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Mike Gonzalez
Mike Gonzalez
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February 8, 2022

4 tips for finance to be more strategic

Finance is in the business of maximizing value creation by providing strategic support. Here are 4 tips for Finance to be more strategic.
Amy Moore
Amy Moore
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January 31, 2022

Four things finance is looking forward to in FY23

With long-range planning and year-end close behind us, what are finance leaders looking forward to in FY23? Here’s what several of our favorite finance leaders told us.
Mike Gonzalez
Mike Gonzalez
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January 25, 2022

How to make finance real-time

Typically finance plans, and a month later, it records. Meanwhile, managers make daily decisions to allocate resources and drive financial performance. If finance wants to keep a pulse on resource allocation and performance, it needs to have a shared consciousness with the people making decisions.
Mike Gonzalez
Mike Gonzalez
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January 19, 2022

4 steps to improve headcount planning

Steal these 4 steps to improve how you plan and manage headcount this year. Lessons learned from the top finance and people leaders.
Trace Analysts
Trace Analysts
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September 27, 2021

How headcount management affects your business

A well-designed headcount management strategy can help you increase visibility for approved roles while ensuring HR, recruiting, and finance stakeholders stay aligned throughout the hiring lifecycle.
Amy Moore
Amy Moore
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August 26, 2021

Highlights from Headcount Confidential

We talked headcount management with Nolan Church, CEO of Continuum, and Lisa To, head of FP&A Transformation at LinkedIn. Get the highlights from the conversation here.
Mike Gonzalez
Mike Gonzalez
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August 17, 2021

Welcome Vicky Ascencio!

We are thrilled to welcome Vicky Ascencio to Trace’s leadership team as our Head of Customer Success. We’re fortunate to have Vicky join us – this is a big step towards our mission of building a place where people collaborate on the financial decisions that matter most.
Trace Analysts
Trace Analysts
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July 27, 2021

ABCs of Finance Ops Webinar

What if you could prove to your CEO—and your business partners—how financial processes can actually accelerate growth and make you more agile? Cleo CFO Amy Kux and Trace CEO Mike Gonzalez did just that at companies like Zenefits, Facebook, and Cloudflare.
Mike Gonzalez
Mike Gonzalez
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July 27, 2021

Trace takes on headcount management

Get a single source of headcount truth to replace multiple, manually maintained spreadsheets. See how with Trace headcount management.
Mike Gonzalez
Mike Gonzalez
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July 27, 2021

Subject Brief: How Progressive Teams Manage Headcount

Staying on track of headcount is the biggest challenge for finance teams. But some finance professionals are seeing a new way forward. Get the subject brief to learn more.
Mike Gonzalez
Mike Gonzalez
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July 26, 2021

A planning system or Trace? What comes first?

An exploration into the breaking points and pitfalls to help Finance leaders prioritize their technology investments. Reasons to go with a planning system first generally include losing faith in the reliability and integrity of your models. If the above items don’t ring true, then you’re likely dealing with issues related to the distribution and collection of information with your business partners and reconciling plans to what’s happening or happened.
Trace Updates
Trace Updates
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June 24, 2021

What's New In Trace | June 24, 2021

Empower your budget owners with role-based budgets. Lighten their load with project requests. And help them understand budget-to-actuals variances with G/L drill-down.
Steven Austgen
Steven Austgen
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June 8, 2021

Budget vs Actual Demo

In this video, we'll walk you through a summary of our Budget vs Actual dashboard feature, which allows budget owners to have full visibility into their financial performance.
Mike Gonzalez
Mike Gonzalez
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May 20, 2021

The cost of ignoring finance operations at Series A, B, and C

As a finance leader at a start-up, it’s on you to help people manage their budgets, execute their hiring plans, and understand their spending—all in a way that works within the context of a high-growth business.
Steven Austgen
Steven Austgen
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April 27, 2021

How early-stage companies can record prepaid amortizations

As your business scales, you’ll likely find yourself entering into new types of contracts that often require annual up-front payment. Here’s why it matters, and how to handle it.

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