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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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Outsourced CFO Services: By Any Other Name

More Los Angles and Southern California business leaders are engaging outsourced CFO services firms to help improve financial performance, drive greater profitability and increase shareholder value. If you Google “outsourced CFO services,” you’ll see them described under many names: contract … 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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Internal Fraud: A Proactive Stance Reduces the Allure and Risks

There are a myriad of ways an employee can steal from an employer ranging from getting a payment issued for a fraudulent purpose to misuse of corporate credit cards to theft of on-book cash. This CFO Edge article… Internal Fraud: … Continue reading

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Getting the Most from an Outsourced CFO Services Provider

When engaging an executive service provider – such as a contracted chief financial officer – it is critical to ensure that the relationship has a firm foundation based on mutual trust, shared understanding of the business challenges the firm faces, … 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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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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Expense Reporting: Web Apps Gain on Spreadsheets

Expense reporting – long seen as time consuming and costly by finance groups and employees alike – is moving to the cloud. The CFO Edge article… Expense Reporting: Web Apps Gain on Spreadsheets …compares and contrasts spreadsheets with web-based expense … 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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CFO vs. Controller: Understanding the Differences

Many growing organizations do not have a clear understanding of the differences between the CFO and the Controller, and they often overlook the value that a CFO can bring to their businesses. A closer look at the skill sets and … Continue reading

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