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Recruitment Guide: Chief Financial Officer

Recruitment Guide: Chief Financial Officer

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20 years ago, a CFO would have been judged on their technical skills. The CFO was the ‘bean counter’: a proceduralist with an encyclopaedic knowledge of the tax code.

Today, the role has become both more commercial (the CFO drives success, not just value) and more operational (the CFO is part of the business of delivery) – to the extent that some 14% of Fortune 500 CEOs have been CFOs.

Take a look at our guide to learn what skills make an exceptional CFO and gives a candidate the X-Factor.