Before we close the book on 2012, we’re taking one last look at the most-popular CFO Daily News stories of the past year. Based on your clicks (thanks for reading!), here are the top 10 stories of 2012.
“How much is the mileage rate again?” “What day is payday?” These questions might drive you and your staffers crazy, but what department gets the craziest questions?
Of course human error can creep in any time – but it’s a lot more likely when staffers are feeling overworked and under stress. Check out this rather dramatic example of what can go wrong in Finance when that’s the case.
Whether it’s your first or fifteenth year filing W-2s, you’ll want to take a step back and double check that no information returns contain any of these all-too-common errors.
It’s bad enough when there’s one bully on your staff, but when this happens, it can have disastrous consequences for your organization.
So it may not be the best tool … but it’s probably the one you and your finance staffers lean most heavily on. Excel isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. Which makes any tip or trick to make working in it easier most welcome. (Check out #4 for another helpful tip!)
The United States Postal Service has been forced to make some major changes just to stay afloat — and those changes will have an impact on businesses of all sizes.
Staring at Excel spreadsheets for hours on end can really put a strain on Finance staffers’ eyes. The good news is you don’t have to ramp up the font to a cartoonish size to get relief.
Home sweet home! It may have just gotten a little sweeter for employees, thanks to a new proposed rule out of IRS.
When a long-time employee refused her manager’s request to go to lunch and opted to get caught up on a project, she probably never imaged her response would lead to this.
Finance departments everywhere have just been handed an incentive to dangle in front of employees to get those expense reports in faster.