Many accountants spend their early career trying to develop technical skills, yet a surprising proportion of public company Chief Financial Officers don’t even have an accounting degree. What does it take to become a CFO and be successful once you get there? Whether you are early or late in your career, this session will provide valuable insights. Come hear stories of a real world CFO’s successes and failures.
Why building trust is essential. How trusting relationships makes us more effective. Steps to build trust. The surprising backgrounds of CFOs. Non-technical skills you need to be a CFO. How to improve your skills every day. How to gain better control over cash flow. Techniques to project sort terms cash flows. Techniques for projecting cash beyond the next quarter. Recent trends in financial management. Insights from the COVID crisis. Skills you’ll need for tomorrow.
All financial leaders.
Understand how effective leaders build trust. Know how to best prepare yourself to become a CFO. Learn tips that will help you project cash flow weeks, months or years into the future. Hear three financial veterans discuss the skills that will be necessary for the next 10 years.
John L. Daly is a Chelsea, Michigan based management consultant specializing in costing, pricing strategy and pricing model development. He has taught continuing professional education courses since 1995. Earlier in his career, John was Chief Financial Officer for a Tier 1 automotive parts supplier. He also has been CFO for a large restaurant chain and COO for a window treatments manufacturer and retailing chain. He is the author of Pricing for Profitability published by Wiley & Sons.
Non-Member Price $59.00
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