How to Fix Messy Financial Data

How to Fix Messy Financial Data

Messy accounting records are no good for anybody. The very foundation of accounting and finance functions lends itself to organization. You have to record transactions, summarize activities, and report results in ways that utilize so much different information your...
Modernizing the Accounting Function

Modernizing the Accounting Function

Next time you call an accounting staff person a “bean counter,” know this: You’re WRONG! The term is actually derived from the German word “Erbsenzähler,” which means “pea counter.” In German, it means someone who is overly nitpicky, a perfectionist. Here, it’s a...
Modern Finance: Are You Keeping Up?

Modern Finance: Are You Keeping Up?

“I don’t have a crystal ball” is one of the all-time great cop-outs in life and business. If you’re the CFO of a modern company, though, you better get yourself one. The financial role has changed, especially with regard to treasury management, one of the CFO’s core...