The CFOs Have Spoken: New Research from Jefferson Wells Finds Digitization, Talent Attraction and Cybersecurity Are Keeping Finance Leaders Up At Night
"In an era of rapid transformation, increased cyber threats, talent shortages, and changing regulatory & compliance, CFOs have more on their minds than ever before" said Michelle Search,
- Cybersecurity is a CFO Concern – Over 35% say this is the highest cause for concern and 60% are deeply involved in their company's cyber risk strategy and response. While most CFOs are confident in their company's cybersecurity strategy, 34% don't have an existing solution to comply with cybersecurity regulations; among these without a solution, 85% of CFOs are confident they can prevent cyber-attacks.
- Making Remote Work, Work, is a Top Priority – CFOs plan to improve their corporate culture with people management and investment. 57% expect their workforce to work remotely to some extent over the next year. Maintaining corporate culture (63%) and team communications (62%) are their biggest challenges.
- Technology – Help and Hindrance for CFOs – CFOs are implementing technology to boost collaboration and efficiency but are hindered by legacy systems. 55% expect that the investment in technology will lead to greater efficiency and 50% to improved collaboration. 40% are not expecting to see cost savings or a competitive advantage.
"CFOs and their teams are at the forefront of transformation initiatives and ESG reporting" said
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