The Road to CFO

By on May 29, 2019 at 8:39am


On average, CFOs have:

9 YEARS of experience in accounting and finance before becoming CFO
Employment with 3 COMPANIES
8 YEARS of tenure in their current CFO position

Areas outside of accounting and finance CFOs have worked:

36% Business development
35% Administrative/operations
34% Human resources
33% Technology
23% Sales/marketing
14% Public relations/communications
12% Legal
14% Accounting and finance experience only
2% Other

Multiple responses were permitted.

Source: Robert Half Management Resources survey of more than 800 CFOs at companies in the United States

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