|Global Knowledge Gateway||
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
You are now viewing all "role of the CFO" resources. View All Finance Leadership & Development Resources
Looks at the application of data analytics to marketing and how a strong relationship between CFOs and chief marketing officers can improve the return on investment of marketing activities
This report looks at how the future role of the CFO is expected to evolve and the career experiences likely to be of most benefit to next generation CFOs.
This Discussion Paper stimulates a global debate on preparing accountants for finance leadership roles, including the CFO. The paper features five principles that highlight the changing expectations, scope, and mandate of the CFO and finance leadership roles and recommends what action professional accountancy organizations and employers can take to prepare professional accountants for career progression to finance leadership.
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.
An article on the CFO role in creating a culture of innovation. Six levers of innovation can help CFOs leverage new business models and technologies to improve efficiency and effectiveness within the finance function and beyond.
This policy proposal maps out a three-stage reform process to accelerate financial discipline across the UK central government (Whitehall) and calls on politicians from all political parties to adopt certain actions.
Drawing on studies of executives and leaders of finance teams, The Traits of Today's CFO develops a picture of the contemporary and future controller and CFO and tells you how to powerfully perform in these roles. Includes checklists, self-assessments, position descriptions, coaching exercises, and other practical tools to make this book useful to your work now and your own evolving career.
October 17, 2014 - Accounting Today
October 16, 2014 - Institute of Management Accountants
October 14, 2014 - Wall Street Journal
October 3, 2014 - International Accounting Education Standards Board
Topic Subcategories Types of Resources Sources
Discover More Resources
Types of Resources
Suggest a Resource, News Item, Event, or Discussion Topic