The New CFO Financial Leadership Manual (Google eBook)

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John Wiley & Sons, Nov 5, 2010 - Business & Economics - 504 pages
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The comprehensive guide for CFOs who need an overview of leadership basics from strategies to management improvement tips

Filled with pragmatic insights and proactive strategies, The New CFO Financial Leadership Manual, Third Edition is destined to become your essential desktop companion. This thorough guidebook is filled with best practices to help you, as CFO, to improve efficiency, mitigate risks, and keep your organization competitive.

  • Includes updated information on the relationship of the CFO with the Treasurer, registration statements and Fedwire payments, acquisitions integration, legal types of acquisitions, and government regulations
  • Contains control flowcharts for the main accounting cycles
  • Provides new chapters on Investor Relations and Risk Management for Foreign Exchange and Interest Rates
  • Features an itemized list of the key tasks every new CFO should complete when first entering the position, a checklist of 100 performance measures, and a detailed discussion of employee compensation plans

The reference CFOs and other financial managers can turn to for quick answers to questions they have as well as to help them plan their financial strategy, The New CFO Financial Leadership Manual, Third Edition is mandatory reading for every CFO wanting to play a strategic role in their organization.

  

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Contents

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10
Tax Strategy
48
Inventory Valuation
51
Transfer Pricing
57
ACCOUNTING
71
Control Systems
100
Audit Function
121
Obtaining Equity Financing
238
PUBLICLY HELD COMPANY
263
Reports to the Securities
288
Investment Community
311
Taking a Company Private
325
MANAGEMENT
331
Risk Management Foreign Exchange
348
Outsourcing the Accounting and Finance Functions
363

Role of the Internal Audit Function
128
FINANCIAL ANALYSIS
135
Capital Budgeting
153
Other Financial Analysis Topics
173
FUNDING
195
Notional Pooling
206
Summary
212
Obtaining Debt Financing
220
Mergers and Acquisitions
382
OTHER TOPICS
427
BANKRUPTCY
437
New CFO Checklist
451
Due Diligence Checklist
465
About the Author
474
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About the author (2010)

STEVEN M. BRAGG, CPA, has been the chief financial officer or controller of four companies, as well as a consulting manager at Ernst & Young and auditor at Deloitte. He is the author of over forty books primarily targeted toward controllers and their needs. He received a master's degree in finance from Bentley College, an MBA from Babson College, and a bachelor's degree in economics from the University of Maine. He is also the author of Accounting Best Practices and Wiley GAAP, both published by Wiley.

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