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Based on 1,602 responses, the job of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) has received a job satisfaction rating of 4.28 out of 5. On average, Chief Financial Officer (CFO)s are highly satisfied with their job.
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Q: What is it like working as a Chief Financial Officer (CFO)?

November 2018
Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in Seattle:
Pros: Access to a wide variety of cultural activities as well as enjoyment of environmental activities.
Cons: Traffic, parking, political policy change is slow.
October 2020
Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in Grand Rapids:
Overall, it's been an interesting experience. It depends on which department you work at in determining how great an experience can be. The benefits are really generous at the present time. Company culture is improving.
January 2014
"Great Interesting Job."
Chief Financial Officer (CFO):
Pros: Autonomous, very flexible time requirements, close to home, good staff benefits, great work environment, free skiing and golf, no major job impediments.
Cons: Manager is very difficult to work with, doesn't empower his staff and always takes the credit, never does annual reviews in a timely fashion.
January 2014
"Get facetime with senior management."
Chief Financial Officer (CFO):
Get the basics right - Governance. Be a Business partner : find ways to help the business make the right decisions.
August 2014
"Must Have Strong Accounting And Financial Skills."
Chief Financial Officer (CFO):
Know the business, work with managers and real estate professionals at every level. The financial function is a service to the operating departments. Keeping the owner's informed, providing expert financial analysis on which decisions can be made is the primary function of the CFO.
August 2014
"Need A Challenge."
Chief Financial Officer (CFO):
I worked in positions for several years, that were not challenging. I was bored. Accounting and Financial Management are challenging, but enjoyable at the same time. I like the responsibility of being able to analyze and then recommend ways to improve the business profitability. My job is often similar to putting the pieces of the puzzle together, interpreting the results, and presenting those results, along with recommendations for change.
October 2014
Chief Financial Officer (CFO):
Pros: I love it. The ability to make decision is great.
Cons: To much work, not much time. But I love to stay busy.