Spare No Expense

By June 19, 2019 at 2:52pm

SPARE NO EXPENSE

58% of CFOs reported an increase in inappropriate expense report requests in the last 3 years

Outrageous expense submissions cited by CFOs:

THE AUDACIOUS
Trip to Caribbean
Carnival costume
Cowboy boots
Taxes
Speeding tickets
Hockey equipment

THE ABSURD
Ice cream mixer
Embezzlement expenses
Live octopus — for a pet, not food
Popcorn maker
Sports tickets
CRITTERS & KIDS
Daycare
Pet sitting
Cat food
Cleaning bill to remove dog excrement
Toys
Video game console

HOME & GARDEN

Lawnmower
Tractor
Bricks for walls
Hot air balloon rental
A day at the spa
Rent goats to cut grass

How companies track employee expense reports:

Internally developed software 51%
Third-party software/system 39%
Manually (without software) 10%

Source: Robert Half Management Resources surveys of more
than 300 CFOs in Canada

© 2019 Robert Half Management Resources

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