What Controllers and CFOs Need to Know About Blockchain

What Controllers and CFOs Need to Know About Blockchain

Cryptocurrencies have changed the international financial system in ways nothing else has. They have gained mainstream popularity in recent times. The rise in popularity is because of the features of these virtual currencies.  Firstly, they are decentralized and...

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A Controller’s Guide to Cybersecurity

A Controller’s Guide to Cybersecurity

Cyber threats are multiplying, and businesses are the major targets. Statistically, small business are more likely to get attacked. 43% of all cyber threats are targeted on small businesses.  This is not white noise. There have been certified reports of businesses...

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2021 Midyear Sales Tax Changes: Highlights and Insights

2021 Midyear Sales Tax Changes: Highlights and Insights

Keeping a finger on the pulse of relevant tax changes is one of the key responsibilities of accounting and finance professionals, and it’s a big job. During the first half of 2021, there were the requisite sales tax rate changes, as always, but there were also several...

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Managed Services for Accounting/Finance Technology Platforms

Managed Services for Accounting/Finance Technology Platforms

The United States is home to some of the world’s largest accounting firms, but it’s also home to a sizable number of smaller firms, most of which are regarded as small businesses. Many of these small firms can’t compete with the technological innovations of larger...

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Record-to-Report: All You Need to Know

Record-to-Report: All You Need to Know

Data is gold. Businesses thrive on the power of numbers because data helps managers and business owners to know what works, how it works, and ways to improve. However, raw data serves a limited purpose.  To become useful, data has to be refined into usable...

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Outsourced Accounting vs. Staffing: Everything You Need to Know

Outsourced Accounting vs. Staffing: Everything You Need to Know

Today’s businesses are facing growing challenges as they seek to comply with government regulations and meet the public’s demand for greater transparency. As a result, many businesses find themselves juggling accounting, tax preparation, internal auditing, and risk...

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About the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB)

About the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB)

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) is a nonprofit company created by the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) of 2002, signed into law by President Bush. The SOX introduced far-reaching reforms into the American business space. It’s primary objective is to...

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Financial Management System vs. Enterprise Resource Planning

Financial Management System vs. Enterprise Resource Planning

Technology has always been an aid to business. Today’s advanced technologies can help businesses to manage inventory, monitor finances, and manage their personnel.  In this article, we’ll focus on two critical pieces of technology: The financial management...

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A Guide to Family Office Structure

A Guide to Family Office Structure

Money management is important for any family, but for families with an extremely high net worth, managing financial assets is a job unto itself.  Recent years have seen the emergence of the “family office,” an organizational scheme that aims to help...

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Accounting Standards Updates (ASU) for 2021

Accounting Standards Updates (ASU) for 2021

There are various accounting standards employed in the United States. These standards are upheld and enforced by various agencies and government parastatals. Keeping all of the information relating to these agencies in line can be daunting in most cases. The knowledge...

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Accounting and CPA Compensation Trends

Accounting and CPA Compensation Trends

The value of any job depends on a number of factors, but salary is often one of the primary considerations. In an age where the demand for accountants is greater than the supply, it’s important for companies to offer competitive salaries to hire and retain qualified...

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The Growing Shortage of Accountants and CPAs

The Growing Shortage of Accountants and CPAs

The Accounting and Corporate Finance industry is facing an accountant shortage. While the job market has been growing steadily since the recession of the 2000s, many financial institutions have struggled to find qualified talent to fill their ranks. This disparity...

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Virtual Roundtable: Controlling Employee Expenses with a Small but Mighty TeamWebinar Tuesday, September 28

Join the Controllers Council as Ram Bartov, Corporate Controller of TripActions (formerly Corporate Controller at Snowflake), reveals how small but high-performing finance teams today are embracing automated expense management technology to gain a better line of sight, control, and real-time reporting. Ram will moderate a “virtual roundtable” of Controllers and CFOs to be announced.