The CFO agenda for disruption
KPMG’s Don Mailliard, Corporate Services Line Leader, and John E. Mulhall, Financial Management Service Network Lead, share their views on the future of finance.
In the wake of rapid disruption, CEOs are looking to the finance function to take on a considerably broader and deeper set of strategic responsibilities than ever before.
Leading finance organizations have developed an agenda to deal with disruption. And with a clear line of sight to the impact of disruption on both the business model and the operating model, the CFO has the chance to turn disruptors into opportunities for competitive advantage and growth.
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The Future of Finance
To address disruption, leading CFOs are reinventing the finance organization's operating model to be more nimble, effective, technology-and data-driven.
When thinking about how to strategically allocate capital, the most progressive CFOs adopt the mindset of a venture capitalist (VC), especially when it comes to investments in innovation. Questions they carefully consider when evaluating through a VC lens include:
Each decade has brought significant change to service delivery. As the scope and structure of finance shifts, service delivery requires another dramatic shift.
The right service delivery model optimizes automation and balances global, regional, and local activities with the goal of enabling strategic business partnering.
Elevating risk management
As CFOs look to automation to propel their agendas forward, organizations are re-examining their risk management strategies to stay on top of the potential challenges. Learn how extreme automation, when leveraged effectively, can enable an improved control environment and how the role of internal audit is evolving.
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