If you’re an ambitious accounting professional, you might have the title of CFO on your career bucket list. Chief financial officers are quickly becoming the most indispensable and sought after talent for any organization.
Here's a Wall Street Journal story about Rolls-Royce's future CFO, Stephen Daintith.
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.
An embezzling CFO, a tax-evading princess, and a money-laundering Vatican accountant walk into a bar. Oh, sorry, I meant a court room, to answer for their respective white collar crimes.
A Robert Half survey of U.S. CFOs found that the “greatest challenge” for finance personnel “when working with other departments,” is the interaction “with a variety of personalities.”
At the Wall Street Journal's CFO Network event yesterday, a nameless CFO asked SEC Division of Corporate Finance, Keith Higgins, “What gives with the PCAOB? Do they really mean to be slow and not transparent?”
See? It *is* a useful invention.
Accounting Principals Senior Vice President Jodi Chavez told Accounting Today that middle management is making a comeback within some finance departments. Man, CFOs can be impatient.
Just a peek behind the curtain.
Let's just put what we had for lunch in the audit report while we're at it.