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Enabling an Effective Public Sector Finance Workforce

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During its March meeting, the PAIB Advisory Group discussed public sector priorities and challenges for the profession across jurisdictions which vary due to the differing maturity levels of the accountancy profession in the sector, as well as local or regional specific issues. Regardless of jurisdiction, consistent messages included the need for continued advocacy to promote the value of the public sector finance workforce to both the organizations they work for and to the individuals themselves as well as the importance of investing in the workforce and skills development. The key themes discussed, including learnings presented by CIPFA, are summarized in this report.

Read more insights from IFAC’s Professional Accountants in Business Advisory Group: Global Priorities for Professional Accountants in Business and the Public Sector.

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