The GrowCFO Competency Framework

Impact Skills

Overview

The Impact section is where you are helping to maximise the value of everything you are doing across the role.

There are three key competencies within Impact Skills: Leadership, Commercial Mindset, and Soft skills.

Leadership

Leadership

As a CFO, you are required to effectively lead your finance functions and to act as a business leader across your wider firm. Your leadership skills will also be required across many other aspects of your role, for example as a trusted board member, whilst leading meetings and championing initiatives. Read more >>

Commercial Mindset

Possessing a strong commercial awareness is being able to look beyond the finance function and take a big picture view of the organisation, while still aligning that view with the company’s strategy and values. Doing this makes you well-placed to drive significant growth and value throughout your business. Read more >>

Soft Skills

The modern-day finance leader requires more soft skills and core qualities than ever before. There are many examples of when finance leaders require well-developed soft skills including leading your team, driving change and interacting with the board. Read more >>

Assess and Develop Your CFO Competencies

Explore the rest of The GrowCFO Competency Framework and take advantage of the following resources to assess and develop your strengths and skills gaps.

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