How the role of the CFO is evolving

The responsibilities of the chief financial leader are broader and more diverse than ever. With the increased adoption of digital technologies, disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, and a wave of geopolitical and economic uncertainties, CFOs are increasingly taking on a pivotal role in their organizations’ strategic agendas. Explore these insights to understand how CFOs should balance their traditional responsibilities with the new CFO mandate.

In Conversation

The new CFO mandate

The CFO’s role in talent development

The CFO’s critical role in innovation

Further Reading

The evolution of the CFO

The one task the CFO should not delegate: Integrations

Going global: A conversation with Revolut’s CFO Mikko Salovaara

‘Fast action’ in fast food: McDonald’s CFO on why the company is growing again

Reinventing the CFO for the digital age

The making of a megadeal: Howard Ungerleider on the merger of Dow and DuPont

CFO leadership in the COVID-19 crisis

The CFO’s role in capability building

How the CFO enables the board’s success—during COVID-19 and beyond