How to Overcome Obstacles to Strategy Execution
The finance department must play a central role in surmounting challenges to successful implementation of strategic priorities.
Metric of the Month: Cost to Run the Finance Function
Too many finance organizations are blowing their budgets to pay armies of people to do low-level work inefficiently.
The Sooner Finance ERP Moves to the Cloud, the Better
The potential obstacles are the very reasons why CFOs should make the move in the first place, says a KPMG executive.
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.
A New Role for CFOs: Chief Technologist
Increasing processing power, software advancements, and the Internet of Things will transform the jobs of finance chiefs to include the technologist role.
How to Structure Your Staff for Success
One key is giving strategically focused areas greater independence, which will generate more ideas and allow CFOs the time to be more strategic themselves.
The Road to CFO
A solid grounding in finance and accounting never gets old for future finance chiefs. But these days, those hoping to become CFOs also need a dollop of charm and a global perspective.
You’ve Got a First-Rate Finance Department
The hallmarks of a great workplace for finance professionals aren't necessarily what you'd think.
What does the next century hold for corporate finance? Here are 21 predictions for the 21st century.
New Boeing CFO: Fearless in Seattle
Can an outspoken female CFO with no aerospace background put Boeing back on course?
Internal Expertise Will Do for Sara Lee
Why Sara Lee is going all out to train--and retain--its divisional CFOs.