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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Company credit cards: Relaxed rules could lead to more headaches for you

Put your road warriors on alert: They’re going to have to keep an even closer watch on their company credit cards during their business trips. [Read more…]

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IRS: Here’s where disaster relief applies, where it doesn’t

Employers impacted by the California wildfires, flooding and/or mudslides have been granted some tax relief from IRS. [Read more…]

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What nearly half of CFOs are lacking with their tech investments

For virtually all CFOs, there’s more digitization in the future. But will those IT investments be made as wisely as could be? And can finance pros even tell if they’re not?  [Read more…]

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5 qualities every internal auditor needs – does yours have them?

It’s a mission-critical function in every company: the internal auditor. And whether you have a dedicated position or tap general finance staffers to do the review, you want to make sure you have the right person for the job. [Read more…]

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2 critical questions to ask your bank about mobile remote deposit capture

Offering mobile remote deposit capture (mRDC) isn’t a stand-out feature for banks any longer.  [Read more…]

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Court’s pro-employer pay verdict contradicts other key rulings: What it means for Finance

 

Rounding nonexempt employees’ hours for pay purposes has always been a risky practice, and the feds have been cracking down on many firms that employ this practice. But does that mean you should avoid rounding altogether? [Read more…]

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Last year Finance pros saw 721 sales tax rate changes

If you and your Finance team had the sinking suspicion you had to deal with more than the usual amount of sales tax rate changes last year, your suspicions are absolutely correct. [Read more…]

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How much do bad hires cost your Finance department?

You know all about the costs associated with hiring new blood in the Finance department, but the real cash drain takes place when you hire the wrong person. [Read more…]

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Same-day ACH Phase 3 kicks in soon: Are you ready?

A very important day for your Finance department is right around the corner. [Read more…]

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No time to lose! Start using IRS’s new 2018 withholding tables ASAP

Let Payroll know: IRS has just given your payroll staffers the information they need most to get their job done this year — and they must begin using that info after February 15. [Read more…]

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