Research from CIMA shows the value placed on professional independence and objectivity by senior management has been lagging, which may result in missed opportunities and increased risk.
- Transformation of the finance function is leading to more partnering and collaboration.
- Professional integrity is valued.
- Professional integrity is a driver, not a block.
- There can be risks associated with finance business partnering.
- Planning and support for finance business partnering safeguards against risk.
- Appropriately skilled professionals are in demand.
- An ethical business culture is necessary.