Top ten issues for CFOs in 2017-2018

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Sep 13, 2017

In September 2017, the Financial Executives International (FEI) Canada's Policy Forum released a list of Top 10 issues for CFOs and senior financial executives to consider, as they start out the new fiscal year for 2017-18.

The top 10 issues include:

Corporate Reporting

  • Member preparedness for implementation of new complex financial reporting requirements
  • Continued evolution to a more challenging and demanding reporting environment in a cost-conscious world:
  • Corporate reporting — More than accounting

Governance and Risk

  • Ensuring governance keeps pace with growth and improving risk management capabilities/practices
  • Sustainability, Corporate Social Responsibility and ESG:

Treasury and Capital Markets

  • Cash flow best practices, treasury risks, and raising money/financing


  • Income tax simplification

Information Technology

  • Cybersecurity and business continuity
  • Disruption through digital transformation and block chain technology
  • Data analytics and big data

Review the publication on the FEI Canada's website.

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