Accountants for Business
Do you have the right skills to be a Finance Leader?
Tuesday 27 April 2010
David Keens, FCCA Group Finance Director for Next Plc, John Nicholas, Non Executive Director at Ceres Power Holdings PLC, an AIM listed alternative energy company, Suzzane Wood, global head hunter and Steve Tappin CEO, will share their insights and experience with Jeff Grout.
Recent surveys amongst senior finance professionals have suggested that leadership is the number one requirement of successful strategic planning within business. The event will concentrate on the role of the accountant as a leader.
Jeff will examine how accountants manage value in organisations and are vital for business. The speakers will give a practical viewpoint of the skills required of successful finance leaders.
David W Keens is the Group Finance Director for Next Plc, his career has been centred on the role of finance director and his experience will provide a valuable insight into the changing role of the finance professional.
John Nicholas, FCCA will provide a practical understanding drawn from many years experience in FTSE 100 Companies as Group Finance Director on how to be a successful finance director using leadership skills.
Steve Tappin is a CEO confidant currently working with 8 FTSE50 CEOs and boards and a number of Chinese and Indian leaders. A former accountant, CEO of Xinfu and author of "The Secrets of CEOs", Steve works around the world to build a new generation of businesses and global leaders. Steve will share his insights on how finance professionals can equip themselves to lead top global businesses. See more at www.xinfu.com.
Suzzane Wood, listed in Accountancy Age as “one to watch” in recruitment and is regularly selected in their “top 50 influential people” list. Suzzane is a leading global head-hunter for Heidrick & Struggles, Suzzane recruits FTSE 100 FDs and above and has extensive experience in NED appointments. Suzzane will provide fantastic tips on the characteristics required for stepping up to the role of CFO.
The event will be held at the Grange St Pauls Hotel, 10 Godliman Street, London, EC4V 5AJ on Tuesday 27 April and the format will be as follows:
8.15p.m drinks reception and finger buffet
The cost of this event is £47.00 inc VAT per person
To book your place at this event please download the booking form to the left of this under related documents.