An increasingly digital economy and the popularity of mergers and acquisitions means companies need to understand the digital tools for such purposes at their disposal.
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Changes to an organization’s approach to digital finance, such as the implementation of finance as a service and outsourced accounting, can go a long way toward boosting the efficiency of the finance department.
Recent studies confirm that worries over an impending shortage of financial talent are top-of-mind among executives today.
These three tips can improve the relationship between CEOs and CFOs.
It’s become clear that when the right partner is chosen, the benefits of outsourced accounting can be significant.
Here are three finance & accounting trends firms should be aware of in 2018.
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A comprehensive strategy in pursuit of high-level financial transparency is crucial to the success of an IPO in 2018.
A forward-thinking strategy is only possible when the tools to enable that foresight are in capable hands.
Outsourced accounting is a top priority for strategic CFOs as they capitalize on new technology and better controls.
A recent court decision only makes the argument for better, more sophisticated and intuitive financial reporting and accounting processes stronger.
Saving on accounts payable is only the first step in developing a mature finance function, and it’s easier through modern outsourced accounting platforms.
If you think you may have outgrown your accounting solution, it may be too late to correct course and get by making only minor adjustments.
Now more than ever, CFOs need to embrace their role as digital innovators in their organization.
By the time you think your business may be outgrowing QuickBooks, it might be too late.
CFOs are not finding enough time or bandwidth to tackle the forward-looking tasks that can generate the most value for their firms.
More organizations are treating their finance teams as a strategic asset to realize growth, rather than an obligation.
If more companies continue following this trend, it could create even more ripple effects throughout the finance world, as well as the businesses that rely on investor capital.
As the new FASB revenue recognition rules come into effect, we may be seeing even more changes within firms than expected.
As more finance departments embrace automation, it solves many problems but can create new challenges at the same time.
New research shows that CFOs may be falling behind the expectations of their board of directors, despite available solutions.
More corporate finance chiefs are prioritizing aggressive growth heading into 2018.
The new reality for the IPO market offers lessons for any business looking to develop and expand beyond 2017.
Whether selling a product, a service or a little of each, accounting and financial reporting tasks can become more complicated under a recurring revenue model.
Some of the first companies that registered for new SEC provisions are now facing a time crunch to get their financial data in order.
To succeed in the fast-growing world of SaaS, companies need to measure and understand many different variables all at once.
Companies on either side of a merger or acquisition deal would benefit from better tools for financial analysis and forecasting.
The risk of initiating much-needed change in a business is great, but executive misunderstandings of underlying risk factors may be even greater.
What’s really holding startups back from success?
Understanding recurring revenue requires more than basic bookkeeping skills.
Why do startups fail? While the details often diverge, some patterns can be seen that may shape the course of businesses to come.
New standards from the FASB are the latest example of widespread dysfunction in corporate finance.
Finance and accounting functions in many businesses face the same internal pressures. Overcoming them may call for some outside-the-box thinking.
When it comes to determining value, seed-stage firms need specialized tools and insight.
Finance and accounting professionals shouldn’t focus on working harder, but on working smarter, to see the results they are looking for.
Research shows businesses that spend less time on invoices and data entry are able to spend more time on adding value through strategic planning.
Few business leaders can claim to be miracle workers, but enabling CFOs to make high-level strategic decisions can bring them closer to that standard.
By making meetings more streamlined and productive, executives and their teams stand to benefit enormously.
CFOs can’t risk falling behind on key developments in the broader business world.
What we can learn about business success and growth from the venture capital world.
Finance chiefs must maintain a fresh perspective to keep themselves from getting caught in the weeds of bureaucracy, and that requires using the best tools at their disposal.
CFOs can leverage outsourced accounting partners to stay agile and strategic, even in an uncertain policy environment.
For too many businesses, a strict budget is holding them back from realizing their true growth potential.
When it comes to outsourced accounting and finance, the best of the best isn’t always the household name.
The potential for finance and accounting services, and the CFOs managing them, to really move the business toward sustainable growth has never been greater.
BPO services have transitioned from simply offloading bulk transactional tasks to actually adding value to the organization as a whole.
How can CFOs keep up with daily demands while also moving the needle on the business as a whole?
Smaller businesses could face difficulty properly reporting and utilizing non-GAAP data.
Convincing investors to believe in an idea for a startup is a tall task, but keeping them engaged and excited several months or years down the road may be just as challenging.
In the modern private equity landscape, entrepreneurs need to create and lead leaner organizations poised for growth.