For the first time since 2010, senior finance executives across global regions are more aligned in their predictions of economic expansion, according to recent research from American Express and CFO Research.
Since the recession, a CFO’s job is ever changing and increasingly complex, according to King Trade Capital’s Bryan Ballowe. Among the many hats donned, a CFO’s sole focus is oftentimes seeking access to liquidity and maintaining sustainability. Ballowe explains that purchase order financing offers a valuable resource to help CFOs execute profitable sales opportunities, and thus growth.
The latest Duke University/CFO Magazine Global Business Outlook Survey showed that optimism among CFOs about the U.S. economy is now above the long-run average for only the second time since 2007.
During the past year, CFOs have grown significantly more confident in the U.S. economy, according to the 2013 Spring CFO Survey from Grant Thornton.
Corporate leaders look for signs of sustained economic recovery to embolden strategies that drive meaningful innovation and growth.
According a recent survey by Financial Executives International and Baruch College, CFOs entered 2013 with improved optimism toward the global and U.S. economies and their businesses, though most still believe a recovery is more than a year out.