Financial Reporting


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    FASB’s environmental credit rules recall crypto debate

    Like crypto rules FASB recently finalized, the environmental credit accounting standards would provide specific guidance where GAAP is currently silent.   

    By June 13, 2024
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    Reduced pricing plan sees Wise shares slump despite profit surge

    The fintech plans to continue its strategy of reducing prices for its customers, which is reflected in its forecast, interim CFO Kingsley Kemish said.

    By June 13, 2024
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    CFO best practices in the evolving generative AI era

    As the initial frenzy around the launch of generative artificial intelligence subsides, a new GenAI era appears to be taking shape.

    By CFO Dive staff
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    Fed trims 2024 rate forecast to one cut, holds borrowing costs steady

    The Fed decision followed a report that inflation last month rose less than economists predicted and at the slowest pace since 2021.

    By June 12, 2024
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    Alphabet hands new CFO $9.9M sign-on bonus

    The incoming finance chief — Eli Lilly veteran Anat Ashkenazi — was granted the bonus in light of “her prior company’s forfeited compensation,” Alphabet said.

    By June 10, 2024
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    Navigating the IPO journey: Key preparation considerations for CFOs

    Market shifts call CFOs for an IPO preparation session.

    June 10, 2024
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    Sierra Club, NRDC drop legal challenges to SEC climate rule

    The two environmental groups have decided to focus resources elsewhere to improve climate-related financial disclosures.

    By Lamar Johnson • June 6, 2024
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    Toast CFO aims to build ‘enduring’ company on path to profitability

    Three years after Toast went public, thinking strategically about building a team for the future was one of her most important early priorities, said CFO Elena Gomez.

    By June 6, 2024
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    FASB seeks comment on narrow hedge accounting fix

    Despite a unanimous vote, some board members expressed concern the proposed improvements to GAAP hedging guidance do not go far enough.  

    By June 5, 2024
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    Hertz poaches Spirit Airlines CFO

    Less than a year after taking the permanent CFO seat, Alexandra Brooks is exiting the rental car company as it struggles to manage its bold EV bet.

    By June 3, 2024
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    Costco’s CFO calls $1.50 hot dog ‘safe’ in debut earnings call

    The retailer’s new finance chief Gary Millerchip is staying the course on the company’s popular $1.50 hot dog and soda combo pricing.

    By May 31, 2024
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    FanDuel parent Flutter swaps CFOs amid pivot to NYSE listing

    The CFO swap comes as Flutter hones in on the U.S. for future growth and expansion. 

    By May 31, 2024
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    Bluebird names new CFO after accounting errors

    The biotech company is revising financial statements for 2022 and the first three quarters of 2023 following the discovery of accounting missteps.

    By May 30, 2024
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    Jacobs-led QXO taps Barclays alum as first finance chief

    M&A “heavy hitter” Ihsan Essaid will take the top financial seat as QXO looks to become a market leader in the building product distribution space.

    By May 28, 2024
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    Nvidia shows off strength of AI with 262% sales jump

    “The next industrial revolution has begun,” Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang said during an earnings call last week.

    By May 28, 2024
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    Spotify vet tapped for VF Corp.’s CFO chair

    The appointment is part of a broader leadership shake-up at the struggling footwear company as it tries to restore profitable growth. 

    By May 23, 2024
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    Opinion

    3 ESG lessons CFOs can learn from SOX compliance

    ESG reporting may be a relatively new challenge but there is nothing new about C-suite leaders facing “perfect storm” reporting requirements, Wolters Kluwer's Alessio Lolli writes.

    By Alessio Lolli • May 23, 2024
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    SEC fines NYSE’s parent $10M for failing to report cyberattack

    The settlement sheds light on the costs of cyberattacks that can include penalties for non-compliance with timely disclosure requirements after the events occur.

    By May 22, 2024
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    Red Lobster’s ‘erratic’ payments to vendors among bankruptcy warning signs: Creditsafe

    The company’s average “days beyond terms” jumped from 15 in December to 30 in January, reaching 57 as of March.

    By May 22, 2024
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    More small companies willing to distort books to hide corruption: ACCA

    The U.S. has made little progress combating corruption since 2021, according to Transparency International.

    By May 21, 2024
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    Cerence CFO departs after two month tenure

    Tempesta’s resignation marks the latest in a series of relatively short-tenured finance chiefs for Cerence as it faces a securities class action lawsuit and slumping revenues.

    By May 20, 2024
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    Nonprofit MDA CFO attributes $5M cost reduction to streamlined operations, tech

    Since rising to the CFO chair in 2018, Michael Kennedy pared down the nonprofit’s back-end from 65 systems to one platform.

    By May 16, 2024
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    First-time CFO looks to sharpen Kyriba’s FP&A approach

    Adam Drew in March became the San Diego, California-based treasury and finance platform provider’s first permanent CFO in more than a year. 

    By May 16, 2024
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    Northrop Grumman names new CFO in leadership shake-up

    The transition comes on the heels of some volatility in the defense industry giant’s financial performance.

    By May 15, 2024
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    Brex CFO mulls long-term IPO scenario but keeps eye on costs, ROI

    The prevailing attitude among companies seeking to go public is to achieve profitability beforehand, Ben Gammell said.

    By May 14, 2024
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    PCAOB adopts updated ‘foundational’ rules requiring faster audit filing

    The U.S. audit watchdog updated standards created two decades ago and aligned regulation with changes in technology.

    By May 13, 2024