Tag Archives: outsourced cfo services

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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How to Minimize Risks in Family Business Succession

This week’s article is by Arthur F. Rothberg, Managing Director, CFO Edge, LLC. When considering passing their businesses to family members, owners should be aware of risk factors and understand how to minimize risks in family business succession. Succession risk planning … Continue reading

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Making the Finance Department a True Team Player

This week’s linked article is by Michael K. Menerey, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. In some organizations, the finance department is viewed by other groups as a necessary evil: continually nagging with requirements on how things should be done or for more … Continue reading

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Robotic Process Automation: The Future of Digital Technology

This week’s post and linked full PDF are by John W. Braine, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. In our recent article, The Need to Bring Finance & Accounting into the Digital Age, we looked at how important it is for finance groups … Continue reading

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Key Steps to Building a High-Performance Finance Staff

This week’s post and linked full PDF are by Mark S. Becker, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. Given increasingly important finance department contributions to overall strategic direction, it is critical to know and apply the key steps to building a high-performance finance … 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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Continuous Accounting: A Paradigm Shift for Finance Teams

This week’s post and linked full PDF are by Arthur F. Rothberg, Managing Director, CFO Edge, LLC. Contrasted with the record-to-report accounting model in widespread use over the last century, continuous accounting is a paradigm shift for finance teams. The … Continue reading

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Lean: It Isn’t Just for Manufacturing

This week’s post and linked full article are by Howard Goldman, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. While most executives in Los Angeles and Southern California are familiar with lean manufacturing, many who own and manage non-manufacturing companies aren’t as familiar with … Continue reading

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How Small Businesses Can Use Big Data

This week’s post and full article are by John W. Braine, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. While many Los Angeles and Southern California executives may think big data is only for large corporations, there are many ways small businesses can use … 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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