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- n. The executive who is in charge of financial affairs, notably as head of a financial department, typically directly under the chief executive officer and/or the board who lead the corporation or other organisation as a whole
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- n. the corporate executive having financial authority to make appropriations and authorize expenditures for a firm
chief + financial + officer (Wiktionary)