Tag Archives: finance

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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Cybercrime: A Growing Risk for Businesses & CFOs

This week’s article is by John W. Braine, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. With roles of CFOs traditionally including oversight of risk management and keeping company assets safe, cybercrime’s continually growing risk significantly impacts finance departments at many businesses. Reviewed in … 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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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 Importance of Linking Your Financial and Operational Strategy

This week’s post and linked article are by Mark S. Becker, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. Similar to Los Angeles and Southern California executives valuing the right work/life balance, forward-thinking executives recognize the gains from achieving the right balance when linking … Continue reading

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Six Tips for Communicating with Non-Financial Executives

This week’s post and linked full article are by Sherry Rahbar, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. Finance leaders sometimes face challenges in communicating with non-financial executives who don’t understand complex financial statements and spreadsheets. Contrasted with the natural abilities and enjoyment … Continue reading

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Growth Strategies: How Should You Finance New Equipment?

This week’s post and linked full article are by William K. Thorpe, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. With the progressively improving economy and continuing low interest rates, a number of Los Angeles and Southern California executives are expanding their businesses and … Continue reading

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How to Maximize the Value of Your Finance & Accounting Department

Being able to fully maximize the value of their finance and accounting departments is a top priority of Los Angeles and Southern California business owners and entrepreneurs. Maximizing return on a financial team is grounded in successfully implementing and monitoring … Continue reading

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Improving Communication with Your Finance and Accounting Department

This week’s post and linked full article are by Randy Miller, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. It has been said that finance and accounting can be “Greek” to non-finance people, and – when coupled with other challenges in the executive management/finance … Continue reading

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Acquisition Strategies: Integrating the Finance & Accounting Operations

Upon completing a merger or acquisition, capitalizing on financial and accounting department synergies becomes both a goal and a benefit. It has been noted that the total cost of the finance function can be reduced by up to 40 percent … Continue reading

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