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Livestream: The Strategic CFO

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Friday, May 21, 2021 @ 8:30am 4:30pm
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Your financial accounting credentials do not automatically qualify you for a CFO role. Today's CFOs have skills that go far beyond financial accounting. Come share ideas with veteran CFOs and learn new techniques that will make you more effective now and long into the future.

Topics Discussed:

CFO’s Role in Strategy Development 
• Identify a source of competitive advantage
• Map your strategy
• Tie your strategy to performance metrics
• Execute your strategy

CFO’s Role in Strategic Cash Management
• Know where and how to get money?
• Set your cash management policy
• Prevent cash management surprises

CFO’s Role in Strategic Risk Management
• Identify possible exposure
• Evaluate consequences
• Prepare for the unexpected

CFO’s Role in Strategic Financial Communications
• Why your board’s “knowing nods” may be a bad sign?
• Providing financial education to your stakeholders
• Telling your organization’s story

Cases and Group Discussion

This seminar includes group discussion of five cases.

Target Audience:  This seminar is for people who are, or aspire to be, chief financial officers.  We will focus discussions on medium-sized organizations.


Category Amount
General 8.00

Course Materials

Links to the e-materials will be listed with your course registration in your account on the MSCPA website seven calendar days before the course. You will receive an e-mail when the materials are available.


Bob Mims

Bob Mims

Bob Mims, CPA, is a financial consultant and VP Finance for promising enterprises. For 20 years, Robert has worked with numerous startup ventures and nonprofits in the roles of Strategic Planning, Business Modeling, Controller and CFO. His focus is understanding the fundamentals of profitability. Robert worked ten years as a Big Four Senior Assurance Manager, earning National Instructor of the Year on three occasions. Robert has served on FASB Advisory committees and is based in Memphis, TN.