Report | From Balancing the Budget to Driving the Corporate Growth Agenda

From Brexit to Blockchain to the digital agenda, the modern CFO is in the driving seat. Over 57% of CFO’s now have 2 or more non-finance direct reports, and that 83% of CFO’s are increasingly turning to analytics to provide greater clarity and leadership within their roles. (EY survey, 2017)

The finance role is changing – how are the best CFOs responding?

Finance leaders from the Public Sector, Tech, NFP, and Commercial sectors shared their strategies – and their wish lists – at the latest Hidden Edge club.

Insights included:

  • How to “triage” the plethora of initiatives coming through the organisation
  • Why how we assess what makes a “good project” has to change
  • The role of finance in deciding how and when to invest in innovation

All quotes and ideas have been anonymised, as per club rules, so please feel free to share the report with colleagues or on LinkedIn if you’d like.