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2022 AICPA & CIMA Not-for-Profit Industry Conference

NOT2222 - Attracting, Developing and Retaining Talent During the Turnover Tsunami

Jun 14, 2022 9:30am ‐ Jun 14, 2022 10:20am

Standard: $49.00


The number one priority – talent! With the ‘great resignation’, new ways of working and a re-set of aspirations, the availability of skilled finance personnel is now a top priority for finance leaders. As a result, leading finance organizations are investing more in finance upskilling and reskilling. One clear result of the Covid-19 pandemic has been the rapid acceleration of the digital transformation of our economy. Accompanying this digital transformation is an acceleration of changes to the critical skills, capabilities and mindsets that businesses need from their finance function. It is therefore vital to develop a strategic and sustainable approach to acquiring, developing and retaining a diverse pool of accounting and finance talent. In this session, the panel will speak to how they have reset and evolved their approach to talent development and upskilling. And how organizations have used models such as the CGMA Competency Framework to develop finance capability and talent needed to drive changes to their digital business and operating model.

Learning Objectives:
  • Analyze how the panellists have created a finance vision and how it is adding value.
  • Identify how the panellists has worked with a set of competencies to translate this vision into clear functional and development goals.
  • Distinguish how the panellists has been able to measure investment in competencies and skills against its finance vision and principles
  • Determine a strategy for creating a vision and developing emerging competencies needed in your organization.


  • Carolyn Mollen, CPA, Vice President, Finance & Administration, Resources for the Future
  • Barry Payne, Director - External Relations, Management Accounting, Association of International Certified Professional Accountants
  • Amy West, CPA/CGMA, Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, AHRC New York City
Category: Concurrent Session Onsite and Online

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