The CFO Playbook

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Sharon Virag, the Chief Accounting Officer at customer service software company Genesys, has built an extensive career in finance by constantly looking for opportunities to learn and grow as a leader.

Show Notes

When Sharon Virag became Chief Accounting Officer of customer service software company Genesys, she had already worked for Fortune 500 companies including General Electric, and served as CFO for NeoGenomics Laboratories.

But for Sharon, who loves building out company infrastructure, working with an emerging organization like Genesys was just as intriguing and exciting. 

With her help, the company has grown and hit financial milestones. Highlights include navigating new regulations and financial reporting requirements, and building strong, diverse teams that work in lockstep with one another.

Sharon believes that working on your leadership habits is one of the most important things you can do as a financial chief. This means knowing when — and how — to speak your mind, and figuring out how to delegate tasks to your team, so you can let go of some of the details and see the full scope of the company’s needs. 

On this episode of The CFO Playbook, Sharon talks about her strategy for being a flexible leader, when to think big picture, and how to work with the systems you have to manage your company’s finances with ease and efficiency.

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What is The CFO Playbook?

Being a good CFO isn’t just about managing money anymore. The modern CFO is being asked to implement new technology, guide product and business decisions, and look ahead to the future.

But how do you stay ahead of the curve?

In The CFO Playbook, you’ll learn how world-class CFO’s and finance leaders set goals, manage teams, leverage technology, plan for the future, improve systems and processes, and so much more.

Each week you’ll get insights that help you grow yourself and your company.

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