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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 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.
Kurt Kuehn, CFO at UPS, the world’s largest package delivery company, considers the key expectations of a CFO.
Features interviews with ten senior-level professional accountants in business on their experiences in mid-sized enterprises. The interviews foster a better understanding of the unique challenges that mid-sized enterprises confront and how professional accountants in business help address these challenges.
This article explores what financial leadership means in practical terms and in the context of what leadership really means and entails.
Provides a clear framework by which to plan a review of your finance function: to identify areas for improvement; to map and measure these processes; to compare your findings to best practice, and to act on your findings.
A website of articles, reports, and other resources that enable accountants in business to make a real difference to their organizations by providing them with practical information on the latest thinking in finance function effectiveness.
A collection of research and thought leadership on the role of the CFO
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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