The Changing Role of the CFO and Controller

From Financial Analysis to Business Operations, the Influence of CPAs in Corporate Finance Continues to Grow

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  • Mike Yeager

    Accounting and Technology: A Modern Finance Revolution

    Executives are increasingly turning to their finance teams for answers about the future of their organizations. Traditional accounting tools are not equipped to answer these questions. Fortunately, modern finance tools have been designed to eliminate these issues and support the modern CFO in the role of business strategist.
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  • Brad Monterio

    Business Value Creation a Growing CFO Priority

    The role of the chief financial officer (CFO) continues to evolve, particularly in the area of creating value for their organizations. Brad Monterio of the California Society of CPAs and a global board member of the Institute of Management Accountants discusses ways CFOs can pursue this added value.
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  • William Hayes

    How Much Loss Follows a $100 Theft?

    A man walks into a store and steals $100. He comes back five minutes later and buys $70 worth of goods, and the owner gives him $30 in change. How much money did the owner lose? Easy? Maybe it's not as simple as you think.
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  • Jim Caruso

    Don’t Let “Broken Windows” Tarnish Your Management Reports

    The broken windows theory of crimefighting proposes that if broken windows in an abandoned building are left unrepaired, it fosters the impression that nobody cares for the neighborhood. Fixing broken windows helps establish a sense of pride, safety, and order. Avoiding "broken windows" in internal management reporting, too, will have undeniable benefit.
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  • Danny Thompson

    Accounts Payable Fraud Prevention During a Crisis

    Normal business routines have been disrupted by the COVID-19 outbreak, and much of the workforce has been working from home. Cybercriminals view this as prime time to exploit security vulnerabilities, especially as it relates to accounts payable departments.
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