The CFO in High Tech (Accenture)

The Joy of Finance curates and summarizes the best finance and operations content for busy folks. You can sign-up for the newsletter here. CFOs at the Center of Technology It’s clear, modern CFOs are no longer just finance managers. New research from Accenture takes a deep dive into how the new and improved “High-Tech CFO” has…

CFO Signals: What North America’s Top Finance Executives are Thinking – and Doing (Deloitte)

The Joy of Finance curates and summarizes the best finance and operations content for busy folks. You can sign-up for the newsletter here. CFO Concerns are Spearheaded by Trade, Tariffs, and Yes…Talent Deloitte released the results of its quarterly North American CFO survey, exploring insights into business environment, company priorities and expectations, finance priorities, and CFOs’ personal priorities….

The 3 Mistakes That Crushed Zirtual Overnight

The Teampay CFO Series: The 3 Mistakes That Crushed Zirtual Overnight Original Publication from Teampay Virtual assistant firm Zirtual went from a Silicon Valley darling to a financial disaster in less than a year. The company was forced to halt operations and lay off 400 employees literally overnight. Understanding how such a catastrophe could occur…

What Does It Take to Be CFO of a Unicorn Company?

The Joy of Finance curates and summarizes the best finance and operations content for busy folks. You can sign-up for the newsletter here. Startups that found a way to go from being worth nothing to being worth more than $1 billion (unicorns) are miracles of financial growth. But virtually no startup can hit that milestone without…

How Controllers Become Business Partners Summary (Strategic Finance)

The Joy of Finance curates and summarizes the best finance and operations content for busy folks. You can sign-up for the newsletter here. Finance Controllers – often serving in the role of the CFO’s right hand, are finding themselves increasingly involved in business strategy. In some cases (namely while working for smaller organizations), controllers may even…

Report: The DNA of the CFO Summary (Ernst and Young)

The Joy of Finance curates and summarizes the best finance and operations content for busy folks. You can sign-up for the newsletter here. How the CFO Role has Changed “Organizations will look to CFOs to offer innovative solutions to business issues, when in the past creativity might well have been discouraged. CFOs are no longer just…

CFOs Under Pressure Summary (DergelCFO)

The Joy of Finance curates and summarizes the best finance and operations content for busy folks. You can sign-up for the newsletter here. “No one wants to just do the best they can (certainly not you). You want to thrive and achieve more, better, further, faster.” CFOs face a multitude of daily pressures, in this featured…