Hywel Ball, a managing partner for EY, argues in FinancialDirector that the finance function has to respond to demands for faster information delivery on a broader spectrum of topics.
Agile Finance Revealed is a new research programme from the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants, commissioned by Oracle, on a new breed of collaborative finance.
As the role of the CFO evolves, emotional intelligence, or EI, is becoming a vital leadership skill. These tips can help CFOs use EI to complement their greater influence in setting an organisation’s strategy.
Learning to be a manager is more than a check-the-box exercise, according to Debbie Jacobs, senior director of finance at Experian.
Today, organisations’ value chains - the series of steps they take to deliver their products or services - include a multitude of business relationships which impact the bottom line.
Tech-savvy finance chiefs are becoming advocates for digital initiatives because they’re more comfortable with technology, they see quicker paths to value, and they see career value in understanding technology.
The accounting software company MYOB recently rolled a new service into its suite: payment transaction.
This yearly event brings together corporate leaders from organizations of all sizes, examining the economic, political and executive challenges faced by your peer group.
A collection of CGMA resources for accounting and finance professionals on how to extend their role to include finance business partnering.
One-fourth of employees in a new survey say financial problems have affected their performance at work. Employers can take steps to help staff with financial wellbeing so that productivity doesn’t suffer.
Test your knowledge of management accounting trends and news by taking the 2016 CGMA Magazine quiz.
Sharing information, on the rise since 2012, helps companies show workers how their role can aid in boosting financial performance.
Finance decision-makers in the US have brightened prospects for growth in revenue, profits and hiring, according to the American Institute of CPA’s latest quarterly survey.
Corporate finance leaders who want to do a great job shaping strategy and driving innovation necessary for sustainable growth face four main challenges. Here’s how they can tackle them.
In addition to the traditional finance and compliance roles, CFOs are seeing their duties expand to include responsibilities in IT, human resources, and risk management.
Career progression is top of mind for many management accountants, and the scope of a role and the prospects it holds for promotion are strong motivating factors for those considering their next move.
The Brexit referendum underscores the need for companies to be ready for upheaval through robust scenario planning.
Compliance costs are projected to rise, and finance executives must add employees or train existing staff to keep up with evolving business complexity.
Changes proposed this month to the Uniform Accountancy Act (UAA) and the Uniform CPA Examination Model Rules in the US are designed to help holders of qualified foreign designations apply for state licensure as a CPA and support the updated Uniform CPA Examination.
Good business partners can facilitate the development of insights in collaboration with business managers. Here are the traits that make a great partner.