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Governance & Controls – structure and controls.

Transaction Recording – systems, transaction processing and closing the books.

Reporting - efficient, timely and accurate information for decision making and meeting compliance requirements.

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Accounting

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Business Planning - provide the financial roadmap for the company with supporting analytics.

Financial Forecasting - integrate the company’s current performance relative to budget with the real-time business environment.

Investment Analysis - the framework to analyze new opportunities as they present themselves.

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Finance

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Cash Management - the discipline to ensure cash is available to operate the business normally.

Funding - Planning for and raising funds to meet the needs of the business.

Risk Management – Identification and mitigation of key business risks.

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Treasury

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Self-Awareness - Internal.

Team Building - External.

Strategy & Culture – Motivate people to follow you.

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Leadership

Four Pillars of Executive Expertise

CFO.University is built around the Four Pillars of CFO Success. These Pillars are supported with Core Competencies. Our framework allows you to master your role as a senior financial officer. The Four Pillars are made up of:


Accounting – Governance & Controls, Transaction Recording and Reporting

Finance – Business Planning, Financial Forecasting and Investment Analysis

Treasury – Cash Management, Funding (Capital Raising) and Risk Management

Leadership – Self Awareness, Team Building and Strategy & Culture

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Board of Directors - Core Concepts

A Guide To Understanding Concepts Of Corporate Governance

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The Three-Step Process that Ensures You’re on Track

A simple analysis can help keep your business’s key initiatives focused on your highest return area.

You have set the budget, agreed on initiatives and even have a long term plan. But how can you validate your company is on the right track?

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Why Your Procurement Staff and Sales Department Must Work Together

For many companies, the procurement department and the sales staff might as well speak different languages. After all, one group is busy buying new materials while the other is selling the finished product; their job descriptions are so different they might as well be housed in different ends of the building. This is a common error that blocks their ability to share knowledge.

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Four Things Successful Leaders Have in Common

Moving into a leadership position changes your professional priorities. Success is no longer about your accomplishments; instead, you must create the kind of environment where others can achieve their success. Here are four traits that successful leaders share.

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Contributed by John Cochran