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Next London #CFOdebate – 20th June 2019

Culture trumps strategy, right? Finance and the Millennials

This premium event featuring a lively debate with four leading CFOs, chaired by Christopher Argent, founder of Generation CFO who’s transformation projects include John Lewis, Amazon and Vodafone. The panel will reveal simple changes we need to make and where our focus needs to be, to move fast and to remain relevant.

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Our expert opener and panellist will include;

  • Malcolm Finn | Head of Financial Reporting, Vodafone
  • Talita Ferreira | Transformation Consultant, former CFO, BMW
  • Christian Jennings | CFO, Virgin Experience Days
  • Gabriele Hannen | CFO and Executive Coach
  • Mitan Patel | FP&A professional and co-host of the “Strength in the Numbers” podcast
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S1 E16 – Henri Taipale, From Tax to Analytics to CEO of Qvalia, Finance Innovator #CFOchat

Joining me today is Henri Taipale, reluctant accountant, now accounting Entrepreneur, who moved from Tax to Analytics to CEO of Qvalia who talks about his finance career journey and the trends around his move to start up!

“I never liked accounting… challenge why we do things in the way we do them!”

Listen as Henri and I talk about how CFOs drive innovation in business, and challenge conventional thinking of our role in Finance.

Sponsored by SSON Week

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#BQs – Which data skills do Finance need today?

Written by Christopher Argent, Generation CFO Founder

There is a data skills gap in Finance teams today, as CFOs are scratching their heads how to fill this gap while delivering the ever-widening demands from the business.

In a time-poor world, we need to get smart and focused.  The above 2×2 matrix is taken from a much-debated article in the Harvard Business Review that gives us a method to move forward.

It presents an analysis of what we should be learning and planning to learn, and what should ditch (ignore or browse). Continue reading “#BQs – Which data skills do Finance need today?”