New IFAC webpage collates useful IFAC resources on how professional accountants can be future-ready for a rewarding career in business or the public sector
As key enablers of successful organizations, the career paths open to professional accountants span business and the public sector in a variety of finance and commercial-facing roles. As digital and sustainability transformations progress internationally, professional accountants have an opportunity to elevate their strategic contributions as leaders and value partners.
IFAC’s new collection of resources, Professional Accountants as Business Leaders and Value Partners, explores how professional accountants can be future ready, data-savvy leaders who drive sustainability. These materials aim to help in understanding and navigating challenges and opportunities across various roles as finance and business leaders, risk managers and analysts, and in broader commercial roles including in procurement and supply chain management.
Components of the new resource center include:
- Mainstreaming Sustainability in Business
- Future-Ready CFO and Finance Function
- Data and Digitalization
- Case studies from a variety of entities around the world including Olam Agri, Reliance Industries, Standard Chartered Bank, Sime Darby Berhad, OMRON, Prudential Financial, Pakistan International Airlines, and more