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Our finance operating system consists of five components that empower CFOs to balance their financial responsibilities with new and changing duties:

Fit-for-purpose finance operating models. This includes building a team with capabilities that create value and clearly defined roles. 


Effective capital allocation. Base your capital strategy on strategic objectives and comprehensive investment analysis aimed at improving competitiveness.


Integrated, scenario-based planning processes. Use bull, bear, and base-case scenarios to take advantage of opportunities and mitigate risks.


A challenger mindset. Focus on data, facts, and accountability for outcomes and variances.


A performance-driver system. Understand all the variables that impact the P&L and uncover opportunities to course correct.


  Figure 1: Best practice R&D leadership teams feature four key behavioral characteristics


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Our CFO dinner series yields expertise and insights that you don’t want to miss. Read the key takeaways from our latest roundtable, where we met with CFOs from across a variety of industries to discuss their tough task of orchestrating value creation while navigating an expanding role.