Mid-Market CFO in the Era of a Crisis

Bhadresh Sutaria


Learning Objectives

The world is in the midst of an unprecedented Global Pandemic crisis. Expectations from the role of CFO across a comprehensive set of stakeholders continue to expand including social responsibility of the business and responsibility for employee welfare while ensuring focus on long-term shareholder value. These are very demanding expectations and require extreme agility and vigilance, a sense of urgency, a bias for action, zoomed-in focus on outcomes, and constant communication. While the Global Pandemic crisis is unique in our lifetime, performance management in times of crisis is evolving to be a critical skill for CFOs. This presentation will cover the challenges faced by businesses and how CFOs and their teams are constantly evaluating business impact including employee health, business survival, business demand, the resilience of supply chain, and agile cash flow management.

Key Takeaways:

  • A CFO's challenges and the skills needed during a time of crisis

  • Analytical Processes and Tools

  • Decision Tree for Prioritization

  • Opportunity Analysis in time of Crisis