Fact or Fiction? The Independent Business Partner

This CIMA discussion paper highlights the importance of changing requirements in skills, experience and behaviours needed by finance partners in order to make real impact.
It also explores the different stages of integration globally, especially in four countries, United Kingdom, Singapore, Poland & Central Europe and Johannesburg, and gives its own recommendations:
  • Set the tone, create the culture


  • Develop relevant skills and competencies and keep on doing it


  • Ensure optimum organisational design and support mechanisms


Reporting lines
Reward and assessment
Rotation and secondment
Training and development

Coaching and mentoring  




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