The CFO’s growing influence

The role of the chief financial officer is expanding. Our latest CFO survey found that these execs have increasing influence in organizations, with more roles reporting directly to the CFO. Between 2018 and 2021, the share of roles reporting to the CFO rose in functions including procurement, investor relations, and digital.

There's a growing influencer in the C-suite

To read the interview, see “In conversation: The new CFO mandate,” April 8, 2022.