Corporate Accounting

3 Steps to Make CFOs Champions of the Data Revolution
 

3 Steps to Make CFOs Champions of the Data Revolution

Posted: November 20, 2019
CFOs are well suited to help companies harness the power of data and embrace a forward-looking approach. Following three steps can help, starting with determining which metrics truly matter.

Making Inclusion a Priority for the Board
 

Making Inclusion a Priority for the Board

Posted: November 12, 2019
Whether it’s a board of directors or board of trustees, today’s boards are more diverse than they were even five years ago. When an inclusive culture also exists at an organiza­tion, true change is possible. It’s a board’s responsibility to help govern an organiza­tion with an awareness of both diversity and inclusion policies.

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.