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How to Determine if You Need New Accounting Software Part One

08.11.2017 | Published By:

Carter Freeman, Denver

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One of the questions we receive most often is how a company can know when it’s time to make the switch from Quickbooks to a more robust accounting system. As a business owner, how do you decide what system works best for your company, and what should you be looking for? Part one of this article reveals the questions owners and CEOs should consider when deciding whether a change in accounting systems will up their game or just distract their team.

Categories: Finance, Finance Consulting

Tags: financial consulting firms,financial services,small business management,financial strategy

How to Fund Your Business

06.22.2017 | Published By:

Carter Freeman, Denver

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Options to fund a business range from family and friends to banks to institutional capital and business owners are best served by understanding the advantages and disadvantages of each option before making this decision. Learn some tips for navigating this process effectively.

Categories: Finance

Tags: financial strategy,strategic planning,financial consulting firms,financial services,operational advice

Bringing Your Business to Houston? Consider These Things to Avoid Costly Mistakes

05.11.2017 | Published By:

Mike Mackey

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According to a survey conducted among members of the LinkedIn Forum for International Expansion, the number one problem for companies expanding to new international markets was not knowing where to start or which questions to ask. Are you in the same place? Read more about important considerations for companies thinking about moving or expanding to Houston.

Categories: Recruiting, Human Resources, Executive Placement, CFO Consulting, Recruiting Consulting

The Difference between Finance and Accounting

02.02.2017 | Published By:

Revitalization Partners

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When we talk about business, the first thing that comes into our mind is money. Generally, that is the means and end of for-profit entities; to keep earning money. To be able to do that, having the knowledge about the concepts of finance and accounting becomes a necessity to every business person.

Categories: Finance

Tags: financial consulting firms,financial services,accounting

Top Blogs of 2016

01.19.2017 | Published By:

Katie Brown, Austin

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Here's a year in review with our best blogs of 2016.

Categories: Human Resources

Tags: executive leadership,strategic planning,financial consulting firms,cfo consulting,small business management,measuring success,entrepreneurship,risk mitigation

How suppliers can prepare for aircraft manufacture cost-cutting demands: 5 key steps

11.15.2016 | Published By:

Michael Scheaffer

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2016 has been a choppy year for major aircraft manufacturers, characterized by intense pricing competition. Read about 5 keys steps suppliers can take to offset the financial impact of longer billing cycles and other cost-cutting demands.

Categories: Finance, Finance Consulting, CFO Consulting

Tags: financial strategy,cfo consulting,financial consulting firms,risk mitigation

Build the Best Budget for Your Business

10.13.2016 | Published By:

Cristina Silingardi

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Is your company using the right type of budget? Learn the pros and cons of the top budgeting methodologies.

Categories: Finance, CFO Consulting

Tags: cfo consulting,financial consulting firms,financial strategy,cfo services,cfo consulting services,top financial consulting firms

Considering international sales? Five questions to help balance credit risks and competitiveness

08.31.2016 | Published By:

Bill Schwartz, Austin

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Bill Schwartz, Consulting CFO at vcfo, discusses credit risks of international sales and addresses five critical questions and considerations for optimizing risks versus rewards for your business.

Categories: Finance, Finance Consulting, CFO Consulting

Tags: financial strategy,strategic planning,cfo consulting,financial consulting firms,financial services

The Payday Loan Industry Moves to Business

07.27.2016 | Published By:

Revitalization Partners

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Revitalization Partners recently spoke with a company that is a supplier to large aerospace companies that, in addition to a standard business bank loan, and a factoring loan, had three loans from East Coast based “alternative lending” companies.

Categories: Finance, Finance Consulting

Tags: financial consulting firms,financial strategy,financial services

Celebrating 20 Years of Service

07.25.2016 | Published By:

Ellen Wood, Austin

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Ellen Wood, CEO and founder of vcfo, discusses how vcfo has been able to make companies stronger over the past 20 years.

Categories: About vcfo

Tags: small business,executive leadership,financial consulting firms,small business management,cfo consulting

Cash Preservation

06.28.2016 | Published By:

Sharon Foster, Austin

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Sharon Foster, a consulting CFO for vcfo Austin, discusses the importance of cash preservation, especially for growing businesses.

Categories: Finance, Finance Consulting, CFO Consulting

Tags: financial strategy,financial consulting firms,small business management,financial services,cfo consulting

Complexity vs. Simplicity: Knowing the Audience for Your Valuation

05.23.2016 | Published By:

Austin Mongan, Austin

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Guest blogger, Austin Mongan, provides insight on the importance of knowing the audience for your valuation.

Categories: Finance

Tags: financial consulting firms,cfo consulting

The Next Banking Crisis

05.09.2016 | Published By:

Revitalization Partners

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Discover how the new banking rules that were a compromise of regulation and politics, created a new and untested regulatory framework that may well have unintended consequences for financial markets, especially small and mid-sized businesses.

Categories: Finance, Finance Consulting

Tags: financial consulting firms,financial services,cash flow management

How Timely Referrals Help Struggling Companies

01.26.2016 | Published By:

Revitalization Partners

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For restructuring firms like Revitalization Partners, they are often referred into companies in need of help by trusted advisors to the CEO or business owner. While some companies welcome the outside expertise, others decide to proceed without help. Here are two referral situations Revitalization Partners faced last year and their outcomes.

Categories: Finance, Finance Consulting

Tags: restructuring firms,business turnaround,financial consulting firms

Ten Key Steps to A Successful Business Turnaround

11.17.2015 | Published By:

Revitalization Partners

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Business turnaround experts, Revitalization Partners, explains what steps small- and mid-sized businesses should take to return to financial success.

Categories: Finance, Finance Consulting

Tags: restructuring firms,business turnaround,financial consulting firms

Sleep Soundly This Audit Season

09.30.2015 | Published By:

Rose Turner

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While it takes additional time and resources, audit preparation has a wealth—literally—of benefits. Consulting CFO Rose Turner discusses the importance of audit preparation, and how it may uncover unknown issues or mistakes that will cost you money in the long run.

Categories: Finance, Finance Consulting, CFO Consulting

Tags: financial consulting firms,financial strategy

Expense Planning: Understanding the Sensibility of Cash

08.31.2015 | Published By:

Josh Tabin, Houston

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Recently, vcfo hosted the webinar, “Expense Planning: Understanding the Sensibility of Cash.” Managing Director Josh Tabin covered a variety of topics, including expense characteristics, where expenses are found, expense types for planning and planning methodologies.

Categories: Finance Consulting, CFO Consulting

Tags: financial consulting firms,cash flow management,cfo consulting,financial strategy

Ideal Qualities of a Turnaround Interim CFO

07.23.2015 | Published By:

Revitalization Partners

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When tasked with a business turnaround, many companies turn to the expertise of an interim CFO as a supplementary resource or to fill a vacant role. But how can you ensure you're bringing in the right interim CFO to manage your business change? Revitalization Partners weighs in.

Categories: Finance, Finance Consulting, CFO Consulting

Tags: interim cfo,financial consulting firms

Top Blogs of 2014

12.16.2014 | Published By:

Katie Brown, Austin

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vcfo looks back to some of the most popular blogs of 2014. Whether you’ve read them before or are seeing them for the first time, we hope that vcfo has provided you with knowledgeable, informative content, and we look forward to continuing to share our financial, HR and recruiting expertise with you in 2015.

Categories: Finance, Recruiting, Human Resources, Executive Placement, Finance Consulting, CFO Consulting, Recruiting Consulting, Human Resources Consulting, Executive Placement Consulting, About vcfo

Tags: financial consulting firms,operational advice,financial strategy,strategic planning

A CEO’s Thoughts on CFOs and Financial Talent

10.24.2013 | Published By:

Jeffrey L. Minch, Austin

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Guest Blogger Jeff Minch talks about "renting" financial talent when it is not feasible to hire.

Categories: Finance, Recruiting, Finance Consulting, Executive Placement Consulting

Tags: executive leadership,small business management,cfo consulting,financial consulting firms

Should CEOs Rely on Part-Time Specialists? Reviewing Advantages and Disadvantages

07.31.2013 | Published By:

Barbara Fowler

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This guest post is from Barbara Fowler, a CMO and Partner with Chief Outsiders. She writes about the advantages and disadvantages of hiring seasoned executives on a part-time basis.

Categories: Finance, Human Resources, About vcfo

Tags: hr consulting firms,financial consulting firms,cfo consulting

Shopping Your Insurance Carrier (and Your Broker)

05.29.2013 | Published By:

Carter Freeman, Denver

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Denver Practice Manager Carter Freeman shares his method of finding the best insurance for your business. It is worth shopping around and sometimes re-evaluating the relationship with your broker.

Categories: Finance, Finance Consulting, CFO Consulting

Tags: financial consulting firms,executive leadership,cfo consulting,operational advice

The Top 10 Points to Consider When You Outsource CFO Services

05.01.2013 | Published By:

Ellen Wood, Austin

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Looking for an interim CFO and not sure what to look for? vcfo shares our "Top 10 Points to Consider When You Outsource CFO Services".

Categories: Finance, Finance Consulting, CFO Consulting, About vcfo

Tags: hiring,strategic planning,executive leadership,financial consulting firms,cfo consulting,operational advice

What is the basis for your capital need?

01.09.2013 | Published By:

Tim Dahltorp, Denver

vcfo supports quite a number of companies that are looking to raise equity capital for their business. The ultimate basis for the amount of capital required to support a business is a detailed business plan and supporting financial model.

Categories: Finance, Finance Consulting, About vcfo

Tags: executive leadership,financial strategy,financial consulting firms,strategic planning