Finance News & Insights

‘Can I get reimbursed for my dog’s spa day?’ The strangest expense report requests ever

Ah, those wacky expense report requests — they’d be a lot funnier if they weren’t such a pain. The bad news: The number of those unacceptable attempts at reimbursement aren’t abating.   [Read more…]

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Is your wellness program budget following this trend?

Here’s a benchmark for you: Recent research on wellness programs from Fidelity Investments and the National Business Group on Health  reveals employers will have spent an average of $693 per employee on wellness-based incentives in 2015, up from $594 in 2014 and $430 five years ago.   [Read more…]

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Are you aware of how change is affecting your employees?

Change is hard. Everybody knows that. But a new survey says top-level execs don’t seem to recognize just how much strain change is  putting on their employees.   [Read more…]

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Check your payroll processes against these 7 benchmarks

Last month, many of your peers celebrated National Payroll Week. But beyond the paycheck stuffers and free doughnuts came some important benchmarks for this mission-critical finance function.   [Read more…]

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4 top CFO networking mistakes: Do you make any of these?

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No denying, networking is one of the best tools a professional has at his or her disposal. Whether you connect at an industry conference or online, having professional connections can be an invaluable resource.   [Read more…]

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How to tell if your job is a 'Green Job'

Granted, most companies have increased their efforts to become “greener” or more eco-friendly. But what actually constitutes a green job? [Read more…]

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75% of finance pros say the job's changing: Here's why

While many departments are still cutting jobs, accounting positions have actually increased recently. The economy, however, has changed the way these positions function. [Read more…]

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Are these staffers more driven to drink?

Finance work is demanding, but does the nature of the job lead to — or even demand — more drinking than other industries?  [Read more…]

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Giving gift cards: By the numbers

People say they’d rather receive gift cards than any other token of appreciation. If your company doles them out to employees, here’s what you need to know. [Read more…]

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The most popular month to start year-end prep is …

Mention year-end in March, April or May, and most finance staffers will go ballistic. But any other month is fair game, prep-wise, according to this exclusive survey. [Read more…]

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