The Risk Intelligent CFO
Converting risk into opportunity
Boards and the C-suite are increasingly turning to CFOs as the voice of risk-related thinking. Given the comprehensive view available to CFOs – across balance sheets, corporate transactions, and the business – they are strategically positioned to recognise, manage, and report risks and opportunities to key stakeholders. By developing a more strategic vision and approach, the CFO can assist the organisation in taking the right risks – and taking the right amount of them.
“The Risk Intelligent CFO: Converting risk into opportunity,” describes how becoming a Risk Intelligent Enterprise™ requires a practical approach that factors the consideration of risk into every strategy, decision, and activity, enabling the company to take advantage of the opportunities risks can create.
The report identifies that the C -Suite are often so focussed on driving growth, economic stability and short-term results, that anticipating the causes of potential failure is to easily overlooked. CFOs need to be aware of the limitations of traditional corporate risk management and have a vital role to play in creating a risk intelligent organisation.
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