Tag: CFO

Selling a Business? Successful Sellers Have These 3 Abilities

If you own a business, I’m sure you’ve thought about the “end” game…or maybe you haven’t! Whether you are thinking about selling in the next year or 2 or further down the road, here are some things to think about… let’s begin the dialogue. Do you have these abilities? 1) First and foremost, set your… Read more »

Companies That Benefit From a B2B CFO®

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Strong, Growing Companies Cash is tight due to growth Growing but not profitable Profitable but need financial strategies/systems/processes/controls to continue Struggling Companies Have constant cash struggles Poor profitability Are profitable but can’t improve from year-to-year Need new ideas to “break out” Need help immediately or they may “go under” (turnarounds) Need to reduce expenses and/or… Read more »

IMPROVING SALES AND PROFITABLITY

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Small and Mid-Market Companies Complimentary Financial Assessment Most Owners of small and mid-market companies could increase their sales and profits by better using their financial information: Their current financial reporting does not help them gain full insight to their true product, service and business line profitability.  This insight is needed to improve profits. Financial strategies using… Read more »

Is Your Business Ready for 2015?

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Do you have a budget, plan and strategy? Does your corporate culture and philosophy reach every employee and every segment of your business? Always remember – your business is likely your largest asset and deserves to be managed as such. As you embrace the New Year, ask and answer the following: 1. Am I clear… Read more »

Working Capital: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

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Working capital is the excess of current assets over current liabilities and is a financial measure of liquidity or ability of a business to meet its obligations. Current assets include cash, accounts receivable, inventory and other assets that are expected to be converted to cash within 12 months. Current liabilities include accounts payable and accrued… Read more »

Entrepreneurs want more for their Business

B2BCFO is once again honored to be recognized to the INC 500/5000 list of the fastest growing companies.  We had the distinct privilege of conducting a survey of 230 companies named to this years list. The results indicate that while most Entrepreneurs plan to sell their businesses… “they are stumped when it comes to adding… Read more »

Guarded Employment Diagnosis still the Trend

According to the latest CFO business outlook survey for Q4, 2013, Finance Execs are more optimistic than not about the recovery, but the pace is still slow. While confidence is on the rise, the prognosis is not translating into positive hiring trends. The culprit…uncertainties over the impact and implementation of the ACA (Affordable Care Act)…… Read more »