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Slides: The top 5 mistakes CFOs make when communicating with the board

Updated: March 5, 2024 |


Christina Ross
Christina Ross

Cube's founder and CEO, Christina Ross is a 3x CFO and former finance transformation leader. As a well-recognized finance expert in all things FP&A, she is passionately mission-driven to help finance leaders become the heroes of every org. She currently resides in NYC.

Slides: The top 5 mistakes CFOs make when communicating with the board

Board meetings can be stressful. Working with the board is one of CFOs and finance leaders' most important responsibilities. While there’s no “right” way to go about it, there are definitely common pitfalls to avoid.

As a serial CFO turned CEO, I've worked with boards of all sizes and backgrounds, and presented at my fair share of board meetings. I've seen how finance leaders can harm their relationship with the board and have developed some of my own best practices.

Christina Ross

Christina Ross

CEO & Co-Founder, Cube Software

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In this slide deck, you'll learn how to demonstrate your aptitude as a great CFO by:

  • Communicating clearly on the numbers and the story behind them
  • Staying one step ahead of the board and anticipating questions
  • Taking advantage of the time to collaborate with the board
  • Avoiding key pitfalls

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