Using our recently published guide, The Startup CFO's Road Map to Success, as the foundation for this series, we take a deeper dive into the key topics addressed in the guide to provide financial executives, CEOs and board members guidance and insights to help establish the CFO role at their startup organization. Specifically, each episode will address issues and challenges that new startup CFOs might encounter and offer some guidance and ideas that will help them achieve their own unique objectives and drive measureable value for their organizations.
Turning strategy into operations
Host Conor Moore and Sal Melilli, National Private Markets Group Audit Leader, explore how new CFOs can transform and grow the finance function, and simultaneously improve operational control.
Building capabilities that align with the strategy
Host Conor Moore talks with Michelle Wroan, leader of the Venture Capital practice in KPMG's Los Angeles office, about how new CFOs can build the right capabilities that align with the organization's strategy.
Establishing a collaborative relationship with the CEO
Host Conor Moore and Joe Yuen, leader of the Venture Capital practice in KPMG's San Francisco office, discuss why it is critically important for new CFOs to establish a collaborative relationship with the CEO and be the CEO's trusted partner.
Day 1 in your new role: Are you set for success?
Conor Moore talks with Shivani Sopory, managing director in the San Francisco Venture Capital practice at KPMG, about what new CFOs should consider on Day 1 of their new role to help set themselves up for success at their startup organization.