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Posts by Steven A. Cook

The Guide to Long-Term Incentive Planning

06.09.2017 | Published By:

Steven A. Cook

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What kind of long-term incentive plan should your business have? vcfo breaks down best practices to avoid employee turnover and how to encourage your employees to reach new goals by using long-term incentives and benefits.

Categories: CFO Consulting

Tags: cfo consulting dallas,cfo series,virtual cfo services

Do You Need a CFO?

05.22.2017 | Published By:

Steven A. Cook

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I often get asked by my peers if their company needs a CFO and it’s not surprising for CEOs with good controllers and accounting managers to struggle with it. The lines between unique skill sets are blurred in many companies; however the differences are important and should not be overlooked. This post explains four key job responsibilities of CFOs and highlights red flags, which are helpful for deciding if it might be time to consider hiring a full time or part time CFO.

Categories: CFO Consulting, Executive Placement Consulting

Tags: strategic planning,cfo consulting,hiring manager,recruiting candidates,recruiting firms,hiring,executive leadership,operational advice

The First Question Every Consultant Should Ask

02.23.2017 | Published By:

Steven A. Cook

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Every strategic initiative or consulting engagement involving CFO services should start with one simple question: why are you in business? This post explores why this question is critical and how it can influence your strategy and management processes.

Categories: Finance, CFO Consulting

Tags: cfo consulting,cfo services,part time cfo