Companies need accurate and timely information to run their business efficiently, and retrospective reports aren’t cutting it.
To curb tax bills, CFOs should think about their companies’ foreign workers and subsidiaries before the end of 2013.
By factoring in the Economic Cost of Risk, CFOs can capture the ups and downs of their companies' perils.
Traditional metrics can help CFO get a firmer grasp of past or frequent events. But for future perils, risk modeling may be the way to go.
Increasingly, data modeling is enabling companies to gauge risks like terrorism and price volatility.
XBRL filings are a rich source of data that all departments can use to make operations more efficient and to conduct competitive analysis.
Municipal finance chiefs are fighting to keep their troubled cities solvent. Sometimes it’s a losing battle.
To compete with Goliaths, corporate Davids need plenty of organizational flexibility.
Amid political uncertainty, the mutual property insurer's CFO closely manages currency risks to protect FM Global's policyholder-owners.
Employee fraud can exist anywhere, but CFOs can stay ahead of the game by monitoring some specific payment and expense areas.
Potential drains on cash flow and perverse medical and legal incentives make workers' comp worthy of CFO scrutiny.