Finance 2020

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The finance function is facing what is possibly the biggest era of transformation in its history. Now is the time for CFOs and finance leaders to consider current financial trends and determine how they should be planning for the future of finance.

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Important finance skills to develop by 2020

Important skills for finance professionals to develop

Looking ahead to 2020, finance professionals will need to continually develop their technical and soft skills as the landscape continues to change. The ability to analyse data and provide insights, as well as strong business acumen and communication skills, have developed into essential financial skills.

Expectations of the finance function by 2020

Expectations of the finance function by 2020

The expanding role of the CFO will come with new expectations from the business. Looking forward, CFOs will be need to simultaneously broaden and deepen their roles. The opportunity is to redefine the role as well as the goals of the CFO and the overall future of the finance function.

Building the finance dream team

Building the finance dream team

To effectively leverage the potential of emerging technology, develop and implement innovative projects, and drive performance, the finance function needs to have the necessary specialised skills. CFOs say they find it challenging to find skilled finance professionals with the necessary niche skills.

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CFA vs MBA - which is the better finance qualification

CFA vs. MBA: Which is more beneficial for finance professionals?

An MBA and a CFA are both worthy qualifications that can give your career a competitive edge, but how do you decide which one to pursue? We discuss the benefits of each.

Your career in finance: 10 skills that really count

How do you know whether your resume will reach the top of the pile or is destined to fall short? We reveal the top 10 finance skills that really count.

How workplace automation is changing accounting jobs

Technology has transformed the financial sector beyond recognition in recent decades, but never has the pace of change been so fast. Learn how you can start leading this change.