Topic: Financial Modeling & Analysis

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