Great read and timely…… for everyone that had to batten down the hatches to weather the storm…..don’t forget or forget how to focus on business growth. Now is a better time than tomorrow. Leadership
Excerpt…….CFOs and other finance executives have done a great job at controlling costs throughout the extended period of global economic volatility that has become the “new normal.” But there’s a growing sense of that CFOs need to do more to deliver value to their organizations, and that the finance profession needs to adopt and actively pursue best practices to restore their companies to ongoing growth.
As managing director of Accenture’s Finance & Enterprise Performance consulting practice, Paul Boulanger has closely observed this shift from cost management to orchestrating growth. “Finance organizations that contribute the most to their company’s future performance will be those that align with the corporate growth agenda and have the right capabilities in place while sustaining the cost management gains of the past couple of years.
Read full article……via CFOs Need to Refocus on Building the Business, Not Just Saving It | Business Finance.