Published in CFO World
The pressures of a top-level finance job can seem overwhelming, but there are strategies to help you cope. Finance journalist Sally Percy reports.
Finance has always been a stressful job, but probably never as stressful as it is today. Over the past four years, chief financial officers have been in the front line in the battle against the worst financial downturn in living memory.
They have been charged with a tough juggling act of boosting cash flow, cutting costs to survive against the brutal economic backdrop, while also seeking out growth opportunities. So it’s no surprise that many CFOs are feeling the pressure, with some of them under more strain than they can handle.