CEO Pay Is Higher When the CFO Is Newly Hired
Research suggests finance chiefs are prone in early years on the job to "manage earnings," perhaps because of compensation-motivated pressure from the boss.
Avoiding the ‘Robocalypse’
Will robots eventually take over the economy by performing most jobs? Here are a pair of contradictory visions.
5 Priorities for Moving Ahead with AI in 2020
Companies are coming to grips with the notion that they can't deploy artificial intelligence at scale as quickly as they had expected, research suggests.
International Tax Reporting Standard Is Finalized
Under the Global Reporting Initiative's new standard, thousands of companies will be voluntarily reporting tax information on a country-by-country basis.
4 Ways for Finance to Partner With the Business
A software CFO prioritizes cross-training, embedding staffers in each company unit, readiness to handle cost overruns, and formal out-of-budget requests.
Simplified Cost Structuring Spurs ‘Efficient Growth’
Companies are well-served by playing in fewer industries, entering fewer geographical markets, and having simpler product portfolios than peer firms.
Online Lending Platform Refines the Science of Underwriting
Upstart's loan securitizations are performing far better than Kroll, the leading credit rating agency for marketplace lenders, had expected.
Will Automation Cause Finance Job Losses After All?
Seventy percent of what finance does today can be automated, and "some jobs are just going to go away," says intelligent automation expert Lee Coulter.
Disruptive Change Spells Opportunity for Top CFOs
In these disruptive times, finance chiefs should invest for scale, root out scope creep, and adopt a customer-centric mindset, says Gartner.
Outside Board Service Boosts Inside Accounting Quality
CFOs who serve on other companies' boards make significantly fewer errors in their own financial reporting.
High Demand for CFOs Creates Career Opportunities
But finance chiefs in job-search mode should take care not to take advantage of an opportunity prematurely, a top recruiter says.