CFO Agenda Issue 8: Getting to the bottom line: Controlling spending and reducing deficits in the public sector

As Canada’s federal and provincial governments strive to control spending and reduce budget deficits, the role of public sector CFOs has changed. On top of managing day-to-day operational pressures, they’re now helping manage their organization’s performance and delivering on policy-driven targets. At the same time, they’re under pressure to maintain or even improve service levels with fewer resources.