Monthly Archives: June 2011

M&A Planning: Sell-Side Due Diligence

Proactive engagement in sell-side due diligence as preparation for a merger or acquisition is often a step neglected by companies approaching the market. Acquiring companies will conduct their own due diligence, and an acquisition candidate that performs its own comprehensive discovery process will be better equipped to … Continue reading

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Expense Reporting: Web Apps Gain on Spreadsheets

Expense reporting – long seen as time consuming and costly by finance groups and employees alike – is moving to the cloud. The CFO Edge article… Expense Reporting: Web Apps Gain on Spreadsheets …compares and contrasts spreadsheets with web-based expense … Continue reading

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Procurement Cards

Procurement cards – or P-cards – are essentially corporate credit cards employees can use to buy designated products and services without going through the company’s purchasing department to meet pre-approval procedures and paperwork requirements.   This CFO Edge article…  Procurement Cards … Continue reading

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Why Would a CFO Hire a CFO?

During periods of organizational transition or when faced with challenges that require specific expertise or additional capacity, many CFOs bring in an outside CFO. Leading chief financial officers understand that contracting for advice or support is both a sign of … Continue reading

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CFO vs. Controller: Understanding the Differences

Many growing organizations do not have a clear understanding of the differences between the CFO and the Controller, and they often overlook the value that a CFO can bring to their businesses. A closer look at the skill sets and … Continue reading

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