How to Think Like a CFO – Prime Resources Podcast

Think Like a CFO

In this episode of the Prime Resources Podcast, BDR Financial Coach Brittany Baimbridge shares what it means to think like a CFO. You don’t have to be in the Fortune 500 to apply the same thought processes as a Chief Financial Officer to your company. Learn how you can fine-tune your financial and management reports and utilize them as strategic, decision-making tools.

How to Thing Like a CFO: Utilizing Financial and Management Reporting – Time Stamps:

  • (01:57) – Brittany’s industry background
  • (03:37) – What does it mean to think like a CFO?
  • (06:00) – Who in a company needs to think like a CFO?
  • (07:38) – Sharing the “why” of financial data collection and reporting
  • (09:15) – Examples of financial reporting
  • (10:28) – What is needed to generate financial reporting
  • (15:12) – Having the end in mind with reporting
  • (18:20) – Elements of a financial closing process
  • (25:02) – The power of checklists
  • (27:09) – How to utilize financial reporting
  • (28:56) – What is management reporting?
  • (34:00) – Capturing opportunity with management reporting
  • (35:00) – Examples of management reporting
  • (39:00) – The partnership of financial and management reporting
  • (42:11) – Focusing your management reporting on what’s most important

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