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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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Resilience-Building Tips to Help You Perform under Pressure
September 8, 2015 - CGMA Magazine
This article discusses how to build resilience and improve performance under pressure.
World-Class Finance: Better Analysis, Less Cost, Fewer People
August 18, 2015 - CGMA Magazine
World-class finance organisations are doing more with less–and they have the data to back it up.
Companies that encourage collaboration boost employee productivity, but corporate culture frequently works against employees helping each other, research suggests. Find out four ways to overcome these hurdles and unlock employee performance.
Factors That Set Apart Top-Performing Finance Teams
July 13, 2015 - CGMA Magazine
Finance functions of higher-performing businesses focus on efficiency, speed and insight to deliver better value. A global survey by PwC shows that the top performers have a shorter budget cycle and devote more time to analysis and less to data gathering.
A good leader recognises that part of the job is developing the next generation of leaders, ensuring the organisation doesn’t miss a beat when the boss moves into another role or into retirement.
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.
- Finance and Accountancy Salaries to See Above-average Rise
November 23, 2015 - Economia
- Are You Giving–and Receiving–the Best Feedback on Career Development?
November 12, 2015 - CFO Innovation
- IFAC Study Shows Accountancy Strongly Linked to Prosperity, Improved Living Standards
November 12, 2015 - IFAC
- Top 9 Qualities of an Accounting Supervisor
November 10, 2015 - Accounting Web
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