May, 2024

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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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Automate Financial Processes Quickly by Rediscovering SAP ERP

Navigator SAP

As a business grows, the need for financial automation becomes clear. However, emerging companies also usually have the least amount of time for setting up backend systems that enable this financial automation. That’s where SAP’s powerful but reimagined ERP solution comes into the conversation, SAP S/4HANA Cloud Public Edition. Startups and growing businesses often are exhilarating places to work, but they aren’t where you go for more free time.

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Companies incorporated abroad are moving back to India

CFO News

Businesses that incorporated or shifted their base outside India are moving back home. Indian markets are proving to be ideal for startups in terms of investments as well as ease of business operations, say experts.

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What Stagflation?

Barry Ritholtz

The Misery Index — the combination of Inflation and unemployment — failed as a bearish criticism of the economy. Unemployment remains at 60-year lows, and Inflation has plummeted from 9% down to the 3s. If you have a bearish mindset , and seek confirmation of that perspective, then the next economic critique after the Misery Index you try on for size is “Stagflation.” We have heard the S-word from Jamie Dimon , Stanley Druckenmiller , Bank of America , Barclays , Fox , Ma

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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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Modernising finance reporting in support of ESG

Future CFO

The Workiva 2023 Global ESG Practitioner Survey reveals that 90% of surveyed practitioners agree that in the next two years, having a strong ESG reporting programme will give their organisation a competitive advantage. However, in the here and now, the same study reveals that businesses worldwide are grappling with ESG complexity, with 71% of respondents acknowledging that three or more internal teams are involved in their company’s ESG reporting processes.

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FASB crafts workarounds to proposed expense rule’s pain points

CFO Dive

On the heels of new crypto accounting rules, the FASB’s proposed expense standards also represent a big change for many public company report preparers.

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How an SAP Partner Can Be Your Long-Term Ally

Navigator SAP

Enterprise resource planning solutions (ERP) are only as static as the businesses that use them. That’s why it is important to have an SAP partner that is not only there during rollout, but also continues to support the business as it grows and evolves.

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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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US Equities: 9% Forever?

Barry Ritholtz

It’s taken me months to organize all of my research for my next book project; it’s a lot of stuff, some dating back to 2000. Much of it reflects the bad ideas and numbers, and worse advice, that float around Wall Street. A lot of it has not aged well. But every now and then, something I saved turned out to be prescient — not because it was lucky, but because it contained a well-considered insight that has stood the test of time.

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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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Turning challenges into opportunities: being a financial controller in 2024

Future CFO

As the person responsible for preparing an organisation’s financial reports, which include balance sheets and income statements, the role of a finance controller is anything but ordinary. As they assist in compliance audits and the monitoring of internal controls to ensure that everyone within the company does their job correctly, they are also expected to thrive and flourish amid the challenges along the way for the benefit of the organisation.

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How much are your I Bonds actually earning?

Tips Watch

By David Enna, Tipswatch.com Last week, the Treasury set the fixed rate for I Bonds purchased from May to October 2024 at 1.3%, which combined with a variable rate of 2.96% results in a composite rate of 4.

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Peloton cuts jobs, searches for new CEO amid financial turmoil

CFO Dive

“We made some very tough decisions, and while we firmly believe these actions are the right thing to do for the business, cuts like this are painful,” CFO Liz Coddington said.

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Navigator Business Solutions Achieves GROW with SAP Designation

Navigator SAP

As seen in, PR Newswire , Navigator Business Solutions is proud to announce its ongoing partnership with SAP and its achievement of the Grow with SAP program designation. Read the official press release here.

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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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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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Are Your Compliance Processes Keeping Up with Evolving Audit Requirements?

Bramasol

Discover how SAP solutions lay a solid foundation for audits and next level PCAOB or AICPA compliance reviews. For any public company, the goal of successfully complying with periodic financial reviews by external auditors cannot be overstated. While passing each audit is a critically important milestone, companies also should understand that it is only one aspect of ensuring their financial transparency and integrity.

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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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MiB: Jim O’Shaughnessy, O’Shaughnessy Ventures

Barry Ritholtz

This week, we speak with Jim O’Shaughnessy, founder and CEO of O’Shaughnessy Ventures. He is also chairman of the board at Stability AI. He is the host of the Infinite Loops podcast and the author of How to Retire Rich , Invest Like the Best , and Predicting the Markets of Tomorrow. We discuss how the book What Works on Wall Street set the tone for his entire career as a quant.

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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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Inflation cools, reassuring Fed after unexpectedly hot gains in Q1

CFO Dive

The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note fell on investor speculation that slower inflation will prompt the Fed to sooner cut borrowing costs.

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How to Optimize SAP ERP Integrations

Navigator SAP

Not all ERP integrations are created equal, which is where ERP optimization comes in. The effectiveness of a given ERP system and its integrations heavily depends on how it was set up and deployed. Get it right, and you look like an efficiency hero. Get it wrong, and both you and the system look like a company albatross. Often the distinction between a good ERP integration and a bad one is not clear cut.

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GST collections hit all-time high of Rs 2.10 lakh crore in April 2024

CFO News

India's Gross Goods and Services Tax (GST) collections have reached a historic milestone, surpassing the Rs 2 lakh crore mark for the first time since the inception of GST in July 2017.

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This week’s 10-year TIPS reopening auction looks attractive

Tips Watch

By David Enna, Tipswatch.com Real yields have had a bumpy ride over the last several weeks, but as things settle down, it looks like this week’s reopening auction of a 10-year Treasury Inflation-Protected Security could be a promising investment.

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How Automation is Driving Efficiency Through the Last Mile of Reporting

Speaker: Jamie Eagan

As organizations strive for agility and efficiency, it's imperative for finance leaders to embrace innovative technologies and redefine traditional processes. Join us as we explore the pivotal role of digitalization and automation in reshaping what is commonly referred to as the “last mile of reporting”. We’ll deep-dive into why digitalization is no longer a choice, but a necessity for finance departments to stay competitive in a fast-paced environment touching on: 2024 trends for the Office of

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DoL’s Retirement Security Rule & PTE 2020-02 Amendment: What Advisers Need to Know Now About Giving Rollover Advice After Sept 23, 2024

Nerd's Eye View

On April 25, 2024, the Department of Labor (DoL) issued the final version of its Retirement Security Rule (the "Final Rule"), which imposes an ERISA fiduciary standard "that applies uniformly to all investments that retirement investors may make with respect to their retirement accounts ". The new rule represents the latest attempt by regulators to define the types of individuals and advice that are subject to a fiduciary obligation, following on the heels of the SEC's Regulation Best Interest (

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

Bramasol

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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Fed likely to hold rates high before cutting twice in Q4: Conference Board

CFO Dive

Central bank officials this week have signaled that strength in hiring and economic growth may prompt the Fed to keep interest rates high longer than previously expected.

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MiB: Savita Subramanian, US Equity & Quantitative Strategy, Bank of America

Barry Ritholtz

This week, we speak with Savita Subramanian , head of US Equity and Quantitative strategy at Bank of America. She also leads the firm’s environmental, social and governance research. She has been a ranked analyst in the Institutional Investor survey for the last eleven years. Prior to joining the firm in 2001, Subramanian was an analyst at Scudder Kemper Investments in New York and San Francisco.

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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.