Issue 2012-02 CFO
The New Talent Mix
Finance chiefs are bolstering their strategic roles by hiring more FP&spamp;A help.
Focus on Business, Not IT
Readers comment on the CFO-CIO relationship, FASB, market volatility, and other topics of recent stories in &splt;i>CFO.&splt;/i>
Have $1 Billion, Will Spend
Alliance Data is building its war chest in anticipation of serious deal-making. An interview with Charles Horn, CFO, Alliance Data Systems.
How the U.S. Postal Service&spamp;rsquo;s decision to cut next-day delivery will affect working capital.
The Cost of Confidence
Two proposals aim to increase auditor independence, but may cause problems for CFOs.
Where the Money Is, and the Security Isn’t
Cyber thieves are increasingly targeting small and midsize businesses, and why not? Most SMBs do little to protect themselves.
In the Family Way
CFOs who work for family-owned companies can be invaluable advisers, but often remain on the outside looking in.
Expanding abroad has lots of potential, and plenty of risks. Here are some quick tips to help you avoid problems with staffing, regulatory requirements, joint ventures, and more.