In 2021, AICPA & CIMA formed a Future of Finance Group. They were charged with how to transform the profession in its broadest context and re-imagine the finance function of the future. In this candid panel discussion with members of our Future of Finance Leadership Advisory Group we will discuss the key findings from our recent Future of Finance Summits and what the panel are doing to take advantage of these issues and opportunities. Also, in conjunction with Wharton Business Consulting we have been investigating whether the pandemic has changed the skills, capabilities and mindsets the successful finance leaders need. With 80% of businesses and firms facing a leadership talent shortage, building an internal pipeline of leaders has never been more critical. Working closely with finance leaders we identified four key traits. Which set of underpinning skills and mindsets do finance leaders need to play a key role in influencing the future of their organizations?
Identify the top priorities of the Future of Finance group as we look towards our emergence from the global pandemic.
Recognize what this means to the ever changing role and mandate of finance & accounting.
Determine how we continue to re-invent the role of the CFO and develop the key skills and mindsets of the future.
CPA, CITP, CGMA,
EVP of Business Engagement & Growth,
Association of International Certified Professional Accountants and Business Learning Institute