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What to Know When You’re Transitioning Accounting Duties

This article is by Mark S. Becker, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. Transitioning accounting duties comes into play in scenarios like an acquisition, a merger or outsourcing accounting to a third-party services provider. Challenges in transitioning accounting duties occur if procedures … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Forming a Captive Insurance Company

This week’s article is by John W. Braine, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. Challenges presented by current business insurance offerings can include coverage gaps, exclusions and uncontrolled premium changes. Companies who form, own and control their captive insurance company establish a … Continue reading

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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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Is a Joint Venture Right for Your Company?

This week’s article is by John W. Braine, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. With economic optimism on the upswing, many executives are revisiting and launching growth initiatives like mergers, acquisitions and IPOs. Another growth initiative worthy of consideration is a joint … Continue reading

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Should You Opt for an IPO?

This week’s article is by Arthur F. Rothberg, Managing Director, CFO Edge, LLC. While the allure of an IPO – offering shares to employees, a cash windfall and media attention – is attractive and powerful, many more factors go into … 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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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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When Should You Outsource vs. Do Work In-House?

This week’s post and linked full PDF are by Sherry Rahbar, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. Given outsourcing’s potential benefits and “gig economy” trending, executives are more frequently looking at when they should outsource vs. do work in-house. The use of … 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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