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CFOs move from back-office to front lines as agency ‘integrators’ in a crisis

May 5, 2020

For 30 years, federal chief financial officers have been crunching numbers behind the scenes under the CFO Act.

But a rapid rise in automation and the expansion of the agency C-suite has led to some CFOs rethinking the scope of their duties.

The Partnership for Public Service and Deloitte Consulting, in a recent report on the future of the CFO, heard from dozens of senior federal financial management leaders.

Meanwhile, the federal financial community continues to play a central role in ensuring the continuity of operations for agencies in emergency situations.