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What every good controller should be up to this December

As the temperatures start to cool (even in California), the leaves on the trees are turning beautiful colors. And we’re also turning the corner to the new year. I believe December is our most important accounting month of the year. It’s a fast-paced, in-between month where we all have a short window for getting retrospective […]

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New discontinued operations guidance de-clutters reporting

While large valuation acquisitions of entire companies (for example, Facebook acquiring WhatsApp for $19 billion) grab the headlines, the majority of the acquisitions are for just a division or segment of a business, and they have much smaller price tags and light media coverage. Some of those deals are notable. Earlier this year, Nokia, which […]