What Does a CFO Do?

CFO, CEO, CRO, CMO, COO, it seems like the list never ends for these C-level executives. Knowing what role each person plays in the company can be challenging, whether it’s your first day or your fifteenth year.  If you have set your heart on the CFO position, but you aren’t…...

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…...

Reshaping the Role

Surveys conducted before and during the pandemic show the coronavirus crisis may be reshaping the role of the CFO, with senior finance executives shifting their focus to crafting strategy and generating business value. CFO Research (part of Argyle Advisory and Research Services) and Grant Thornton surveyed 631 CFOs and other…...

What CFOs Can Do About Diversity

I’m not going to rehash the economic benefits a company accrues by employing progressive diversity policies. The benefits are clear. Companies that promote diversity do better financially than those that do not. If this fact is obvious, why is there such a shortage of diversity in the finance function, and what can a CFO do about it? First, the top of the funnel…...