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Developing Your Finance Team – Where To Start?

It goes without saying that you want your finance team to perform with maximum efficiency and productivity.

How you get the most out of your employees is dependent on the individual needs of your organisation – there’s no one-size-fits-all approach.…

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How Does Your FD Measure Up Against Their Peers?

From strategic planning and cash-flow forecasting to managing investor relationships and creating roadmaps for revenue growth, many organisations rely on their Finance Director to help drive their business forward.

How can you determine if your FD has the skills required …

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Seven Skills That Make a Great CFO

Like most jobs, the role of the CFO is evolving alongside technology. Now responsible for so much more than managing balance sheets, modern CFOs have adopted more of a leadership role which involves collaborating with other business functions alongside their …

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Mind the Gap: Identifying Your Finance Team’s Weak Areas

A strong finance team is the backbone of any successful organisation.

Responsible for anything from accounting, reporting and internal financial processes to managing teams, communicating with stakeholders and identifying opportunities and challenges, a lot lies on the shoulders of a …

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The Acuity Measure™: Why Ability Beats Qualifications in CFO Recruitment

The role of the CFO has evolved markedly in recent years. From technology transformation to a focus on ESG reporting, the job function of a CFO now goes above and beyond managing costs and profitability.

The introduction of rapidly advancing …

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How to Avoid a Bad Hire: The Benefits of Auditing Financial Capability

A bad hire is costly, and not just financially. Recruiting and training a new employee takes a long time, rapid staff turnover has a negative impact on productivity and morale while poor performing employees can affect your reputation.

Assessments are …

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Hiring for Capability, Not Just Qualifications in Your Finance Department

Research commissioned by Glassdoor reveals that 95% of employers have made a bad hire. As well as being a costly process, poor hiring decisions have also been shown to account for 80% of employee turnover.


Why are so many

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Who’s Got It? – How to Assess Your Existing Finance Team’s Skills

Your employees are the backbone of your business. Finance teams in particular are critical to supporting an organisation’s financial growth, strategy and performance.

How can you ensure that your finance team has the skills required to process and share data …

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Tail Wags Dog: CFOs & FDs must ensure digitisation doesn’t trump strategic objectives

It is clear that there has been a seismic shift in working patterns brought on by the pandemic. For example IT Services companies have never been so busy enabling employees to maximise productivity working from home.

However digitisation should not …

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Digital Transformation – the CFO’s Role in Success

Spurred on by the pandemic and the push towards retaining remote working, many businesses are now actively rethinking their traditional business processes and the pace of digital transformation is accelerating faster than ever before.

Since the Luddite rebellion advances in …

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