Accountants need to present the benefits they bring more directly
Articles and features
The challenges of maintaining efficiency, demystified
The role of the CFO is evolving and pressure increasing
Or is it just a case of saying ‘yes’ to the CEO? Find out
This special report explores how to be more commercial to add value and generate profit for your firm.
How does your finance function compare and how do you deal with the inherent tensions we highlight?
Building effective finance functions is a key concern of organisations and finance professionals. At a time when many claim we face unprecedented challenges, Stanley Harding's 1963 lecture on the finance function reminds us that there are many lessons we can learn from history. This report reproduces the lecture in full and complements it with expert commentary.
The authors share their expertise on service level agreements, people management, and innovation and technology.
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How will engagement with technology and process automation affect the finance function in future?
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Looks at the fundamentals for outsourcing success and offers examples of good practice throughout the outsourcing lifecycle.
Outsourcing best practice guide for managers.
Examines the end-to-end business processes that enable leading practices in finance.
This title gives practical advice and strategies for Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) and answers questions that CFOs may have.
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The article looks at how many accounting and finance leaders keep their teams safe, maintain high productivity levels, and further build remote teams during the COVID-19 pandemic.
In this paper the authors evaluate the current ability of the accounting function to accommodate the introduction of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in an organisation. Accounting tasks that can utilise AI are looked at and a framework for AI in the accounting function is discussed.
Article looks at two CFOs who discuss how their role has changed, particularly with reference to technology and robotic p[process automation.
The article looks at the impact of outsourcing of the internal audit function on the effectiveness of the process or the level of independence and objectivity of the audit. Topics covered include importance of effective internal audit as demonstrated by the failure of Carillion, advantages of outsourcing internal audit such as credibility and cost-effectiveness, potential disadvantages like lack of permanent on-site resource and the pros and cons of in-house internal audit. * For the full article please contact the Library *