Karen C. Begelfer, CPA, CIA, CRMA, is the Vice President of Corporate Audit Services at Sprint where she leads the Corporate Audit, Retail Audit, Enterprise Risk Management and Internal Controls functions. Prior to joining Sprint, Karen lead the international audit function for Payless Holdings as the company’s Vice President and Chief Auditor, and was also responsible for the company’s Enterprise Risk Management function and Sustainability initiative. Prior to Payless, she was a Director of Internal Audit at The Home Depot where she directed audits in the Finance and Shared Services areas, including Sarbanes-Oxley testing. Previously, she delivered post-deal integration services at PricewaterhouseCoopers and was a member of the Corporate Audit Staff at General Electric.
A recent McKinsey survey found that the CFO’s role has become broader and more complex than even 2 years ago. Today’s CFO has an average of 6.2 reporting functional areas with a corresponding increase in responsibilities including board engagement and taking the lead in digital transformation initiatives. Key takeaways for this session include: