What makes a great CFO?

Great CFOs encourage behaviors required to drive profitable growth and deliver on their CEO’s expectations for financial performance. Here’s where to focus.

Where CFOs must focus to deliver impact

To be effective today, CFOs must focus their time and energy on initiatives that will deliver impact on critical strategies, such as improving the returns from digital bets for the organization and digitalizing the finance function itself.​

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    Today’s CFO must excel at digital investment strategy 

    Understanding the financial implications of alternative strategies and advocating for the right digital investments is critical to the CFO’s role in driving profitable growth even when economic conditions sour. ​

    In the face of persistent inflation, talent shortages and global supply constraints, CFOs will need to invest in accelerating digital initiatives that can permanently reduce the cost of doing business and help the enterprise outperform competitors during a downturn.​

    Learn the actions executives must take to drive performance under this “triple squeeze” of unique pressures.​

    Download the playbook now: 9 Actions for Winning Through a Recession

    Finance leaders are spending 25% to 50% of their time navigating unfamiliar situations.

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