The average salary for a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is $260,000.
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Job Description for Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Chief financial officers (CFOs) oversee the financial operations of their companies and provide leadership and focus to accounting and finance departments to ensure that they operate efficiently and comply with applicable laws and company policies. Their work is essential to project a favorable company image while saving money in every way possible. CFOs may oversee departments which are involved in purchasing, pricing, investments, tax, debt management, and accounts payable/receivable; they ma…Read more
Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Tasks
- Develop internal control policies, guidelines, and procedures for activities such as budget administration, cash and credit management, and accounting.
- Prepare or direct preparation of financial statements, business activity reports, financial position forecasts, annual budgets, and/or reports required by regulatory agencies.
- Provide leadership and coordination in the administrative, business planning, accounting and budgeting efforts of the company.