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How to Hire a CFO

Rankin McKenzie is pleased to offer this complimentary guide to aid you during the crucial process of hiring a Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

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Videos

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Hiring Rankin McKenzie

Engaging with Rankin McKenzie starts with a conversation with Beth Mullaney, Partner. In this video we speak with Beth about the process and what you can expect.

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Life as a Fractional CFO

Robert McKenzie, co-founder and managing partner, shares a detailed overview of life as a fractional CFO at Rankin McKenzie. He reveals how the team has cultivated a culture that challenges and inspires high-caliber talent.

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Articles

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Top 10 Misunderstood Financial Terms for SME Leaders

Introduction: For leaders of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), financial literacy is a cornerstone of effective decision-making. However, some financial terms are often misunderstood, leading to potential missteps in business strategy and financial planning. This article aims to clarify not just the definitions, but also common misconceptions surrounding these terms.

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The Focus of CFOs at Privately-Held Companies

Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) play a pivotal role in the financial and operational health of businesses, irrespective of their public or private status. While fundamental responsibilities around financial reporting, analysis, and forecasting remain consistent, the approach and emphasis significantly differ when comparing privately-held companies to publicly traded ones. This article

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Fractional Executives for SMEs

Fractional Executives are for Businesses Experiencing Growth and Transition – Regardless of Size

The traditional view of fractional executives, including Chief Financial Officers (CFOs), often confines them to the realm of startups or small enterprises operating on tight budgets. However, this perspective is evolving rapidly. In today’s dynamic corporate landscape, businesses undergoing periods of substantial growth or significant transition—regardless of their size—stand to

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