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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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…
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.
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.

3 Poor Financial Processes That Can Lead To Employee Fraud

Just about every company will experience employee fraud in…

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Why More Private Equity Firms are Developing Shared Services in Finance & Accounting

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With investment firms still looking to deploy large amounts of money, competition for deals continues to be fierce.  For firms actively looking for new investments, displaying true value add is becoming paramount as a differentiator in the deal cycle. Additionally, with deals becoming more expensive, firms need to find ways to improve total return once an investment is made.
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Robert, Alvarez, Superstar CFO: Consero Helped Clear the Way

By any measure, Robert Alvarez, CFO of BigCommerce.com, is a…
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Consero Answers: How To Get Paid in Full

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Its one of the most gut-wrenching moments for any business owner or executive (and we have all been there!) – the moment when you realize that revenue from a job or a sale was less than it should have been … and through nobody’s fault but your own. Any small or midsize business looking to survive for the long haul must make sure that it gets paid full value for the product or service it provides. Yet in many SMBs, simple human error often results in a revenue pipeline with more holes than a sprinkler hose.

A Growing Contagion: Accounting Fatigue Syndrome

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Like many finance executives, Terry Lillis, CFO of Principal Financial Group, is tired. The constant stream of guidance from regulators and accounting standard-setters -- plus the expected inflow of more to come over the next few years -- has created "huge accounting fatigue" among his finance staff, he told a roomful of finance chiefs at the CFO Rising conference in Orlando this week. In fact, he put employee fatigue at the top of his list of concerns for 2010.

Markup vs. Margin. What is the Difference?

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Markup vs Margin Differences

Small Businesses: Give Them Credit

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Numerous regulatory proposals aim to reverse the ebb in small-business lending. But will any of them actually work? Vincent Ryan, CFO.com | US March 5, 2010 How can access to capital be improved for small businesses so they can create jobs and accelerate the economic recovery? There is no silver bullet, but President Obama and Congress are floating multiple policy and legislative options to spur small-business lending.

Day Sales Outstanding (DSO): Ignore It At Your Own Risk

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One of the critical keys to managing your company’s receivables is to measure and control your Day Sales Outstanding, the average number of days your company takes to collect sales revenue. Treat a high DSO number as a red flag -- it means you’re taking too long to collect revenue and extending credit to customers with an overly generous hand. Controlling Credit
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How To Create a Cash Flow Forecast

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Predicting future cash flow plays a critical role in maintaining the company’s health, and yet many small businesses have no satisfactory forecasting mechanism in place. To some extent, this is understandable -- large corporations have more access to elaborate computer-generated data processes, while smaller companies must rely on intricate, well-coordinated interplay between department heads and senior management to make sure everyone is on the same page.

Accounts Receivable Turnover Definition

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Reprinted with permission from www.WikiCFO.com Accounts receivable Turnover ratio indicates how many times the accounts receivable have been collected during an accounting period. It can be used to determine if a company is having difficulties collecting sales made on credit. The higher the turnover, the faster the business is collecting its receivables. It can be expressed in many forms including accounts receivable turnover rate, accounts receivable turnover in days, accounts receivable turnover average, and more.

Accounts Receivables: Leveraging Credit Policies to Improve Liquidity

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Overdue receivables obviously have a major impact on your company's cash flow. If you don't have a clear, detailed, firm credit policy in place, expect customer confusion, resentment, and an ever-increasing gap between your receivables and your payables. Credit Where Credit Is Due To whom will you extend credit, and how will they qualify? Small businesses should run credit checks just as rigorously as the Fortune 500 companies do. Ask for financial statements, credit reports, and vendor or customer references.