The evolving role of the CFO:
From accounting and finance to high level strategy
The role of the CFO is changing
To be effective they need to wear many hats and be masters of technology, talent management, analytics and strategy. Together with the Economist Intelligence Unit, ADP has developed a series of articles to guide you through the challenges shaping the role of the CFO. Read on to explore and prepare for the changes.
CFO: Which hat do you wear?
- CFO as a Talent Manager
- CFO a an Advisor to the CEO
- CFO as a Technologist
The human resource: From cost to asset
In the modern global economy, where ideas and digital skills - rather than physical resources - are increasingly where economic value is realised, people can be a company's greatest asset. CFOs need to see a company's workforce as an engine of innovation, rather than a cost to be managed.
The Human resource: From cost to asset
>>> Do you have a fruitful partnership between HR and Finance to impact workforce decisions in your organisation? Download the article.
CFO and CEO: Business partners or married couple?
>>> Over the last decade, there has been a profound shift in the relationship between CFO and CEO. Download the article.
The data driven CFO
>>> In today's era, data and technology are increasingly central to the daily operations, and growth strategies, of businesses. Download the article.
The Evolution of the CFO
85 % of CFOs say their roles have expanded outside of traditional accounting and finance in the past three years.