The role of the Finance Director (FD) or Chief Finance Officer (CFO) is crucial for measuring business growth, return on investment, budget forecasting and working with the rest of the business to formulate a business strategy. As a result, the Finance Director is one of the most vital contributors to all areas of the business. As well as challenging departments on their spending, decision making and ensuring they contribute to success.
To gain insight into how the role of the FD has evolved and the value they can bring, we met with Bruce Wright, Finance Director at Pladis Global. In this Q&A, we uncover challenges facing Finance, the traits of a great business partner and the impact finance has on the rest of an organisation.