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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
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Death by Digital: Good-Bye to Finance as You Know It
November 27, 2015 - CFO.com
Digital technology is killing your finance organization as you know it. But there is no reason to mourn the loss.
The quicker CFOs can uncover insights, the quicker they can make insight-driven decisions and take actions that can improve the company’s performance.
How do you find the people that have the skills to succeed in a more judgment-based role?
PwC offers an eight-step primer for rising above the masses and forging a finance function that drives the business to success.
Companies perform better when their finance chiefs have strategic roles.
CFOs should urge their teams to consciously try to overcome these dangerous predispositions.
It’s said to be of questionable value. But a liberal arts education can provide a vital advantage in a finance career, as four CFOs found.
- Are You Sufficiently Involving Your CFO in Your Strategy Planning?
February 5, 2016 - Strategy Blocks
- Deloitte CFO Insights: Facing (and Embracing) Strategic Risks
February 3, 2016 - CFO Innovation
- Accountancy Students Push for Online-Only Training
February 2, 2016 - Accountancy Age
- The Future of Indian Business Education
January 27, 2016 - The Economist
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