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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 discusses the future of the finance function and, in particular, the future role of the CFO and the emerging challenges in the areas of regulation, globalization, technology, risk, transformation, stakeholder management strategy, reporting, talent, and capability in detail.
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.
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.
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.
This survey-based report features a number of in-depth interviews with CFOs and finance directors and focuses on the changing role, responsibilities, and challenges of CFOs in Greece through difficult times.
November 24, 2014 - Association of Accounting Technicians
November 19, 2014 - Economia
November 18, 2014 - Journal of Accountancy
November 17, 2014 - The Accountant
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