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    Today’s IPO Requires Preparation, Communication, and Profitability

    “An IPO's true success hinges on a compelling story — a clear vision, a differentiated product, and a leadership team that inspires investor confidence."

    By March 1, 2024
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    1 in 4 Employees Say Financial Stress Lowers Their Productivity: Report

    Thirty-seven percent of employees say they’re taking on more credit card debt to make ends meet, up 12 percentage points from 2022.

    By Feb. 28, 2024
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    Opinion

    5 Things SaaS CFOs Need to Know About B2B Go-to-Market Strategies

    Competitive pressures are making the B2B market more complex than ever.

    By Roi Ben Daniel • Feb. 27, 2024
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    59% of Accountants Make Several Errors Per Month: Report

    Fewer accountants handling increased workloads are leading to more errors, suggests a new survey.

    By Feb. 26, 2024
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    More Work, Less Help for Finance

    “Finance must take a deliberate, sustainable approach to cost optimization rather than one-off belt-tightening, and develop new ways to reduce costs.”

    By Feb. 21, 2024
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    71% of Health Care CFOs Turning to Automation to Solve Labor Costs: Report

    The pathway to better patient services requires the implementation of automation, found Grant Thornton’s inaugural health care CFO survey. 

    By Feb. 20, 2024
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    8 New Workforce Terms CFOs Should Know in 2024

    Lazygirl jobs, rage applying, and #QuitTok trends are impacting teams regardless of industry. 

    By Feb. 16, 2024
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    46% of Employees Say They Lack Career Support from Managers

    Nearly two-thirds of employees said their employer cares more about productivity than their career development.

    By Feb. 13, 2024
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    Opinion

    How to Get Ahead of the Priciest Health-Care Expense — Cancer Care

    The impact of delayed screenings on the cost, and success rate, of cancer treatment could upend employers' budgets.

    By Othman Laraki and Brian Marcotte • Feb. 13, 2024
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    Senior Leaders Nearly Twice as Likely To Receive AI Resources as Junior Staff

    Sixty-eight percent of senior leaders have received some type of training around AI, versus only 36% of junior or lower-level employees, according to new data. 

    By Feb. 12, 2024
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    Finance’s Lessons Learned From Pandemic Supply Chain Challenges

    “The disruptions caused by the pandemic underscored the need for visibility into every aspect of the supply chain, from sourcing and production to distribution and delivery,” said Tony Caleca of Armanino.

    By Feb. 9, 2024
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    3 CFO Strategies for Better Annual Reporting Performance: Metric of the Month

    Reporting work doesn’t stop with the completion of the annual close.

    By Feb. 7, 2024
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    70% of Retail CFOs Will Raise Prices in 2024

    “Consumers are likely to pull back on spending, and retailers may be putting too much faith in price increases or adjustments to keep their margins healthy,” said Natalie Kotlyar, CPA, a national managing partner at BDO.

    By Feb. 7, 2024
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    70% of Finance Transformations Have Slow, Underwhelming Impact

    CFOs must be able to relay how new technology can provide value to an organization. Keeping employees in the loop of the technology integration process builds trust.

    By Jan. 31, 2024
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    Opinion

    Middle-Market Debt Restructuring: A Proactive Approach to Downside Scenarios

    Proactive operational and debt restructuring is not a luxury but a necessity for struggling middle-market businesses.  

    By Britt Terrell • Jan. 30, 2024
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    83% of M&A Leaders Expect Deal Count to Rise in 2024

    Dealmaking may make a rebound in the coming year, according to new data from Deloitte.

    By Jan. 24, 2024
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    Opinion

    6 Ways to Develop and Execute a High-Growth Post-Acquisition Strategy

    CFOs are under mounting pressure to deliver greater equity value after a private equity recapitalization.

    By Seth Eisenstein and Brian Murphy • Jan. 23, 2024
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    40% of Mid-Market CFOs Say Economic Volatility is Greatest Risk

    “The economic headwinds out there are certainly very, very strong, and many CFOs haven't dealt with them before,” said BDO chief executive Wayne Berson.

    By Jan. 23, 2024
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    76% of CFOs Say Inflation Is 2024’s Top Risk

    Competitive pressures, cost of capital, and skilled labor shortages also made the list of top risks.

    By Jan. 22, 2024
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    Opinion

    The CFO’s Role in Navigating Change

    CFOs can influence many outcomes in the organization by enhancing efficiency, productivity, and workforce management.

    By Don McGuire • Jan. 16, 2024
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    2024 Workplace Outlook: Office Space, Remote Work, and AI

    “Artificial intelligence will make significant traction in organizations in 2024 and will continue to reshape work processes for many departments and fields, in particular engineering, marketing, and finance,” said CFO Craig Gomulka of Komprise.

    By Jan. 12, 2024
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    A CFO Action Plan for 2024

    Here are six business challenges and recommended CFO actions for 2024.

    By Jan. 11, 2024
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    Q&A

    Building a ‘Liability Management’ Fintech: Achieve CFO Ralph Leung

    “I don't hire based on job descriptions or titles. I am trying to solve gaps and mapping them to strategic priorities.”

    By Jan. 11, 2024
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    Crypto Fraud Losses Down 51% in 2023

    Though still popular with bad actors, cryptocurrency-related fraud is dropping, according to Web3 security company Certik.

    By Jan. 10, 2024
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    Unlocking the Power of Leading Data Indicators

    Each company’s value creation journey is different, but effective use of data and analytics has become table stakes.

    By Paavan Choudary and Sanjeev Parlikar • Jan. 9, 2024