COVER STORY: What makes a good CFO?

In just five short years between 2016 and 2021, the number of finance leaders who claimed responsibility for a company’s digital activities has tripled, and investor relations, post-merger integration, board engagement and procurement have largely fallen under the CFO remit, according to a McKinsey Global Survey.

Once dismissed as bean-counters and naysayers, chief financial officers (CFO) have become the right-hand men and women to the CEO, straddling the realms of financial and strategic decision-making.

CFOs sit at the intersection of digital and finance, and particularly during the pandemic, have become responsible for a business’s ability to respond and adapt.

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