Joint professional insights reports (decorative)

As part of that mission we have co-produced Professional Insights reports in these areas:

  • Public trust in tax: Building trust in tax for a sustainable future 2023

    Trust in tax is a vital topic, involving a key element of building sustainable economies that work for all.

    This fourth edition of the biennial research has found that while public trust in tax stakeholders is generally strong, there are areas that concern people across the globe, including the impact of corruption and how the tax system can support public policy.  

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  • SME Toolkit: Creating a sustainable world

    A new toolkit by ACCA and Chartered Accountants ANZ, How SMEs can create a more sustainable world, equips finance professionals and businesses with concise, actionable insights and resources.

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  • Planning and performance management paradigm

    This global research report into the evolving role of finance functions finds that real-time analysis and data beyond the financial are the keys to navigating volatility and transitioning to a more sustainable future.

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  • Leading recovery: the evolving role of senior finance leadership in the public sector

    In this report ACCA and CA ANZ explore the evolving role of senior finance leaders in the public sector, looking back at the way organisations have adapted in response to the pandemic and looking ahead to the challenges leaders will face in the future.

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  • Fintech state-of-play: opportunities for finance professionals

    This report provides a practical overview for accountancy and finance professionals on the exciting career opportunities open to them in Fintech. All the Individuals profiled within the report are members of ACCA or CA ANZ.

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  • How SMEs can create a more sustainable world

    In this series of publications, we explored the views of the accountancy professionals in SME about sustainability, developed detailed practical guidance to navigate SMEs in their sustainability journey, including the resources and tools that they need to take action, showcased the examples of SMEs championing sustainability.

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  • Transformational journeys: Finance and the agile organisation

    Transformation is a phrase that has been uttered in many conversations over the past years. Its definition can be confusing. The pace of change for organisations is continuing to accelerate and the forthcoming changes reflect yet more change in the years ahead. How should the finance community play its role in driving towards their organisations of the future? In this suite of content you will find resources to help you answer these questions.

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  • Closing the expectation gap in audit - the way forward on fraud and going concern: a multi-stakeholder approach

    Following the publication of Closing the Expectation Gap in Audit, ACCA, in collaboration with CA ANZ, CPA Canada and the Canadian AASB, sought to continue to examine the audit expectation gap with a focus on fraud and going concern in the context of an audit of financial statements.

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  • Public trust in tax: surveying public trust in G20 tax systems

    This third edition of the Public Trust in Tax study comes at a time when governments and citizens all over the world are re-evaluating their priorities as we live through one of the biggest shocks to society and economies in living memory.

    These surveys reflect the views of over 8,000 people across the G20 countries plus New Zealand - providing a real insight into who they trust and what concerns them - and providing a view of what the public – in other words, taxpayers and voters - actually think.

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  • Analytics in finance and accountancy

    Using case studies and interviews, as well as a survey of ACCA and CA ANZ members, the report explores the opportunity and the reality of analytics for the finance function. These case studies and insights draw on a range of experiences from both small and large organisations across a range of locations and sectors.

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  • Careers in small and medium sized accountancy practices (SMPs)

    This report shares key practical insights on talent transformation in the SMP sector and explores how this sector can offer brilliant careers to accountants in the future. 

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  • Cyber and the CFO

    The cyber threat is one of the most talked about issues that businesses face today. Yet the level of awareness of the risk and the types of threats that organisations face is low. So what is the extent of awareness of the cyber threat among the finance community? What are the cyber threats we’re facing? And what actions should we take?

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