The New CFO Financial Leadership Manual

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The comprehensive guide for CFOs who need an overview of leadershipbasics from strategies to management improvement tips

Filled with pragmatic insights and proactive strategies, TheNew CFO Financial Leadership Manual, Third Edition is destinedto become your essential desktop companion. This thorough guidebookis filled with best practices to help you, as CFO, to improveefficiency, mitigate risks, and keep your organizationcompetitive.

  • Includes updated information on the relationship of the CFOwith the Treasurer, registration statements and Fedwire payments,acquisitions integration, legal types of acquisitions, andgovernment regulations
  • Contains control flowcharts for the main accounting cycles
  • Provides new chapters on Investor Relations and Risk Managementfor Foreign Exchange and Interest Rates
  • Features an itemized list of the key tasks every new CFO shouldcomplete when first entering the position, a checklist of 100performance measures, and a detailed discussion of employeecompensation plans

The reference CFOs and other financial managers can turn to forquick answers to questions they have as well as to help them plantheir financial strategy, The New CFO Financial LeadershipManual, Third Edition is mandatory reading for every CFOwanting to play a strategic role in their organization.

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About the author

STEVEN M. BRAGG, CPA, has been the chief financial officer or controller of four companies, as well as a consulting manager at Ernst & Young and auditor at Deloitte. He is the author of over forty books primarily targeted toward controllers and their needs. He received a master's degree in finance from Bentley College, an MBA from Babson College, and a bachelor's degree in economics from the University of Maine. He is also the author of Accounting Best Practices and Wiley GAAP, both published by Wiley.
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Publisher
John Wiley & Sons
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Published on
Nov 5, 2010
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Pages
512
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ISBN
9780470918401
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Language
English
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Genres
Business & Economics / Accounting / Managerial
Business & Economics / General
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