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    Yelp exec jumps to AI realm, takes Xometry’s CFO chair

    Yelp’s James Miln is joining the manufacturing marketplace provider as a spotlight continues to shine on AI-powered services and offerings.

    By March 1, 2024
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    ADM expects to report ‘material’ internal control weakness

    A Friday filing shed light on the scope of an internal probe into the commodity giant’s accounting practices but was silent on its CFO’s status.

    By March 1, 2024
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    Top 5 stories from CFO Dive

    Cooling inflation, an M&A rebound and an AI reckoning are among the top forces that could shape the corporate finance world this year.

    By CFO Dive staff
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    Clearing the tax ‘data swamp’: Thomson Reuters

    To keep pace with emerging tax requirements, organizations need to change their processes as well as their technologies, Thomson Reuters’ Ray Grove said.  

    By Feb. 29, 2024
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    Chemours probes ‘tone at the top,’ puts CEO, CFO on leave

    The chemicals company said it is evaluating “potential material weaknesses” in its internal control over financial reporting. Its shares plunged 35% Thursday.  

    By Feb. 29, 2024
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    Microsoft rolls out Copilot AI tool to finance teams

    The move is part of Microsoft’s effort to layer AI across its enterprise offerings, with the ambitious goal of impacting every role in the workplace.

    By Feb. 29, 2024
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    Few link 150 credit hours to more prepared accounting graduates

    Less than 10% of NJCPA members surveyed reported seeing accounting graduates with an extra 30 hours of college credit as “noticeably” better prepared.

    By Feb. 28, 2024
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    Judge denies former View CFO motion to dismiss SEC complaint

    The SEC had “adequately alleged facts” which allowed the court to reasonably infer negligence on the part of the ex-CFO, the judge said.

    By Feb. 28, 2024
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    Fed official makes a case for the dollar’s hegemony

    Can the dollar’s reign as the world’s reserve currency persist? This Fed official makes a strong case, but digital doubts may remain.

    By Lynne Marek • Feb. 28, 2024
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    Wells Fargo CFO calls commercial real estate a ‘long movie’

    The office market is under the most pressure, the bank’s finance chief Michael Santomassimo said on Monday.

    By Feb. 27, 2024
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    Orsted taps new CFO, COO in turnaround bid

    The troubled offshore energy developer appointed new financial and operational leadership as it looks to get back on course following a turbulent 2023.

    By Feb. 27, 2024
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    SaaS license waste tops IT spend challenges

    Hasty software purchasing during the pandemic led to bloated tech stacks that are now ripe for trimming.  

    By Feb. 27, 2024
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    CFOs take backseat to CISOs on SEC cyber rules

    Less than half of finance chiefs are involved in the SEC's cybersecurity breach disclosure process, AuditBoard found.

    By Feb. 27, 2024
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    AI, employee balance key to driving tech strategy: IMA

    Treating AI like a new colleague, rather than a replacement for employees, can help CFOs more seamlessly incorporate the technology.  

    By Feb. 26, 2024
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    FIS ex-CFO stays to oversee Worldpay transition

    Erik Hoag, a long-time FIS executive who stepped down from the CFO seat in August after just one year, was named chief integration officer.

    By Feb. 26, 2024
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    MGM Resorts’ cyberattack headache continues as regulators launch investigations

    The company said it could face fines in connection with regulatory inquiries stemming from the social engineering attack.

    By David Jones • Feb. 26, 2024
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    Lufthansa CFO to step down amid board reshuffle

    The airline is overhauling its executive leadership team in the face of repeated labor strikes by its ground staff in its home country of Germany.

    By Feb. 23, 2024
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    Onetime CFO contender to leave Goldman

    Once seen as a top finance chief candidate, Beth Hammack is reported to be exiting Goldman Sachs after 30 years.

    By Gabrielle Saulsbery • Feb. 23, 2024
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    PayPal FP&A exec jumps to Flywire CFO seat

    Cosmin Pitigoi’s appointment comes six months after Flywire announced its long-time finance chief would be exiting.

    By Feb. 22, 2024
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    New Prophix CFO: championing the ‘data steward’ shift

    The “bird’s eye view” of the business provided by finance chiefs makes them ideal choices as stewards of data, Prophix CFO Aaron Levine says.  

    By Feb. 22, 2024
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    Planet Fitness CFO retiring amid search for CEO

    The announcement comes in the wake of the health-club chain’s abrupt decision last fall to oust then CEO Chris Rondeau.

    By Feb. 22, 2024
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    Canadian pot firm picks Bristol Myers vet for CFO

    The outgoing CFO’s seven-year tenure had set the company apart from a number of other cannabis firms that have struggled to hold onto finance chiefs.

    By Feb. 21, 2024
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    Ex-Trump CFO still faces legal, financial troubles after civil fraud ruling

    Ex-CFO Allen Weisselberg is confronting potential perjury charges, financial penalties and a fraught ending to his career.

    By Feb. 21, 2024
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    Zevia taps new CFO amid growth push

    The CFO swap comes as Zevia fights to bolster growth amid financial challenges and competitive demand for healthier beverages.

    By Feb. 20, 2024
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    ‘Maverick’ SaaS spending by workers can waste millions: Vertice

    A company with more than 2,000 employees wasted, on average, as much as $4.3 million on underutilized SaaS licenses in 2023.

    By Feb. 20, 2024
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    Honeywell exec upbeat on warehouse automation trends

    Rising e-commerce shipments and ongoing labor shortages are among macrotrends that are favorable to the market.

    By Feb. 20, 2024