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Appendix: The finance spectrum - Pg. 170

170 The New CFOs We wish you the very best of luck. Bob Gray, CFO of UBM: `At the very heart, our job must be based on our principles. It comes down to is it right or wrong ­ not whether it's IFRS 3 compliant.' Notes i Allister and others recommended a book to us ­ a more classic finance book on value (Return on Capital, stock market, growth and so on). If Allister likes it, it's worth mentioning. The Four Cornerstones of Corporate Finance, by Tim Koller, Richard Dobbs and Bill Huyett, McKinsey & Co. Inc., November 2010. McKinsey Quarterly August 2011, an interview by James Manyika. There are many books and articles that provide a ground level assessment of the more technical aspects of your job. You know where to find them. Helpful websites are the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (pcaobus.org); the Securities and Exchange Commission (sec.gov); the Financial Services Authority (fsa.gov.uk). Three detailed briefs from them that could help are: ii iii