FINANCE UNDER PRESSURE
CFOs reported the greatest pressure points impacting their accounting and finance organizations
|35% Meeting regulatory compliance mandates|
|35% Keeping pace with changing technology|
|18% Finding and keeping skilled staff|
|12% Harnessing/managing big data|
Responses do not total 100 percent due to rounding.
Pressures spur companies to evaluate existing processes and seek new solutions to improve performance and productivity
Keeping pace with technology
Drive transformation initiatives
AI, automation, cloud, ERP, big data
Specialized knowledge and skills
How companies are helping staff keep pace with changing technology
|Offering training and professional development opportunities: 55%|
|Providing continuing education reimbursement: 41%|
|Bringing in external consultants for support: 41%|
|Assigning technology-related projects to expand skills: 40%|
|Fostering greater collaboration with IT colleagues: 40%|
Multiple responses were allowed.
Source: Robert Half Management Resources survey of more than 1,100 CFOs at companies in the United States
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