4. Chief Financial Officers
What They Do: Chief financial officers are responsible for driving their company’s financial planning, deciding on investment strategies and performing risk management. Their duties also include managing vendor relationships, supervising all finance personnel and ensuring compliance with the law and the company’s policies.
How to Become One: As with all C-suite roles, you’ll need to begin in an entry-level position and work your way up the ranks. You’ll typically need a relevant finance or business degree, as well as extensive experience in a managerial role.