Originally Published in Business Insider | September 1, 2015 | By James Kosur
Government regulations are creating more work for the financial leaders of most American companies. These days, CFOs must conduct an increasing amount of data analysis while also playing the role of government stewards.
When the Affordable Care Act was announced, many companies threatened to cut worker hours and slash jobs in an attempt to lower the costs they would incur from Obamacare. Fast forward five years after the ACA was signed into law and two enrollment periods later, and many CFOs have yet to take any negative action, like punishing employees or potential new hires.