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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
An article on how finance functions can help grow an organization.
Using a framework of finance activities and their interactions, this report provides a foundation for considering the key challenges involved and a reference source to help profile and improve finance functions.
Transforming Finance: Challenges and Breakthrough Solutions for CFOs
February 14, 2011 - KPMG
This publication represents some of the insights that KPMG professionals have found to be consistent across geographies and industries. It provides a helpful guide to CFOs embarking on their own transformation journey.
The report considers organizational approaches to the identification, development, deployment, and retention of finance talent.
This statement on the role of the CFO in local government describes the role and the responsibilities of CFOs in local government.
Is Finance Rising to the Challenge: Finance Effectiveness Benchmark Study
November 1, 2010 - PwC
This report examines whether finance team are equipped to provide the levels of strategic insight, risk oversight, and other key aspects of the “business partnering” role now expected by many CEOs.
How can CFOs Lead and Change through These Challenging Times?
November 1, 2010 - PwC
This article identifies and help clarifies the new role of leading CFOs and provides recommendations to CFOs on building a proactive finance organization.
September 30, 2014 - Accounting Web
September 24, 2014 - In the Black
September 24, 2014 - Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
September 23, 2014 - Accounting Web
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