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Yahoo Finance Chief on the Changing Role of the CFO
February 12, 2015 - CGMA Magazine
Yahoo CFO Ken Goldman explains how the top finance job has changed in recent years.
Plenty of workers like to complain about their supervisors. But are they confident in the leadership their boss provides? You might be surprised.
As the quantity of data available to companies grows, skills such as business intelligence and data mining are essential parts of a finance professional's toolkit. But getting the most out of business analytics requires much more than technical know-how.
Stepping up from controller to CFO.
Given the parallels between elite sport and the world of business, insights from the field of play can help finance professionals operate at the top of their game.
The expansion of finance professionals' roles in an increasingly complex business environment has created the need for more skills development. Find out what new duties finance is taking on-and how accountants can prepare to succeed in those duties.
From round-table discussions around the country and from The CFO Alliance’s annual survey, four themes are emerging for CFOs to reach those growth goals
- The Changing Face of Accounting
May 19, 2015 - DNA India
- How CFOs Can Improve Their Collaboration with CIOs
May 11, 2015 - CPA Insider
- CFO to CEO (p. 33)
May 5, 2015 - AccountancySA
- 7 Ways CFOs Can Keep up with Rapid Changes in Technology
May 4, 2015 - Journal of Accountancy
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