The New CFO Financial Leadership Manual, Third Edition

  • 11h 33m
  • Steven M. Bragg
  • John Wiley & Sons (US)
  • 2011

The comprehensive guide for CFOs who need an overview of leadership basics from strategies to management improvement tips

Filled with pragmatic insights and proactive strategies, The New CFO Financial Leadership Manual, Third Edition is destined to become your essential desktop companion. This thorough guidebook is filled with best practices to help you, as CFO, to improve efficiency, mitigate risks, and keep your organization competitive.

  • Includes updated information on the relationship of the CFO with the Treasurer, registration statements and Fedwire payments, acquisitions integration, legal types of acquisitions, and government regulations
  • Contains control flowcharts for the main accounting cycles
  • Provides new chapters on Investor Relations and Risk Management for Foreign Exchange and Interest Rates
  • Features an itemized list of the key tasks every new CFO should complete when first entering the position, a checklist of 100 performance measures, and a detailed discussion of employee compensation plans

The reference CFOs and other financial managers can turn to for quick answers to questions they have as well as to help them plan their financial strategy, The New CFO Financial Leadership Manual, Third Edition is mandatory reading for every CFO wanting to play a strategic role in their organization.

About the Author

Steven Bragg, CPA, has been the chief financial officer or controller of four companies, as well as a consulting manager at Ernst & Young and auditor at Deloitte & Touche. He received a master's degree in finance from Bentley College, an MBA from Babson College, and a bachelor's degree in economics from the University of Maine. He has been the two-time president of the Colorado Mountain Club and is an avid alpine skier, mountain biker, and certified master diver. Mr. Bragg resides in Centennial, Colorado. He has written several books published by John Wiley & Sons.

In this Book

  • CFO's Place in the Corporation
  • Financial Strategy
  • Tax Strategy
  • Information Technology Strategy
  • Performance Measurement Systems
  • Control Systems
  • Audit Function
  • Cost of Capital
  • Capital Budgeting
  • Other Financial Analysis Topics
  • Cash Management and Consolidation
  • Investing Excess Funds
  • Obtaining Debt Financing
  • Obtaining Equity Financing
  • Initial Public Offering
  • Reports to the Securities and Exchange Commission
  • Investment Community
  • Taking a Company Private
  • Risk Management—General Concepts
  • Risk Management: Foreign Exchange
  • Outsourcing the Accounting and Finance Functions
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Employee Compensation
  • Bankruptcy