10 Vital Roles for CFOs

If CFOs have learned anything in the past year, it’s that they must be agile and innovative leaders skilled at predicting and planning for a future that is anything but predictable. The essential skills for CFO success go far beyond mastery of the financial basics, the ability to adopt popular management practices, or even the intuitiveness to know what the CEO is thinking. Those are just table stakes.

The differentiators that make for an effective CFO take place in a far wider arena: for example, the ability to provide strategic business advice, communicate effectively in new ways and to more audiences, and deploy the latest technologies for maximum efficiency and minimal risk. 

But what competencies and skills do CFOs, board members, and others list as the requirements for corporate and career success as a finance chief? 

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