Most CFO do not have time to take on new tasks. The accounting cycle in today’s fast paced environment means you are no sooner done with one month end close and you are starting the next. There is little time to work on the business because you are always in it.
And how many CFO’s do you know that want to go on sales calls, walk the plant floor, or network for the company. Its not in their personality, that’s why they are accountants.