Monthly Archives: May 2011

Cash Flow Forecasting

A cash flow forecast, or cash flow projection, is a key element of financial strategy that supports near-term financial processes, overall capital structure and asset valuations. A proactive and systematic approach is required cash flow management, and the cash flow … Continue reading

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Audit Preparation: A Formula for High Return on Audit Investment

If your next audit were a stock you held, how would you characterize the return you’d like to see? You might say high RO(A)I—Return on Audit Investment—would include timely completion, fees in line with expectations, as well as an accurate … Continue reading

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Revisiting Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance

The Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) has brought major changes to the regulation of financial reporting and corporate governance practices. While SOX requirements may seem burdensome, time-consuming and costly – especially when organizations are first developing systems and processes for assessment and … Continue reading

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Reinventing Your Company for Long Term Growth

At a time when many companies are just beginning to see positive signs of economic recovery, this new CFO Edge article… Reinventing Your Company for Long Term Growth …pushes us to consider and plan for the future. Change is the … Continue reading

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Negotiating Fair Financial Covenants

Slow economic recovery, tight credit, and upcoming changes to accounting principles are making successful financial covenant negotiation more important than ever. Financial covenants establish benchmark metrics that can ensure a company stays healthy. If the requirements are too stringent or … Continue reading

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