In a perfect world, the relationship between a CFO and his or her board of directors is a symbiotic one. Unfortunately for too many companies, things don't pan out this way.

How CFOs can enable their directors, and vice-versa

New research shows that CFOs may be falling behind the expectations of their board of directors, despite available solutions.
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Getting the right financial information to make growth decisions

This blog was originally posted by Sage IntacctCash is still…
The new normal for IPOs, and what it means for the rest of us.

IPO resurgence hides underlying skepticism

The new reality for the IPO market offers lessons for any business looking to develop and expand beyond 2017.
Whether selling a product, a service or a little of each, accounting and financial reporting tasks can become more complicated under a recurring revenue model.

Understanding metrics in retail and services

Whether selling a product, a service or a little of each, accounting and financial reporting tasks can become more complicated under a recurring revenue model.
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Consero Global Continues Expansion of Boston Region and Names Eric Sockol as Boston Managing Director

BOSTON, MA (PRWEB) SEPTEMBER 18, 2017 Consero Global, a technology…
Entrenched, inefficient financial processes can be improved upon when the best technology and talent are correctly positioned.

Emerging growth companies face looming deadline

Some of the first companies that registered for new SEC provisions are now facing a time crunch to get their financial data in order.
You can't manage what you can't measure.

KPIs that every SaaS company should be measuring

To succeed in the fast-growing world of SaaS, companies need to measure and understand many different variables all at once.
Overcoming financial hurdles in the M&A process.

Rollup: How finance can prepare to execute a rollup

Companies on either side of a merger or acquisition deal would benefit from better tools for financial analysis and forecasting.
How to win at rollups of any kind.

Rollup: why an inefficient finance function can roadblock success

There are myriad risks involved in a rollup play, but overcoming those hurdles presents serious opportunities for business growth.
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Sage Intacct Honors Consero with 2017 President's Club Award and IAP Partner of the Year

SAN JOSE, Calif. – August 16, 2017 – In the first awards…
Understanding how businesses assess risk and change.

Why CFOs struggle to measure risk

The risk of initiating much-needed change in a business is great, but executive misunderstandings of underlying risk factors may be even greater.
How startups need to succeed today.

Common accounting mistakes

What's really holding startups back from success?
The secrets behind recurring revenue.

3 critical metrics behind recurring revenue

Understanding recurring revenue requires more than basic bookkeeping skills.
Why do startups fail? The answers are surprisingly similar.

Why startups fail for the same reasons

Why do startups fail? While the details often diverge, some patterns can be seen that may shape the course of businesses to come.
Why new accounting rules are costing time and money.

Deadline for revenue recognition rules leads to new accounting headaches

New standards from the FASB are the latest example of widespread dysfunction in corporate finance.
Performing critical financial tasks is often far too much for a CEO to take on themselves, even for a small business

The finance solution set is broken. How do we fix it?

Finance and accounting functions in many businesses face the same internal pressures. Overcoming them may call for some outside-the-box thinking.
Seed-stage valuation proves challenging.

Why not all corporate value is created equal

When it comes to determining value, seed-stage firms need specialized tools and insight.
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New CFO ‘Starts from Scratch’ in Bid to Quintuple Company’s Size

Jewelry company Betteridge had a dysfunctional finance operation…
One recent study found that employees in an office setting were more productive and generally healthier when they took frequent breaks to walk around, rather than sitting for most of the work day.

Common misconceptions about workplace productivity

Finance and accounting professionals shouldn't focus on working harder, but on working smarter, to see the results they are looking for.

Strategic CFOs Are Gaining Greater Control Through Outsourcing

Strategic CFOs Are Gaining Greater Control Through OutsourcingChief…
research has shown that the Businesses that spend less time on invoices and data entry are able to spend more time on adding value through strategic planning.

Transaction processing a prime target for improvement

Research shows businesses that spend less time on invoices and data entry are able to spend more time on adding value through strategic planning.
One trend that's remained consistent across industries is the reliance on outsourcing and shared services for F&A tasks.

How executives can enable a strategic CFO

Few business leaders can claim to be miracle workers, but enabling CFOs to make high-level strategic decisions can bring them closer to that standard.
Running a more efficient meeting requires three simple rules.

How CFOs can run a better meeting

By making meetings more streamlined and productive, executives and their teams stand to benefit enormously.
With new predictive data analytics tools, small upstarts in the insurance industry are making big waves and giving their CFOs the tools to make decisions based on actionable intelligence.

Tech disruption requires vigilance from CFOs

CFOs can't risk falling behind on key developments in the broader business world.
How venture capitalist turn insights into winning investments.

Inside the mind of a startup investor

What we can learn about business success and growth from the venture capital world.
How finance leaders and other executives can enable decision making ability.
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Why building an effective F&A department is so difficult

Finance chiefs must maintain a fresh perspective to keep themselves from getting caught in the weeds of bureaucracy, and that requires using the best tools at their disposal.
While CFOs keep watch over Washington, the time to prepare for tax changes has already arrived.
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Changing tax policy only adds to CFO headaches

CFOs can leverage outsourced accounting partners to stay agile and strategic, even in an uncertain policy environment.
Many CFOs become stuck under a budget that's too focused on the past and not forward-thinking.
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How CFOs utilize the best budgeting methods

For too many businesses, a strict budget is holding them back from realizing their true growth potential.
CFOs can't sell themselves short when choosing an F&A partner.
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F&A partners can add strategic value without draining time

When it comes to outsourced accounting and finance, the best of the best isn't always the household name.
the potential for finance and accounting services, and the CFOs managing them, to really move the business toward sustainable growth has never been greater.

Is finance robbing you of time and productivity?

The potential for finance and accounting services, and the CFOs managing them, to really move the business toward sustainable growth has never been greater.
BPO services have transitioned from simply offloading bulk transactional tasks to actually adding value to the organization as a whole.

The transformative potential of outsourced finance & accounting

BPO services have transitioned from simply offloading bulk transactional tasks to actually adding value to the organization as a whole.
Putting the right people and processes to work means making every investment count.
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CFOs can't do it alone - finance solutions for a new era

How can CFOs keep up with daily demands while also moving the needle on the business as a whole?
Many companies report financial data using non-GAAP measures, but they must always be provided in the right context.
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Important considerations when using non-GAAP measures

Smaller businesses could face difficulty properly reporting and utilizing non-GAAP data.
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Accounting Industry Insights by Consero Global

This blog was originally posted on Intacct.comWe recently…
Convincing investors to believe in an idea for a startup is a tall task, but keeping them engaged and excited several months or years down the road may be just as challenging.
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3 keys to a solid investor reporting philosophy

Convincing investors to believe in an idea for a startup is a tall task, but keeping them engaged and excited several months or years down the road may be just as challenging.
In the modern private equity landscape, entrepreneurs need to create and lead leaner organizations poised for growth.
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Is your seed-stage finance strategy stuck in the past?

In the modern private equity landscape, entrepreneurs need to create and lead leaner organizations poised for growth.
Financial visibility and transparency is an essential growth factor for any business, particularly seed- and growth-stage companies.
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Transparency and visibility in accounting: What it means and why it matters

Financial visibility and transparency an essential growth factor for any business, particularly seed- and growth-stage companies.
Finding the measures that make the difference in investor pitches.
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KPIs seed investors look for in a company

What makes the difference between a win and a pass from financiers is quantifiable proof that a company seeking seed funding has a viable model and a competitive edge.
Reducing execution risk means setting a company on a path to achieve its plans for growth.
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You have a growth strategy - how do you execute it?

Reducing execution risk means setting a company on a path to achieve its plans for growth.
Without putting together the best financial statements and understanding them from all angles, founders may find themselves coming away from pitch presentations empty-handed.
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What your financial statements aren't telling you

Without putting together comprehensive financial statements and understanding them from all angles, founders may find themselves coming away from pitch presentations empty-handed.
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Is finance adding value or just consuming time?

To drive a seed or growth-stage business forward, it's essential to adopt a forward-thinking finance strategy.

Do You Need to Audit Your Time To See How Much You Are Wasting?

This blog post was originally posted on Austin Technology Council's…
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Poor Finance Puts Your Valuation At Risk

This blog post was originally posted on Austin Technology…

4 Ways Finance & Administration Can Increase Your Company’s Valuation

You’ve launched your venture, survived due diligence and raised…

Do You Have Financial Visibility on the Direction of Your Company?

As the leader of your company, it is your job to make sure…
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Intacct Honors Consero with 2016 President’s Club Distinction

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Aug. 11, 2016 – Intacct, the customer…

Consero Named to Inc. Magazine 5000 List for the 5th Time

AUSTIN, TEXAS (PRWEB) SEPTEMBER 01, 2016 Inc. Magazine has ranked…

How Do You Keep Your Financial Team Aligned With Your Company’s Needs?

It’s a paradox. One moment you have your finance team aligned…

Consero Global Expands Offering with Addition of VP of CFO Services

Consero Global Solutions announced today that Mike Dansby has…

Four Challenges Companies Face With Their Finance Teams

This blog post was originally posted on Austin Technology Council's…