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10:45 pm, December 21, 2014

Special Report: Rise of the Money People

PART 1 - SOLDIERS IN THE FINANCIAL WARS:
Federal finance may conjure images of spreadsheets and dry reports. But a more accurate image would depict highly skilled people applying their knowledge and creative firepower to the dynamic challenges of mission delivery. If you're not down with your finance people, it's time to get moving. But, who are the people behind all this data and insight? In Part 1 of our special report, Rise of the Money People, Federal News Radio examines the soldiers in the federal financial wars.

CFOs exercise new muscle to impact agency performance

Nearly 23 years after the seminal CFO Act became law, agencies have met its spirit and intent, experts say. CFOs today quickly are becoming more than just number crunchers. They are now masters of data analytics aimed at improving agencies' missions.

Monday - 04/08/2013, 02:42am EDT
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Timeline: The Evolution of Financial Management in the Federal Government

Building on the foundation of the Accounting and Auditing Act of 1950, Congress has increased the oversight and transparency of government spending over the years. This interactive timeline shows the evolution of financial management in government over the years.

Monday - 04/08/2013, 02:33am EDT

Tough budget times lead to Golden Age for the CFO

Federal finance may conjure up images of dull reports and boring people toiling away on spreadsheets. If that's what comes to mind, it may be time to revise your thinking. Doug Criscitello and Jeff Steinhoff, two former federal financial executives, spoke with Federal News Radio about the evolving workforce as part of our special report, Rise of the Money People.

Wednesday - 04/10/2013, 04:57pm EDT
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Succession planning crucial in financial management arena

Steve Potts of the Graduate School USA explains what agencies need to do to prepare for financial management succession planning. The interview is part of Federal News Radio's special report, Rise of the Money People.

Thursday - 04/11/2013, 12:49pm EDT
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Why collaboration with your agency's CFO is a smart decision

Linda Springer, former controller at the Office of Management and Budget, tells In Depth's Francis Rose why it's important for members across the C-Suite to work together.

Friday - 04/12/2013, 01:21pm EDT
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Why actuaries are important to your agency's financial success

Stephen Goss, chief actuary at the Social Security Administration, explains what an actuary actually does and how they can help agencies save money. This interview is part of Federal News Radio's special report, Rise of the Money People.

Friday - 04/12/2013, 02:12pm EDT
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