Topic: financial assessments

Consumer Brands

Telling a Compelling Financial Story

In this blog, new partner and leader of CFOs2GO’s Branded Consumer Products practice area, Joe Greenhalgh, shares some common guidelines critical to making a successful financial presentation for every business audience including the board, investors, lenders or bankers. Read More

Using Olympic Training Methods to Improve Your Planning & Budgeting

In this blog, CFOs2GO lead partner of Strategic Services Practice, Tom Sheppard discusses Visualization as a tool used for anyone, not just Olympic athletes, to improve the alignment of strategy, planning, operations and budgeting Read More

Small Business and Growth Plateaus

In this blog, lead of CFOs2GO Small Business Practice, Doug Kennedy discusses how obvious and subtle changes are equally important when small businesses grow, and explains how to recognize them. Read More

Protecting Your NPO: Take A Deeper Look at Enterprise Risk Management

In this blog, CFOs2GO co-leader of the Non Profit Practice, Jess Gutierrez, discusses the complexities surrounding Enterprise Risk Management in Non Profit Organizations and the importance of understanding them. Read More

“Hello. We want to buy your Company.” Now what do you do?

In this blog, CFOs2GO lead partner of Strategic Services Practice, Tom Sheppard discusses the process of selling your company and shares the questions that need to be addressed in this process. Read More

Agri Business

Agribusiness Trends and Financial Implications

In this blog, CFOs2GO lead partner of Agribusiness, Marc Loupé, provides his financial assessment of one popular trend in the wine industry, Direct-To-Consumer sales. Read More

Financial Reporting for the Growing Manufacturer

In this blog, CFOs2GO lead partner of Food & Beverage Practice, Jack Doty, answers several questions and misunderstandings that surround financial reporting systems. Read More

The Value Surprise in Selling Your Business

In this post, CFOs2GO Partner, Doug Kennedy describes a frequent problem we encounter with founder/owners looking to sell their business. Read More

The Issue – March 2017

In this issue, Bob Weis discusses the importance of skill-sets traditionally associated with sales that should be present in a CFO if s/he is to be an effective communicator of a company’s financial information. This is particularly true in times of change such as growth or contraction. He cites a number of case studies from his experience and other respected sources (including the Harvard Business Review) and offers some insightful quotes from business leaders to build the case for looking beyond the numbers. He builds the case for seeking outside expertise on a part-time basis to assist the current CFO when unique or temporary circumstances are encountered such as mergers, acquisitions, foreign expansion, turnarounds, and rapid growth that strain capabilities. Read More

Is the Deck Stacked Against Foreign Firms Entering the U.S.?

In this blog, founding Partner, Bob Weis cites a blog in The Economist that discusses the challenges foreign firms face when entering the US Market. He then explains how local expertise will likely turn the negative numbers described by The Economist in your favor. Read More