Best Cloud Accounting Solution

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Many restaurant companies own and manage multiple brands, entities, and locations across multiple states. This can pose challenges when each location is running its own instance of QuickBooks and financials have to be consolidated at the end of the month using Excel. . Management at the holding company level often waits weeks for the month-end close, and the process is slower when the Controller is slowed down by manual processes and procedures. .

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New INX CFO urges crypto-mainstream compatibility

CFO Dive

The company's launch last year of the the first digital security token to be registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission serves as a blueprint for other companies that may be looking to raise capital from alternative assets.

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Twitter is cigarettes

The Reformed Broker

A lot of reporters and public intellectuals were writing their obituaries for Twitter this weekend. First, we saw the revolt of the Blue Checkmarks. Then, the first inklings of an advertiser exodus. The timing of all this – on the eve of a midterm election that will determine whether or not Americans actually care about democracy – could not have been more ominous.

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Can Anyone Catch Nokia?

Barry Ritholtz

Today’s edition of “ Nobody Knows Anything ” is about a once-dominant mobile phone maker. Exactly 15 years ago, Forbes’s new cover story lauded Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo, Nokia’s CEO. The headline trumpeted: “Nokia, one billion customers – can anyone catch the cell phone king?” It was posted online October 26, 2007 — 15 years ago today.

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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.

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Tell Me a Story: Aswath Damodaran on Valuing Young Companies

CFA Institute

"You don't have to be right to make money [valuing companies]," Aswath Damodaran says. "You just have to be less wrong than everybody else.”.

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Three CFO Priorities for An Unstable Time

CFO

In the best, most stable of times, the job of forecasting and responding to demand is difficult at best. These are not the most stable of times. In a 30-year career, I’ve never seen a more uncertain, unstable economic situation than what we’re facing now, particularly for chief financial officers at private-equity-backed companies. The pandemic is.

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Is My Nonprofit Ready For Federal Grant Funding?

The Charity CFO

According to The Nonprofit Times, almost 80% of all nonprofit revenue comes from the US government in the form of federal grant funding or fees for services. Those numbers may be skewed by some outliers, like education, but, regardless, there is still a lot of federal money up for grabs. If you’re like most organizations, you would love to get some of that funding to put toward your mission.

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Indian IT could bag a big slice of $160 billion tech deals in Q1 2023

CFO News

The value of the new deals could amount to nearly a fifth of the global IT services business valued at $800 billion, according to Ray Wang, founder of Silicon Valley-based Constellation Research.

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PowerPoint Best Practices for Creating Stellar Presentations

Mastering data visualization in PowerPoint will help accelerate your career because it positions you as someone who can present data that drives business decisions forward. think-cell's PowerPoint Best Practices eBook was created specifically for professionals aiming to master the art and science of data-driven storytelling. What’s inside: Practical Insights: Uncover valuable tips for crafting engaging and persuasive presentations.

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Your Guide to The Corporate Financial Planning Process

Jedox Finance

How do you know at any time whether your company is solvent? How do you deal with financial bottlenecks? Is there a way to determine the future of your business? The answer to these questions and more: a solid financial plan. Table of Contents. What is the corporate financial planning process? What is the goal of corporate financial planning? The importance of financial planning for your company.

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3 reforms for the post-FTX crypto era

CFO Dive

FTX’s collapse underscores the highly-centralized crypto market’s risks and blockchain’s importance as a defense against bad actors, Metallicus' CFO argues.

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SEC enforcement attorney predicts 'a lot more fraud' in crypto markets

CFO Dive

The SEC will turn to litigation if needed to achieve “clarity” as it fights abuses in cryptocurrency markets, according to an attorney in the agency’s Enforcement Division.

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IRS's Rettig appeals for 'consistent, timely' funding to streamline agency

CFO Dive

The Biden administration has proposed an 18% increase in funding for the IRS budget to help the agency improve performance after years of tight funding.

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Predictions You Can Rely On: How Data Drives Successful Financial Forecasting

Speaker: Robbie Bhathal, Founder & CEO, and Matthew Acalin, Head of Credit Intelligence

In today's volatile financial environment, how confident are you in your company’s financial forecasting? To get the most accurate cash predictions that will lead to long-term financial survival, real-time data is critical. Innovative cash management strategies can lead to better credit opportunities, more sustainable growth, and long-term financial prosperity.

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SEC to take hard stand against corporate 'greenwashing'

CFO Dive

The SEC soon plans to propose rules for sustainability disclosure that will feature detailed guidelines for reporting on greenhouse gas emissions, according to SEC Commissioner Allison Herren Lee.

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CFOs see hiring woes persisting into 2023: Gartner

CFO Dive

Hiring and retaining workers, forecasting and cost-cutting are the top three most difficult tasks on CFOs’ to-do lists over the next 12 months, according to a recent Gartner survey.

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Global ESG standard-setting gains speed

CFO Dive

CFOs seeking to provide shareholders with more sustainability data must choose from a patchwork of inconsistent measurement frameworks. Regulators and other standard setters worldwide are now building a consensus behind uniform rules for gauging sustainability.

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Cloud computing adds value well beyond agility, efficiency: Deloitte

CFO Dive

Companies excelling in the use of cloud computing work with three or four cloud providers rather than only one or two and do not spend much more on cloud platforms and services than their rivals, Deloitte found in a survey.

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Acterys: Revolutionizing CIO & CFO Decision-Making

Welcome to the Future of Technology for CIOs & CFOs! Ever stood on the precipice of a technological revolution, feeling the energy of change? Ever been captivated by the whispers of a software that's not just innovative but genuinely groundbreaking? Acterys unveils a groundbreaking technology tailored for CIOs and CFOs. This state-of-the-art solution streamlines data integration, analytics, and forecasting, empowering leaders to make informed decisions quickly.

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CFOs seek insights, efficiency boost from process mining

CFO Dive

CFOs during the pandemic have sped up digital transformation. Today they are especially focused on robotic process automation and complementary tools such as process mining, Gartner said.

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Many CFOs are paralyzed by decision volume: Accenture

CFO Dive

An expanding scope of responsibilities — which require finance chiefs to have cross-disciplinary expertise — is slowing decision making, according to an Accenture study.

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CFOs hold pay raises far below inflation despite war for talent

CFO Dive

CFOs are spurring resignations by letting inflation far outpace wage gains. They can take steps to improve employee retention even as prices increase at the highest rate in four decades.

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