Welcome to the Future of Finance

Prior to the pandemic and economic downturn, the finance function was already undergoing one of the biggest transformations in its history. Steps to integrate man and machine; to become more digitally enabled; to rely more on process automation and AI were already in place, with the aim to protect assets and manage costs. Such changes however, brings with it huge pressure, and as finance leaders, we’re left to ponder, how best do we extend our footprint in to the digital world, especially when for many of us, balance sheets are getting weaker and cash reserves are being eroded daily and crucially, is our digital transformation strategy a crisis management fix or a long-term solution?

Beyond this, CFOs and finance leaders must now, not only adapt to a rapidly changing external business environment and to the internal demands made of the finance function, but also provide their people with the right training, tools and resources to help them embrace digitisation too.

Continuing the theme of embracing digital, The 2021 Future of Finance and CFO Summit will be going virtual - 100% online!  The event will not only ensure you meet like-minded finance professionals, but give you the opportunity to hear first-hand accounts from CFOs and finance leaders on how embracing change, innovating and planning for recovery, will help establish a framework to support cohesive, enterprise-wide transformation.

The Future CFO

71 per cent of finance leaders say they are increasingly responsible for ethical decision-making in support of their organisation’s purpose. The Future CFO special report, published in The Sunday Times, in partnership with SSON, covers the ever-changing CFO role beyond that of number crunchers to that of value leaders. It...

Future of Finance and CFO Benchmark Report 2020

In the run up to the Future of Finance and CFO Summit, SSON ran a survey to identify just how finance leaders are restructuring their role and their careers in the digitised environment. And the results are enlightening, not least of all because we see real evidence of a critical shift in focus from caretaker to business enabler. Yes, it’s still ultimately about cash flow, but it’s now about being able to generate it while still doing what you’ve always done – just differently.  

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