A CEO's perspective: the role of the CFO

Cantu, Carlos
July 1991
Financial Executive;Jul/Aug1991, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p30
Academic Journal
The author reflects on the role chief financial officers (CFO) play in running a company's financial operations. He believes that a CFO's job is one of the hardest and least appreciated as the position has evolved to require many skills. He thinks CFOs are required to have a broad base of accounting and cost control skills, treasury function skills, and superior management abilities.


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