Monthly Archives: October 2013

Who Is On Your Outsourcing Dream Team?

In their ongoing efforts to maximize efficiency, stay focused on their core competencies, and get more done with less, many Los Angeles and Southern California business owners and executives are reaping the benefits of outsourcing. But some still think that … Continue reading

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The Five Key Steps to Buying a Business

Buying a business and organic growth are the two main options when Los Angeles and Southern California executives consider ways to expand their businesses. While organic growth is usually slow and steady, acquiring a business may enable a company to … Continue reading

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Historical Financial Reporting vs. Future Financial Reporting

There are two main types of financial reporting conducted by Los Angeles and Southern California businesses: historical reporting, which looks back at past financial performance, and predictive reporting, which proactively looks ahead to future financial performance. While the vast majority … Continue reading

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The CFO’s Secret Weapon: An Outsourced CFO

The CFOs of most Los Angeles and Southern California businesses juggle a lot of balls and wear a lot of different hats. As a part of their big-picture oversight roles, CFOs are responsible for managing myriad different financial functions. Sometimes, … Continue reading

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Acquisition Strategies: Integrating the Finance & Accounting Operations

Upon completing a merger or acquisition, capitalizing on financial and accounting department synergies becomes both a goal and a benefit. It has been noted that the total cost of the finance function can be reduced by up to 40 percent … Continue reading

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