Jump on every technology that promises to improve accounting processes and you won’t have anything left in the budget to keep track of. But for some tech features finance execs should definitely jump on, few have.
It happens in every office almost every day — someone’s computer freezes, a network printer is down, the fax machine is out of toner. It’s often out of your control. What isn’t:
A law like Sarbanes-Oxley may not come along every year (thank goodness), but that doesn’t mean companies don’t have increasing demands when it comes to compliance.
They’re probably not shaking anyone down for milk money, but office bullies are just as damaging as the ones on the playground. And they’re costing companies … a lot.
One look at the latest layoff stats and you know that more companies are offering severance packages. But how much time are your peers really ponying up?
With so much attention being paid to reducing wireless costs, you don’t hear too much these days about how controlling how much those landlines set your company back.
It’s happened to almost every manager at some point: A person who looked so promising in an interview turned out to be a complete misfit for the position.
So your company allows customers to order from you online -– smart move. You can streamline processes, increase customer loyalty … and expose yourself to online fraud.
OK, finance execs, say you had a magic wand. What’s the one thing you would change in your company? It might get some chuckles, but there’s one answer that comes up over and over.
When looking for extended service plans on your company’s equipment purchases, there’s one question to ask: How much insurance is too much insurance?