Fixing the Financial Close Process
Financial executives work to rehabilitate the dysfunctional close-to-disclose process by highlighting efficiency, standardization and streamlining.
Special Report: Financial Reporting’s Changing Scene
The impetus for change in financial reporting has reached levels that haven’t been seen for years, especially in the United States.
Health-Care Changes to Demand CFO Attention in 2014
A host of converging care trends and new Affordable Care Act provisions will get CFOs' attention in the new year.
Compliance Mountains to Climb
Almost half of finance executives predict they'll have to spend more to follow the rules in 2014.
Currency Risks: Disturbance in the Water
After two years of relative stability, the currency markets may be readying for a year of heightened volatility. Will companies be prepared?
Clouds in the Forecast
Finance departments will invest heavily in cloud computing and mobile technologies in the coming year.
Taxing Their Patience
The Affordable Care Act's medical-device tax and a proposed Internet sales tax could rile CFOs in 2014.
Lean Growth Ahead
Growth-company CFOs see fatter times in 2014, but are keeping their operations trim.
Special Report: CFO Outlook 2014
A look at the challenges and opportunities ahead for finance chiefs.
Borrowing Without Banks
Private capital and other nonbank sources of debt financing are offering companies borrowing options beyond the traditional bank loan.