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The Finance Book by Si Hussain, Stuart Warner

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1 Finance personnel and systems

‘I have no use for bodyguards, but I have very specific use for two highly trained certified public accountants.’

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In a nutshell

The finance department is the central hub of many organisations. Most areas of a business will have a relationship with finance and have some level of interaction with the finance system.

The finance team and the finance system provide essential support to the rest of the business.

Need to know

Why is this important?

Sound financial management is critical to the success of any organisation. It can be one of the key differentiators between high performance and average performance within an industry.

The most successful organisations invest ...

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