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Aug 1, 2013
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Business Finance

Integrating Risk and Finance

Steve Culp, Accenture's global managing director for risk management, tells Business Finance's Dave Blanchard why a tighter integration of risk and finance can help companies better navigate the intense regulatory pressures they’re facing today....More
Jan 10, 2013
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Business Finance

Making the Right Investments in Financial Reporting

Accenture's Scott Brennan explains what companies should do to improve their record to report process, and what measurable benefits they can expect to gain by investing in the right tools....More
Aug 27, 2012
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Business Finance

Map Out and Adapt to Future Scenarios

Scenario-based planning allows companies to map out various futures and then adapt their plans as needed, explains David Axson, executive director, finance and enterprise performance, with Accenture's Cleveland practice....More
Jan 12, 2012
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Business Finance

Focus on Growth, Not Cost Control 1

Finance executives have been focused on cost and cost control throughout the enterprise, but it may be time to invest in the capabilities finance can bring to the table to drive growth, says Paul Boulanger, managing director of Accenture Management Consulting's Finance and Enterprise Performance practice....More
Dec 14, 2011
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Business Finance

The Keys to Successful and Ongoing Benchmarking

Chuck Wise, senior principal, finance and performance management, Accenture speaks with Business Finance about the importance of benchmarking and how it can improve the performance of key corporate functions....More
Sep 2, 2011
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Business Finance

Evaluating the State of SOX

Nearly a decade after the passage of Sarbanes-Oxley, companies are finding the corporate accountability law not nearly as costly and onerous as initially feared. Bob Hirth, executive vice president of Protiviti's global internal audit practice, tells Business Finance that compliance has actually forced companies to adopt more efficient accounting procedures -- and save money in the process....More
Aug 17, 2011
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Business Finance

Integrating Cost and Price to Drive Growth

Slashing costs across the board might have worked during the recession, but to reignite growth in a time of uneven demand means aligning price and costs. Accenture’s Greg Cudahy talks to Business Finance about how companies can best optimize pricing in an era of permanent volatility, grow more cost-effectively, why cost-cutting programs are often unsuccessful and how to manage unanticipated economic jolts faster and more intelligently....More
Jul 22, 2011
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Business Finance

The Competitive Advantage of Managing Risk

Accenture’s Chris Thompson talks to Business Finance about why companies that are adding chief risk officers, developing comprehensive enterprise risk management programs, incorporating risk management into decision making, aggregating risks and collecting data will be the long-term winners in this increasingly complex and global business environment....More
Jun 21, 2011
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Business Finance

Blowing Up the Forecasting Process

Scott Brennan, Accenture’s director for the Enterprise Performance Management practice, talks with Business Finance chief editor Peter Alpern about the necessary tools and technologies to gauge future performance, how they are best integrated and why more efficient and accurate planning, budgeting and forecasting begins by blowing up the process....More
May 25, 2011
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Business Finance

Keeping Ahead of Supply Chain Risk

Risk has become uncomfortably ubiquitous with globalization. As the geographic scope of a business grows, so does its exposure to upheaval. Michael Chagares, executive director of Risk Management at the management consulting company Accenture, talks to Business Finance about ways to fix and strengthen the links in the supply chain....More
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