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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
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This report sets out how stakeholders must work together in resolving the employability crisis, and shows how we have worked with stakeholders around the world to ensure CGMA designation holders have the knowledge, skills and competencies employers need.
This report discusses the future of the finance function and outlines why broad-based finance qualifications remain valuable and why businesses need finance skills and capabilities across the entire finance value chain.
Presents a balanced picture of the impact of big data on the accountancy and finance professions in the coming 5-10 years by identifying specific opportunities and challenges for the accountancy and finance professions
Over a six-month period, CPA Horizons 2025 sought the insights of CPAs on current and forecasted trends that will likely impact not only the profession but also the world. Through an online survey, 16 in-person forums, and online discussion and focus groups, approximately 5,600 CPAs weighed-in and generated more than 75,000 comments about the current state and future of their profession.
This report uses data from more than 10,000 interviews with small- and medium-sized entities in the UK to show how financial capability is not the result of business growth but one of its causes. It explores the evolution of the finance function from an informal process to a formal team or departments and highlights the critical events and concerns that drive its development.
This research discusses the new skills needed for the role of finance, as well as where will the transformation will take the finance function in the years ahead.
October 17, 2014 - Accounting Today
October 16, 2014 - Institute of Management Accountants
October 14, 2014 - Wall Street Journal
October 3, 2014 - International Accounting Education Standards Board
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