Former Microsoft India CFO joins Tata Communications

Future CFO

Tata Communications announced recently the appointment of Kabir Ahmed Shakir as its CFO. The former CFO at Microsoft India, Shakir will be responsible for the strategic financial management of the company, including investor relations at Tata Communications.

The Evolution From Broker-Dealer To RIA Platform Leadership

CFO News Room

And I know you’ve lived a particular version of this journey, having started out in the broker-dealer world, but having spent most of your time in leadership positions, having now done the journey from leadership position in broker-dealer platforms to leadership position in an RIA platform.

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Main functions of the CFO in environments of maximum uncertainty

Generation CFO

The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is one of the most authoritative executives in the company, second only to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), and is usually one of the heavyweights on the management committee of large companies. Main functions of the Chief Financial Officer or CFO.

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Critical lessons in finance leadership in 2022

Future CFO

Of course, technology has a role to play in the evolution of the CFO role and the development of the finance function. What makes for a great CFO? The post Critical lessons in finance leadership in 2022 appeared first on FutureCFO.

A Digital World: What’s in Store for 2022?

CFO Leadership

Embrace Emerging Trends in Talent and Leadership . For companies in 2022, clarifying ESG targets and frequently communicating progress will be paramount. About The CFO Leadership Council. appeared first on CFO Leadership.

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Digital acceleration to drive finance leadership in 2022

Future CFO

In these regards, CFOs will seek people with traditional financial skills, in addition to interpersonal skills like leadership, empathy, and adaptability, and cognitive skills like critical thinking, project management and decision-making.

What's Holding Back 5G

CFO News Room

CFO News 5greport 9432.TO TMUS Verizon Communications VOD.LN Telecom companies haven’t yet seen their big investments pay off. Will they ever? Source link.

The difference between a CFO and a Controller –

CFO News Room

But there is a world of difference between the “controller” mindset and the benefits available through someone who is able to help you take your company to a higher level – a Chief Financial Officer, or CFO. The CFO mindset: big-picture, advisor, strategy.

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Managing a CFO Transition

Beacon CFO Plus

The CFO of your organization is one of your key leaders and strategists. What do you do when a CFO abruptly quits or announces plans to retire? The role of a CFO is hard to fill—and it must be done the right way. Foster a strong working relationship between the CFO and CEO.

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6 CFO tips for taking a company public

The Finance Weekly

Supposing a CFO has a couple years of experience, they have been through many ups and downs, uncertainties, and market changes that would have left them prepared for future challenges. One of the most difficult time periods that a CFO can go through is when the company decides to go public.

Hospital CFO’s advice: Diversify your experience

Future CFO

Grace Lim (pictured), CFO at KK Women's & Children's Hospital (KKH) in Singapore shared with FutureCFO audiences how female finance executives could become CFOs. This article is part of FutureCFO's Female Leadership in Finance Series.

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Engaging an Outsourced CFO – Ten Things to Consider

VCFO

Engaging a virtual or fractional CFO as an outsourced resource is an excellent step for companies that need senior-level finance expertise but cannot afford to recruit or engage a full-time CFO. Validate the experience and expertise of the potential CFO resource.

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How You Can Set a Highly Ethical Example in Financial Leadership

The Finance Weekly

However, they often neglect to consider the financial aspect of their work, and lack the CFO’s high ethical awareness, especially if not subject to a formal code of conduct within their profession or the company. Doing so as a CFO requires the following actions: 1.

5 Human Capital Strategies CFOs Can Use Now to Start Building Tomorrow’s Workforce

CFO Leadership

They’re communicating to their core team members how this staffing strategy helps to support them and furthers the company’s efforts to create a more flexible, dynamic workplace of the future.

PodChats for FutureCFO: The CFO’s role in M&A and other initiatives

Future CFO

bn) and communications (US$9.2 ESG and the CFO. The evolving role of CFO in M&A. Mak believes that during a deal, the CFO will still work with the business on due diligence and finance.

Not many CFO-CIO relationships are collegial and business-centric

Future CFO

Only 30% of CFO-CIO relationships are characterised by strong collegiality and business centricity, said Gartner recently when releasing results of a survey of 183 executives including both CFOs and CIOs.

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The Path to IPO: 7 CFO Tips

The Finance Weekly

At the , CFO Leadership Conference in Boston earlier this month, , Mike Ellis , who was named by the , Boston Business Journal CFO of the Year , offered an inside look into how a CFO prepares a company for an initial public offering and life as a public company.

Deloitte country CFO: How you can rise through the ranks

Future CFO

The CFO role requires certain traits and skills, said Woranat Dumrongsiri (pictured), Country CFO, Deloitte Thailand and Deloitte Laos during an interview with FutureCFO for the publication’s Female Leadership in Finance Series.

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How has the CFO role changed during the pandemic?

Future CFO

The latest survey results show that in the throes of the pandemic, the CFO’s focus has shifted toward crisis management and away from longer-term responsibilities such as strategic leadership, organisational change, and finance capabilities,” McKinsey said. .

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To sound like a leader, think about what you say, and how and when you say it

Future CFO

The “executive voice” is less about performance and more about strategic instincts and being aware of the signals you send in daily interactions and communications. Business Insights Leadership and Roles Resources Videos/Tutorials communications executive voice Harvard Business Review leadershipThe post To sound like a leader, think about what you say, and how and when you say it appeared first on FutureCFO.

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Workiva CFO: Focusing on diversity helps bring better solutions and execution

Future CFO

Jill Klindt, CFO and Treasurer of Workiva. FutureCFO: What are some of the biggest challenges facing you as a CFO today? It takes a lot of communication and learning from mis-steps you might make.

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CFO Risk Mitigation Checklist For Maintaining Seamless Cash Flow

Capvel

Today, it has become crucial for CFO s to move from short-term survival mode to long-term planning for optimum risk mitigation, thereby maintaining seamless cash flow while ensuring a quick and stable business recovery. How Can CFO’s Mitigate Risk While Maintaining Seamless Cash Flow? .

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How a CFO Can Help You Solve the Inflation Puzzle

Focus CFO

How a CFO Can Help You Solve the Inflation Puzzle. However, with guidance and strategic planning led by an experienced CFO, organizations will be well equipped to weather the storm. . Communicate and collaborate – both internally and with external partners .

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CFO Perspective: Owning the map

Future CFO

And in addition to working with HR, the CFO now adds IT and governance into his or her portfolio of responsibilities. But when you are a start-up, do you actually need a CFO? Perhaps more important: when do you need to hire a CFO? Does a start-up need a CFO?

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34 Competencies required to become a CFO(SA)

CFO Talks

Due to this unique position, we need to ensure that the Finance Executive that earns our acclaimed CFO(SA) designation , is ready for the future of finance. The CFO(SA) designation holder need to uphold these competencies on a strategic level.

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4 ways to improve the secret skill needed to be a CFO: storytelling

Onplan

A great CFO doesn’t just understand finance, operational drivers, and shifting market conditions. A great CFO has to persuade the rest of the management team to follow their advice. That’s why storytelling is such an essential skill needed to be a CFO. CFO New featured

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PodChats for FutureCFO: Tech and the digital CFO

Future CFO

Now imagine doing all of these using a calculator, a ledger and pen, and it becomes increasingly obvious all of the above expectations on the CFO could not be accomplished with the aid of technology. In your view to be a successful CFO, do you need to be tech-savvy?

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CFO to emerge as one of the C-suite’s most critical roles

Future CFO

The CFO will emerge as one of the C-suite’s most critical roles in reframing the future of the enterprise post pandemic, said EY recently when releasing the results of a survey of more than 800 global CFOs and senior finance executives. Business Insights Leadership and Roles CFO issues EY

BIG Loyalty’s CFO: How to overcome gender challenges at work

Future CFO

Editor’s note: For our Female Leadership in Finance Series, FutureCFO editor Teresa Leung recently had a chat with Sereen Teoh (pictured below), CFO at BIG Loyalty. Sereen Teoh, CFO, BIG Loyalty. And now I'm the CFO of BIG Loyalty, owned and managed by BIGLIFE Sdn.

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How the CFO can reframe finance for tomorrow

Future CFO

According to the 2020 EY DNA of the CFO survey , 82% of respondents say that they are increasingly seen by key stakeholders as the stewards of long-term value. This will help CFOs speak the same language as their leadership peers and create genuine engagement within the C-suite.

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Zoe Cooke, Finance Director at Journey Further

Generation CFO

But it’s also helping me with public speaking and communication, because you can give the same instruction to a room of six people, they will all do different things. People and Change The Shift awards Leadership managing people the shift

Gemma Spurr, Transformation Manager at Superdry 

Generation CFO

A brilliant mind who saw the huge potential of combining technologies and ideas to create the WWW, transforming knowledge and communication. The post Gemma Spurr, Transformation Manager at Superdry appeared first on Generation CFO.

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Digital transformation in the context of the CFO in 2022

Future CFO

What is the role of the CFO and finance team in helping enable transformation not just for the function but also for the business as a whole? Business sponsorship – having the support of the business leadership is key to success.

4 ways to improve the secret skill needed to be a CFO: storytelling

Onplan

A great CFO doesn’t just understand finance, operational drivers, and shifting market conditions. A great CFO has to persuade the rest of the management team to follow their advice. That’s why storytelling is such an essential skill needed to be a CFO. CFO New featured

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People moves: China Mobile’s new CFO, new group financial controller at AGV Group

Future CFO

Hong Kong-listed China Mobile said recently that it has appointed Li Ronghua as CFO and Executive Director. Li aged 54, is currently Chief Accountant of China Mobile Communications Group Co., He was previously the CFO at Chemical Industries (Far East) Limited. The post People moves: China Mobile’s new CFO, new group financial controller at AGV Group appeared first on FutureCFO. Business Insights Leadership and Roles people moves