How to become a Chief Financial Officer?

How to become a Chief Financial Officer?

They are the organisation's executive who is in charge of the firm's finances, including financial planning, risk management, record-keeping, and financial reporting.

What do they do?

Employers frequently offer preference to candidates who have an MBA or a master's degree in accounting, finance, or a related field.

Education background

Certifications and accreditations can assist you in obtaining employment.


CFOs typically have at least 10 years of expertise in their sector before joining the C-suite.


Recruiters and recruiting teams will be seeking a candidate with a track record of increasing responsibility in accounting and finance.


Many firms expect their CFO to have a master's degree in finance, accounting, or management.

Master’s degree preferred

Controllers, directors of accounting, and vice presidents of finance are common candidates for the position of CFO.

Candidates preferred

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