Finance tech puts CFOs in control of IT budgets

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As corporate finance is transformed by new technologies, chief financial officers could increasingly take responsibility for company IT

Are CFOs now ‘mini chief executives’?

Hays chief financial officer Paul Venables says the chief executive

A successful chief financial officer now has to support the chief executive in developing company strategy as well as taking care of finance

Top issues keeping CFOs awake at night

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Being responsible for an organisation’s finances is stressful enough, but there are a number of issues which may cause chief financial officers to lose sleep

A CFO’s guide to stakeholder management

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An accomplished chief financial officer will maintain a solid and productive working relationship with key members of the company to add value across all functions of the business

6 tech solutions revolutionising the finance department

CFO tech challenges

Chief financial officers are able to tap into innovative new IT to boost their performance and company efficiency

Why businesses need to invest in intangible assets

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Sometimes unquantifiable but often invaluable, intangible assets may be left off the corporate balance sheet, despite their importance

‘Companies are limited, not liberated, by finance’

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Businesses in the UK tend to be risk averse, resulting in a lack of investment which is hampering economic growth

An interview with the man in charge of the purse strings

Computer technology giant Dell’s chief financial officer Tom Sweet tells how he sees his role as a “co-pilot” to the company’s boss Michael Dell