The Call of Consulting

By on September 5, 2019 at 7:16am


CFOs in Canada were asked how attractive a career in consulting is to senior-level accounting and finance executives. Their responses:*

35% Very attractive
55% Somewhat attractive
7% Somewhat unattractive
2% Very unattractive
2% Don't know

*Responses do not total 100% due to rounding.

The most attractive aspect of a consulting career, according to CFOs:**

26% Variety and challenge of work
24% Flexible schedule
18% Attractive compensation
18% Ability to make decisions more autonomously
15% Active employment

**Responses do not total 100% due to rounding; question asked of respondents who think a career in consulting is very or somewhat attractive.

In-demand attributes for consultants:

Change-management experience
Drive and enthusiasm
Soft skills
Technical expertise

Source: Robert Half Management Resources survey of more than 300 CFOs at companies in Canada

© 2019 Robert Half Management Resources.

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