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The 10 Most-Read CFO Stories of 2022

The top CFO stories that captured finance executives’ attention this year.
Lauren MuskettDecember 28, 2022
The 10 Most-Read CFO Stories of 2022
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Below, you’ll find a list of the 10 most-read articles we published this year. Dealing with everything from spreadsheets and cybersecurity to core CFO skills and workplace monitoring, these are the most popular stories of the past 12 months. 

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1. 3 Hurdles to Moving on From Excel

Finance staff (and executives) often resist pivoting away from the popular spreadsheet platform.

2. Bed Bath & Beyond CFO Gustavo Arnal’s Death Follows Stock Fraud Allegations

The CFO, who reportedly committed suicide, was among multiple defendants including BBB, in a complaint alleging a “pump-and-dump” stock-fraud scheme. After Arnal’s death, he was dropped from the shareholder lawsuit.

3. 5 Cybersecurity Questions CFOs Should Ask CISOs

Armed with the answers, chief financial officers can play an essential role in reducing cyber risk.

4 Powerful Communication Strategies for Your Next Board Meeting

4 Powerful Communication Strategies for Your Next Board Meeting

This whitepaper outlines four powerful strategies to amplify board meeting conversations during a time of economic volatility. 

4. 7 Core Skills of Great CFOs

Communication, data analysis, and tech-savvy are just some of the core skills needed to further the company’s mission.

5. The Growing Accountant Shortage: How CFOs Can Attract Talent

Here are four ways CFOs can promote the accounting profession to replenish the pipeline of talent.

6. Why Does Excel Survive in Finance Departments?

Microsoft’s spreadsheet still dominates corporate finance, for plenty of good reasons.

7. What Do CEOs Want From Their CFOs?

Here are five ways that chief financial officers can meet the wish lists of today’s chief executive officers.

8. Workplace Monitoring: 3 Steps to Balance Employee Productivity and Privacy

Collecting and analyzing employee performance data can improve efficiency, but make sure employees see the value in it.

9. 3 CFO Priorities for An Unstable Time

Finance chiefs need to step up their focus on reliable demand forecasting.

10. The 6 a.m. CFO: How Vacasa’s Jamie Cohen Starts Her Day

Cohen shares how she begins her day early with a two-hour workout, the first dashboard she checks every day, and some of her favorite word puzzles.