Metric of the Month: Cash-to-Cash Cycle Time
APQC found that top performers on this measure have a CCC of 33.2 days or less on average, while bottom performers take 74 days or longer.
Metric of the Month: Uncollectable Balances as a Percentage of Revenue
It’s more important than ever to know how much bad debt your company holds.
Metric of the Month: Total Cost to Reward and Retain Employees
Now is the time to take care of your best asset — your people.
In Pursuit of Better Analytics
Finance analytics is maturing at an accelerated pace, but the standards, tools, and talent still have a way to go.
Short-Term Cash-Flow Forecasting: Metric of the Month
An efficient short-term forecasting process will save CFOs time and help them make better decisions to keep the business strong.
Increase DPO, If You Can: Metric of the Month
In uncertain economic times, companies need liquidity. But they also need strong supplier relationships.
Metric of the Month: Detect and Prevent Duplicate or Erroneous Payments
Duplicate or erroneous payments can be financially damaging, but they can be prevented.
Metric of the Month: Total Cost to Manage and Process Collections
Smart companies take a strategic approach to spend less on collections.
Metric of the Month: Return on Invested Capital
Strategic CFOs know that smart investors look for organizations that effectively invest capital where it generates the best returns.
Metric of the Month: Days Cash on Hand
Strong cash reserves help you prepare for the unexpected — whether good or bad.
Metric of the Month: How Quickly Businesses Adapt to New Risks
When a risk becomes a reality, top performers act to change policies and strategies quickly.