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    FASB poised for another crypto vote

    The FASB is on track to issue proposed new standards for cryptocurrency by April. The implosion of crypto exchange FTX is likely to sharpen scrutiny of the project. 

    By Jan. 27, 2023
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    Southwest ups tech spend to $1.3 billion

    The airline will be increasing its technology spending following a quarterly loss triggered by its holiday traveling system failure, which resulted in the cancelation of over 16,700 flights in a ten-day period.

    By Jan. 27, 2023
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    Trendline

    Digital transformation, one smart step at a time

    By taking an incremental approach, CFOs can move their finance and accounting operations onto an automated, intelligent platform without letting disruption distract from their efforts to scale.

    By CFO Dive staff
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    Companies face data privacy maze, skills gap

    CFOs could be under increased pressure this year to focus on privacy, as new state laws come into effect.

    By Jan. 27, 2023
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    5 CFO tips for boosting tech ROI

    CFOs are overhauling their technology budgets as inflation, slumping economic growth and other external forces jeopardize their earnings targets.

    By Jan. 27, 2023
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    IBM, SAP latest to slash workforce

    IBM joins Microsoft, Google, Salesforce and now SAP SE in paring down its workforce as the technology and software industries face a highly inflationary environment.

    By Jan. 26, 2023
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    How to balance growth and cash flow amid uncertain demand

    Meritech Capital partner joins Airbase CFO to discuss metrics as a framework for when to say ‘no’.

    By Jan. 26, 2023
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    KPMG primes shrinking CFO, CPA pipeline

    The shortage of accountants is one of the main concerns keeping KPMG’s Greg Engel up at night. The firm is teaming up with universities to expand the talent pool.

    By Jan. 25, 2023
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    CFOs must stay disciplined on tech spend

    When it comes to tech spending, finance heads should keep their focus on business needs first and transformation second.

    By Jan. 24, 2023
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    Tech firms hunt for ‘operating’ CFOs

    Technology firms are seeking CFOs that can add financial rigor to their operations even as they move to cut staff and costs in the face of a probable recession.

    By Jan. 23, 2023
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    Billtrust plots growth in B2B

    Although many companies are pulling back spending amid the murkier economic climate, new CEO Sunil Rajasekar said the B2B payments firm is not. 

    By Caitlin Mullen • Jan. 19, 2023
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    nCino cuts 7% of workforce, CFO departs

    nCino and Microsoft are the latest tech firms to announce layoffs. The sector has been hit by declining sales for PCs and software, plummeting valuations and high inflation.

    By Jan. 19, 2023
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    FASB mulls two new software accounting options

    The project to improve software accounting standards is a long time coming. At least one element of the current standards has remained largely unchanged since 1985. 

    By Jan. 19, 2023
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    Cyber, business interruption remain top global corporate risks

    Risk management leaders remain highly concerned about the threat of malicious attacks and data breaches, according to Allianz Global.

    By David Jones • Jan. 18, 2023
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    CFOs plan to cut staff, increase hiring budgets

    Concern about higher wages and a skilled labor shortage are foremost in CFOs minds as they grapple with continued economic headwinds.

    By Jan. 17, 2023
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    CFOs zero in on digital transformation

    Finance leaders are still prioritizing digital transformation even as they face economic headwinds.

    By Jan. 13, 2023
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    Ex-CFO of email security firm pleads guilty in $50M fraud scheme

    The former CFO of GigaTrust faces a maximum sentence of five years in prison for his role in a conspiracy to defraud investors and lenders, including by fabricating bank statements.

    By Jan. 13, 2023
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    CFOs to combat downturn with more automation

    CFOs should think about automation as an “additional teammate” in their financial departments as they look to push digital transformation initiatives forward in the new year.

    By Jan. 3, 2023
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    The last mile of CFO success

    Chief financial officers who promote forward-thinking ideas will be more likely to achieve their goals.

    Dec. 19, 2022
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    ROI focus ensures high-value tech stack: LearnUpon CFO

    Considering ROI as well as costs can help CFOs manage their tech stacks more cost-effectively, especially as they face persistent economic headwinds.

    By Dec. 15, 2022
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    Future connections: How CFOs are building on current integration success

    It’s become increasingly important for CFOs to be open with their teams about what they’re doing daily, which is a change from the status quo.

    Dec. 12, 2022
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    Growing a business? Consider these tech innovations as you scale

    As your business grows, so do your tech needs. Explore new tech from QuickBooks that’ll help your business prosper.

    Dec. 12, 2022
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    Opinion

    3 reforms for the post-FTX crypto era

    FTX’s collapse underscores the highly-centralized crypto market’s risks and blockchain’s importance as a defense against bad actors, Metallicus' CFO argues.

    By Irina Berkon • Dec. 9, 2022
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    Deep Dive

    CFO stressors: Job creep

    While many finance chiefs are adjusting to their expanding duties, some CFOs feel they are doing an untenable share of the C-suite’s heavy lifting.

    By Dec. 7, 2022
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    For CFOs rethinking growth, profitability, data is key

    Investing in data analytics that can reveal key opportunities can aid CFOs looking to better balance growth and profitability.

    By Dec. 7, 2022
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    ‘Down round’ hold outs are on the clock, SVB CFO says

    In today’s uncertain financing environment many companies are curbing their “cash burn” in order to extend the time that their existing financing will last. 

    By Dec. 7, 2022