Ever wonder what a chief financial officer (CFO) actually does? Well, a CFO, such as PepsiCo's
She (or he) is also focused on creating and maintaining the best mix of internal cash, debt financing, and equity financing for the company (its "capital structure"). As part of those responsibilities, she plans and oversees the forecasting and budgeting process, maintains relationships with funding sources such as commercial and investment banks, and oversees the development and communication of the quarterly and annual financial statements.
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