Stepping Up from MA to CFO

Mercure Haydock Hotel - Saint Helens

09 November, 2022

6:30 pm - 9:00 pm GMT


Stepping Up from MA to CFO

Location: Mercure Haydock Hotel - Saint Helens

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    2h 30m

This event gives you the chance to ask those questions you’ve always wanted to ask about climbing the ladder from management accountant to CFO. Our panel will give you an insight into what it takes to step to the top and how to survive once you’re there.

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Karen Young is a Director and recruiting expert at Hays Accountancy & Finance. She provides strategic leadership to a team of over 400 accountancy and finance recruitment professionals across nearly 100 UK offices. With 22 years of finance recruitment experience, Karen has a track record of recruiting top finance talent for businesses across a range of industry sectors, and is a trusted industry voice on recruitment, career planning and market insights.

John-Paul Yates is currently UK & Ireland Finance Manager at Suzo Happ and based in Salford. Qualifying in 1996, his role at that time was Group Accountant of a multinational hire company with responsibility for the entire budget, forecast and monthly reporting. His first role as cost clerk in Shropshire has steadily progressed with over thirty years’ experience to his current role.

His local involvement with CIMA started upon qualification in the old South West Lancashire branch. His most recent appointment was as Chair of the Learning Education and Development Group (LED) a post held until 2017. JP is now Secretary of the North West Area.

Richard Kenworthy FCMA is an experienced Company Secretary and Director and has served on the CIMA Council and sat on several of its committees. Richard has worked in a range of different business sectors including services, construction, agricultural co-operative, project accounting in defence, manufacturing and the charity sector. He has worked for Multinationals, FTSE companies, Group companies as well as smaller local companies. His CV includes well-known names such as GKN, British Gas, BAE Systems, Fairclough Homes, HM Prison Service and organisations with less than 25 employees.

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Duration:2h 30m
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Programme outline

Registration/networking 18:30
Presentation starts: 19:00 Approximate finish time: 21:00

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  • 09 November, 2022 / 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm GMT

    Location: Mercure Haydock Hotel, Penny Lane, Haydock, Saint Helens WA11 9SG

    Price: £0.00 (CIMA members only)


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