The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is a top executive position among all businesses in which the position is incorporated. CFOs are the head in almost all financial decisions within a business and they only report to CEOs of the company. A company's success relies heavily on the wherewithal and business savvy of the CFO.
Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Tasks
Provide leadership and coordination in the administrative, business planning, accounting and budgeting efforts of the company.
Prepare or direct preparation of financial statements, business activity reports, financial position forecasts, annual budgets, and/or reports required by regulatory agencies.
Develop internal control policies, guidelines, and procedures for activities such as budget administration, cash and credit management, and accounting.