Finance and Accounting Skills Gap Vexes CFOs

Aloke Ghosh While CFOs generally say on the record that they have no problem finding young accounting and finance talent, research suggests that such assertions are less than candid.

Indeed, a shortage of top-quality, entry-level employees in the field is worsening as companies raise the bar for the skills they require from newbies, largely because of today’s advanced information systems and complex data-analytics tools. Read the full story.

Latin American Corporate Finance: Is There a Dark Corner?

Since last year there has been much talk of possible financial stress stemming from increased debt leverage in non-financial corporates of emerging markets economies. A recent study has brought to light some key evidence on the Latin American case (Bastos et al, 2015). Read the full story.

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