The role of the CFO has always been unique.
CFOs are expected to strike a perfect balance between leadership, finance, strategy, and analytics — all with a healthy layer of governance and automation for good measure. That’s a tall order, but it’s in pursuit of scaling while creating repeatable, dependable processes in the tech stack. Commendable, no doubt.
However, responsibilities are changing. Now more than ever, finance leaders must step up to guide companies toward sustainable success. In fact, 81% of CFOs now see identifying areas of new value as a primary responsibility. With routine tasks being replaced by payments automation, invoice automation, and other automated payment systems, CFOs find themselves with the bandwidth to position finance teams in more meaningful ways.
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