What Does a CFO Do?

What does a CFO do?  I get that question often.  So what’s the answer?  A good CFO will have reach and responsibility in many areas of a company, and it’s tough to answer this question in just a few sentences.  The core areas that a CFO has direct responsibility for include:

Over the next few weeks I’ll be issuing a series of blog posts, going into depth on each of these areas.  Each area plays a very unique role in businesses large and small, and having a system of accountability to ensure that these functions are being performed effectively is extremely important.  Stay tuned…

About Gateway CFO Solutions, LLC:

Based in St. Louis, Gateway CFO Solutions helps small businesses grow profits and revenues, and bring peace of mind to their company’s financial picture through part-time CFO services.  Many small business owners are without a trusted advisor for the financial side of their business, and they have seemingly few resources to turn to for expert guidance.  We provide that guidance and act as a trusted, strategic advisor for our clients.  We provide both broad, global planning and “roll up the sleeves” technical services.

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