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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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This report is the output from the four expert panel meetings, drawing upon the discussions in those meetings and short case studies of good practice provided by panel members. It is intended to support accounting officers, permanent secretaries and boards in addressing some of the challenges they face.
The CGMA Competency Framework is designed to help management accountants and their employers understand the knowledge requirements and assess the skills needed for both current and desired roles. The framework is underpinned by the need for objectivity, integrity, and ethical behaviour, and includes a commitment to continuously acquire new skills and knowledge.
This report highlights the nature of the business partner’s role and how business partnering can be delivered.
Using interviews with senior executives and feedback from CIMA’s Global Finance Transformation Panel of senior finance executives, this report has insightful content regarding the impact of finance transformation.
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.
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