The Evolving Role of the CFO

People & leadership


The Evolving Role of the CFO

Speakers: Amy West, CPA, CGMA; Ron Reis, CPA, CGMA

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  • Level


  • Duration

    75 min

Join nonprofit leaders to identify, analyse and discuss the many fiscal and related challenges facing nonprofit Chief Financial Officers today.

Learning outcomes

  • Learn about the many challenges facing CFOs today
  • How to manage the many challenges facing CFOs today

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Product information


Influenced by various external and internal forces, there continues to be significant growth in the demands on and expectations of the nonprofit Chief Financial Officer.

Join nonprofit leaders to identify, analyse and discuss the many fiscal and related challenges facing nonprofit Chief Financial Officers today.

Challenges discussed will include strategic planning, communication, governance, information technology, funding, compliance, risk and time management.

Topics discussed:

  • Expectations of nonprofit CFOs

  • Challenges facing nonprofit CFOs and strategies for dealing with them

    This is an online, audio course; it is also available as part of the CGMA Essentials. You will have 12 months from date of purchase to access this course, making it easy to fit around your work and personal commitments.

Who should take this course?

  • CGMA designation holders
  • Accountants
  • Consultants
  • Tax advisers
  • Auditors
  • Other financial managers with not-for-profit clients, NFP financial executives, including CFOs, CEOs/executive directors, controllers, and directors of finance

Professional development

All learning resources available in the CGMA Store qualify for CPD for CIMA members.

Programme level:Intermediate
Duration:75 min
Access:This is a digital product. You will have access to the content for a year after purchase date.

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  • Amy West, CPA, CGMA

    Amy West is currently the Chief Financial Officer of AHRC New York City (""AHRC""). AHRC is an organization that provides critical services to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. In the role of Chief Financial Officer, Amy oversees the wide array of financial and administrative functions, strategic financial initiatives, real property, information technology and special projects that enable AHRC to fulfill its mission. Amy has direct responsibility for AHRC's operating budget of nearly $300 Million and manages a staff of ninety. Prior to joining AHRC, Amy served for eight years as the Director of Finance of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation. Amy also held the position of Vice President of Finance and Budget at the United States Fund for UNICEF and worked as an auditor at Ernst & Young LLP specializing in the healthcare and not-for-profit industries. She began her career as the Coordinator of Fiscal Operations for the New York Public Library.

    Amy graduated Summa Cum Laude from Hunter College with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting. She is actively involved in Hunter College's Mentoring Program, Secretary of the Financial Managers Association and is a member of the New York State Society of CPAs Not-For-Profit Committee. In addition, she serves on the AICPA Not-For-Profit Industry Conference Steering Committee and NYSARC's Financial Sustainability and CFO Committees. Amy also served on the Financial Committee of Human Services Council's ""New York Nonprofits in the Aftermath of FEGS: A Call to Action"" project."

  • Ron Reis, CPA, CGMA


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