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Are You Ready for the Rise of CFO 3.0

In a world of constant change – where tax codes, exchange rates, and other factors can reconfigure the relative wealth of your firm or business hourly - the need for real-time awareness and insight has never been greater. Enter role of CFO 3.0: The Futurist... are you ready?
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The Full-Stack CFO

Today’s CFOs are tech-savvy individuals, and most use technology daily in their personal lives – from making payments via mobile app, to checking bank statements online.
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When Traditionalism Should Be Dead

In 1944, Winston Churchill said, “A love of tradition has never weakened a nation, indeed it has strengthened nations in their hour of peril…” But he didn’t stop there. Churchill very aptly concluded, “…but the new view must come, the world must roll forward.It’s long been discussed that there are a variety of personas that many CFOs carry. In fact, a recent survey of 1,500 financial experts determined that CFOs fall into six distinct categories: politicians (27%), revolutionaries (19%), carers (19%), conductors (16%), traditionalists (9%), and visionaries (9%).

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Technology Advice Expert Interview with Rob Reid

Robert Reid, CEO of Intacct, was a recent guest on the TechnologyAdvice Expert Interview Series. Hosted by Josh Bland, the series explores a variety of business and technology landscapes through conversations with industry leaders.

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5 Essential Steps to Prepare for an IPO

For many chief financial officers, directing an initial public offering is one of the most challenging and rewarding tasks they undertake. How they handle the run-up to the IPO—arranging for the people, processes and technology they will need—is critical to setting the stage for success.

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5 Questions CFOs Need to Ask

A recent survey of Fortune 1000 CFOs found that the vast majority—81%—felt they worked at companies that viewed their finance operation as a “strategic business partner,” involving the CFO in top-level decision-making as never before.

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Cash Metrics for CFOs

As the CFO or Director of Finance, cash should be the most basic and regularly reported balance to your stakeholders—arming them to make decisions for change, or to stay the course. And, about cash, what do you know? Specifically, collections, and cash burn?

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Paving the Way to an IPO and Beyond

As your company grows towards an IPO, your success will depend more than ever on smart, fast decision making and flawless execution. Fast-growing companies have been choosing Intacct as the financial foundation for their IPOs for nearly a decade. Why?

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How to Become Irreplaceable—5 Questions Every CFO Should Expect from the CEO

“So, what are your thoughts on where we should invest?”. Questions like that, if unprepared for, can make a CFO’s face flush and heart rate rise. Yet inquiries like that are exactly where a CEO will expect insight from the organization’s CFO.

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Intacct How-To Series: Tips to Grow Your Business to a Global Structure—Part 3

In my last blog post, I covered the importance of performing analysis within the system of record and how increased visibility can help unlock insights to better manage your multi-entity business. In this blog post I will focus on the importance of controls and user permissions in a growing business.

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