Bean there, counted that…

When I was approached recently to be part of a panel discussion on a board’s expectation of its Chief Financial Officer – or CFO – I thought: that’s easy enough.

But in preparing for the event, it dawned on me just how dramatically the CFO’s role has changed over the past decade, so dramatic, in fact, that I thought it worth sharing with you.

Back then, a short 10 years ago, your average CFO was predominantly concerned with budgeting, accounting, the financial statements and the considerable paperwork that accompanies all these important activities.
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