Three priorities to focus on as a new CFO
If you’re a new CFO, your first priorities should be knowing your leadership style and purpose, assessing and building your team and forging relationships.
Our Financial Officer Center of Expertise helps you attract, develop and retain chief financial officers and senior finance executives who possess best-in-class leadership, finance and operational skills. We leverage a deep database and broad industry coverage to source qualified outside talent, and we deliver smart solutions for identifying and cultivating talent from within. Once these financial leaders are in place, we build comprehensive organizational solutions that train, support, compensate and retain them. This ensures that you have a strong talent foundation that will maximize your organization’s productivity and secure a sound financial future.
Here are some of the challenges we can help you address:
As convergence, consolidation and globalization redefine the finance function, the need to balance planned growth with shrinking margins means organizations are looking for agile and strategic finance leadership that can excel in the face of change. But this talent is hard to find, and the market is exceedingly competitive. Finding outside candidates requires in-depth sector knowledge and strong relationships. Our experts help you:
The ability to identify qualified internal CFO candidates and develop a thoughtful succession strategy is critical. But most organizations don’t concentrate on building their leadership pipeline, so they don’t have confidence that there’s a ready-now successor for their position. We help you:
Even with campaigns to attract and hire more diverse candidates, financial services teams struggle to find qualified candidates of color and female candidates. We help you take a more systematic approach to diversity and inclusion.
To survive in these competitive times, the finance function must develop technology literacy. Financial leaders must know how to deploy technology to gather and analyze data in real time to make decisions and streamline processes. We help you create the key frameworks you need for digital transformation:
Our experts are the best at what they do. We work with your team as an honest and inclusive partner to achieve and exceed your business goals, and we have the knowledge, expertise and experience to help you achieve greatness.