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Complete CFO handbook: from accounting to accountability, The
The book contains chapters on obtaining funding, corporate risk management, business strategy and financial planning, performance measurement and transfer pricing, asset management, cost management and finance function effectiveness.
Controller's function: the work of the managerial accountant, The
The book aims to provide the management accountant with facts and guidance for all aspects of their role. It contains chapters on the role of the management accountant, internal control, strategic business planning, long-range financial planning, cash and investments, operational accounting, SEC filings, performance measurement, financial analysis, cost management, taxation, and selecting a financial information system.
Cost of capital: applications and examples
This title gives background and current thinking on the development and uses of rates of return on capital. This edition gives an emphasis to practical application and case studies. Chapters include: Cost of capital basics; Estimating the cost of equity capital; Estimating the overall cost of capital; Corporate Finance Officers - using cost of capital data; Case studies; Advice to practitioners.
Beyond cryptocurrency: blockchain as a value creator & connector
Article looks at three case studies of blockchain use , showing cost savings and value creation mechanism and demonstrating the possibilities for companies reliant on strategic partnerships or those seeking to increase the transparency of interactions
between consumers or business partners.
Effective financial projections for a startup
Practical considerations to help startups develop a business plan with meaningful financial projections.
Can RPA improve agility?
The article discusses the use of robotic process automation (RPA) in accounting firms in relation to the notion of agile organizations. Topics include the relation of RPA to the automation life-cycle process in finance, the relation of RPA to compliance and labor productivity, and the calculation of cost savings and return on investment (ROI) for RPA.
Articles and books in the Library collection
Building a sustainable cost leadership culture
Strategic Finance, September 2014, pages 46-51
As cost leaders, management accountants can help their organisation compete and thrive in today's complex global economy.
CFO fundamentals: your guide to internal controls, financial reporting, IFRS, web 2.0, cloud computing and more
(John Wiley & Sons, 2012)
Part three, cost management and IT systems, contains sections on cost-volume-profit analysis, short-term decisions, forecasting, planning and budgeting, risk management; capital budgeting and real options, profit centres, and transfer pricing
Management and cost accounting
(Cengage Learning EMEA, 2012)
A student guide to designing and evaluating management and cost accounting information systems.
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