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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 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.
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.
October 22, 2014 - Journal of Accountancy
October 20, 2014 - IFAC
October 20, 2014 - Journal of Accountancy
October 17, 2014 - Accounting Today
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