What Makes A Great Finance Director Or CFO?

What Makes A Great Finance Director Or CFO?

February 28, 2017

Robin Freestone lists the main characteristics of a great CFO or Finance Director:

  • Be honest
  • Be right
  • Have access to great data and use it to make informed decisions
  • Great Judgement
  • Be Bold
  • Be lucky
  • Be Prepared
  • Trust your own instinct

It really is that simple. These work whether you’re dealing with investors, clients, internal customers within your organisation or your own colleagues and staff.

Source: How to be a great CFO  By Robin Freestone

Robin Freestone is CFO at Pearson Group and chairman of the Hundred Group of FTSE CFOs. 

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