My company is looking for a new CFO (my would be boss) and I may have an opportunity to interview him/her. What questions should I ask ?

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What do you already know about our company’s financial succes/initiatives/business strategy/goals?

I’d imagine for a CFO interview that would already have done research on this

What’s your experience with risk management?

What’s your experience with increasing efficiency/cutting costs?

How do you minimize the risk of errors in your work?

what’s your experience with leading/managing a team?

What is your management style like?
What kind of expectations do you have for direct reports?

Ask your internal recruiter or whoever is shuttling this person through if there is a territory you are supposed to cover off in your interview. Ideally each interview is a puzzle piece so it’s not just random convos over and over again. Ask what your puzzle piece is.

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