Tagged: Accounting

4 steps to prepare for the future of accounting

Posted on December 26, 2018

BY LEAPROS® Finance & Accounting · Accounting · Financial Planning · FP&A

Time is running out to start getting ready for the technology-transformed, new-world accounting profession that is evolving at an increasing pace.

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Soft skills or technical skills? How accountants stay relevant in a changing world.

Posted on December 26, 2018

BY LEAPROS® Finance & Accounting · Accounting · Financial Planning · FP&A

Teaching staff about empathy and how to communicate with clients: a panel discussion at the World Congress of Accountants (WCOA) argued that these “soft skills” are just as important to the modern accounting firm as technical skills.

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The Difference Between Good CFOs and Great CFOs

Posted on November 16, 2018

BY LEAPROS® Finance & Accounting · Accounting · Financial Planning · FP&A

A CFO’s ability to build strong teams and develop successors is more important than ever. When CFOs of large North American companies were asked by Deloitte about the legacy they wanted to leave, they said, in overwhelming numbers, that they wanted to have had a strong influence on their company’s ability to perform well in the future and to have left things better than they found them.

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Most Companies Have No CFO Succession Plan

Posted on March 20, 2018

BY LEAPROS® Finance & Accounting · Accounting

Despite a trend toward internal CFO appointments, only a third of companies have succession plans in place, research shows. The corporate finance field is renowned for its discipline, but there’s one area where CFOs display what might appear to be an extraordinary degree of complacency.

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More women with CFO titles, but still far behind men

Posted on March 2, 2018

BY LEAPROS® Finance & Accounting · Accounting

Women account for 12.6% of CFO positions in leading businesses, according to analysis of C-suite volatility in more than 673 large companies, most of which are based in the United States, by executive search firm Crist | Kolder Associates. That’s nearly double the percentage from a decade ago.

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Top CFO Priorities for 2018: Taking Aim

Posted on January 3, 2018

BY LEAPROS® Finance & Accounting · Accounting

Six CFOs from diverse industries reveal their top business objectives for 2018. Next year promises to be an exciting (and, possibly, very critical) year for many companies. Interest rates may finally head higher, workers may be tougher to find, valuations pricier, and consumer spending more robust. Or, as CFOs know all too well, none of that may happen.

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