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Finance Leadership & Development
Professional accountants need to respond to the continually changing expectations of their organizations, the financial markets, and society. In addition, many accountants aspire to finance leadership roles, such as chief financial officer (CFO). As a result, they must fulfill their traditional responsibilities, while increasing their support of strategic and operational decision-making. Through education, life-long learning, and development, they must acquire the right mixture of skills, experiences, and attitudes, including leadership, strategy, business, management, and interpersonal skills. Read More
Many accountancy professionals play key roles in their organisations, roles that go far beyond the stereotypical perceptions of accountants as ‘bean counters’ and ‘number crunchers’.
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How has the role of the Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) evolved in ensuring the sustainability of their companies? Are they ready to embrace the challenges as well as opportunities to maintain their relevance?
CEOs-in-Waiting: The CFO’s Expanding Role
July 14, 2014 - The Accountant
Although some surveys indicate just around 5% of CEOs get to the top straight away from their CFO roles, a background as finance chief is a decisive factor to rise through the ranks and eventually take the helm at an organisation.
Accountants generally want to do the right thing. However, in the real world, whistleblowing often creates a dilemma.
“Command and control” methods of management are losing favor among some leaders and are being replaced by a style more similar to that found in the sports world.
July 24, 2014 - International Accounting Education Standards Board
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