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[Infographic] Key Digital Tools Today’s CFOs Should Have at Their Disposal

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Digital disruption has been creating new norms in the way organisations operate. In the era of Digital Transformation, CFOs are expected to look beyond their traditional roles to become an enterprise-wide strategist, an innovation and a change leader utilising technology and help drive the business. Adopting new digital tools is a must in order to further improve existing capabilities and the overall performance of the CFO. 

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Topics: CFOs, Financial management solutions, Financial strategies

When CFOs take over the role of COOs

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The growing complexity of today’s business has forced many companies to rethink the traditional roles of C-level executives. In some cases, the roles of the CFO and the COO are combined. What are the implications of this phenomenon?

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Topics: CFOs, Financial Accounting Management Software

[Infographic] Top 5 Most Important Technology Priorities for CFOs in 2018

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Speaking of CFOs, most people would only think of Finance specialists/ officers. However, top CFOs nowadays must go beyond their traditional roles and immerse themselves in the digital world. Technology is getting embedded deeper and deeper in every aspect of business operations, from the manufacturing stage to the financial side of any projects.

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Topics: CFOs, Financial Accounting Management Software, Financial management solutions, Financial strategies

7 Worst Financial Fiascos caused by Excel errors (Part 2)

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In the previous post, we examined the first three biggest Excel spreadsheet failures. In this post, we will go through the remaining four examples of why spreadsheets can become a finance professional’s worst nightmare.

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Topics: CFOs, Enterprise Performance Management (EPM), Financial Accounting Management Software

7 Worst Financial Fiascos caused by Excel errors

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Spreadsheet software like Microsoft Excel has long been indispensable to organisations thanks to its ubiquity, versatility, and ease of use. Such attributes, however, also make spreadsheets particularly susceptible to human errors, as demonstrated by the following cases.  

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Topics: CFOs, Enterprise Performance Management (EPM), Financial Accounting Management Software

Automating financial forecasting for hotels with cloud-based systems

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How can a hotel chain whose properties are located in many different countries reliably provide its financial professionals with advanced forecasting and reporting capabilities around the clock and across multiple devices? Find out how Kempinski Hotels - the Europe’s oldest luxury hotel group – achieved such a feat.

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Topics: Hospitality solutions, CFOs, Enterprise Performance Management (EPM), Financial Accounting Management Software

[Infographic] - Top 5 risks for CFOs in 2017

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The consulting firm Protiviti and North Carolina State University’s Poole College of Management collected responses from 735 board members & finance executives about 30 risk issues that will likely have an impact on their companies in 2017.

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Topics: CFOs, Financial Accounting Management Software, Financial management solutions, Financial strategies

[Infographic] How CFOs can help improve sales forecasting

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The role of modern CFOs in today’s business is much broader than it used to be. They are expected to use technology and their “number-crunching” capability to give other functions as well as the whole business better information to make decisions and move ahead. One key area in particular where CFOs should get involved more is sales forecasting.

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Topics: CFOs, Office of the CFO, Enterprise Performance Management (EPM)

It’s time to replace your spreadsheets with EPM

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Companies are adopting innovative enterprise solutions to help them stay ahead of their competitors. Nevertheless, many still rely on spreadsheets to perform vital financial functions. It is not a promising way for companies to remain relevant in this new digital economy. An EPM (Enterprise Performance Management) application could be the ultimate alternative to using spreadsheets.

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Topics: CFOs, Enterprise Performance Management (EPM), Financial Accounting Management Software

[Infographic ] Top 5 issues for CFOs in 2016

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What are CFOs’ top priorities for 2016? Consulting firm Protiviti tries to answer this question in its 2016 Finance Priorities Survey. Collecting responses from 650 CFOs, vice presidents of finance, corporate controllers, and other financial management professionals, the survey ranks the priorities using five categories: process capabilities (financial transactions); process capabilities (financial analysis); emerging issues; technical capabilities. The infographic below shows these five main findings.

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Topics: CFOs, Office of the CFO, Financial strategies

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