The changing role of the CFO

How energy transformation is shifting the CFO focus. The chief financial officer (CFO) role is changing. It's becoming more strategically-focused, more value-focused and more future-focused.


The role of the power utilities sector CFO is changing faster than most. The ambit of the power sector CFO is not only being reshaped by the overall transformation that is taking place in the CFO role but also by energy transformation, which is shifting the technological, market and customer context for companies in the sector.

In this report, which forms part of a series of PwC publications on energy transformation, we look at how the power sector CFO role is evolving, the challenges it needs to address and the capabilities that will be crucial for delivering first-class performance.

The report includes contributions from power sector CFOs in different markets around the world on how their role is changing. And it concludes with a checklist of some of the key questions CFOs in the sector should be addressing as they face the challenges of energy transformation.


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