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Performance & Financial Management
Professional accountants will use many performance & financial management methods and approaches to help their organization deliver its objectives, goals, targets, and strategies. Performance & financial management encompasses all of the management, process, and behavioral aspects of strategy execution and monitoring performance. Read More
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This fourth edition monitors SMEs’ and entrepreneurs’ access to finance in 34 countries over the period 2007-13, across an expanded array of indicators, including debt, equity, asset-based finance and framework conditions. The report aims to provide a comprehensive framework for policy makers and other stakeholders to evaluate the financing needs of SMEs.
This report reveals 4 ways accountants can become more involved in the strategic management process.
This report explores the emergence of the open workforce, and the dramatic implications for how tomorrow’s market leaders will govern the open organisation of the future. It also outlines the steps CGMAs and organisations can take to stay ahead in the era of the open workforce.
The purpose of the Principles is to support organizations in benchmarking and improving their management accounting systems. The Principles help the public and private sectors make better decisions, respond appropriately to the risks they face and protect the value they generate.
This report shows that a range of business challenges, particularly those relating to cash flow, have eased for SMEs in the second review period, with SMEs in the Middle East and Western Europe leading the way.
A Practical Approach to Measuring Internal Audit Performance
September 17, 2014 - PwC
Building on key findings from PwC’s 2014 State of the Internal Audit Profession study, this paper explores how internal audit functions can leverage metrics to both communicate the value they are providing as well as drive results.
In a new paper on the subject of business growth titled Building the Finance Function in Growing Businesses, ACCA’s Global Forum for SMEs makes clear recommendations for SME finance chiefs.
- Finance and the Business: Building a Performance Management Framework
April 22, 2015 - CFO Innovation
- Small and Medium Businesses ‘Leaking’ £2.9 Billion Due to Unqualified Finance Staff
March 24, 2015 - Association of Accounting Technicians
- Dedicated Site Highlights Value That CPAs Can Provide to Small Business Owners
February 11, 2015 - American Institute of CPAs
- Transparent Trade Policies, Stable Exchange Rate Key to Attract FDI
November 17, 2014 - Pakistan Observer
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