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About the smart finance function

ACCA’s smart finance function campaign showcases the good practices, challenges and opportunities corporate finance functions face. It explores how the quality of finance leadership, the adoption of breakthrough technologies, better people practices, and innovative thinking can transform the finance function.

About the smart finance function

Latest reports

The latest report, 'Pathways to CFO', asks a simple question: are finance shared service and transformation roles valuable in the career path to becoming a CFO?

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Blogs and articles

Our latest blog looks at C-suite collaboration and why it is important.

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Our featured video is from Jamie Lyon, head of corporate sector at ACCA, Jamie Lyon, and the ongoing challenges that exist with finance business partnering.

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Finance Transformation Forum

The ACCA finance transformation, shared services and outsourcing advisory forum supports ACCA’s research and insights work. It brings together global experts from many of the world’s leading enterprises to bring unique perspectives on key finance and business transformation and change issues.

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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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