Chief Financial Officer
Also referred to as: Chief Financial Officer, CFO, Chief Financial Executive, Top Financial Executive
Requirements and Responsibilities
Responsible for developing an organization's overall financial policies. Provides strategic direction of all financial functions including accounting, budget, credit, insurance, tax, and treasury. Ensures that proper financial controls are in place and that financial transactions support the overall business strategy while conforming with applicable laws and regulations. Requires an advanced degree. May require the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) credential. Typically reports to chief executive officer (CEO) or chief operating officer (COO). Top level or C level management. Responsible for the development of functional or business unit strategy for the entire organization. Defines corporate vision and strategy establishes company direction and focus. Executes multiple high impact initiatives to achieve overall corporate goals.
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Level of Education:  Chief Financial Officer Salaries with a Bachelor's Degree, Chief Financial Officer Salaries with a Master's Degree or MBA, Chief Financial Officer Salaries with a JD, MD, PhD or Equivalent
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