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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Digital acceleration to drive finance leadership in 2022

Future CFO

In response, 82% of CFOs report that investments in digital are accelerating faster than in other areas, including talent, supply chain, business services or fixed assets. Victor Ng: It’s vital for Singapore to embrace global movements to remain competitive as a global financial hub.

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The difference between a CFO and a Controller –

CFO News Room

Child-sized clothing might have fitted you well when you were small , and it could be that the financial system you had when your company was young, did what you needed it to do. A CFO brings enormous practical financial and strategic skills and knowledge to your company.

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Carsome’s CFO doubles up as group president

Future CFO

Southeast Asia’s e-commerce car platform Carsome Group recently announced the appointment of its CFO Juliet Zhu as group president. Zhu will retain her current role of CFO, the group said. The post Carsome’s CFO doubles up as group president appeared first on FutureCFO.

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CFO Insights: Why ESG is important to the CFO

Future CFO

The Accenture report, CFO Now: Breakthrough speed for breakout value , noted that colleagues across the enterprise are looking to the CFO to ensure that the company appropriately mitigates risk by addressing security and environmental, social and governance (ESG) challenges.

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How a CFO Adds Value: Team-Building

Beacon CFO Plus

We touched on why a CFO must be forward–thinking and talent–focused. How can a Fractional CFO help your organization “reach and sustain its full potential”? A Fractional CFO can help you hire the right people. This is where a CFO can be invaluable. blog CFO Role

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Deep Dive Live: Mastering the power of Financial Data

Generation CFO

Speakers: Chris Argent (MD, Generation CFO), Nadine Sutton FCCA, Principal Product Manager. We all need to be at the forefront of financial reporting, strategic planning and business decisions (so, the cool parts, the ones they don’t include in superhero movies ).

What is a Fractional CFO?

Michigan CFO

Did you know the average base salary for a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is $397,448 ? With a fractional CFO, you can reap the benefits of a full-time CFO at a significantly reduced rate while still being able to get the same level of financial leadership and insights.

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CFO for Manufacturing Companies

Michigan CFO

In the world of manufacturing, where processes run thick and bottlenecks are known to arise, CFO services play a critical role in helping organizations steer towards efficiency, profitability, and longevity. The Evolving CFO Role in a Manufacturing Company. Business Strategy Leadership.

vcfo Austin Team Grows to Include Elbert Johnson, Consulting CFO

VCFO

The vcfo team continues to expand with the recent addition of Consulting CFO Elbert Johnson. His leadership skills span from recruiting, training, and mentoring the next generation of finance professionals to being a trusted financial advisor to corporate management teams.

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How You Can Set a Highly Ethical Example in Financial Leadership

The Finance Weekly

Chief financial officers, known for exhibiting strong professional ethics, need to lead in navigating this difficult period. Finance leaders can and should take a leadership role cultivating their company’s ethical competencies and addressing its unique challenges.

Difference Between Controller vs. CFO

Michigan CFO

This frustration always leads to the question: is it better to hire a controller vs. a CFO ? More importantly, what is the difference between a controller vs. a CFO ? Knowing the answer to this question is essential for the financial future of your company. Photo: Matthew Henry.

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Gary Golden Joins vcfo Dallas as Consulting CFO

VCFO

vcfo is delighted to announce that Gary Golden has joined the vcfo Dallas team as a Consulting CFO. With a detail-oriented and results-driven work style, his forte lies in implementing effective cost control measures to uphold the organization’s financial integrity.

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Maggie Sun appointed CFO of CTH Group and Atlas Technology

Future CFO

Maggie Sun has become the CFO for both CTH Group, a company in the blockchain and digital asset ecosystem, and its sister company, Singapore-headquartered Atlas Technology Management Pte. The post Maggie Sun appointed CFO of CTH Group and Atlas Technology appeared first on FutureCFO.

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Yum Takes Hit From Grubhub And Names New Digital Leadership

PYMNTS

It also announced new leadership, and a new hire who will oversee the brand’s ongoing digital and mobile push. For its third quarter 2019 financials, Yum reported revenue of $1.339 billion, which compared to analyst expectations of $1.334 billion. Its shares tanked early this week after the company posted what investors apparently viewed as a disastrous third-quarter 2019 financial report. Ties to Grubhub drove down investor confidence in Yum!

4 Types of Financial Reports Every FP&A Team Should Be Using

Planful

The financial reporting manager must be able to clearly explain specific financial concepts at a high level for busy executives. FP&A teams can do so by leveraging these four essential types of financial reports techniques. Department Budget vs. Actual Reports. This also gives the FP&A team access to all the information they need to report the state of the business up to the CFO and other executives. Operation Review Reports.

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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Best Practice Tips to Impress in the Role of CFO

Centage

Once upon a time the role of CFO was focused on backward-looking data. However, these days, chief financial officers do a great deal more than financial reporting. In the age of COVID, strong financial leadership is more important than ever.

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Continuing value-creation for the digital CFO

Future CFO

Jeffrey Lee, regional chief financial officer, CrimsonLogic. FutureCFO spoke to Jeffrey Lee , regional chief financial officer at Singapore-headquartered CrimsonLogic , on how the role of the CFO has evolved over the years and to what extent technology is influencing that evolution.

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vcfo Houston Team Grows with Addition of Jose Perez-Bello, Consulting CFO

VCFO

Joining vcfo’s Houston market as a Consulting CFO is Jose Perez-Bello. Jose is a senior finance professional with more than 30 years of experience in financial management roles in manufacturing and international energy ventures.

A CFO’s Role in Climate Change Mitigation

The Finance Weekly

Other than perhaps taking public transportation to work, what else can a CFO do more than any other average person? A CFO is in a position of leadership and has a lot of influence on the company’s policies. What effect does this have on the CFO?

How the CFO can reframe finance for tomorrow

Future CFO

As companies transform how they work in a post-pandemic world, Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) have the opportunity to demonstrate the critical strategic role they can play in reframing the future of the enterprise. Business Insights Leadership and Roles Operations COVID-19 Ernst & Young

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Aidana Zhakupbekova, VP Finance, HousingAnywhere

Generation CFO

But besides her financial career path, she also has passion for music, showcased by her previous studies: Aidana studied piano classics alongside her standard school curriculum in her teens. . “It The post Aidana Zhakupbekova, VP Finance, HousingAnywhere appeared first on Generation CFO.

Budgets for Nonprofits: Get ready for 2023

The Charity CFO

Financial planning and budgeting are vital for the success and sustainability of any nonprofit organization. . Only through regularly reviewing and updating a budget does it accurately reflect your nonprofit’s current financial situation.

PodChats for FutureCFO: How STT GDC is driving ESG

Future CFO

Nelson Lim , group CFO of ST Telemedia Global Data Centres (STT GDC) , spoke to FutureCFO to elaborate on how STT GDC is addressing calls for greater emphasis on sustainability in the drive for growth. The CFO’s ESG footprint. The challenges of the CFO as a sustainability officer.

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Deep Dive Live Webinar: What’s NEW in 2022? How to accelerate spend management

Generation CFO

Generation CFO has made it their quest to make them the heroes of the next generation of sustainable, high-performing businesses. Chris Argent – Founder, Generation CFO. How to accelerate spend management appeared first on Generation CFO. Date: Tuesday 22nd February 2022.

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PodChats for FutureCFO: Why CFOs need to drive ESG initiatives

Future CFO

Acknowledging the many responsibilities that a CFO already has on his or her shoulders, Quentin Fouesnant , managing director for Asia-Pacific at FiscalNote ESG Solutions , there is a synergy to having ESG as one more responsibility.

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Finance profession to see new sustainability related roles

Future CFO

The CFSO could be placed above today’s CFO and CSO functions to oversee the integration of finance and sustainability into business strategy, the study report says. Decarbonisation of the environment More companies participating in sustainability reporting Expansion of green finance.

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EPM and the Role of the CFO in Private Equity

Planful

They also discussed best practices in governance for private equity-owned companies and the role of the CFO. Here’s some of the key points that panelists highlighted: Governance : Adopt public company standards – regular board meetings, financial reporting, auditing. CFO coordinates communications between owners, CEO, operating management. Key traits of CFO in private equity company: Be objective, data-oriented. Provide active leadership, execution.

PodChats for FutureCFO: CFOs as drivers of corporate-wide ESG initiatives

Future CFO

Investors are looking for opportunities that go beyond the financial return on investment. Jef Lacson , regional deputy CFO for Asia for Pacific Cross International , says the role of CFOs is very crucial for the success of ESG initiatives.

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People moves: Wilton Resources in Singapore, Novotech Health Holdings

Future CFO

Singapore-listed Wilton Resources Corporation Limited recently named Chia Wei Yang as Group Financial Controller. Aged 33, Chia will be responsible for providing leadership and direction for all aspects of financial planning, internal control compliance, financial reporting matter of the company and its groups of companies, and communication of financial performance and forecast of the group’s performance to the board of directors and the Singapore Exchange.

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People Moves: Hexindai, Olive Tree Estate

Future CFO

Kerrie Rui Zhang as CFO after the departure of her predecessor Johnson Qisen Zhang on Aug 30, 2019. Zhang was previously Hexindai's financial reporting director. She has more than 12 years of accounting and financial related experience, including more than two years at Hexindai.

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Job Description For Nonprofit Finance Director

The Charity CFO

They are responsible for the financial health of the organization. They create and maintain financial records, prepare financial reports, and oversee the organization’s budget. Nonprofits are subject to a unique set of financial rules and regulations.

3 Tips for achieving a clean audit from public sector CFOs

CFO Talks

You need to mobilise everybody to assist you,” explains Andile Dawn Mbatha, CFO of the Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC). Find out how you can join this community of financial leaders here. Clean audits in the public sector are rare.