With the Covid-19 pandemic transforming businesses,
CFOs have had to look for new ways to capitalize on trends like automation and outsourcing. The simple truth is that the CFO is now a primary decision-maker, thought leader, and voice of reason.
Whether CFOs will permanently own their new ‘change agent’ and ‘strategist’ roles after the pandemic subsides will largely depend on their abilities to delegate, automate, train, and outsource.
Good CFOs are able to realize cost-reduction opportunities, but great CFOs leverage their position to drive change across the business.