Small Business CFO Services
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CFO Services for Small Businesses
Our CFO services help small businesses make forward-thinking financial decisions. We use accounting data to help our clients develop budgets, financial projections, and strategic plans to grow their business.
Why Does Your Small Business Need CFO Services?
Many small businesses fail because they cannot manage their money. They struggle with accounting and finance, or only compile financial data for tax purposes. However, the true purpose of the accounting and finance function is to use data to make decisions that impact the future of your business.
If you are unable to access the financial performance of your business, benchmark it to industry standards, or make revenue-producing decisions, you need CFO services. If you do not have a budget, or routinely analyze variances in your budget versus actual performance, you need CFO services. If you need help preparing a financial forecasts to shareholders or lenders to acquire funding, you need CFO services. If you need help making strategic decisions, such as investing into new activities to drive business growth, you need CFO services. Our CFO services will help you assess the financial health of your business to help you make decisions to accomplish your primary goals.
What Are CFO Services?
Outsourced CFO services are third-party services that reflect the typical responsibilities of a CFO, or chief financial officer. The benefits of using outsourced CFO services is that it provides small businesses with quality financial oversight at the fraction of the cost of hiring a full-time CFO. Accounting services, such as bookkeeping, help you report prior financial data. CFO services, on the other hand, help you use prior accounting data to forecast the future.
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How Do Our CFO Services for Small Businesses Work?
Our CFO services for small businesses are designed to make your business profitable. We will assign you a part-time CFO to your business. This person will gain an in-depth understanding of your business and industry, help you develop and achieve goals, provide financial strategy, and analyze your finances on a routine basis. Our CFO services consist of 5 steps:
Assess Financial Data: Your CFO will analyze your current business’ balance sheet, income statements, and other financial data.
Develop Benchmarks: Your CFO will develop a budget and benchmarks based on your goals, prior financial performance, and industry conditions.
Performance Review: Your CFO will assess and report actual financial performance relative to the benchmarks set on an ongoing basis.
Strategy Planning: Your CFO will help you develop strategic goals and financials plans to help you achieve them.
Monitor and Evaluate Strategy: Your CFO will provide ongoing support including evaluation of current strategy (revising as needed), monthly meetings, phone assistance, and planning.
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What Makes Our CFO Services Unique?
Our holistic approach and specificity to small businesses is what makes our CFO services unique. Our partners own several small businesses and truly understand the headaches associated with managing the financials of your business. We use our financial backgrounds and small business experience to help you with issues like pricing your products, setting your marketing budget, and understanding overhead costs.
Our CFO services pick up the ball where you last dropped it. If you need help with bookkeeping & tax preparation, we can assist. If you do your own bookkeeping, we can come in and benchmark it to your competitors, project future performance, and monitor financial performance on an ongoing basis.
Our CFO services for small businesses provides value that is critical to your financial health. Our CFOs will help you understand:
- How to grow your company
- Your financials statements and how to make make better financial decisions
- How to create and implement budgets
- Cash flows
- Financial forecasting
- Strategic planning
Know What Is Critical To Your Small Business
Our CFOs will help you understand your:
- Complance: How to keep your business compliant and save the most on taxes.
- Financials Statements: How to read them and how to use them to make decisions
- Growth: The latest tips, tools, and tricks to help you scale your business.
Features of Our CFO Services for Small Businesses
Many small businesses do not know how to interpret their financial performance. One way to do this is to benchmark your financial data against what is common in your industry. Our CFO Services include proprietary software to benchmark your data to industry standards.
Budgeting & Variance Analysis
With our CFO services, you will receive support in developing your budget and tracking the performance of your budget on an ongoing basis. Our CFO service will compare your actual performance to your budget, and highlight areas in which you can improve your profitability.
Business Performance Review
Our CFO’s will routinely assess the performance of your business and grade your financial health. You will receive comprehensive diagnostic reports that include key trends, ratios, and other financial data that is relevant to the operations of your business.
Why Use Outsourced CFO Services?
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Frequently Asked Questions
Does Your CFO Services Include Bookkeeping?
Our accounting and bookkeeping services is a standalone service that focuses on reporting on historical data. Our CFO services is an add-on service that analyzes historical data and provides future projections based on it. The purpose of the CFO service is to act as a finance function for your small business, whereas bookkeeping is focused on accounting prior performance. When used together, your small business when receive complete financial guidance to drive decision-making.
How Will You Secure My Financial Data?
Our CFO services include secured permissions which prevents any unauthorized users from access to your financial data. We can also set-up restrictions on your account to limit what your authorized users can see in your account.
Does Your CFO Service Include Consultation with a CFO?
Yes, our CFO service includes consultation. This person will have received extensive training and experience in helping small businesses measure, analyze, and project future performance.