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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
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 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.
This report reviews offshoring as a business strategy and explores the phenomenon with respect to finance and accounting activities in Australia in particular.
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.
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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