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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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The Right CEO/CFO Team Works Magic - (01:11)

A CFO can be such a valuable partner, when the dynamics work well personally and professionally between the CEO and CFO.

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The Association for Financial Professionals Annual Conference in Boston - AFP2019 Soundbites

As I pour over the notes, materials and cards from last week’s AFP2019 Conference I have a sense of calm. No doubt we are in a tumultuous time of change in the accounting, finance and treasury (AFT) professions.

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Steve Rosvold

Don’t be Vulnerable - Properly Assess the Risks in Your Business

In my recent article, “Balancing Act: Do You Have Too Many Controls, or Too Few?”I summarized the COSO framework for managing risk. In this article, I dig deeper into the assessment side of managing risk.

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Steve Rosvold

Avoiding Festive Season Culture Clashes

“With the end of year and festive season rapidly approaching I am always mindful of the significance of religious holidays to different cultures. I thought it would be apt to discuss acknowledging religious holidays in the workplace and how best to navigate this topic in a respectful and inclusive way.

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Contributed by John Cochran