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The Journal of the Global Accounting Alliance

28/04/2017
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Five top qualities of a CFO

By Eleanor O’Neill Financial expertise and top business acumen are the most obvious requirements for a good CFO. But what else makes up the mark of a quality financial executive? Roles at all levels across businesses are expanding to be … Continue reading

17/02/2017
by GAA Accounting
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The future of the professions

By Claire Scobie What impact will artificial intelligence (AI) have on professions such as accounting? For centuries doctors, accountants, lawyers,  teachers and architects have solved problems too complex for most of us. But today, the future of these professions are … Continue reading

17/02/2017
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Leading innovation

By Michelle Perry Information technology investments are now falling under the remit of chief financial officers. Michelle Perry looks at their essential considerations in plotting an IT strategy for companies. For the past two decades the paths of finance and … Continue reading

17/02/2017
by GAA Accounting
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Can you swear at work?

By Travor Treharne A stint in some workplaces might make you feel like cussing like a sailor, but is it appropriate? If you have ever attempted to swear while texting, you probably would have noticed how the auto-correct guardian always … Continue reading

17/02/2017
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Sustainability is good business

By Aaron Watson Nobel Peace Prize winner, philanthropist and former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan on immigration, democracy and the need for chartered accountants to support the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. Chartered accountants work across many industries in many countries. What … Continue reading

17/02/2017
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Let’s hear it for the boss

By Stacy Lee Kong No one wants to be a subpar manager. Here’s how to up your game and be a standout boss. When Ilana Zeidel, a tax accountant at a mid-sized Toronto firm, was promoted to a management role … Continue reading