Finance leaders can play a key role in helping their companies “commercialise innovation”, according to new research from CIMA and the AICPA.
The modern finance function partners with the business, requiring fully integrated web-based core systems, analytics, collaboration and mobility.
Software giant Microsoft has appointed 41-year-old Amy Hood as its new CFO.
A former executive at Jigsaw and Kew is suing the upmarket clothing group for discrimination, claiming she was barred from becoming CFO position due to her pregnancy.
The evolving role of the finance function means that managers need to be more strategic, technologically astute and data-focused as they go about their work.
A study into finance leaders’ attitudes to their company’s data has revealed that one in five are actually assigning a line on the balance sheet for data, assigning a value to it and managing it as
Chief financial officers want to work more closely with other departments to help improve their company’s performance but poor-quality financial data from IT systems is hindering corporate team
Business leaders increasingly require support from IT if they are to meet their strategic objectives, explains Nigel Taylor from e-commer
Employers are investing more in finance talent as the demand increases for CFOs and FDs to step up as business partners.