The 12 Key Principles of Financial Planning and Analysis
The Institute of Management Accountants offers principles for building an FP&A foundation, establishing accountability, and taking FP&A to the next level.
Earnings Report Readability Pays Off: Study
When a company's financial results are mixed, readability can carry the day, finds a new study.
Do Companies Adjust Revenue in Response to Investor Behavior?
Research suggests a correlation between market sensitivity to financial results and reported revenue in the following quarter.
$2B Asset Writedown Hits Exxon’s Q4 Earnings
"Financial results for the year were negatively impacted by the prolonged downturn in commodity prices and the impairment charge," CEO Darren Woods says.
Revenue Recognition: The Clock Is Ticking
The new revenue recognition standard has implications that extend far beyond accounting.
Ex-Valeant CFO Denies ‘Improper Conduct’
Howard Schiller says he is not to blame for the incorrect recognition of $58 million in revenue that has caused Valeant to restate its financial results.
Store Sales Data Spark Sears Stock Slide
Sales at U.S. stores open at least a year fell 10.6% in the second quarter to date as Sears tries to execute its turnaround strategy.
Sales Drop at IBM for 13th Straight Quarter
IBM's strong growth in cloud computing was offset by sharp declines in its legacy software and systems hardware businesses.
How to Become a Sustainability Wizard
A group of European CFOs creates an extensive resource to help their peers tackle sustainability issues.