Investment Banking vs. Corporate Finance: What’s the Difference?

Investment Banking vs. Corporate Finance: An Overview A generally-accepted distinction between corporate finance roles and investment banking roles is that a corporate finance professional deals with day-to-day financial operations and handles short- and long-term business goals, while an investment banker focuses on raising capital. An investment banker might also run…...

Career Changes During the Pandemic

Shifting priorities during the global pandemic provide new job opportunities for finance professionals equipped to adapt to change.   We’re living through a period of immense economic uncertainty as the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic continue to play out. In times like these, it might seem cavalier for finance professionals…...

Finding the next generation of CFOs

When we predict the future of the C-suite, the chief financial officer (CFO) looks set to be pivotal. In this choppy economic world with workforce and investment priorities ever-changing, their brief may even become more influential, and more powerful, than that of the chief executive. But many believe not enough…...

What does it take to become CFO?

The pursuit to become a CFO can be a long, uncertain process. Few people will eventually reach this role in their companies, but a group of CFO panelists at the CFO Live virtual event Tuesday provided insights and key pieces of advice. For those who eventually make the cut, the first 30…...

2021 Hiring Trends for Finance

The organizational changes brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic have shaped hiring strategies and requirements for finance and accounting companies. As businesses grapple with the disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, they must become more agile, efficient, and innovative than ever. The pool of available talent is much more robust…...