Category Archives: Financial Leadership

Building Resilience: The Role of the Finance Department

This week’s article is by John W. Braine, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. With cybercrime and other major business disruptions increasing in frequency and scope, an essential strategy is to make building resilience the role of the finance department. With its … Continue reading

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Managing Through a Finance Department Transition

This week’s article is by Mark S. Becker, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. When a finance department leader departs in an unexpected and sudden manner, the lack of time to prepare for a transition presents multiple challenges. It may be that … Continue reading

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The Role of Finance in Creating a Customer-Centric Culture

This week’s article is by John W. Braine, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. Grounding business actions in a deep understanding of what customers want is essential, and it’s helpful to look at the role of finance in creating a customer-centric culture. … Continue reading

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When Should You Consider Hiring a Part-Time CFO?

This week’s article is by Arthur F. Rothberg, Managing Director, CFO Edge, LLC. In this third and final article in our series on a Project CFO, an Interim CFO and a Part-Time CFO, we explore scenarios when you should consider … Continue reading

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When Should You Consider Hiring an Interim CFO?

This week’s article is by Howard Goldman, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. In this second article in our series on scenarios and benefits of a Project CFO, an Interim CFO and a Part-Time CFO, we explore situations when you should consider hiring … Continue reading

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When Should You Consider Hiring a Project CFO?

This week’s article is by Michael K. Menerey, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. When a company must address a specific project and needs high-level financial expertise not available internally, it can benefit by hiring a Project CFO. An on-demand Project CFO brings … Continue reading

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Making the Finance Department a True Team Player

This week’s linked article is by Michael K. Menerey, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. In some organizations, the finance department is viewed by other groups as a necessary evil: continually nagging with requirements on how things should be done or for more … 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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Key Steps to Building a High-Performance Finance Staff

This week’s post and linked full PDF are by Mark S. Becker, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. Given increasingly important finance department contributions to overall strategic direction, it is critical to know and apply the key steps to building a high-performance finance … 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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