The changing role of the CFO: staying relevant in a changing world

The role of the CFO has changed dramatically in the past few years and will continue to do so. In fact, according to Forbes, three-quarters of CEOs from high-performing companies believe the CFO’s role will grow in importance more than any other C-suite role. Furthermore, there is an emerging trend that more CFOs are stepping into the role of CEO.

CFOs of today are required to apply greater focus on strategy and whole-of-business leadership. This whitepaper recounts the views of some of Australia's leading CFOs and offers some insight into how current and aspiring CFOs can position themselves for success.