Chief financial officer
CFOs Outpace CEOs in Pay Gains — Sort Of
Finance chiefs got higher-percentage raises in 2014, yet fell further behind on a raw-dollar basis.
Morgan Stanley’s Ruth Porat Named CFO of Google
The investment-banking veteran takes the spot of Patrick Pichette, who announced his retirement two weeks ago.
30 Years of Finance
A short history of finance since 1985, as chronicled in cover stories of CFO magazine.
Highest Priority for CFOs? Strategic Planning
For second place on the priority list, finance chiefs chose a perennial, budgeting. Periodic forecasting came in third.
DreamWorks Animation Names New CFO
The hire is one of several management changes being made amid a shareholder lawsuit and an SEC investigation of a $13.5 million writedown last February.
Will Chief Marketing Officers and CFOs Ever Get in Sync?
Though both sides says it's important to be allies, the relationship between CMO and CFO is often shaky.
Intuit CFO: A Difficult Message Calls for Special Delivery
When things go wrong, the natural reaction is to hide from investors. Don't, says Neil Williams, CFO of accounting software developer Intuit.
Internal Auditor Reports Getting ‘Sanitized’
But one audit committee chair knows how to get a fuller picture from internal auditors.
How to Be the CFO of a Private-Equity-Owned Firm
Your role as CFO will change when a private equity firm buys your company.
CFOs Should Step in as Strategic HR Leaders
Finance chiefs of growth companies need to direct human resources strategy, says a leading consultant.
CFO Pay Trends by Industry: Wildly Diverse
Especially notable is the disparity in finance-chief versus CEO compensation in several sectors.