Google next-generation CFO and you’ll find 50-odd articles, whitepapers, and blogs on the evolving role of the chief financial officer. But, there’s a nuance the headlines miss: it’s not just the next generation’s role that is evolving, it’s the now generation’s role, as well. The now-gen CFO can’t be just a finance executive. This is particularly true in a private equity-backed environment, where the days of a controller-style finance department are long gone. To be a real strategic partner to the business, now-gen CFOs must embrace the data science side of the FP&A house. Read more at CFO.com.