How to prepare to be CFO

August 28, 2019

If your career journey has already spanned 20 to 30 years, and you’re ready to move up to a CFO role, statistics are in your favor to be getting a call. An extensive leadership transition is approaching. But to be marketable for such a move, it’s important to advance the narrative regarding your capabilities. You must create the perception of yourself as a leader (not a doer) and a strategist (not a tactician).

And if you’re like many potential CFO candidates, getting significant board exposure is often one of the last experiences a high-potential finance executive requires before being fully prepared to take on the CFO role.

Read about some initiatives that may offer the opportunity to get that experience.

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