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Becoming a Value-focused Finance Organization

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What type of finance organization do we want to be?

The finance organization has been in flux for decades, striving to expand its role from financial control to a business advisor who adds value through quantitative and strategic acumen.

Defining the finance organization’s mission and aspiration starts from the top and should run through the DNA of the entire enterprise. Start with the choice — and implications — of a control-focused versus a value-focused finance team, and then have the board and CEO create a mandate for the CFO to fulfill the desired vision.  

This guide presents several pathways to address these challenges, as articulated by global finance thought leaders, along three broad themes. 

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