Financial Advisory Blog

Armanino’s Financial Advisory blog is your source for thought leadership around cloud ERP and accounting solutions and integrations. Supported by the Cloud Accounting Institute and numerous experts in cloud, finance, reporting, integration, compliance, and technology, Armanino’s Financial Advisory blog features must-read content on what’s happening in the finance industry, case studies, white papers, and much more.

Financial Advisory Blog

October 22, 2020

AB 2257 – CA Revises and Clarifies Independent Contractor Rules (Again)

Eight months after California’s worker classification law (AB 5) was implemented, we have new rules again. On September 4, 2020, Governor Newsom signed AB 2257, a clean-up measure for AB 5 that maintains its essential framework for classifying workers but also revises and clarifies the legislation and expands the list of exempt occupations. How’d We …

October 21, 2020

New Leave-of-Absence Requirements Impact 6 million California Employers

Are you a small business with five to 19 employees based in California? It’s likely your employees have requested a leave of absence in the past, leaving you questioning your company’s legal (federal and state) responsibilities. Then upon research, you discovered a company your size is exempt from leave-of-absence requirements such as the Family Medical …

HR Alert: California Employer Duties for the Upcoming Election

California laws allow employees time off to vote on Election Day, which translates to employees being permitted to take up to two hours off work without loss of pay if they are unable to make it to the polling place during non-work hours.  This probably sounded easy when it was written, but trying to decipher …

October 20, 2020

Anti-Harassment Training Deadline Is January 1 for CA – Are You Ready?

2020 has been an unbelievable year so far, and we are still in the midst of battling COVID-19. Despite that, California employers must not lose sight of the state’s new anti-harassment and discrimination prevention training requirements. If you have not done so already, now is a good time to plan how you will meet your …

How Robotic Process Automation Can Boost Efficiency

Many organizations are grappling with a downturn in revenue, layoffs, and needing to do more with less. They are strategizing how to maximize efficiency and productivity, while continuing to deliver great customer experiences. Artificial intelligence, machine learning and automation are fast emerging as strategic tools to achieve the speed, agility and efficiency needed to meet …

October 15, 2020

Your Business Should Revolve Around Your Forecast (Not Vice Versa)

I had an interesting discussion recently with a company leader who said they can’t forecast past three months because their pipeline couldn’t provide visibility beyond a three-month window. And, their pipeline was actually only “good” at the next four weeks of forecast, but it has some deals that might take three months to close. This …

October 14, 2020

Leverage Technology to Transform Finance and Accounting

Constant change is the new normal for companies in all industries. In order to succeed in a VUCA (volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous) business environment, CFOs must transition away from the role of accountant and into the role of transformational leader inside their organization.  True transformational CFOs have influence over people, processes and technology. They …

October 2, 2020

Management Dashboards Done Right

Data. There’s too much of it. So, on its own, data isn’t all that helpful. Great finance organizations use people, process and technology to turn data into useful, easily consumed, actionable insight. The dashboard is one such tool. Some call it a financial dashboard, but that’s too constraining. The best dashboards combine financial and operating …

 
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