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The Traits of Today's CFO: A Handbook for Excelling in an Evolving Role
Step into your expanding role as a strategic thinker, collaborator, communicator, and team leader with this forward-thinking book on high-level abilities and best practices for controllers and CFOs.

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Who Will Benefit

  • CFOs and Controllers

Become the leader your organisation needs and expects with this forward-thinking book on high-level abilities and best practices for controllers and CFOs. Covering leadership, management, coaching, team building and accounting trends, this publication will allow you to step into your expanding role as a strategic thinker, collaborator, communicator, and team leader. This publication includes a comprehensive, practical discussion on the following topics:

  • Determine the critical skills that we will need to be effective in the future.
  • Identify the skills necessary to be an effective coach.
  • Identify how to persuade other leaders to define and embody accountability.
  • Identify specific tools that turn a department into a real team.
  • Identify the universal roles that the CFO plays in every organisation.
  • Determine why being a leader in the middle is not a career limiter.
  • Assessing ways to explain to your team how the world of accounting is changing.

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Author(s)

Ron Rael, CPA

Ron Rael, CPA, is a thought leader for the CPA profession on leadership and CFO/controllership topics. He is the CEO of the High Road Institute, a leadership development organisation. Ron has authored content on topics such as professionalism, customer service, budgeting, accountability, governance, risk management, and strategic planning. He has coached more than 10,000 accounting professionals in organisations and leadership teams throughout the United States and Canada. Ron's industry experience comes from working in two large corporations, as well as from leading accounting teams in numerous closely held businesses.

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American Institute of CPAs

The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) is the world’s largest member association representing the CPA profession, with more than 418,000 members in 143 countries, and a history of serving the public interest since 1887. AICPA members represent many areas of practice, including business and industry, public practice, government, education and consulting.

The AICPA sets ethical standards for the profession and U.S. auditing standards for private companies, nonprofit organizations, federal, state and local governments. It develops and grades the Uniform CPA Examination, and offers specialized credentials for qualified professionals who concentrate on personal financial planning; forensic accounting; business valuation; and information management and technology assurance. With The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), it offers the Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) designation, which sets the global benchmark for quality and recognition in management accounting.

The AICPA and CIMA also make up the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (the Association), which represents public and management accounting globally, advocating on behalf the public interest and advancing the quality, competency and employability of CPAs, CGMAs and other accounting and finance professionals worldwide.

The AICPA maintains offices in New York, Washington, DC, Durham, NC, and Ewing, NJ.

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