Benchmarking Accounting and Finance Functions: 2018

Today’s financial leaders face an array of challenges — from finding an ample supply of skilled talent to helping their teams meet heightened business expectations for driving efficiency, reducing costs and creating new value. On top of it all, financial executives need to navigate a rapidly changing business world with evolving regulations and emerging technologies.

This may sound like old news. And certainly, the competition for talent and regulatory challenges have been described in detail in previous editions of this report. What’s new in 2018 is the intensified nature of these and other trends, especially those related to technology.