The Difference Between an external CPA firm and fractional CFO (and an interesting solution for employing both)

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By: Beth Mullaney, Director of Business Development, Partner Business owners of any size need a financial bench that can accommodate their ever-changing needs – everything from bookkeeping, tax compliance and reporting, to revenue forecasting and long-term financial strategy. There is a common misconception among small and medium-sized business owners that an external CPA firm and the […]

When Should Startups Hire A CFO?


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 […]

What You Need to Know About Hiring a CFO


What You Need to Know About Hiring a CFO From the January 2013 issue of Entrepreneur Q: How do I know when it’s time to hire a CFO? A: I’m glad to hear business is taking off to the point that you realize you need someone you can trust to handle the money side of […]