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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 shares learning gained through talking to employers and hosting roundtables, such as the CIMA Forum and other research conducted or commissioned by CIMA, particularly a major academic research project at the CIMA Centre of Excellence at the University of Bath School of Management
Based on discussions between finance professionals from leading companies at CIMA roundtables, this discussion paper explore the context of finance function change in facilitating and driving management support with a particular regard to independence and objectivity.
This research discusses the new skills needed for the role of finance, as well as where will the transformation will take the finance function in the years ahead.
Forecasting the Future Role of the Management Accountant
November 1, 2011 - CPA Canada
Future-looking study plotting the future of management accountants and the skills, tools, and techniques they will need in the future.
This report looks to summarize the key trends, with some suggestions and examples of how companies have used a strategic approach to finance talent management to generate a competitive advantage for their organization.
This article provides opinions on how CFOs can keep business decisions in the interest of better strategic decisions.
This research study seeks to determine the key traits, skills, and characteristics of the CFO who has moved beyond the controller, treasurer, and financial reporting functions to the value-added position of strategic player.
December 17, 2014 - Forbes
December 16, 2014 - CGMA Magazine
December 10, 2014 - CFO Innovation
December 5, 2014 - CGMA Magazine
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