CFO confidence levels plummet on Brexit news

News Article - 18/07/2016 : brexit, cfo, deloitte, EU referendum, Finance

CFOs are experiencing record levels of uncertainty and a decreased appetite for risk following the shock announcement of Brexit, research from Deloitte has revealed.

According to the Big 4 firm’s latest CFO survey, 95 per cent of...

CFO as transformation architect: Unclocking potential across your enterprise

Resource - 20/05/2016 : cfo, data, digital transformation, Finance, Finance, Technology

With digital transformation a key challenge for any major enterprise, finance leaders now believe that better integration and connectivity across their organisation is not only possible, it's imperative. Making rich data more accessible to...

Adopting a system of engagement for Finance

News Article - 18/05/2016 : cfo, Finance, MIT Sloan CFO Forum, Tidemark, Finance

In the offices of CFOs, particularly at large publicly listed companies,...

Attracting talent: supporting new recruits

News Article - 23/03/2016 : cfo, corporate social responsibility, General, recruitment, talent, Human Resources

Supporting new recruits to allow them to embed themselves in their company values and ethos is also a crucial aspect of talent management and retention.

Sheridan explains why: “It is essential for all business owners to pay attention...

'CFOs are well placed to be CEOs of the future'

News Article - 10/03/2016 : C-suite, ceo, cfo, Finance, general counsel, Finance

We have always known that CFOs have one of the most difficult balancing acts of all C-suite figures: they are asked to be detail-oriented experts while, at the same time, they are expected to generate a strategic vision at the highest level for a...

The Briefing Interview: Peter Hickman, chief finance and operations officer, Linklaters

Resource - 29/09/2014 : briefing magazine, cfo, COO, Finance, law firms, linklaters, Peter Hickman interview, The Briefing interview, Finance

This article was first published in: the finance issue of Briefing magazine, Feb 2014.

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Throwing out the spreadsheet and ERP System

News Article - 17/07/2013 : cfo, ERP, General, Finance

The CFO has been forced away from advising on the company’s financials in the boardroom to playing the formula-spinning ‘data jockey’

It is widely acknowledged that business management tools like ERP systems and even...

ADERANT Appoints Carolyn Zelnio Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

News Article - 19/01/2012 : aderant, appointment, cfo, Finance, Finance, Technology

ADERANT, a global provider of business, financial, and information management software for professional services organizations, today announced the appointment of Carolyn Zelnio as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Zelnio will be...

CFOs stay cautious, reluctant to hire

News Article - 19/01/2012 : cfo, credit crunch, economy, recruitment, robert half cfo confidence index, Finance, Finance

Confidence rising amongst finance directors, but hiring intentions remain slow.

The UK's chief finance officers (CFOs) are becoming more optimistic about the prospects for both the British economy and their own companies according to the...

Priorities change for Finance Directors

News Article - 19/01/2012 : cfo, finance directors, Finance, Finance

Senior financial roles may have irreversibly changed as a result of the recession, new research commissioned by business intelligence expert D&B has shown.

The Cashflow Confidence study, which quizzed 100 financial decision-makers...

Can you afford not to invest in Best Practice?

News Article - 19/01/2012 : best practice, cfo, it spend, Finance, Finance, Technology

Imagine the IT department in question is a rat's nest where inefficiencies in process, procedure and staffing are rife.

Times are tough, purse strings are tight, so CFOs play it safe when it comes to their IT spend. A cautious...