The CFO's Role in Leading Strategy in the Post-COVID Era

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December 18, 2020
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Responsibilities for chief financial officers (CFOs) have been expanding over the past few years, and this trend has accelerated due to the disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The role of today’s CFO often includes not only traditional financial and accounting, reporting, and compliance activities but also aspects of risk management, analytics, value creation and growth, and digital transformation. On an APQC webinar, Ronald Gothelf, managing director, central region financial management practice lead, and finance transformation capability lead at Grant Thornton, discussed the broadening responsibilities of CFOs and how they are increasingly focused on strategy.