Today’s CFOs are expected to do more than manage the finance function. They’re being asked to create business value, plan for the future, and drive performance. The question is: Can you and your team be as strategic as you want to be, or are you constantly playing catch-up crunching numbers?
The Empowered CFO is a publication of the Economist Intelligence Unit. It includes a survey of 2,100 finance executives, as well as in-depth interviews with CFOs of 20 major companies. This white paper explores:
- The trend toward empowering finance to coordinate with business units at all levels
- The evolving focus on creating business value rather than just crunching numbers
- The need to better enable decision making through technology