Category Archives: AR & AP Management

The Benefits of Bank Treasury Management Tools

This week’s article is by Arthur F. Rothberg, Managing Director, CFO Edge, LLC. The many benefits of bank treasury management tools are just as compelling as the benefits of accounting and other software programs that small and mid-sized businesses use. … Continue reading

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When & How to Deduct Business Bad Debts

This week’s article is by Arthur F. Rothberg, Managing Director, CFO Edge, LLC. When diligence in performing credit checks and attempting to collect receivables do not achieve results, it is important to know when and how to deduct business bad … Continue reading

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The Importance of Managing Working Capital for Liquidity

This week’s linked article is by John W. Braine, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. Managing working capital for liquidity has been a critical success factor for companies surviving and thriving since the economic downtown. A disciplined approach – spending wisely, controlling … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Establishing Strong Vendor Relationships

This week’s article is by Mark S. Becker, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. Viewing vendors as partners and consistently seeking win-win outcomes help deliver the many benefits of strong vendor relationships. Even in successful long-term relationships, periodic vendor reviews are needed … Continue reading

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The Importance of Checking a New Client’s Creditworthiness

This week’s linked article is by Arthur F. Rothberg, Managing Director, CFO Edge, LLC. Bringing in a new client rightly generates excitement and positive experiences all around. But too often enthusiasm not accompanied by a routine new-client credit check can … Continue reading

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The Limits of DIY: When to Use an Accounting Professional

This week’s post and linked full PDF are by Michael K. Menerey, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. As widespread and preferable as it sometimes is, a do-it-yourself approach is not always best in business – especially in business finances and accounting. When … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Using Purchasing Cards

This week’s post and linked full PDF are by William K. Thorpe, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. With high costs and significant processing time for using purchase orders in the procure-to-pay process, it makes sense to take a close look at … Continue reading

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The Hidden Costs of Accounts Payable Processing

This week’s post and linked full PDF are by Arthur F. Rothberg, Managing Director, CFO Edge, LLC. The hidden costs of accounts payable processing may not occur to all Los Angeles and Southern California business leaders, but their presence erodes … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Moving to Automated Expense Management

This week’s post and full article are by John W. Braine, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. With sales and revenue growth driving increased expenditures at many Los Angeles and Southern California companies, executives are looking at the benefits of moving to … Continue reading

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Four Steps for Improving Your A/R Collections Efforts

This week’s post and linked full article are by William K. Thorpe, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. With the progressing economic recovery, some executives leading Los Angeles and Southern California businesses are seeing sales and revenue improvements, but it’s important to … Continue reading

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