An imperative for CFOs in the post-pandemic landscape is that they position themselves and the finance function as co-creators of enterprise value. CFOs need to take an active role in transforming themselves and the Finance function from their traditional role of financial reporting, compliance, and decision support to actively driving strategy and execution. This requires skills and competencies that are beyond the traditional skill sets of the 20th Century CFO.
Recognize with clarity the key challenges of the 21st century enterprise
Determine the skills and competencies that CFO’s need to support their enterprise
Identify and implement a plan to address these gaps