Some finance leaders focus on competencies when hiring, looking at such things as a consistent record of being promoted within the same company. Others look at personality tests, while still others take a hybrid approach. Which works best for you?
Singapore is ahead of Hong Kong in having an independent overseer of public audits, opening the CPA qualification to non-accounting degree graduates, and training in accounting data and analytics. The HKICPA is finally moving, but is it too late?
It’s not a bad idea for CFOs to be reminded that the typical organization loses 5% of revenue every year from fraud. They should continue focusing on controls, building a compliance culture, and doing risk assessment of supply-chain relationships
At least not yet. According to most analysts, the risk that inflation in the US and other advanced economies will surge is still small, meaning that the current panic in the stock markets about faster-than-expected interest rate increases is overdone
New tools are giving CFOs the opportunity not only to play a greater role in M&A strategy, but also guide such efforts toward success. In addition to virtual data rooms, they include the interdependency accelerator and digital purchase accounting tools