The Way Ahead: What does the future hold for the role of CFO?

SPONSORED: Chief financial officers face five issues in the future, including becoming change agents and becoming strategists.

Last Updated: 23 Jul 2014

Thus far, From Bean Counters to Strategic Thinkers: The growing role of the chief financial officer has taken a look at the reasons for the increased prominence of CFOs, and how technology is both a new challenge to be tackled and a powerful tool that can enable increased efficiency and higher profits.

The third and final instalment of MT’s series, in association with Canon, sums up the five main issues CFOs will be facing in the future:

1. Becoming change agents
2. The CFO as the CEO’s key adviser
3. Their strengthened relationships and increased visibility
4. The CFO as strategist
5. The need to be have a more rounded set of skills

Visit our hub to find out how CFOs can best prepare themselves for ‘The Way Ahead’ and to access the series in full.

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