October 04, 2017
CFO Webcast, “How Transformational CFOs Plan for the Long Term”
Featuring The Hackett Group’s Jim O’Connor. Finance teams have become accustomed to devoting much of their time to preparing reports and budgets whose outlook does not go beyond the next fiscal year. But companies increasingly expect CFOs to develop strategic plans that cover three or more years and that account for an ever-growing variety of possible circumstances. The responsibility falls to CFOs to envision their companies’ needs, and available resources to support them, over time horizons that far exceed those they typically consider, for instance, when putting together an annual budget.