Tag Archives: financial strategy

What To Look for In a CFO Services Firm (4 of 9 in the series)

In this series, we’ve been discussing how businesses can improve growth, profitability and shareholder value metrics by engaging an outsourced CFO services firm. With lots of offers for outsourced CFO services, a question arises: how do you find the right … Continue reading

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Outsourced CFO Services: Creating Opportunities for Your Business

This week’s article is by Randy Miller, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. Outsourcing CFO services can open your business to a world of potential benefits including the assurance that you receive expert, objective and innovative strategic and operational financial advice. This … Continue reading

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Cutting Business Expenses Through Unconventional Methods

In these challenging economic times, many companies are looking for ways to reduce expenditures. This CFO Edge article… Cutting Business Expenses Through Unconventional Methods …suggests some outside-the-box ways to streamline operations and reduce expenditures. While the first instinct for struggling businesses … Continue reading

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Restructuring and Rightsizing: A Proactive Approach to a Management Challenge

Organizational change strategies such as rightsizing and restructuring are designed to transform companies into more efficient, more agile and more customer-driven organizations. These processes have both short-term and long-term consequences, and this article… Restructuring and Rightsizing: A Proactive Approach to … Continue reading

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Contract Negotiation

Negotiating contracts can be stressful, even for the most seasoned negotiator. For those new to the process it can be daunting. This CFO Edge article… Contract Negotiation …provides an overview of the contract negotiation process and suggests eight guidelines for … Continue reading

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Equity Financing: Partnering with an Angel Investor

High-growth companies and start-ups frequently seek equity investors to fund activity needed to reach aggressive business objectives.  This CFO Edge article… Equity Financing: Partnering with an Angel Investor …reviews the process of finding and partnering with an angel investor. It … Continue reading

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Planned Re-Exposure of Revised Revenue Recognition Standard

Along with after-tax profits and EBITDA, revenue is among the most critical measures of a company’s health and growth potential. Therefore, when changes take place in rules governing accounting for revenue, it is a highly significant event.  This CFO Edge … Continue reading

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Incentive Compensation Plans that Work

A carefully designed, well executed incentive compensation program helps a company attract, motivate and reward top-notch employees. It will also sustain a creative, performance-driven work environment, as well as support behaviors that align with the organization’s business objectives, marketing goals … Continue reading

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M&A Planning: Sell-Side Due Diligence

Proactive engagement in sell-side due diligence as preparation for a merger or acquisition is often a step neglected by companies approaching the market. Acquiring companies will conduct their own due diligence, and an acquisition candidate that performs its own comprehensive discovery process will be better equipped to … Continue reading

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Why Would a CFO Hire a CFO?

During periods of organizational transition or when faced with challenges that require specific expertise or additional capacity, many CFOs bring in an outside CFO. Leading chief financial officers understand that contracting for advice or support is both a sign of … Continue reading

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