A Chief Financial Officer ensures that a company's financial reports are accurate and up to date, manages investments and finances, and advises the board of directors on financial and strategic planning issues. They are also responsible for ensuring that the company complies with financial regulations and tax laws.
Key responsibilities of a CFO include:
- Generating financial statements and other reports, such as budgets and forecasts
- Managing investment activities and financing activities
- Overseeing the company's tax affairs