Series

A collection of series featured by CFO.com.


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    CFOs and the Future of Finance Work

    This series aims to help CFOs understand the ways in which employees — especially younger generations — develop context to form work habits, opinions on work-life balance, and productivity.

    By CFO Editorial Staff • Updated May 24, 2024
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    2024 CFO Tax Outlook

    CFOs must examine the tax landscape in the face of economic uncertainty, persistent inflation, labor market challenges, and now, a federal election cycle.

    By CFO Editorial Staff • Feb. 26, 2024
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    2024 CFO Outlook Series

    This annual series examines the biggest factors for finance chiefs heading into the new year.

    By CFO Editorial Staff • Updated Feb. 26, 2024
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    Building the Savannah Bananas

    The Savannah Bananas’ team president and general manager Jared Orton and VP of finance Tim Naddy discuss the intricacies of their organization’s experience through a complete business transformation.  

    By Updated April 11, 2024
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    A CFO’s Metrics

    An ongoing series on corporate finance authored by Perry D. Wiggins — CFO, treasurer, and secretary for APQC, a nonprofit benchmarking and best practices research organization. 

    By Updated June 5, 2024
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    The 6 a.m. CFO Series

    From the moment they wake up before dawn to how they end their work days, finance chiefs are constantly looking to grow in their leadership skills. CFO’s ongoing series pulls back the curtain so they can share what makes work and life have a high sense of purpose and accomplishment. 

    Updated May 23, 2024
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    CFO Annual Conferences and Events Tracker

    CFO’s annual conference and events calendar tracker ensures finance executives know about the most essential in-person events.

    By CFO Editorial Team • Updated 18 hours ago
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    CFO Working Capital Series

    This annual editorial series is a must-read, an exclusive deep dive that reports on the Hackett Group's annual working capital findings.

    By CFO Editorial Staff • June 29, 2023
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    The Balance Editor’s Notes

    A roundup of past editor's notes.

    By Updated June 3, 2024
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    Greg and Derek Kautz: A Father and Son’s Journey to Disrupt Accounting Landscape

    This three-part series explores the inception of a business idea, a partnership between a father and son, and how they seek to impact the fintech space to make future CFOs' worlds a little bit more manageable. 

    By March 24, 2023
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    CFO Outlook 2023

    What will 2023 hold? Even amid economic uncertainty, CFOs can continue to lead the way through a consistent approach to leadership, strategic thinking, execution, and an understanding of technological opportunity.

    By CFO Editorial Staff • Jan. 30, 2023
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    The Excel Equation: When Is It Time to Move Away?

    Every finance person has a history with the ubiquitous spreadsheet software. This series examines why Excel became such a mainstay, and what happens when your company needs to move forward.

    By CFO Editorial Staff • Jan. 18, 2023
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    The ESG Impact

    ESG initiatives have become a part of the standard corporate landscape. In this series, CFO examines its origins, how impact can be measured, and how one industry has approached compliance.

    By Ted Jackson • Jan. 18, 2023
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    Value Drivers Series

    "CFOs are the people that should be the custodians of value in a company.” Thus begins Reed Phillips' and Charles Slack's hypothesis, in this six-part series, that CFOs are the optimal leaders to set a path for creating future value. 

    By Reed Phillips and Charles Slack • Jan. 17, 2023
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    CFO Brett Tromp’s Journey from South Africa to American Startup

    Brett Tromp, CFO of South Africa's largest health insurance carrier, made a life-altering decision — for himself, and his family. In this three-part series, Tromp shares his decision-making process, his search for growth, and bringing his perspective to a new company, culture, and country. 

    By Jan. 16, 2023