Topic: International Finance

New Lease Accounting Standards Curfew December 31… Do You Know Where Your Balance Sheet Is?

Lease accounting to comply with new Accounting Standards Update (ASU) under FASB 842(US) and IFRS … Read More

Improving Financial Reporting to the Board: Is Your Board Bored?

At a next board meeting, study the behaviors of the directors when they listen to … Read More

The Issue – November 2018

In this issue, Marcus Bergen discusses the hazards and opportunities of expanding abroad. This is a must-read for domestic companies considering international expansion. Read More

The Issue – October 2018

In this issue, CFOs2Go Managing Partner Bob Weis discusses the changing role of consultants, and how we at CFOs2Go develop them. Read More

Accounting for foreign currency: Will you get lost in translation?

In this blog, CFOs2GO’s newest Partner and co-lead of the International Practice Group, Marcus Bergen provides a brief refresher course of the methodology to follow in order to properly account for foreign currencies under U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (US GAAP). Read More

Making the Finance Operation the Best it Can Be

In this blog, Bob discusses several operational changes that your organization can make to ensure performance improvement. 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

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

The Issue – November 2016

In this issue one of our partners, Jack Doty, discuss the role of the Consulting CFO and the challenges a business encounters where an experienced CFO can add considerable value and insight. He expresses how properly faced, crisis and growth challenges are the very opportunities that cause companies to grow and prosper…”. He has included some case history from his work to illustrate key points. Read More