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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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Trump tax plan gaining momentum: 7 potential impacts on Finance

President Trump’s just-unveiled his “United Framework for Fixing Our Broken Tax Code” plan, and it claims to offer some very big tax benefits to businesses and individuals alike. It’s starting to gain some momentum, but can it actually deliver? [Read more…]

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A must-answer question for CFOs: Do you have licenses for all software?

Due to a recent crackdown on unlicensed software, Finance needs to huddle with IT and make sure each and every piece of software being used by each and every employee has its own license. [Read more…]

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The cost of deregulation is a huge problem for employers

If you’re exasperated by the inconsistency of new federal timelines, you’re not alone. [Read more…]

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Millennials and business travel: Here’s what they’re spending

If you’re expecting the selfish, entitled stereotypes surrounding the Millennial generation to carry over to T&E spending you’re going to be surprised. [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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How a single stolen laptop cost this firm $2.5M: Are you at risk?

Imagine if the price-tag for one of your employee’s laptops ran your company seven figures. That’s how much it just cost one of your peers when one of its employee’s laptops was stolen. [Read more…]

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4 subtle signs your customer could be going under

Credit and collection work is like detective work: Part of the job involves piecing together clues to determine whether or not a company is creditworthy. But hopefully their amateur PI work doesn’t stop there. [Read more…]

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Why corporate cards are making a comeback — and where you’ll find them

While they are by no means a new tool, corporate cards are experiencing something of a resurgence right now. [Read more…]

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Save employees 6 days per year with this simple tech tweak

Better email etiquette translates into serious savings. How serious? With a few email tweaks, you could give employees an extra week each year, without ponying up any more vacation time or losing them from the office. [Read more…]

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Are you putting yourself behind the 8-ball for vendor discounts?

Could your company be unnecessarily handicapping itself when it comes to getting invoices through the A/P process in time to earn discounts? [Read more…]

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