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Reach the top in finance : the ambitious accountant's guide to career success / by Sally Percy

by Percy, Sally.
Publisher: London, U.K. : Bloomsbury, 2017Description: xi, 155 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781472938107.Subject(s): Finance industry | Careers | Professional development | Accounting | Chief financial officers | Professional womenOnline resources: Download as an eBook
Contents:
BUILDING YOUR PERSONAL BRAND: Why does personal brand matter to finance professionals? -- Building your brand -- A stand-out brand -- The value of pragmatism: Julie Teigland -- Changing your brand -- Marketing your personal brand. SKILLS AND CAPABILITIES: Technical knowledge is not enough -- Partner potential -- Need a niche? -- Life-long learning -- Contact with the board -- Should you study for an MBA? -- International experience -- ABC - a lesson in being the best -- The skills of a CFO -- IT and systems -- The technical route to CFO: Geraldine Matchett's story -- The skills of a partner -- Career in audit. CAREER MANAGEMENT: Moving from practice to industry -- Relationship with your boss -- Working with HR functions, recruitment consultants and headhunters -- Career hiccoughs -- When you company goes under... -- Passed over for promotion -- From Big Four partner to Fortune 500 CFO -- Networking and public speaking. BEING THE BUSINESS PARTNER: Relationships with other departments -- Working with the CEO -- Working with entrepreneurs -- Working with private equity firms -- Working with clients -- Working in not-for-profit -- Presenting to the board -- Relationships with investors -- Relationships with the auditor, banks and credit rating agencies -- Media relations -- Managing cost-saving programmes -- The future of finance. LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT: Approaches to leadership in industry -- New to the job? -- Leadership in professional services -- Setting the right tone -- Flying high: the Paul Donofrio story -- Under pressure -- The pros and cons of being a finance leader -- Making corporate history. WOMEN IN FINANCE: Old boys' club -- Strategy for success -- Torn between work and home -- Need to network -- Being female can be an advantage ... so use it -- How does she do it? -- Networking groups for women in finance. BEYOND FINANCE: Life as a CEO -- The CEO in industry: Ronan Dunne -- Senior leadership in an accountancy firm -- CEO in professional services: Sacha Romanovitch -- Non-executive roles -- The board chair's story. THE ACCOUNTANT AS AN ENTREPRENEUR: Dreaming big -- Education, education, education -- How to become a billionaire.
Summary: Offers a career guide to finance professionals who wish to excel as business advisors, partners, executives or innovators. Explains how to acquire the skills that underpin personal and professional growth in the finance sector.
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Book Book Australia
215 PER 2017 (Browse shelf) Available
Book Book Australia
215 PER 2017 (Browse shelf) Available
EBook EBook International
EBL Ebook (Browse shelf) Link to resource eBook Available as an ebook here
Book Book New Zealand
215 REA (Browse shelf) Issued 14/03/2018

BUILDING YOUR PERSONAL BRAND: Why does personal brand matter to finance professionals? -- Building your brand -- A stand-out brand -- The value of pragmatism: Julie Teigland -- Changing your brand -- Marketing your personal brand. SKILLS AND CAPABILITIES: Technical knowledge is not enough -- Partner potential -- Need a niche? -- Life-long learning -- Contact with the board -- Should you study for an MBA? -- International experience -- ABC - a lesson in being the best -- The skills of a CFO -- IT and systems -- The technical route to CFO: Geraldine Matchett's story -- The skills of a partner -- Career in audit. CAREER MANAGEMENT: Moving from practice to industry -- Relationship with your boss -- Working with HR functions, recruitment consultants and headhunters -- Career hiccoughs -- When you company goes under... -- Passed over for promotion -- From Big Four partner to Fortune 500 CFO -- Networking and public speaking. BEING THE BUSINESS PARTNER: Relationships with other departments -- Working with the CEO -- Working with entrepreneurs -- Working with private equity firms -- Working with clients -- Working in not-for-profit -- Presenting to the board -- Relationships with investors -- Relationships with the auditor, banks and credit rating agencies -- Media relations -- Managing cost-saving programmes -- The future of finance. LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT: Approaches to leadership in industry -- New to the job? -- Leadership in professional services -- Setting the right tone -- Flying high: the Paul Donofrio story -- Under pressure -- The pros and cons of being a finance leader -- Making corporate history. WOMEN IN FINANCE: Old boys' club -- Strategy for success -- Torn between work and home -- Need to network -- Being female can be an advantage ... so use it -- How does she do it? -- Networking groups for women in finance. BEYOND FINANCE: Life as a CEO -- The CEO in industry: Ronan Dunne -- Senior leadership in an accountancy firm -- CEO in professional services: Sacha Romanovitch -- Non-executive roles -- The board chair's story. THE ACCOUNTANT AS AN ENTREPRENEUR: Dreaming big -- Education, education, education -- How to become a billionaire.

Offers a career guide to finance professionals who wish to excel as business advisors, partners, executives or innovators. Explains how to acquire the skills that underpin personal and professional growth in the finance sector.

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