Chief Audit Execs: Internal Audit Can Do Better
CAEs say their function doesn't make adequate efforts in communicating with the board and management, among other shortcomings.
Why Risk Management Should Be a Higher Priority
CFOs are equipped to turn risk into an advantage, an international accounting leader says.
Highest Priority for Finance Today: FP&A
Financial planning and analysis tops even strategic planning among the finance processes that CFOs want to improve.
Dun & Bradstreet to Be Sold to PE Group for $5B
Buyers including former Blackstone dealmaker Chinh Chu will take the company private after 177 years of independence.
Digitizing Finance Delivers Value Beyond the Hype
Here are five key considerations for creating a value-driven digitization strategy for the finance function.
Industrial CFO Leads Advanced Analytics Drive
Traditional data analysis isn't sufficient for today's competitive climate, says Stanley Black & Decker's finance chief.
Mature Tool Giant Plots Big Growth Push
Stanley Black & Decker has doubled its size multiple times in its CFO's 20 years at the company. Doing it again requires a different, higher-tech approach.
Customer Obsession Drives Financial Results: Study
Companies that prioritize customer-focused initiatives and the usage of customer data perform substantially better than others, Forrester finds.
Technology Will Force Tax Managers to Up Their Game
As automation inevitably takes over technical tax work, tax professionals will be challenged to develop new skills in order to provide business value.
CFOs Embrace Next Wave of Data Analytics
A big and as-yet-untapped opportunity to harness the power of this data may sit with the office of the CFO.
Data Analytics Adopters Brave Obstacles
More companies are using sophisticated data analytics, but they are also encountering cultural, focus, and efficiency problems.