Category Archives: Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A)

Key Considerations in Business Planning for 2017 & Beyond

This week’s article is by John W. Braine, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. With a new administration in Washington, likely business regulation changes have become key considerations in business planning for 2017. For example, there may be legislation introduced that is … Continue reading

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How to Prepare Your Integrated Financial Plan for Investors

This week’s article is by Mark S. Becker, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. Demonstrating growth prospects and potential for high ROI attracts venture capital, and your probability of closing a venture deal increases in proportion to how thoroughly you prepare your … 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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Should You Consider Implementing Project-Based Accounting?

This week’s linked article is by John W. Braine, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. Project-based accounting (or PBA) is frequently applied by project-based businesses in manufacturing, construction, professional services and government-contracting sectors. Contrasted with standard accounting, expenses and revenue are tracked … Continue reading

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Financial Planning & Analysis: What It Is & Why It’s Important

This week’s post and linked full PDF are by Arthur F. Rothberg, Managing Director, CFO Edge, LLC. Executives leading small and mid-sized businesses sometimes believe financial planning and analysis (FP&A) is only beneficial for large corporations. In fact, companies of any … Continue reading

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