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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
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 report considers the development of a more diverse workforce across the finance function and how the success of finance transformation initiatives depends on the capabilities and skills of people within the finance function.
This article argues that professional accountants are perfectly suited to take a leadership role in deciphering and using Big Data to achieve strategic business goals for their organizations or clients.
A report based on CIMA and the AICPA global interviews and roundtables to capture the changing requirements in skills, experience, and behaviors needed to progress within finance and into the wider business. The insights from the senior professionals provide a basis for identifying the challenges and opportunities for CGMA designation holders and an action plan that developing management accountants should consider for progression.
Practical guidance to those wanting to progress to the next stage in their careers, and the checklist designed to help you evaluate and plan your career advancement to a leadership or non-technical role.
Provides insights on the changing mandate and impact on the competencies required for finance
This report provides a high level view of some key areas of the transforming finance organization based on global research campaigns over the period 2008 to 2011.
September 15, 2014 - Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
September 10, 2014 - CFO Innovation
September 8, 2014 - American Institute of CPAs
September 5, 2014 - Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales
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