Corporate Finance

How to Become the Next CFO

If you’re a finance professional with ambitions to move to the C-suite, your timing couldn’t be better. The demand for CFOs is at an all-time high, and that upward trajectory is expected to continue in the coming years.

In larger organizations, much of the existing CFO population is nearing retirement age often without a well-defined succession plan in place. Meanwhile, many midsize companies are expanding and actively seeking the strategic financial oversight they need to stay competitive, profitable, and compliant.

Today’s CFOs have moved from simply using the technology they’re given to becoming champions for digital change. For even the most skilled finance professional there’s a lot to learn; the CFO has to stay on top of regulatory compliance, changing trade agreements, and evolving international tax laws. As counterintuitive as it may sound, no one becomes a CFO based on financial knowledge alone.

 

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