Human Capital

One in Four Finance Workers Can Expect Salary Increase in 2018

Australian workers have had to contend with relatively slow wage growth over the last five years, with the RBA predicting that wages will “increase only gradually” over time [1]. However, new independent research commissioned by specialised recruiter Robert Half and published in the newly-released 2018 Robert Half Salary Guide has revealed top finance workers can still expect a pay rise in 2018. 

According to the research, the majority (98%) of Australian CFOs are planning to award an average of 23% of their staff with a raise this year, with the average increase expected to be 9% – which is well above the national wage price growth percentage of 2% [2]. As companies vie for the best finance candidates, a competitive salary is often the most persuasive incentive, especially in an employment market where 99% of Australian CFOs find it challenging to source qualified finance professionals.  […]

CMA Australia News

Establishment of the Syme Business School

Upon obtaining unanimous approval at the AGM, the Syme Business School was set up with ICMA holding majority shareholdings to promote Management Accounting education. The principal business of the Company will be the provision of higher […]

CMA Australia News

Malaysia Hall of Fame Celebrations

On 18th January 2018, Prof Brendan O’Connell (ICMA President) and Prof Janek Ratnatunga (ICMA CEO) did the last of 2017 Global Accounting and Management Accounting Hall of Fame induction ceremonies at the Asia Pacific University […]

Human Capital

Significant gaps between working women’s career goals and reality

Australian workplaces are not ready to meet young women’s career aspirations or support their future success, according to a new national report by University of Sydney researchers. “We are talking more about robots than we are about women in the future of work debate – this must change,” said co-author of the report, Professor Rae Cooper.
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