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So, what genetic disposition do you need to be a CFO? Essentially, you need to be miserable, you need to be the sort of person who takes drinks away from people at the end of a party.
Chris Liddell

Meaning of "CFO" in the English dictionary

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WHAT DOES CFO MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Chief financial officer

The chief financial officer or chief financial and operating officer is a corporate officer primarily responsible for managing the financial risks of the corporation. This officer is also responsible for financial planning and record-keeping, as well as financial reporting to higher management. In some sectors the CFO is also responsible for analysis of data. The title is equivalent to finance director, a common title in the United Kingdom. The CFO typically reports to the chief executive officer and to the board of directors, and may additionally sit on the board. The CFO supervises the finance unit and is the chief financial spokesperson for the organization. The CFO reports directly to the President/Chief Executive Officer and directly assists the Chief Operating Officer on all strategic and tactical matters as they relate to budget management, cost benefit analysis, forecasting needs and the securing of new funding.

Definition of CFO in the English dictionary

The definition of CFO in the dictionary is chief financial officer.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CFO

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WORDS THAT END LIKE CFO

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Synonyms and antonyms of CFO in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «CFO» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CFO

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Translator English - Chinese

首席财务官
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

director de Finanzas
570 millions of speakers

English

CFO
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सीएफओ
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

CFO
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Финансовый директор
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Diretor Financeiro
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সিএফও
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

CFO
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

CFO
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

CFO
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

CFO
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

CFO
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

CFO
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

Giám đốc tài chính
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தலைமை நிதி அதிகாரி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सीएफओ
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

CFO
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

CFO
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

CFO
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Фінансовий директор
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

CFO
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

CFO
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

CFO
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

CFO
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

CFO
5 millions of speakers

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about CFO

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3 QUOTES WITH «CFO»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word CFO.
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Roelof Botha
I try getting in front of as many opportunities as possible, but in the late '90s, I had no idea that I'd end up being CFO of a technology company. I'd no idea what venture capital was.
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Chris Liddell
So, what genetic disposition do you need to be a CFO? Essentially, you need to be miserable, you need to be the sort of person who takes drinks away from people at the end of a party.
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Guy Spier
Over the time that I followed Warren Buffett, one CFO told me, it's very important to pay attention not only to what Warren Buffett says and what he actually does - often there are subtle differences between the two.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CFO»

Discover the use of CFO in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to CFO and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The New CFO Financial Leadership Manual
Praise for the First Edition of The New CFO Financial Leadership Manual "Steve Bragg has done it again! This manual shows what a CFO needs to do to truly add value.
Steven M. Bragg, 2011
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The Cfo Guidebook
The book also addresses many aspects of financial management, such as budgeting, cash concentration systems, and investments. There is also an extensive discussion of fund raising, as well as the CFO's role in a public company.
Steven M. Bragg, 2012
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Reinventing the CFO: How Financial Managers Can Transform ...
Grounded in extensive research, Reinventing the CFO outlines seven critical roles—from streamlining redundant processes to regulating risk to identifying a few key measures—that CFOs must take on in order to successfully transform the ...
Jeremy Hope, 2013
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The Essential CFO: A Corporate Finance Playbook
Having served both public and private companies, I know this book will be an invaluable resource for finance professionals in all organizations." —Oren Klein, VP Finance, Advance Publications, Inc.
Bruce Nolop, 2012
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The Vest Pocket CFO
In an easy-to-use Q&A format, the new edition includes: New chapters on How to Value Business and Securities and Business Strategies and Shareholder Value Analysis Useful topics such as the new status of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and corporate ...
Jae K. Shim, Joel G. Siegel, 2008
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CFO: architect of the corporation's future
‘If CFOs need a blueprint for the next millennium, this is it.
Price Waterhouse (Firm). Financial & Cost Management Team, 1997
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Excel for the CFO
Any finance executive who manages the companyOCOs business affairs and makes critical decisions by analyzing data would be directly benefitted by using the tips and techniques presented in this guide."
P. K. Hari, 2013
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The Complete CFO Handbook: From Accounting to Accountability
Filled with numerous examples, The Complete CFO Handbook lives up to its name and provides complete coverage of: The CFO's role in company communications with company stakeholders The tools and processes by which a CFO may manage risk, ...
Frank J. Fabozzi, Pamela Peterson Drake, Ralph S. Polimeni, 2008
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CFO Insights: Delivering High Performance
Results from recent Accenture research reveal that high-performance businesses and government embrace entirely new ways of thinking about finance and performance management. These are the organizations that create the greatest value.
Michael R. Sutcliff, Michael Donnellan, 2006
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CFO Insights: Achieving High Performance Through Finance ...
On the other, this is an evolving relationship where both parties feel empowered and energized to make a real difference in the business.” —John Coghlan, Group Finance Director of Exel “My view of the CFO’s role is relatively simple ...
Stewart Clements, Michael Donnellan, Cedric Read, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CFO»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term CFO is used in the context of the following news items.
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Hoax Phone Call Costs Hedge Fund $1.2 Million and CFO's Job
The finance chief at Fortelus Capital Management LLP got an alarming phone call just as he was getting ready to leave work on a Friday. «Bloomberg, Jul 15»
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Sterling Construction CFO Thomas R. Wright Steps Down - Analyst …
announced that its Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer ("CFO"), Thomas R. Wright, has stepped down on Jul 3, 2015 due to ... «Nasdaq, Jul 15»
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AMSC hires new CFO
American Shipping Company (AMSC) has tapped the investment director at financial firm Converto Capital to take its chief financial officer role. «TradeWinds, Jul 15»
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MIAL appoints Sanjeev Taneja as CFO
MUMBAI: GVK-controlled Mumbai International Airport (MIAL) has appointed Sanjeev Taneja, former CFO of Dubai's Damac Properties, as its ... «Economic Times, Jul 15»
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CFOs Got Better Salary Bumps Than Their Bosses Last Year
The median CFO salary increased 3% among studied CFOs, compared to just 0.3% for CEOs, according to the Compensation Advisory ... «Wall Street Journal, Jul 15»
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LI's MSC Industrial Direct names Rustom Jilla as new CFO
MSC Industrial Direct Co., a Melville-based distributor of metalworking industrial tools and supplies, has named Rustom Jilla executive vice ... «Newsday, Jul 15»
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HTC will focus on smartphone-connect devices in a big way: CFO
In an interview at HTC's chic headquarters in New Taipei City, Chialin Chang, CFO and President, global sales, told BusinessLine that the ... «Hindu Business Line, Jul 15»
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The Morning Ledger: CFOs Ring-Fence Greek Troubles
Finance chiefs of multinational businesses have been mostly sanguine about the crisis there, CFO Journal's Maxwell Murphy reports. Standard ... «Wall Street Journal, Jul 15»
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Tucker Development Gets New CFO
Registration is now open for RealShare APARTMENTS in Los Angeles on October 21-22. Book your flights and hotel today. Tucker's Hudson ... «GlobeSt.com, Jul 15»
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RSA Insurance Group Names Scott Egan CFO - Quick Facts
(RTTNews.com) - RSA Insurance Group Plc (RSA.L, RSANY) said that it has appointed Scott Egan as an Executive Director and Group Chief ... «Nasdaq, Jul 15»

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