Topnotch CFO

The CFO’s role continues to evolve beyond its traditional responsibilities. See article – CFOs paid the most in 50 companies: ETCFO analysis “The role of the CFO has evolved rapidly in the decade following the 2008 financial crisis as companies grapple the spiralling volatility, complexity, uncertainty and ambiguity (VUCA) in the world, experts say. “ Nice […]

💡⚡️ “Having business intelligence tied into the analytical side of finance is key”

Interesting interview with Feelunique’s COO Jim Buckle on CFO Brain. Article CFO Brain All in the obvious and in line with my motto (“The second is around FP&A, i.e. taking that data and providing the analysis and support to help people in the business to make the right decisions.”) but what stood out was this […]

Be an effective CFO for the future

The role of finance is rapidly stretching beyond traditional finance. This requires new competencies / styles for the CFO (or any finance chiefs). In the article below it blends old style vs new style (coming from start-ups); Think Like a Start-up Take away – change your mindset: Process but with purpose; Risk minimization but with […]

Are we in control of our own decisions?

How rational are we in making our decisions? My believe is that we are very irrational, we rely on our emotions and our gut feeling. I really loved the book by Dan Ariely “Predictable Irrational” and the ted talk he gave (TedTalks). Dan Ariely is a professor of psychology and behavioral economics at Duke University […]

Why do we still discuss Finance Business Partnership?

Interesting article or an “old hat” (as commented below the article)? Business partnering is still a topic, either we assume it is established or there is still the lack of partnership between business management and finance. In my opinion there is still work to be undertaken by Finance. According to research undertaken by Robert Half […]