18 Jan.

CFO 4Sight: What’s the CFO outlook for 2024?

Thursday, 03:00 p.m.  ET | 1 hr
Credits offered: CPE Event language: English

Participants will examine the 2024 financial outlook of CFOs who participated in the Deloitte survey, and assess the forces that are impacting finance planning efforts.


Key takeaways

Host: Steve Gallucci, Global and US CFO Program leader, Deloitte LLP

Presenters: Ira Kalish, Chief Economist, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu

1.0 Overview CPE credit | Economics

CFOs are involved in nearly every aspect of corporate operations, serving as critical members of the C-suite, well beyond finance. Faced with ongoing inflation and the lingering risk of recession, CFOs look toward the new year with a renewed commitment to agility and financial discipline. In this edition of CFO 4Sight, we’ll look at how CFOs responded to the 4Q 2023 CFO Signals™ survey and discuss perspectives on their outlook. We’ll discuss:

  • Perceptions of the North American, Chinese, European, and other key economies, as well as the US equity markets
  • CFOs’ top priorities for 2024 and constraints to achieving financial performance goals
  • Expectations for company strategy, growth, capital, operations, and talent
  • Plans for M&A, joint ventures, and financing
  • Audit committees’ top areas of focus for 2024


Meet the speakers

Steve Gallucci

Steve Gallucci

Global and US CFO Program Leader

Steve is the Global and US leader for the CFO Program. The CFO Program harnesses the broad capabilities of the firm to deliver forward thinking insights for every stage of a CFO’s career. Steve helps CFOs manage the complexities of their roles, tackle compelling challenges, and adapt to strategic shifts in the market. In addition to his CFO Program leadership responsibilities, Steve’s 30 years of experience at Deloitte includes advising our largest and most complex clients in the Consumer & Industrial Products, Media, and Private Equity sectors. Prior to his current role, Steve served as the New York Marketplace Managing Partner.

Ira Kalish

Ira Kalish

Chief Global Economist, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu

Dr. Kalish is the Chief Global Economist of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Ltd. He is a specialist in global economic issues as well as the effects of economic, demographic, and social trends on the global business environment. He advises Deloitte clients as well as Deloitte’s leadership on economic issues and their impact on business strategy. In addition, he has given numerous presentations to corporations and trade organizations on topics related to the global economy. He is widely traveled and has given presentations in 47 countries on six continents. He has been quoted by the Wall Street Journal, The Economist, and The Financial Times. Dr. Kalish holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Vassar College and a PhD in international economics from Johns Hopkins University.


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