The increased scrutiny and tightening requirements for Chief Financial Officers and corporate risk, audit and controls leaders has winnowed the talent pool and made the search for qualified finance talent among the most difficult and most critical to future organizational performance.
Finance executives now must bring the requisite training, credentials and broad operational experience to satisfy the Sarbanes-Oxley mandate. They must embody the highest of ethical standards. They must also possess the skills to be true partners to the board and executive management and capable of leading larger, more complex finance groups who wield more influence across the organization because of the increased focus on compliance, risk management and financial controls.
Slayton combines certified behavioral interviewing, critical thinking and a consultative approach to their finance executive search process, recruiting finance leaders who are accountable and capable of gauging the operating effectiveness of the organization and the source of future business challenges.