Total Cost to Manage Taxes: Metric of the Month
Smart investments in tax strategy and tax processes can pay off big down the road.
Total Cost to Perform the Finance Function: Metric of the Month
The right structure, processes, technology, and people help organizations increase finance function effectiveness while growing the bottom line.
Metric of the Month: Business Entity Revenue Per Employee
Employee productivity is closely linked to organizational revenue. But how much revenue should each employee be expected to generate?
The Real Cost of Invoicing: Metric of the Month
Invoicing can be an expensive process that involves intensive manual data entry, revisions, approvals, and bookkeeping.
Metric of the Month: Accounts Payable Cost
Manually entering invoices into the general ledger has a negative influence on the total cost of processing accounts payable per invoice.
Goldman Sachs to Pay $120 Million in Rate-Manipulation Case
The CFTC orders the investment bank to pay up in response to charges that traders deliberately influenced a U.S. global dollar benchmark.
CFOs’ Top Goal for 2017: Better Analysis and Reporting
Ninety percent of CFOs surveyed say they should be doing more with the financial and operations data they have at hand.
Metric of the Month: Travel Reimbursement
When companies fail to reimburse travel and entertainment expenses, it costs them — in more ways than one.
Metric of the Month: Finance Function Costs
CFOs are skeptical about claims that process automation is the cure-all for excessive costs of the finance function.
Metric of the Month: Total Cost of the Finance Function
Judged according to the cost of their finance functions, some companies may be wasting millions of revenue dollars on inefficient processes.
Is Finance-Cost Benchmarking Off Track?
Comparisons should take into account company complexity, not just industry and revenue, one research firm contends.