More well written insight into the evolving role the CFO plays in today’s business. The study was conducted by Ernst & Young.
Excerpt: A major insight from the study indicates that CFOs are no longer expected to merely execute the business strategy handed down from the CEO and board of directors. Instead, they are increasingly being asked to develop strategy in existing and emerging growth markets while managing the ongoing demands of the finance function role. In turn, some CFOs believe their role is evolving from serving as a “chief skeptic officer” to a “chief growth officer” as they become major participants in the conversation about growth and business strategy.
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