Seven Post-Pandemic Responsibilities for the Controller

Seven Post-Pandemic Responsibilities for the Controller

The next four years will be a time to refine the finance department. The 2010s might have felt like a reasonably stable year, at least compared to 2020, but there was a lot moving around that got us to where we are today. New regulations, political and taxation...

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Remote Work: Figuring out State Income Tax for Employees

Remote Work: Figuring out State Income Tax for Employees

After the past year of remote work, some companies are looking to enshrine this in their policies for good. If you’re considering this, it may pay to understand the nuances of state tax code—as many are looking to collect on remote work and others might become tax...

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Even More Metrics to Optimize on the Road to Normal

Even More Metrics to Optimize on the Road to Normal

Resiliency is all about being able to bounce back after adversity. But for some companies, the journey to normal might be akin to walking barefoot through a room full of Legos. Being able to make decisions requires you to understand how your business works in order to...

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How Much Time Can You Recapture Through Technology?

How Much Time Can You Recapture Through Technology?

Whether it’s reporting or reconciling, the day to day operations of the modern business requires a lot of legwork from those in accounting and corporate finance. Manual entry is often considered both unreliable and laborious, and a finger slip during data entry can...

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Non-GAAP Reporting Considerations for Finance Leaders

Non-GAAP Reporting Considerations for Finance Leaders

Reporting continues to be a hot topic in the corporate finance space. Stakeholders want to know that the company is heading in the right direction, top brass needs to know how to steer the organization, and potential investors want accurate pictures of their...

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How to Use FP&A to Create Value

How to Use FP&A to Create Value

Financial planning and analysis has become increasingly important in recent years. After the complexities that occurred in the past year, budgeting has been thrown out the window, leaders have found themselves working with unreliable information, and many question the...

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Lease Accounting: Getting the Job Done with Limited Resources

Lease Accounting: Getting the Job Done with Limited Resources

Whether you set out to achieve compliance with ASC 842 and paused when the regulation date shifted, or this is your first time preparing for compliance, your options continue to grow. Though you may have gotten a lifeline from the delay, you still can’t ignore the...

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Building a Hybrid Work Environment for the Return to Work

Building a Hybrid Work Environment for the Return to Work

Over the past year, remote work has been the de facto policy at most organizations. Driven by lockdowns policies and concern for worker safety, the transition from in-person work to working from home has become familiar to a lot of us. But vaccines are here,...

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Is AI Finally Coming for Your Job?

Is AI Finally Coming for Your Job?

It’s been a running theme in the corporate finance space for years now—Rosey the Robot will make the move from the Jetson’s cartoon maid to controller’s best friend. Well, as predicted, this is happening; and as predicted, AI is finding a home in positions it...

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Startup Benchmarking: How Is COVID Impacting the Growth Stage?

Startup Benchmarking: How Is COVID Impacting the Growth Stage?

“The trajectory of the US economy depends a great deal upon the actions of and investments into America’s startups—innovation, entrepreneurship, and rapid growth are their hallmarks.” This according to a recent report from Deloitte points to the role of these...

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