With the finance team both liberated and constrained by technology, CFOs will need to make sure their people – and they themselves – are up to the job.
The world is increasingly digital, complex and ambiguous. People are seeking purpose and growth opportunities at work. You need to build, organise and motivate a finance workforce that’s able to deal with this complexity and make the most of your investment in technology.
With the right blend of new tech, new skills, a new organisation and a new culture, finance can play a trailblazing role within the business − as an entrepreneurial driver of performance-driven strategies and data-based forecasts.
CFOs who get this blend right will be firmly in the driving seat.
Systematically address these five people and culture challenges, and you’re well on your way to transforming the finance function.
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People & Culture + Technology = Success
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CFOs will have to be able to build, manage and inspire a team of rebels and robots: having people who can get the most out of the tech and use their new freedom to play a more challenging and influential role within the business.
Advisory Partner (Finance Risk and Regulatory Transformation), PwC Switzerland
Tel: +41 58 792 25 19
Advisory Director, Data and analytics, PwC Switzerland
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