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Posted by Sarah Werner

Deloitte's Global CFO Signals (Deloitte) Summary:  Deloitte has released their Q4 2015 Signals Report.  It includes results from “pulse surveys” intended to provide CFOs with quarterly information regarding their CFO peers’ thinking across a variety...

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CFO as trusted advisor to the CEO

Posted by Patrick Youngs

There is a world of difference between the tactical and strategic CFO. It was clear in 2015 and the divide will only grow in 2016. We know the aim is to manage a team, their capabilities and the reporting they produce all while leaving time and...

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Can accounting be strategic?

Posted by Patrick Youngs

In the article, we argued that the new IFRS 15 accounting change requirement is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for CFOs. Can that be right? Can accounting change ever be an opportunity?

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CFO Roundtable: perspectives from Global Telecoms Business

Posted by Ross Chapman

Chief Financial Officers from leading telecommunication companies offer their perspectives on the new IFRS 15 revenue recognition reporting rules and the changing dynamics in telecoms.

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IFRS 15 deferral announcement

Posted by Patrick Youngs

The announcement that IFRS 15 effective date will be deferred to match ASC 606 has been widely anticipated, and may seem from the outside to gives telecom providers a little breathing room.

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Empowering finance to deploy to leading technology platforms

Posted by Ross Chapman

15 July 2015

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Event recap: IFRS 9 business breakfast

Posted by Ross Chapman

Attendees from HSBC, Lloyds, Royal Bank of Scotland, Deutsche Bank, Ernst & Young (EY) and other leading banking and insurance companies came together at Eight Club in London to discuss the ways in which finance teams are affected by the new...

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IFRS 15 – Value Beyond Compliance

Posted by Patrick Youngs

Some telecommunication providers have estimated that compliance with the new revenue recognition requirements might require tens to hundreds of millions of dollars in investment.

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Why Organizations Need an Interactive Data Roadmap

Posted by Sarah Werner

In January, Medicare officials announced their goal for 85% of payments under that program, which covers approximately 50 million Americans, to be value-based by the end of 2016. This news was quickly followed by a commercial health plan industry...

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Improve your finance IT architecture: a how to

Posted by Patrick Youngs

Data - top CFOs get the most value from it by transforming their finance IT architecture

Having an effective finance IT architecture is the bedrock of strong finance capabilities and a mainstay of the world’s best CFOs. All CFOs strive to help...

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Aptitude Software parent company, Microgen, named UK's top publicly quoted tech company by Megabuyte

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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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