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17/02/2017
by GAA Accounting
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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

18/04/2016
by GAA Accounting
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How CFOs can enable digital innovation

By Jemelyn Yadao It is already well known that technology is redefining the role of the chief financial officer, and this will only continue. Jemelyn Yadao finds out how CFOs can better lead the charge towards digital transformation for companies … 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

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

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