Preparing Future-Ready Professionals

Professional Accountants as Business Partners and Value Enablers

Sharing Knowledge, Ideas and Experience

Nov 10, 2017 | Surveys & Reports
17 Pages

Following the Professional Accountants in Business Committee’s September 2017 web meeting, this report shares the collective knowledge, ideas, and experience of the committee regarding the role of professional accountants as business leaders and value enablers for organizations.

The main themes in the report, and in the meeting it flows from, are:

  • Enterprise Performance Management;
  • The Role of Finance Leaders and Business Partners in Technology;
  • Effective Accountant Involvement in Risk Management;
  • Creating and Communicating Value through Integrated Reporting and Thinking;
  • PAO Support Tools;
  • Audit Quality and Audit Committee Effectiveness; and
  • Professional Skepticism



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