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The Chief Financial Officer

The Economist
Narrated by: Roger Davis
Series: The Economist
Length: 4 hrs and 30 mins
Categories: Business, Career Skills
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Summary

From back-office accountant to front-line executive, the rapid rise of the chief financial officer is unrivalled by any other corporate role. With access to every facet of the business, CFOs now wield a level of influence matched only by chief executives. This book explains how CFOs earned their privileged position, and what the future may hold for them. It describes their ever-expanding role, and how they are transforming their departments to help them deal with it.

With insights from current and former CFOs, it benefits from a firsthand perspective on finance leaders' aspirations and doubts. It is a useful reference for finance chiefs to learn from peers and benchmark their own performance; those looking to build a career in corporate finance; managers seeking to improve their relationship with the finance department; and service providers - banks, accountancies, and consulting firms - and anyone who wants to get on the good side of the keeper of the corporate chequebook.

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