What makes a great charity finance director?
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What makes a great charity finance director?

27 Jan 2015 | Finance | Simon Hopkins

Finance director-turned-chief executive Simon Hopkins explores the aptitudes and attitudes that makes some FDs stand out from the crowd.

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