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Our CEO shares his thoughts with Accounting Today

Posted by Sarah Werner

Today's CFOs may be feeling a bit overwhelmed when they consider the storm of accounting regulations that is approaching. New accounting standards around leasing (ASC 842/IFRS 16), insurance contracts (ASC 942/IFRS 17), revenue recognition (ASC...

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Multinational companies could be heading for a 'leaseberg' of huge proportions

Posted by Sarah Werner

For large, multinational companies, a shift to the new leasing standard (IFRS 16/ASC 842) will cause unforeseen impact.

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KPMG & Aptitude Software unite around IFRS 17

Posted by Sarah Werner

Recent surveys from KPMG & Aptitude Software suggest that most insurers are far from ready for IFRS 17, with over 80% of organizations still in the pre-assessment or assessment phase.

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CFO challenges, opportunities discussed at Hong Kong roundtable

Posted by Sarah Werner

In order to better serve our clients, we need to know what they are excited about and what keeps them up at night.  We do this with surveys like our GIRA assessment, webinars and through events like our recent roundtable discussion held at the...

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Aptitude gathers Senior Finance Leaders in NYC

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This ‘Future of Finance Forum’ event explored how the Finance function needs to evolve and ways to deliver this evolution. We enjoyed a vigorous debate about the desirable role of the Finance department and focused heavily on the role of technology...

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The Future of Finance In Insurance

Posted by Sarah Werner

Participants discussed the challenges they faced, their desire to provide strategic guidance to the business and required skill sets of the future. Common sentiments from the group included the need and desire to move away from backwards-looking...

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The FSN Future of the Finance Function Survey 2017

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Survey shows CFOs are turning to tech vendors to help navigate finance transformation

Posted by Sarah Werner

From impact assessments to assembling the right project team to finding a window to take a plunge with a new system, finance transformations can be daunting for the CFO and their teams.  A soon to be released survey from FSN showed that while CFOs...

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2017 survey shows finance leaders still struggle around business partnering

Posted by Sarah Werner

The 2016 Future of the Finance Function explored the progress of finance professionals along the Modern Finance journey, looking at areas like standardization and automation, responsibility over data and technology and the struggle of the CFO to...

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Leasing FAQs

Posted by Sarah Werner

Q: Can we use manual workarounds to address the new standard?

A: While a manual workaround may be possible for a company with a very low volume of leases, the complexities required by IFRS 16 / ASC 842, (notably around components, options,...

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IFRS 17’s Contractual Service Margin – an actuarial or accounting issue?

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Our CEO shares his thoughts with Accounting Today

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Multinational companies could be heading for a 'leaseberg' of huge proportions

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