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The Single BEST Way to Prevent Financial Fraud

08.02.2017 | Published By:

Carter Freeman, Denver

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Financial fraud makes big headlines – and it’s one of the biggest things that keep CFOs up at night. CFOs do their best to avoid financial fraud, but are they aware where all of the vulnerabilities lie? This article shares the single best way to prevent financial fraud, breaking down the biggest causes of fraud and discussing how you can prevent it from happening to you.

Categories: Finance, Finance Consulting, About vcfo

Tags: strategic planning,risk mitigation,financial strategy,preventing fraud

The Best of vcfo Webinars: Expert Training for Your Business

02.16.2017 | Published By:

Megan Miller, Austin

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With 2017 still new and full of possibility, we thought it was the perfect time to revisit some of our most helpful webinars from recent years.

Categories: Finance, Recruiting, Human Resources, Executive Placement

Tags: strategic planning,financial strategy,operational advice,small business management,risk mitigation,executive leadership

5 essential steps for navigating seafood business marketplace uncertainties

01.24.2017 | Published By:

Michael Scheaffer

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A confluence of factors, including changing ocean conditions and intense international competition all beg the question of what seafood businesses can do to stay strong in the face of rapid environmental changes and shifting marketplace considerations.

Categories: Finance, CFO Consulting

Tags: financial strategy,cfo consulting,risk mitigation,measuring success

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

Reasonable Cybersecurity Measures

05.19.2016 | Published By:

Mike Prochaska

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What should organizations be doing to ensure they have done what is necessary to protect their data from malicious actors? This article discusses reasonable cybersecurity measures for companies of any size.

Categories: Technology Consulting, Technology

Tags: risk mitigation,technology business strategy,executive leadership

Year-End Impacts of the Affordable Care Act

11.11.2015 | Published By:

Liz Hocker, Austin

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As we approach year-end, many companies are facing the administrative realities of the Affordable Care Act for the first time while addressing unexpected projects associated with the ACA, such as benefit plan overhauls, HRIS and technology upgrades, reorganization of staff and additional budget line items for 2016. Are you prepared for the implications of the ACA before year-end?

Categories: Human Resources, Human Resources Consulting

Tags: hr consulting firms,hr compliance,risk mitigation

Reduce HR Risks Through Employment Compliance

11.25.2014 | Published By:

Melissa Squyres

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HR related risks, particularly those surrounding employment laws and compliance, can lead to serious repercussions for your company. Senior Human Resources Consultant Melissa Squyres discusses how to minimize your company's risk by ensuring legal compliance for employees.

Categories: Human Resources, Human Resources Consulting

Tags: risk mitigation,hr consulting firms

Internal Fraud: A Case Study in Recovering from Disaster

10.17.2013 | Published By:

Megan Miller, Austin

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vcfo Practice Manager Louise Tieman recently posted an article on proformative.com sharing a case study on an internal fraud case the vcfo team worked on.

Categories: Finance, Finance Consulting, CFO Consulting

Tags: preventing fraud,risk mitigation

Does insurance really cover your risk?

10.15.2012 | Published By:

Tim Dahltorp, Denver

Many businesses only think about risk one time a year. That time is typically when it is time to renew the property and casualty, general liability and D&O policies. For many businesses, this becomes a routine and mechanical process, when in fact it should be a very vigorous and strategic aspect of running the business on a day to day basis.

Categories: Finance, Finance Consulting

Tags: risk mitigation,operational advice,cfo consulting

Fraud – is it happening in YOUR Company? Part one…

09.04.2012 | Published By:

Louise Tieman, Seattle

I was talking to a colleague and he asked me for my thoughts regarding a particular client of his who was dealing with the issue of FRAUD. After we talked about it for a while, I realized this conversation would be very helpful to many business owners and executives who may or may not be aware fraud might be going on in their business and they don’t even know it.

Categories: Finance, Finance Consulting, CFO Consulting

Tags: preventing fraud,cfo consulting,risk mitigation,operational advice