FEI Career Management Group Qualifications for a Successful CFO/Controller in Today's Market December 3, 2009 AUDIT
The Basics Technical competence Education Industry and financial experience External reporting SEC reporting Public accounting background IT Treasury Corporate finance Acquisitions and divestitures Tax Financial planning and analysis Risk management Knowledge of the business Increasingly complex accounting, tax and regulatory environment
Today’s Skill Requirements Managing through turbulent times Cash is king – cash flow forecasting and ROI Fortress balance sheet Restructuring Credit crunch – debt compliance Access to capital Financial statement risk including mark-to-market, goodwill impairment and deferred tax asset valuation allowances Income taxes Obama administration public policy, health care reform and tax initiatives International operations 3
Today’s Skill Requirements Managing stakeholder relationships Board of directors and committees C suite Wall Street, analysts and rating agencies Investors Banks Customers Suppliers Auditors and other service providers Regulators Community and civic 4
Today’s Skill Requirements Managing your assets Cash and financial assets Cash conversion cycle Hard assets Intangibles and intellectual property In-source, co-source or outsource – core competencies Vertical integration Payables Contingent liabilities Litigation FCPA and illegal acts 5
Today’s Skill Requirements Managing your people HR Managing up / managing down / managing peers Leadership Adaptability Invest, mentor and grow talent Networking Skills assessments Know what you don’t know There is always someone smarter and more experienced available to help 6
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