Finance Leader Services (CFO Services)

When I boomeranged back to audit after holding an industry job I quickly thought "boy am I a better auditor (than I was)" & that was because I had been in the client's shoes. When I sat in industry I could plan a year-end audit or a quarter review with efficiency without knowing much about my new role or the company & that was largely because I had done audits from the other side for many years. When I boomeranged back to professional services (again but not audit) and became an advisor...

Simon Sinek posted again about numbers and money. Happy people make happy numbers I think he said. He discusses it often. “Managers work to see numbers grow. Leaders work to see people grow.” He discusses organizations who see growth through numbers versus impact. Great conversation for sure. I saw a post that said “We need more finance professionals that understand that numbers are not everything but it’s when combined with business insights that they become powerful” I had a client...


A great book-keeper is key to your business. A tax expert is essential to you as an entrepreneur. A CFO/Controller goes a step further and if you are growing it could make all the difference. http://ow.ly/UVZO30m26d5 Discuss with us investing in you & hiring an interim, part-time, contract or virtual finance leader. hashtag#financeleader hashtag#cfoservices
Small businesses are focused on getting product or services out and mastering and growing their business. They know they need to consider money – it feeds further investment and is at the core of any for profit business. They quickly recognize they need a tax expert and generally take the time to partner with someone that can help them with that challenge. Before long they know that time is a resource that is more constrained and sensitive than even money so they will find a book-keeper too....

Are you saving money by not hiring a CFO? A Chartered Professional Accountant with over 5 years qualifications is going to cost you over $100k annually. A CFO/Controller level with over 10 years experience is going to expect over $150k for such a role. The best candidates with true leadership abilities are likely wanting closer to $200k or more. These salaries do not include the book-keeping, tax expertise and other junior level tablestakes that are the necessaries in small and medium business....
3 characteristics of a modern CFO

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