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Controllers have their hands full trying to manage the organization’s accounting and financial reporting activities, keeping up with emerging regulatory guidance as well as the latest industry and business developments and providing counsel to the chief financial officer and finance organization. It’s never been more important to stay up-to-date on the changes affecting your business. Today’s Controllers need timely insights, a general understanding of what their peers are doing, industry leading practices and just plain practical advice. Look no further.

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More Featured insights

  • Impact of the 2013 COSO framework
    This report from Financial Executives Research Foundation summarizes the views of senior-level financial executives from various industries about how the 2013 framework  will impact companies, where gaps exist with the original 1992 framework, and what areas companies should focus on. It includes thoughts from Deloitte & Touche LLP Partners Jeff Getz and Sandra Herrygers.
  • New COSO framework may mean renewed compliance effort
    Much has changed in the business, regulatory, and operating environment since the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO) released its original Internal Control—Integrated Framework in 1992. COSO updated the framework in May 2013 and the process to evaluate compliance with the 2013 COSO framework will require effort beyond a mere mapping exercise of existing processes and controls to the 17 new principles.
  • Strategic uncertainty: Finance's voice in steering the conversation
    Learn how senior finance executives can inform strategic decisions and guide business partners across the enterprise by applying a strategic execution framework.
  • Outsourcing amid complexity
    Outsourcing has become a standard worldwide business practice and management imperative. Organizations should consider risks and challenges at each key phase of the outsourcing lifecycle, from defining the strategy to managing ongoing operations.
  • Automated external reporting
    Learn how an organization may be able to significantly reduce its reliance on the manual, spreadsheet-driven processes inherent in current external reporting activities by leveraging existing data and technology and by providing efficient, sustainable, and technology-enabled processes to enhance external reporting and overcome operational inefficiencies.
  • Revenue Recognition – Operationalizing the proposed revenue recognition requirements
    Learn about some of the key considerations and challenges companies face while preparing to implement the potential new revenue standard, along with some effective first steps to consider as you begin to evaluate the implications for your organization.
  • The last mile of finance
    Experience indicates that companies need to adopt a holistic approach to the “last mile of finance” – the processes and activities in between the trial balance and a company's 10K. Our strategy involves a road map for improvement to address the process, the policy, the people, and the technology issues, and how they can work together to improve the efficiency, governance, and quality of your financial reporting and close.
  • Deloitte Analytics
    Many business leaders already know the inherent value of analytics insights for improving operations and driving smarter decisions. But amid all that potential, some companies continue struggling to build truly fact-based cultures. Learn how to use data to manage information and performance — and make more effective decisions.

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Industry perspectives

  • Industry Spotlight series
    Industry perspectives on accounting and financial reporting developments.
  • 2014 Industry outlook
    Trends to watch, strategies to consider.

Dig deeper

  • Deloitte Digest for Controllers
    Read the articles in the latest issue.
  • Follow us on Twitter @DeloitteAcctg
    The latest accounting, financial reporting, regulatory and industry developments.
  • Heads Up archive
    Recent accounting developments.
  • Financial reporting newsletters
    Stay informed of auditing, accounting, and financial reporting matters as well as U.S. regulatory and industry developments.
  • Dbriefs webcasts for financial executives
    Stay up-to-date on issues that affect your organization.
  • Deloitte Review
    A semi-annual magazine for business leaders.
  • CFO resources
    Insights for chief financial officers.
  • Subscribe to CFO Insights
    Bi-weekly thought leadership for CFOs and finance executives.
  • Meet Naru Navele
    Partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP
  • Meet Tom Omberg
    Partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP


  • COSO implementation insights and other internal control hot topics
    View the archive of this recent Dbriefs webcast.

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