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About the smart finance function

This area of research outlines the leading practices CFOs are adopting to become smarter at delivering greater value across the organisation.

About the smart finance function

Latest reports

The latest report, 'Transformation challenges in finance', considers the challenges and opportunities facing today's finance function. This includes providing more effective financial insight to improve decision making.

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Blogs and articles

In our latest edition of AB magazine Teuta Bakalli, FCCA, explains what finance functions, struggling to deliver business insight in a fast-changing environment, need to do to be truly effective.

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Our featured video is from Deborah Kops, managing principal at Sourcing Change. The video focuses on the change challenges of finance transformation.

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Finance Transformation Forum

The ACCA finance transformation, shared services and outsourcing advisory group supports our global research and insight work.

Bringing together a panel of leading industry experts, it provides unique perspectives on the key issues affecting organisations seeking to transform their finance and business operations.

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Accountants for Business Global Forum

The forum brings shared thinking on key issues affecting CFOs, global finance functions and the corporate sector.

The forum includes CFOs, finance directors and other senior finance and business leaders representing different businesses worldwide.

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