Corporate Accounting

Finance Teams Avoid RPA for Financial Reporting
 

Finance Teams Avoid RPA for Financial Reporting

Posted: October 7, 2019
Companies are implementing robotic process automation, but some are reluctant to apply the technology to the financial reporting process. Reasons include the perception of a low return on investment and a hesitancy to replace human judgment, according to Gartner.


Data Holds the Answer, But Finance Finds It
 

Data Holds the Answer, But Finance Finds It

Posted: September 24, 2019
Machines can crunch numbers, but accountants who learn to interpret the data and apply the analysis to solve problems provide the real value to a business.

5 Skills Necessary to Transition from CFO to CEO
 

5 Skills Necessary to Transition from CFO to CEO

Posted: September 16, 2019
It takes a special combination of ambition and abilities for a CFO to climb to the top spot on the org chart. Five traits are particularly important for CFOs to possess if they want to succeed as CEOs.


How to Focus on Finance Team Performance
 

How to Focus on Finance Team Performance

Posted: August 22, 2019
Monitoring employees and the finance team's overall performance is an important task for a CFO. Creating a weekly scorecard can help track whether specific goals are being met.

FASB Seeks to Delay Effective Dates for Three Standards
 

FASB Seeks to Delay Effective Dates for Three Standards

Posted: August 16, 2019
The Financial Accounting Standards Board has issued a proposed ASU that would grant private companies, not-for-profit organizations and certain small public companies additional time to implement FASB standards on current expected credit losses, leases and hedging. Comments are due by Sept. 16, 2019.