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Finance transformation and the use of shared services and outsourcing to deliver increased value to the business continues to be high on the CFO's agenda. ACCA is embarking upon a structured research and discovery programme that will, for the first time, take a comprehensive look at how CFOs are transforming the finance function to drive organisational value through shared services and outsourcing.

Finance transformation: Expert insights on shared services and outsourcing

ACCA's first report presents insights from the global experts of organisations at the forefront of finance transformation. The report explores the issues, challenges and opportunities facing businesses transitioning to new finance models to improve business performance.

You can access the 'Five minutes on...'  summary of the key findings and the full report from the 'Related documents' section of this page.

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Subsequent phases of our research will focus on optimising the model, regional perspectives, upskilling the providers, driving value in the retained function and the vision for 2015–2020. 

If you are a CFO, finance director, head of finance transformation, head of shared services or equivalent, and are interested in receiving further insights or contributing to our programme on finance transformation, please contact us. To find out more about our work in identifying future trends in finance and accounting for business, please visit our Research and Insights section.

Last updated: 19 Aug 2014