AICPA & CIMA Finance Transformation 2018

FT1824 - Reskilling the Finance Workforce to Embrace Future Mandate & Chairman's Closing Remarks

Nov 30, 2018 3:20pm ‐ Nov 30, 2018 4:05pm


  • How strategic thinking, relationship management and communication are as important as technical finance skills and data utilisation
  • Working across multiple groups and multiple functions to collaborate on business planning
  • Having the capabilities to drive and manage change
  • Exploring new roles for the finance professional: It’s much more than financial skills
  • Business Partner, Financial and Regulatory Accountants, Innovation and Investment Strategists, and Business Solution Architects who will leverage threats and opportunities into strategic direction
  • How CFOs must look beyond their traditional recruitment strategies to source multi-disciplinary talent
  • Establishing a winning mix of skills and expertise to support future business requirements
  • Resource and succession planning
  • The challenge of resourcing


  • Gabe Zubizarreta, CPA, CGMA, CEO, Leader Financial Effectiveness, Silicon Valley Accountants
  • Sean Sinclair, Director, Global Business Services (Former), CrossCountry Consulting
  • Stephen McNally, CPA, Finance Director/Controller, Campbell Soup Company

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