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4 strategic orientations for CFOs

by Neil Amato | Jan 14, 2015   ()

CFOs are taking on more responsibilities, expanding their roles far beyond making sure the numbers add up. Some oversee human resources or IT or both, and that’s in addition to a growing role as C-suite strategist. Boards are seeking CFOs’ expertise in the areas of risk management and regulation.

Research by Accenture shows the strategic role of the CFO is on the rise: 73% of respondents in a survey report that the CFO’s influence in supporting strategic decision-making has increased in the past two years, and 61% say the CFO’s influence in business partnering has grown.


Source: CGMA Magazine
Source: CGMA Magazine

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