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The CFO and strategy

Many CFOs take a leading role in driving business strategy. Our first report explores the nature of strategy, particularly how CFOs balance planning and opportunism. We then consider the various aspects of the CFO's role in strategy. In subsequent resources we will examine how CFOs can develop their strategic thinking and then look at approaches to strategy execution.

What can we learn from current CFOs? From the diagram below you can explore the insights we have gathered, from members and other experts, to help CFOs and aspiring CFOs craft an appropriate strategic role.

Please share your thoughts on how CFOs can best contribute to strategy by emailing bam@icaew.com