Is your CFO inovlved in the buying process?
Most of the time, sales teams don’t know the CFO plays a role because they don’t ask.
You might be surprised to know that CFO’s are often more flexible than budget and IT managers.
What is your CFO’s point of view on financing technology?
Most budget managers will have no idea. Understanding the overall IT capex strategy might help you see a bigger picture and open up a new opportunity. The CFO can help you see that picture.
How does your office technology need to fit into your overall IT capex strategy?
If so, those risk items may be better managed through technology.
Are your CFO’s responsibilities expanding to include more risk items?
The rules around lease accounting have changed markedly. You don’t need to know the details; you need to use the question to create the CFO meeting. Then ask your finance provider to jump in.
How has your company’s approach to leasing equipment like this impacted balance sheet treatment or compliance with ASC 842?