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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Yet another BEC scam targets your finance department

Finance and Accounting just can’t catch a break from cyber-thieves! This time the keepers of your company pocketbook – Accounts Payable – are the targets of a new business email compromise (BEC) scam. [Read more…]

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IRS blitzes with new benefit limits for 2019

More mission-critical year-end updates have arrived! And these impact many of your different finance departments, from Payroll to Accounts Payable to Benefits. [Read more…]

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10 unique ways to celebrate the holidays with your Finance team

You’re probably still eating those Thanksgiving leftovers, but it’s time to shift into holiday mode. [Read more…]

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Turnover reaches all-time high: How much is it costing you?

You never want to see a good employee leave your company. But it’s likely happening more than ever. And costing you a bundle.
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IRS releases 2019 pension plan limits – here’s what’s changing

The feds keep on cranking out the year-end updates! Up next: cost-of-living pension plan limits. [Read more…]

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Fending off fraud: The expense scam that’s most likely to hit now

Helping yourself to seconds at Thanksgiving dinner? That’s expected. Helping yourself to seconds on expense reimbursement? That’s fraud. [Read more…]

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Are you ready for Gen Z in your finance department?

Just when you were figuring out how to handle Millennials in the workplace … in comes Generation Z! [Read more…]

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Feds release 2019 taxable wage base

Alert your Payroll team! A mission-critical figure for 2019 has arrived, a few weeks earlier than usual: the new taxable wage base. [Read more…]

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New paid leave tax credit – IRS makes it official

If your company provides paid family and medical leave to your employees, here’s good news: You’re officially now eligible for a new tax credit. [Read more…]

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System upgrade? 4 proven strategies to get users on board

All those efficiencies promised by a tech conversion or upgrade? Out the window they go when people can’t adjust to the new system! And no CFO wants to watch their ROI fade away. [Read more…]

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