Olivia Berkman


Olivia Berkman

About Olivia Berkman

Olivia Berkman is the managing editor of FEI Daily, Financial Executives International’s daily newsletter delivering financial, business, and management news, trends, and strategies.

Growing Companies Challenged By Legacy Planning Tools

27-Mar-2018 | Olivia Berkman

Finance teams require a “single source of truth” in order to be accurate and predictive. But as companies grow, many are beginning to realize that existing tools rely on legacy systems that don’

financial reporting, risk, GRC, financial disclosure, investor, investment advice

Disclosure Effectiveness Weakened By Complicated Ownership

19-Feb-2018 | Olivia Berkman

Financial disclosures should be tailored to the business and written clearly and concisely for the investor. They shouldn't be verbose, overly complex reports that don’t meet the investors’ needs

CFOs’ Optimism About China’s And Europe’s Economies Hits New High

7-Feb-2018 | Olivia Berkman

“I would say this is the most optimistic survey we’ve ever had,” said Sandy Cockrell, Deloitte’s Global CFO program leader, speaking about Deloitte’s quarterly CFO Signals survey. Followi

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When A Compliance Program Becomes A Competitive Advantage

31-Jan-2018 | Olivia Berkman

Compliance has evolved from a "box-ticking" approach to regulators demanding business leaders create “compliant cultures” within their organizations. While it can sometimes be a financial and reso

Your Approach To Diversity And Inclusion Probably Isn’t Working

30-Oct-2017 | Olivia Berkman

A Q&A with Deloitte’s Stacia Sherman Garr by FEI Daily Despite the fact that research proves that organizations with inclusive cultures are six times more likely to be innovative and

Technology Investment Still A Gamble For Executives And Boards: Q&A With PwC’s Paula Loop

25-Sep-2017 | Olivia Berkman

A recent article from PwC’s Governance Insights Center outlines the “Essential Eight” technologies directors should be aware of and offers the imperatives board members must embrace in the face

When Women In Finance Miss The Memo

28-Aug-2017 | Olivia Berkman

Deloitte recently announced the appointment of Carol Larson, a senior audit partner at Deloitte, to the newly created role of Champion for Women Executives in Finance for the CFO Program. FEI Daily s

When Data Does Not Equal Information

31-Jul-2017 | Olivia Berkman

A recent report from Adaptive Insights warns CFOs that the current pace of finance could threaten corporate agility. Today, the finance team is spending over half (53 percent) of its time on reporting

How CFOs Can Make A Real Impact: A Q&A With SAP’s Neil Krefsky

18-Jul-2017 | Olivia Berkman

FEI Daily spoke with Neil Krefsky, senior director, Solution Marketing at SAP, on the ways CFOs can stay ahead of the pack. FEI Daily: SAP recently released the results of a survey with Oxford Econ

6 In 10 Companies Unsure Tech Is Ready For Regulatory Changes

3-Jul-2017 | Olivia Berkman

Technology can help companies be more proactive in their compliance efforts. But many are not using it effectively to adapt to expected regulatory changes. The first step in preparing for