Many founders and CEOs of startups don’t spend a lot of time thinking about CFOs. When it comes to finance for a startup, founders focus on more pressing needs: What’s my burn rate? How long is my runway? How does our annual recurring revenue (ARR) look? How much more money do we need? As an […]

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A full-time CFO often costs upwards of $200,000 a year, including salary and benefits. Hiring a part-time or contract seasoned CFO can often make sense for early-stage, high-growth organizations that aren’t in a financial position to on-board a full-time financial executive.  Click to learn more.

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The CFO Has to Be a Jack-of-All-Trades — and Master of Them, Too Posted by Arleen Thomas, CPA, CGMA on Jan 20, 2015 How should up-and-coming CFOs regard their role in the corporate hierarchy? They might do well to think of themselves as “the voice of reason.” There were many comments about the shifting role […]

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Early stage and small companies need CFOs with a different mindset and skills than their peers’ in large organizations. Of course, early stage CFOs can and do manage P&L and handle investor relations, but they also do a lot more. How do you know when it’s time to bring one on? And more importantly, what […]