It's Not All About the Numbers: Important Leadership Skills for the Finance Officer

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Finance officers can often take comfort focusing on the detailed aspects of numbers, spreadsheets, financial statements, and accounting standards. Formal training to become a finance officer focuses on technical skills and organizations rely on application of those technical capabilities. However, to be truly effective and best serve our organizations and communities, finance officers needs to develop their leadership skills in the same way - training and practice. In this session, speakers will highlight essential leadership skills for finance officers and how you can build these skills through a combination of formal training, ongoing practice, and experience.

Speakers

Jerri Jones

Jerri Jones

County Auditor, Williamson County, TX

Mallory Stribling

Mallory Stribling

Budget Services Manager, County of Fauquier, VA

James Morani

Town Manager, Town of Abingdon, VA