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    Nearly half of CFOs ditching just-in-time supply chains: Study

    Cybersecurity, emerging technologies and inflation also remain top priorities for CFOs over the next 12 months as they look to navigate a challenging economic environment.

    By Sept. 21, 2022
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    Most CFOs say controllership not ready for digital future

    Financial executives said controllers are not fully equipped to take on a bigger role in strategic planning, according to a survey by Deloitte and the Institute of Management Accountants.

    By Sept. 19, 2022
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    Spend management innovation creating equity value

    Spend management technology is about attracting talented staff, reducing compliance problems and scaling back-office operations in a way that creates value. 

    By CFO Dive staff
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    Expedia swipes CFO from home retailer Williams-Sonoma

    Williams-Sonoma CFO Julie Whalen will move to the top financial seat for travel and hospitality service Expedia Group as it looks to enact a new sustainability strategy.

    By Sept. 16, 2022
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    New PayPal CFO takes medical leave

    PayPal SVP of Capital Markets Gabrielle Rabinovitch will step in for her second round as interim CFO as Jorgensen departs for medical leave.

    By Sept. 15, 2022
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    SoundHound CFO keeps focus on growth, profitability as inflationary pressures loom

    The voice-enabled AI and former Nike CFO is chartering a path to profitability even as economic uncertainties continue to plague financial heads across industries.

    By Sept. 14, 2022
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    Zipline snags ex-Tesla, Verily CFO

    Deepak Ahuja, a CFO whose resume includes Verily Life Sciences and Tesla, will become the first chief business and financial officer for the drone delivery manufacturer as it consolidates plans to globally scale.

    By Sept. 13, 2022
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    Spendesk CFO to prioritize hiring

    Spend management solutions provider Spendesk tapped Julien Lafouge, a BlaBla Car alum, as its group CFO as it consolidates its European expansion plans.   

    By Sept. 12, 2022
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    AT&T CFO says demand still ‘solid’ post price hike

    Despite “reduced visibility” into economic trends going into next year due to the current macroeconomic environment, Desroches expects improved cash conversions in 2023.

    By Sept. 8, 2022
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    OneSpan taps Extreme Reach, KPMG alum for permanent CFO

    Former Extreme Reach CFO and KPMG alum Jorge Martell will take cybersecurity firm OneSpan’s financial reins from interim CFO Jan Kees van Gaalen. 

    By Sept. 6, 2022
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    Focusing on tech skills could give finance a hiring edge

    Focusing on tech-based skills could help financial departments get ahead of changing talent retention trends, according to Selby Jennings’ Kareem Bakr.

    By Sept. 2, 2022
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    Cybersecurity firm ExtraHop names new CFO

    ExtraHop appointed Mike Parson as its new CFO, one of a series of new C-suite leaders named as the company seeks to scale up.

    By Sept. 2, 2022
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    Retailers double down on dynamic pricing to protect margins

    Dynamic pricing helps CFOs protect company margins but is increasingly subject to scrutiny.

    By Sept. 1, 2022
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    The modern challenges for CFOs

    Mike Kelly of Ernst & Young (EY), talks talent retention, inflation, ESG reporting requirements and how these evolving issues are reshaping the top financial seat.

    By Sept. 1, 2022
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    Opinion

    Why C-suites need to get more serious about harnessing tax technology

    More than half of the C-suite executives surveyed said they’re not using their tax data to scenario-plan around policy changes or identify tax credits, a KPMG report found.

    By Greg Engel • Sept. 1, 2022
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    Who’s afraid of FedNow? Not Visa

    Visa's CFO on Wednesday brushed off any concerns about the threat of new competition from FedNow, or any other real-time payments system.

    By Lynne Marek • Sept. 1, 2022
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    FASB narrows cryptocurrency project scope, excludes NFTs

    FASB has come around to recognizing the need for a better crypto accounting model as calls to safeguard investors against abuses rise.

    By Aug. 31, 2022
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    CFOs facing inflation mull hiring freeze: survey

    CFOs facing inflation may slow hiring and boost digital transformation initiatives, a survey finds.

    By Aug. 31, 2022
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    Honor Technology taps Google alum as new CFO

    As Honor Technology looks to grow, it tapped industry veteran Andrew Steinberg as its financial leader.

    By Aug. 26, 2022
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    Companies boosting tech budgets despite recession risk

    Despite the prospect of recession, more than half of U.S. companies are expanding their technology budgets to drive growth, PwC found in a survey.

    By Aug. 19, 2022
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    Digital transformation, worker retention can cut costs

    Investing in digital transformation initiatives as well as retaining skilled workers can better position companies to weather the coming recession.

    By Aug. 19, 2022
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    CFOs flag staffing, digital transformation as top growth challenges

    CFOs pointed to staffing and hiring challenges as well as digital transformation as the top barriers to fostering growth at their companies, a study finds.

    By Aug. 15, 2022
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    Akumin terminates CFO per transformation plan

    With the hiring of a global business transformation specialist as Akumin’s interim CFO, William Larkin is fired from the top financial seat. 

    By Aug. 15, 2022
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    Coalition, Inc. names first ever CFO

    Jim Young plans to take the company to bigger heights and tap into the massive cybersecurity market.

    By Aug. 12, 2022
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    Société Générale exec pivots to eFuels CFO

    Société Générale Managing Director Roberto Simon took on the CFO seat for eFuels company HIF Global as the company consolidates plans to help “decarbonize” 5 million cars.

    By Aug. 11, 2022
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    Plummeting tech valuations lead to record $23B SoftBank loss

    The slump in global technology stocks, rising inflation and a weaker yen led Japanese bank SoftBank to report a record $23 billion loss.

    By Aug. 8, 2022