Take the Future into Account ; Management Accountants Plan the Best Way Forward for a Company Rather Than Auditing Its Past. Kate Hilpern Reports
Hilpern, Kate, The Independent (London, England)
Never before have organisations needed a more forward-looking management approach to accounting and finance. This, according to CIMA (the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants), is why management accountants have never been in such demand. "Conventional accountants look backwards, auditing past business. But increasingly, organisations need to assess what they are capable of in the future. This is where management accountants fit in," explains Robert Jelly, director of education at CIMA.
Anyone who goes along with the popular perception of accountancy being dull and involving little more than "bean counting" should look no further than management accountancy to …
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Publication information: Article title: Take the Future into Account ; Management Accountants Plan the Best Way Forward for a Company Rather Than Auditing Its Past. Kate Hilpern Reports. Contributors: Hilpern, Kate - Author. Newspaper title: The Independent (London, England). Publication date: September 3, 2004. Page number: 2,3. © 2009 The Independent - London. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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