Technical Accounting: The CFO’s Secret Weapon
A great partnership with accounting will actually help drive and influence financial results (legally, of course).
SEC Charges Former MiMedx Execs With Fraud
The C-suite executives allegedly improperly recognized revenue from distributors with which MiMedx had secret side arrangements.
Ex-Outcome Health Execs Charged With Fraud
The SEC says the CFO and two other executives misrepresented Outcome's financial performance to raise nearly $500 million from investors.
Unclear IR Communications Sent Share Price Tumbling
New CFO at Talend works to overcome investor concerns about the software firm's altered business model and revenue recognition issues.
AICPA Urges Delay of Lease Accounting Rules
FASB should postpone the effective date of the “significant and complex” ASC 842 for a year for private companies, AICPA says.
The New Accounting for Collaborative Arrangements
Here's what you need to know about FASB's new guidance on "collaborative arrangements" between entities.
ASC 606: Trips, Traps, and Troubleshooting
Clever private company CFOs can learn from the mistakes, pitfalls, and land mines that tripped up their public company peers last year.
Rate of Growth in Audit Fees Doubled in 2017: FERF
New accounting standards, greater M&A activity, and PCAOB documentation requests drove up fees, according to the Financial Executives Research Foundation.
SEC: Telecom Firm Artificially Boosted Revenue
How many schemes did telecom expense management company Tangoe have for recognizing revenue improperly and hiding its pre-tax losses?
16 Years Later, SOX Compliance Continues to Evolve
Sarbanes-Oxley compliance costs shot up this year, underscoring the need for companies to automate more of their compliance activities.
Want to Be a Nonprofit CFO? Much Will Be Familiar
Even in the nonprofit world, finance chiefs often view things differently than their C-suite colleagues do.