Category Archives: Financial Infrastructure

How to Implement a New ERP Software System

This week’s downloadable article is by Sherry Rahbar, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. While a business owner or executive management team is always deeply involved in ERP system selection, implementation is typically turned over to the IT team with executive management much … 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 Importance of Keeping Your House in Order

This week’s post and linked full PDF are by Michael K. Menerey, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. When they don’t keep their financial and business house in order, executives leading small and mid-sized companies face more hurdles as they seek funding … Continue reading

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Continuous Accounting: A Paradigm Shift for Finance Teams

This week’s post and linked full PDF are by Arthur F. Rothberg, Managing Director, CFO Edge, LLC. Contrasted with the record-to-report accounting model in widespread use over the last century, continuous accounting is a paradigm shift for finance teams. The … Continue reading

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The Need to Bring Finance & Accounting into the Digital Age

This week’s post and linked full PDF are by John W. Braine, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. The need to bring finance and accounting into the digital age springs from a disconnect: while so much of our personal and business activities … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Revisiting Processes, Workflows & Technology

This week’s post and linked full PDF are by Arthur F. Rothberg, Managing Director, CFO Edge, LLC. When companies have operated for more than ten years without significant changes to their processes, workflows, and technologies, it is likely they are not … Continue reading

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Start Preparing Now for New Revenue Recognition Standard

This week’s post and linked full PDF are by Howard Goldman, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. While the effective dates have been delayed for the new FASB/IASB revenue recognition standard replacing industry-specific GAAP rules, Los Angeles and Southern California executives face … Continue reading

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The Importance of Choosing the Right ERP Software

This week’s post and linked full article are by Mark S. Becker, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. A critical element of the financial and operational infrastructure for most small and mid-sized Los Angeles and Southern California companies is the ERP software. … Continue reading

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The Importance of Proper Financial & Operational Infrastructure

This week’s post and linked full article are by Sherry Rahbar, CFO Edge, LLC. When Los Angeles and Southern California entrepreneurs start their companies, daily activity can many times be run in a “seat of the pants” and less formal … Continue reading

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