Finance functions are evolving, looking to add higher-value services to their traditional focus on administration and compliance. With this shift, many are recognizing the need for a new type of finance professional.
In the first quarter of 2022, APQC conducted new research into the talent needs of the future finance function. This research explored the most important skills for future finance professionals to possess and which talent management approaches—recruiting, development, and retention—finance functions are using to prepare.
The survey responses in this report compare responses from upper management against middle management for both HR and finance function professionals across all industries and regions.