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Reinsurance FD steps up to divisonal CEO in shakeup

JLT group FD Mike Reynolds takes the top role at its JLT Towers Re reinsurance business, as the parent company announces US merger deal

29 Aug 2014

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The Millennial Code: Getting the most out of Generation Y

It’s not all Rickrolling and LOLcats: Millennial workers are key to the future of finance and understanding them is essential to unlocking their value

28 Aug 2014

News

CFO and CEO to leave the AA

Months after the association's stock market listing, Andy Boland and Chris Jansen to depart

28 Aug 2014

News

Riitters leaves Google for Pure Storage CFO role

Former Google European payments chief takes CFO role at enterprise storage company

27 Aug 2014

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Ex-BBC CFO Zarin Patel resurfaces at Grass Roots

Zarin Patel, the BBC's longest-serving CFO, joins Grass Roots in the same role

26 Aug 2014

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Wright builds career at architects Aukett Swanke

Beverley Wright to head the finance function at the newly-expanded architectural firm

22 Aug 2014

Interview

Interview: Guardian Media Group CFO Darren Singer

Losses keep racking up at the Guardian, but, explains CFO Darren Singer, the publisher is on course to become a sustainable, global business

21 Aug 2014

News

Williams to lead Palletower's drive to enhance finance

Julia Williams to head up finance, as the business looks to the function to aid its commercial strategy

21 Aug 2014

News

Mid-sized UK business more upbeat than foreign counterparts

Mid-sized businesses confident about the economy and their company's prospects - more so than their counterparts in other countries

19 Aug 2014

News

Admiral promotes Geraint Jones to CFO

Owner of confused.com names new CFO as Kevin Chidwick focuses on role as CEO of Admiral's US insurance business

13 Aug 2014

News

Former Autonomy FD accuses HP of cover-up

Former Autonomy FD Sushovan Hussain hits back at claims he is a 'fraudster' and accuses HP of 'corrupt' cover-up

13 Aug 2014

News

Rupert Soames hires Aggreko lieutenant as Serco CFO

Angus Cockburn leaves Aggreko to join former boss at scandal-hit outsourcing group

12 Aug 2014

Feature

The CIOs that changed their colours to CFO

CIOs are starting to muscle in on the finance function and make the jump to CFO. Should finance chiefs be concerned? asks Calum Fuller

11 Aug 2014

News

FatFace CFO departs following IPO u-turn

Helen Cowing leaves retailer to 'pursue career opportunities elsewhere' months after planned flotation shelved

07 Aug 2014

News

Sirius CFO leaves as board quits Sydney for York focus

Sirius Minerals' focus on York potash sees CFO Jason Murray leave during its relocation process

06 Aug 2014

Interview

Q&A: Matt Button, finance director, Arista

Matt Button, FD of insurance underwriter Arista, likes 'structured' boardroom discussions and suggests you should never take a job you're sure you can do

05 Aug 2014

News

Rake lined up for chair role as RAC mulls IPO

Sir Mike Rake lined up for RAC chairman role, as the private equity-owned breakdown business eyes up listing

05 Aug 2014

News

Babcock promotes financial controller to CFO

Babcock International Group financial controller replaces FD, who leaves to

30 Jul 2014

Blog

Off Balance: Tesco's case of the 'invisible' CFO

Tesco's newly appointed CFO has mysteriously disappeared

29 Jul 2014

News

Former Tesco CFO Higginson to take Morrisons chair

Former Tesco finance chief leaves Poundland chair role for Morrisons

29 Jul 2014

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Accountancy Age expands on last year's successful masterclasses with new series of courses

Latest Opinion

Is the Commonwealth good for British business?

Most research finds that being a former British colony has, at best, a neutral effect on economic growth

Geopolitical threats endanger growth prospects

New geopolitical threats are accentuating concerns that the global economy may be facing a prolonged period of low growth

The Secret FD's moral dilemma over pre-pack administrations

Pre-pack administrations raise questions of morality and integrity for finance directors

Latest Analysis

FRC nears end of Sisyphean task of implementing going concern

The FRC’s third set of going concern proposals attempted a compromise. Naomi Rainey looks at the corporate and investor positions

IFRS 9 leaves much open to interpretation

Judgement will play a key part in implementing new financial instruments standards, finds Richard Crump

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