Finance Director, communicator and translator

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Finance Director, communicator and translator

Posted by Charlotte Taylor on 25/04/17 10:02

No one can deny that the traditional number crunching component of the FD’s role is now just one of many core skills today.  

Financial competence is a given. The FD has long also needed  to oversee functions as broad as IT, property,  compliance and HR in addition to core day-to-day finance responsibilities. But now the role is shifting further, and faster. It is now less about managing functions and more about communicating strategies, negotiating mergers & acquisitions, innovating and future proofing. A real shift from simply being a "safe pair of hands" to proactive business leadership.

Acheiving this relies on a blend of the right tools, skills and focus.

 

 

Topics: planning, Finance DIrector Skill

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