How Finance Leadership Pays Off

Finance teams today are working harder than ever before. The demands of the global and digital economy have multiplied the finance function’s core responsibilities. At the same time, CFOs are expected to partner with their C-suite colleagues to shape long-term business strategy. 

We asked 1,500 CFOs and other senior executives around the world about their goals and challenges. Then, we identified six traits that make a Finance Leader, including excellence in core finance activities and strong influence over strategy.