Leadership

Victorian Bushfires Royal Commission Chair Bernard Teague (centre) and fellow Commissioners Ron McLeod (left) and Susan Pascoe (right) listen to submissions at the County Court in Melbourne on 20 April 2009.

Where to next for royal commissions? Try social issues.


If you’re considering making the leap from CFO to another senior  executive role, are you prepared for what’s expected of you, and do you have what it takes to succeed in the role?

From CFO to COO: making the leap in your finance career


According to Steve Rossingh FCPA, at 57, he’s reached the tail end of his career – and he couldn’t be happier.

Steve Rossingh FCPA: accounting for advancement


Roger Simnett FCPA is committed to helping to develop and implement appropriate standards that both reflect and adapt to changing societal needs and norms, and which do not stand in the way of innovative auditing practices. Photo: Anthony Geernaert.

Roger Simnett FCPA: A singular career in auditing and assurance


How to get a board of directors position


Dr Can Van Luc CPA, chief economist at the state-owned BIDV, the country’s second-biggest lender by market value. Image: Boris Zuliani.

Vietnamese economy stands at a crossroads, and Dr Can Van Luc CPA has a front-row seat


By building people’s “inner strength” people can adapt better to the fast pace of change while maintaining a sense of wellbeing and balance in their lives.

How to build resilience in your team


When it comes to ascending the corporate ladder, something less tangible is often required and it’s called emotional intelligence.

Can leaders increase their EQ?


Penny Burtt, CEO of Asialink. Photo: Jarrod Barnes.

Asialink CEO Penny Burtt is driven by some unfinished business


Michael Tenace FCPA, City of Melbourne CFO, is passionate about building and leading high-performance teams. Photo: Damien Pleming.

As CFO of the City of Melbourne, Michael Tenace FCPA is in charge of the purse strings


Gen X in business - known for their ability to problem solve, innovate and inspire the generations that follow them.

Generation X steps up to the C-Suite


"We think of skills as past tense," says Sean Leong CPA, the CFO of WYWM. "It is behaviours that we focus on."

WithYouWithMe: helping veterans find meaningful employment


The new whistleblowing legislation provides for practitioners and others to remain anonymous when reporting alleged misconduct.

Protections for whistleblowing set to be strengthened: what this means for accountants


PayPal chief executive officer Dan Schulman (left) believes there’s plenty to go around. Like others in the digital payments business, he describes the potential market as not just online commerce, but all commerce.

Game of PayPal: CEO Dan Schulman keeps PayPal relevant by teaming up with its foes


Omnicom Media Group and TBWA\RAAD CFO Ralph Khoury FCPA: "There are no shortcuts."

Meet the CFO of TBWA: Ralph Khoury FCPA


'Harry Hoang CPA and Fuzuki Nishimura CPA of Tailored Accounts. Photographer: Anthony Geernaert.

Meet the CPAs behind Tailored Accounts, an accounting firm that lives and breathes CSR


A healthy relationship with your new boss is vital to boosting performance, increasing efficiency and reducing workplace stress.

How to onboard your new boss


A digital mindset is not just about adopting new technology, it’s about rethinking entire business and operating models.

Why finance leaders need a digital leadership mindset


A challenge for CFOs is to partner with their technology peers, using newly available data analytics tools to complement traditional accounting information for better performance.

The top challenges for today's CFO


Loretta Seamer FCPA is the CFO of Sidra Medicine in Qatar. Photographer: Juliette Sawyer.

Loretta Seamer FCPA, CFO of Sidra Medicine, combines a passion for healthcare and finance


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