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CFO Job Description

FD Recruit has structured a typical job description for a chief financial officer detailing responsibilities and duties for a typical CFO role.

When you register your vacancy with FD Recruit we will design you a bespoke job description that will be tailored exactly to your needs.

On this page, we have provided a generic job description for a chief financial officer for you to make use of. We also have a finance director job description available.

Duties will be entirely dependent on several factors including whether your business is domestic or international, and the roles and responsibilities will need to be shaped around your existing finance structure.


  • The Chief Financial Officer is accountable for the administrative, financial, and risk management operations of a business.
  • The Chief Financial Officer will have primary responsibility for planning, implementing, managing and controlling all financial-related activities including the development of financial and operational strategies.
  • The role of a Chief Financial Officer will include direct responsibility for accounting, finance, forecasting, strategic planning, deal analysis and negotiations, and investor relati…..TO BE CONTINUED. CLICK BELOW FOR THE FULL TEMPLATE

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