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CFOs to build broader career experience

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Future CFOs will no longer build a career vertically through the finance organisation, but will need deeper business acumen balanced with core finance understanding gained from a broader business career, according to a new report from ACCA and IMA (Institute of Management Accountants).

Nearly 750 CFOs from across the world were surveyed for the Future Pathways to Financial Leadership report. Many had taken classic finance career paths and most had moved up to the CFO role from a position as financial controller. Almost 50% had six or more finance roles within their career, but less than half (40%) had taken a role outside the finance function in their careers... Read More

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