GAA Accounting

The Journal of the Global Accounting Alliance

11/10/2016
by GAA Accounting
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Connect and reflect: Dialogue in corporate governance

To succeed in the modern world, businesses must move away from defensive old-style news management and corporate positioning. ICAEW argues that if companies embrace a positive approach to corporate governance that ensures they connect with and reflect society, they will … Continue reading

Corporate governance

17/06/2016
by GAA Accounting
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Bringing board performance into focus

Justin Moran explains why private sector boards need a sharper focus if they are to perform optimally in the best interest of the company. The benefits of effective governance for private sector companies includes more strategic thinking, improved decision making … Continue reading

17/02/2016
by GAA Accounting
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How to minimise financial statement risk

By Ken Tysiac Telecom giant AT&T’s director of accounting discusses a few ways organisations can avoid unintended errors in financial statements. In a complex world of evolving standards and technology, there are many risks associated with financial statements. Fortunately, there … Continue reading

17/02/2016
by GAA Accounting
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Awareness is your security blanket

CIMA and Airmic have created a risk-identification framework that can help executives find peace in preparation and knowledge. Organisations can find all sorts of ways to trip themselves up. A recent CGMA survey of 1,300 executives across the world found … Continue reading

16/02/2016
by GAA Accounting
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Growing investor confidence

By Cobus Grové With the weakening rand and increasing interest rates, every CFO has to take drastic measures to ensure that investors are confident that their investment is in a safe pair of hands. During the past 30 months, I … Continue reading

16/02/2016
by GAA Accounting
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The evolving role of the CFO

By Pieter van Niekerk Technology is rapidly transforming and enhancing the way we work. We have seen job descriptions change in accordance with technological change, with the CFO probably seeing the most dramatic change in roles and responsibilities over the … Continue reading