Most of the respondents hold the belief that the complexities of the MENA region provide the perfect environment to elevate the importance of the CFO
role, such as the need to understand the financial implications of complex government regulations and the absence of reliable data points across markets.
"More importantly, CFOs
in the Mena region need to recognise the unique position they occupy to help drive organisational development and offer strategic support," he added.
The Search uses clearly defined qualitative and quantitative criteria designed by Finex Foundation and the Ateneo Graduate School of Business, which gives equal weight to the CFO
's performance of his various roles as the company's strategist, catalyst, operator and steward.
A cause for concern is that CFOs
remain less convinced about the strength of the renewed U.S.
are playing a crucial role in digital investments.Three-quarters of the financial services CFOs
surveyed are leading efforts to improve efficiency through the adoption of digital technologies and exploring how disruptive new technologies could benefit their organization.
As the role of the CFO
continues to evolve, so do the skillsets required to become a finance executive.
Maureen Michael, chief administrative officer and CFO
of the Da Vinci Science Center in Allentown, was named CFO
of the Year of a nonprofit organization with 74 people or less.
This is where fluency in digital technology plays an essential part of a CFO
The survey represents the viewpoint of over 200 chief financial officers (CFOs
) in India.
The new organizational website allows for businesses who are in need of a Chief Financial Officer's assistance to easily research Your CFO
Solutions LLC's service offerings.
Caption: Alexander Sotelo, CFO
, Open Education; Maria Murillo, CFO
, LATAM Region, Microsoft.
The professional steps leading to CFO
are as varied as they are lengthy; thus, it's not surprising that the average age of a Fortune 500 CFO
is 52 years old.