Growing entrepreneurial companies require a non-traditional style of financial management to succeed. Our years of hands-on financial management in successfully meeting the challenges of these environments uniquely qualifies us to fill this role. Our highly developed skills in preparing a business to secure the growth capital it needs and to manage growth in the post-funding environment help ensure success of the growth strategy. Typical of our work performed under the Business Growth Solution is as follows.
Prepare financial projections which articulate the operational goals and objectives that management has in its vision for the company's future.
Determine metrics which provide the tools to measure progress to the company's go forward plan.
Establish timely, accurate, and meaningful financial reporting which is responsive to management's need for information in evaluating its progress to the go forward plan.
Work closely with management at all levels in interpreting recurring financial reports.
Develop supplementary financial reporting which "digs deep" by analyzing and reporting on profitability by business segment, product line, geographic region, or other meaningful stratification of the company's business segments.
Prepare cash flow projections and analyses to determine adequacy of financial reserves.
Establish controls and procedures to enhance control and management of resource utilization, including cash.
Assist management in reporting to board, bank, or other third party entities which require recurring financial reporting.
The Interim CFO Solution
Our Interim CFO Solution solves client needs when the senior financial manager position in the company is vacant or when high level supplementary staff is needed to timely meet important financial objectives. We move swiftly to ensure that the operations of the accounting and financial area continue to timely meet the needs of management and that compliance with reporting and other requirements are met, and assist the transition to new permanent staffing. Typical of our work in The Interim CFO Solution is as follows.
Ensure timely completion of monthly financial statements and other monthly or interim reporting.
Ensure that compliance filings, financial reporting requirements and the like are timely met.
Hire, train, and develop accounting staff.
Lead selection of accounting software and train personnel in its use.
Implement a system of controls and procedures to produce timely and accurate financial reporting.
Implement procedures for participative budgeting, forecasting and analysis of monthly financial results.
Establish and maintain cost/profitability analysis by product/product line/business unit.
Improve quality of, and efficiency in production of, financial reports.
Establish/lead internal credit and collection function.
Lead preparation for, and activities required during, outside audit.