Tag Archives: cfo

Growth Strategies: Is an M&A in Your Company’s Future?

This week’s article is by Arthur F. Rothberg, Managing Director, CFO Edge, LLC. While “M&A” and “mergers and acquisitions” bring to mind multibillion-dollar M&A deals, about two-thirds of disclosed M&A deals in 2016 were under $100 million and about one-fourth … Continue reading

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A Healthcare Option Returns: Qualified Small Employer HRA

This week’s article is by Arthur F. Rothberg, Managing Director, CFO Edge, LLC. Effective January 1, 2017, QSEHRAs – or Qualified Small Employer Health Reimbursement Arrangements – are again a way for firms with fewer than 50 employers to offer … Continue reading

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How Much Financial Data is Too Much Financial Data?

This week’s article is by Mark S. Becker, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. Charged with delivering financial information to management, a finance team can sometimes provide too much data with negative impacts in many areas. When management receives too much financial … Continue reading

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Now is the Time to Prepare for New Accounting Standards

This week’s article is by Arthur F. Rothberg, Managing Director, CFO Edge, LLC. Rapidly-approaching implementation dates for FASB and IASB changes in revenue recognition and lease accounting mean now is the time to prepare for new accounting standards. Revenue Recognition … Continue reading

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Why You Must Keep Your Key Advisors Consistently Informed

This week’s article is by Michael K. Menerey, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. For small and mid-sized firms, “as needed” working relationships with their key advisors – like CPAs, attorneys and other professionals – are beneficial in that full-time positions, salaries … 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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White Paper – CFO or Controller: What’s Right for Your Business?

As their businesses expand, leaders of entrepreneurial and growing companies in Los Angeles and Southern California face two questions: Should we hire a full-time financial team leader? Should this person be a chief financial officer or a controller? The right … Continue reading

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What a CFO Brings to a Startup Company

This week’s post and full article are by Mark S. Becker, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. With the improving economy and accompanying increase in startup ventures, one of the ways that entrepreneurs can leverage limited budgets is to look at what … Continue reading

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How to Improve Resource Management & Allocation

This week’s post and linked full article are by John W. Braine, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. A significant challenge for Los Angeles and Southern California executives in the current slow-growth economy is managing and allocating limited corporate resources to generate … Continue reading

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