The CFO as a strategist-catalyst partner to the CEO

Published on: Jul 19, 2017

CEOs and boards increasingly want CFOs to deliver a finance organization that gets the numbers right and partner with them in shaping the company's strategy. But when asked what they want from a strategic CFO, their answers vary widely. How can the CFO best align? We'll discuss:

  • The need for a strategy process that helps senior leaders take a common approach strategy formulation.
  • The four orientations—responder, challenger, architect, or transformer—a CFO can undertake.
  • Changing models of competitive advantage.
  • Key questions CFOs can ask to generate strategic outcomes, and common requirements for effective CFO strategists.

Learn how to establish better alignment between CFOs' actions and CEO and board expectations.

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