Eight Top Issues for CFOs in 2014
With elevated status following the financial crisis, CFOs are more primed than ever to set and drive strategic direction next year.
All Together Now
The convergence of social, mobile and cloud technologies —“SoMoClo”—is changing the way companies work.
Is R&D Spending Ready to Blow?
Companies remain reluctant to spend their cash but are starting to get more innovation-minded, creating some new priorities for CFOs.
CFOs Open to Improving Tech Literacy
Finance chiefs recognize the need to brush up on their knowledge of emerging technologies, and they’re reaching out to their CIOs for help, a new survey says.
CFOs Benefit from Shared-Services Shakeup
Global companies are moving away from a back-office approach to shared services, preferring instead to fashion them as providers of end-to-end process support for HR, marketing, IT and more.
Supply Breaks Slash Share Values 7%
And company stock prices don’t start to bounce back until three months after a supply-chain disruption has been announced, a study found.
CFO Snapshot: Accenture’s Pamela Craig
The Accenture finance chief shares some advice for aspiring CFOs.
Spreadsheets Still a Crutch in the Financial Reporting Process
Finance departments across the globe still rely heavily on spreadsheets to collect and report financial data, says a new survey.