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The Journal of the Global Accounting Alliance

28/04/2017
by GAA Accounting
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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

16/02/2016
by GAA Accounting
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From CFO to CEO

By Robin Lynam Top-notch analytical skills and a strong strategic mind-set are well-known characteristics of a chief financial officer, which are also important attributes for those who are looking to become chief executive officer. Robin Lynam talks to some successful … Continue reading

11/06/2015
by GAA Accounting
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An interview with Anton Colella, Chief Executive of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland

by George W. Russell Anton Colella, Chief Executive of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland, explains the importance of staying globally relevant amid a changing international regulatory landscape to George W. Russell. As the lead-up to Scotland’s independence referendum … Continue reading

14/10/2014
by GAA Accounting
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Expanded Role Requires Expanded Skills

By Jack Hagel CFOs have seen their duties grow in recent years. Eighty-five percent of CPAs said the role of the CFO and the finance function has expanded moderately or significantly in their organization, according to a recent AICPA survey. “We … Continue reading

15/04/2014
by GAA Accounting
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Contradictory Data from CFOs May be a Hopeful Sign

A new report on the outlook of CFOs worldwide throws up an interesting South African anomaly – which could be a result of renewed transformation momentum in the private sector. It will be some time before any detailed analysis emerges … Continue reading