Finance Staffers Earn Larger Pay Increases
CFOs earned a 2.8 percent rise in base pay in 2013, but gave staff-level finance personnel an increase of more than 4 percent.
Companies Aim to Reduce Liquidity
More than a quarter of finance execs tell AFP they will reduce their company's cash balances in the first quarter. Will they this time?
Checks Ceding Ground to Electronic Payments
Companies are slowly converting check payments into wire-transfer, ACH-debit and purchasing-card transactions.
Uncertainty Leads to Higher Corporate Cash Balances
More companies built up rather than subtracted from their cash holdings last quarter, but some plan to reverse course the last three months of 2013.
The Mystery of High Bank-Deposit Balances
More than half of the short-term cash on U.S. companies’ books is held in bank deposits. But is that evidence of a renewed faith in banks?
Treasury: Faster and Cheaper, but Better?
Companies are laser-focused on cost-cutting and efficiency, but those may be the wrong goals.