In a time of global economic turmoil and rapidly expanding technology, the role of the Chief Financial Officer is certainly one of the most vital and demanding positions in the business world. The responsibilities of these executives range from providing sound financial advice to corporate executives and exploring new territory in risky and uncharted global markets to keeping up with federal and global regulations. More than ever before, the Chief Financial Officer is being pushed to do more with less and to steer the company through the murky waters of an uncertain global marketplace.
Consero’s 2013 Chief Financial Officer Survey included a total of 14 questions in the following areas:
The questions were posed to Fortune 1000 Chief Financial Officers in connection with Consero’s May 2013 Chief Financial Officer Forum. A total of 48 responses were provided, yielding data that appears with brief analysis on the pages that follow.