The role of the chief financial officer (CFO) is evolving, but due to pressures to meet financial reporting requirements, there’s still a strong pull toward “chief bean counter” responsibilities. But CFOs can find opportunities to become true business leaders. With help from technology, five key strategies can enable the CFO to have a significant impact on the direction and success of the business. Learn more.
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the head of the accounting department, responsible for adding up the numbers and delivering them to the board of directors and senior management team. The CFO's job was to make sure the numbers were correct, and served up in a timely fashion. They would have to stand up to auditors, analysts, shareholders, and the IRS. Beyond that, he or she had to deal with accountabilities such as governance and compliance, borrowing and repaying debt, mergers and acquisitions — all complex processes, but still