Changing CFO roles offer chance for teamwork with HR

Butler, Kelley M.
April 2006
Employee Benefit News;Apr2006, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p12
Provides an insight on how chief financial officers (CFO) are managing change in roles to work collaboratively with the human resources department. Factors which increase pressure on the finance department to ensure compliant reporting of accounting information; Implication of the changing role of the CFO in managing human capital for finance and human resources functions; Percentage of financial executives who believe that human capital has a great effect on the company's ability to achieve customer satisfaction, according to a survey conducted by CFO Research Services and Mercer Human Resource Consulting.


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