I like this CFO article on finance chiefs who prefer startups. Had I not bailed on my accounting and finance career for the glamorous world of writing on the internet, I think I would've pursued this route.
Only the TOUGH questions from CFO:
Take a hint, sloppy CFOs.
Sam Antar names names.
Note: helmets aren't allowed at Prometric.
Dazzled with surprise, perhaps?
With apologies to Crazy Eddie's Sam Antar, Andrew Fastow might be the most notorious CFO in the history of financial reporting fiction.
There are plenty of reasons to choose from.
Let's go over this, discuss it, and then never speak of it again.
Before she became CFO of AES, Victoria Harker had the distinct pleasure of mopping the floor at WorldCom after the company imploded in 2002 and, yeah, it was pretty awful: