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Today’s CFO: Which profile best suits your company?

Original article can be found at: http://www.mckinsey.com/insights/corporate_finance/todays_cfo_which_profile_best_suits_your_company   Most readers are well aware that the role of the CFO generally has broadened over the past decade. Beyond the core responsibilities of financial reporting, audit and compliance, planning, treasury, and capital structure, many CFOs are playing a stronger role […]

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5 Things To Include Your CFO On Outside Their Normal Duties

Originally posted at: http://blog.360cloudsolutions.com/5-things-to-include-your-cfo-on-outside-their-normal-duties   When you are the CEO part of the job is regulating duties and keeping people in the know about things they should be informed of. Keeping management up to date on industry news and events is key to continued business innovations and […]

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CFO’s job is to look from ‘outside in’

Great video on CNN: http://money.cnn.com/video/news/2013/06/20/f-leadership-adp-jan-siegmund-cfo-role.fortune/

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The Role of the CFO

Original article can be found at: http://strategiccfo.com/wikicfo/the-role-of-the-cfo-chief-financial-officer/   The role of the CFO (Chief Financial Officer) has been changing over the past twenty years. Originally, the role of the CFO revolved around producing and analyzing the financial statements. However, because of the computerization of the accounting function […]

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Seven of the most likely IPOs coming in December 2015

Seven of the most likely IPOs coming in December Read more:  http://www.nasdaq.com/article/seven-of-the-most-likely-ipos-coming-in-december-cm548564#ixzz3tO9CI5BS

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Ten well-known IPOs probably pushed to 2016

Originally posted at: http://www.nasdaq.com/article/ten-well-known-ipos-probably-pushed-to-2016-cm548591   Will good things come to those who wait? In total, we estimate that as much as $7.0 billion that could have been raised in the 4Q15 from high-profile IPOs (mostly large LBOs) has now been pushed back to 2016. This has contributed […]

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Is It Time for My Business to Hire a Virtual CFO?

Knowing when to say when, is essential in all areas of life; but perhaps no more than for the President of a rapidly growing entrepreneurial firm. Having done the hard part, you have worked around the clock for years on end. You have finely tuned your business […]

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How to Improve Your Sales

You might be familiar with the concept of the “sales funnel”. It says that you have a large pool of leads, of which some become prospects, and these prospects lead to a smaller number of customers through various processes such as proposals, presentations, qualifications and others. Getting […]

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Pricing an IPO

Pricing an IPO is a tricky endeavor. The process starts with appointing a lead manager that will be act as a bookrunner. This bookrunner will help determine the appropriate price for shares using two methods. One is the fixed price method, which, as it names suggests, fixes […]

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Basics of Money Management

Money management is as important to a business as getting new customers. Of course, there is always to option of hiring an accountant or a bookkeeper but understanding money management for yourself is still very important. In this article we will treat some of the basics of […]

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