An Empowered Audit Team Can Be the Ultimate Safeguard
Regtech can improve transparency, but without the right culture even the best technology will fall flat.
Metric of the Month: Days to Perform a Site-Level Annual Close
The process can be made faster and easier by performing pre-close activities throughout the year in the run-up to the annual close.
A Controller Demonstrates Strategic Value
Why is a controller willing to roll up her sleeves and help business managers achieve their goals?
Metric of the Month: Cycle Time To Perform a Financial Evaluation of New Products
Leading companies bring finance into the new product or service design process early for faster and more forward-looking financial evaluation.
Legacy Banks Are Threatened – Unless They Fight Back
Leading financial institutions still have the opportunity to create a new kind of bank, one that is more than just what the new challengers promise.
Start-Up CFOs: Be Ready to Raise Capital, Recap, or Sell
It doesn’t matter if selling the company is or isn’t the ultimate goal — a CFO needs to be prepared to execute all three.
AI is Ushering in a New Era of Integrated Receivables
Sayid Shabeer of HighRadius explains how AI engines can tackle manual processes around cash applications, credit management, and more.
Has Non-GAAP Reporting Become an Accounting Chasm?
Aggressive use of non-GAAP numbers is creating a crisis in how investors, analysts, and the media report financial performance and value companies.
Buyers of Carve-Outs Encounter Integration Hurdles
Noncore assets carved-out can be viable growth opportunities for interested and experienced PE buyers, but integration is tricky.
Antitrust Review: Navigating the Challenges of a ‘Second Request’
When an M&A transaction is flagged for a deeper regulatory review, the buyer and seller may be faced with significant challenges.
Metric of the Month: Days Cash on Hand
Strong cash reserves help you prepare for the unexpected — whether good or bad.