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The Evolving Role of the CFO
Topic 5, Lesson 1
CEO perspective; Matt Porter
Matt Porter provides his perspective on the importance of the CEO’s relationship with the finance leader during the following video:
The relationship between the CEO and CFO is the most critical relationship across an organisation. When it works well, it can really help to drive an organisation forward and have a huge positive impact. However, a poor relationship can be incredibly damaging to a business. A strong CFO should be able to challenge the management team, maintain a tight grip on the numbers and support with a number of key business initiatives or challenges.