- CFOs are hiring outside consultants at an increasing rate.
- 1,000 CFOs were surveyed to determine their outside hiring needs.
- More than half (61%) of CFOs whose firms work with consultants said they are likely to bring in project specialists for business systems and performance improvement initiatives.
Even in the core area of finance and accounting, CFOs said there was a 55% chance that they would bring in outside consultants to assist their operations.
Executives also anticipate a jump in the need for consultants to assist with finance optimization initiatives, taxation, and risk, and governance and compliance.