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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
Headhunter John Collier looks at the key qualities needed, and the right route to take to achieve—and then succeed in—a senior finance role.
The report describes the role of CFOs and how they can become involved in the process of genuine change and generate greater value from operational excellence programs and being a more active role.
The New Value Integrator: Insights from the 2010 IBM Global CFO Study
February 14, 2010 - IBM
To learn what distinguishes value integrators, identified in this report as a select group of finance organizations that have found a way to excel during difficult times, and how organizations and individuals can develop the same capabilities.
This report reviews offshoring as a business strategy and explores the phenomenon with respect to finance and accounting activities in Australia in particular.
This report highlights the core responsibilities of the CFO role in the public sector, as well as the personal skills and professional standards that are crucial to success in the role.
The paper discusses a new perspective on the role of the chief financial officer and provides help to CFOs to assess their readiness.
Kurt Kuehn, CFO at UPS, the world’s largest package delivery company, considers the key expectations of a CFO.
September 24, 2014 - Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
September 24, 2014 - In the Black
September 23, 2014 - Accounting Web
September 19, 2014 - Columbus CEO
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