Finance News & Insights

Jennifer Azara

Jennifer has been the editor-in-chief of CFO & Controller Alert newsletter for more than eleven years and is also currently the managing editor of Keep Up to Date on Accounts Payable. During her sixteen-year tenure at PBP she has launched newsletters for accounts payable managers and inventory managers. Jennifer is also the editor of the CFO Finance Update e-zine, which is read by more than 90,000 financial professionals. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a B.A. from Skidmore College and an M.A. from Villanova University.
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Flood of new states ban salary history questions – did yours?

As budget time approaches, fewer of you will know what new hires pulled in at their old jobs in order to determine their new compensation. [Read more…]

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FASB to give more time on lease accounting standard … and you’re gonna need it!

While it’s not a done deal yet, you’re likely going to get an extra year to get in compliance with the new lease accounting standard — if you’re a private company. [Read more…]

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New IRS rule changes your year-end prep

Your company will soon be able to take a new step to protect employees’ sensitive info at year-end – IRS just issued a final rule that lets employers voluntarily truncate employee Social Security numbers (SSNs) on W-2s. [Read more…]

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The EEO-1 portal is open! What your team needs to do to comply with Component 2

It’s been a long time coming, but the time has come for your company to begin reporting more detailed employee pay data to the feds. [Read more…]

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17 reasons you need women managers on your finance team

If at least some of the people leading your accounting and finance teams aren’t women, you’re missing a major opportunity. [Read more…]

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4 compliance changes for Finance in the new Taxpayer First Act

Prepare your finance staffers now: Year-end may soon look different than it has in the past, thanks to the just-signed Taxpayer First Act. [Read more…]

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Feds greenlight new employee health insurance option: ICHRAs

You’ve just been handed an alternative way to afford employee health insurance: Let them buy it themselves. [Read more…]

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The 20 most outrageous things employees expense – the latest list

They’re still at it! Employees continue to think your company will reimburse them for things from wacky to outright outrageous. [Read more…]

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The key area where managers are overspending … by a lot

Of course your company wants to attract the best and brightest employees. But you certainly don’t want to overspend to do it. And that’s just what’s happening in many companies. [Read more…]

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