This paper outlines ACCA’s smart finance function campaign, launched in April 2014. The campaign showcases the good practices, challenges and opportunities that corporate finance functions face in ‘working smarter’.
In April 2014, ACCA initiated a global programme of research and insight activities to understand the leading practices finance functions are adopting in their goal to becoming smarter. How are best-in-class finance functions now delivering the insights that make a real difference to corporate performance, while continuing to drive effective stewardship and control of the enterprise. This paper shares insights into how ACCA’s campaign will operate.
ACCA has identified a number of critical areas in which progressive finance functions must look to excel. Over 18 months, the campaign will seek to understand and showcase the good practices, challenges, issues and opportunities corporate finance functions face in working smarter in four key areas: