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…

3 Poor Financial Processes That Can Lead To Employee Fraud

Just about every company will experience employee fraud in…

Is The Financial Data Disconnected At Your Small or Medium-Sized Business?

Ask yourself the following questions.Do you have multiple,…

Why Are Companies Hiring Over and Over Again for Finance & Administration?

In a small business, capital often takes over, compromising…

Accounting, Financial Salaries Rise Along With Austin-Area Economy

Salaries at Austin-area accounting and financial services firms…

Does Your Finance and Accounting Drive Growth and Profitability?

Most small businesses do not understand what finance should…

Consero Global Receives Growth Capital Investment from Kayne Partners

Consero Global Solutions (“Consero”), a leader in cloud-based…

Consero Exceeds Fundraising Goal to Educate Orphaned Children in India

The definition of “give” is to place a specified value on…
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Consero Global Strengthens East Coast Presence with Starting11 Acquisition

Consero Global, Inc., a Finance & Administration (F&A)…

Consero Global Makes the Inc. 5000 for 2015

Inc. Magazine ranked Consero Global on its 34th annual Inc. 5000,…

Four Financial Pitfalls That Derail SMB Companies

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Businesses may understand what their clients and customers need, but cannot sustain consistent growth without a complete, continuously updated financial picture. We’ve seen this happen time and time again; even a business that can overcome challenges and obstacles to deliver a great product cannot survive for the long term without financial acumen. I’m a glass half-full kind of guy, but I do think there are four primary financial concerns that cause small- and medium-size businesses (SMBs) to fail:

Are You Free?

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“Free my mind” said the CEO, responding to my question of what was wanted from finance and accounting. How could a CEO’s powerful intellect be held hostage? What would free the CEO’s mind? “Receiving insightful financial information without thinking about accounting” was the response.

What’s Important to Finance Executives? Hamburgers.

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We call this blog “Burger Wars”. It’s true, finance executives spend a great deal of time on critical measures like improving bottom line impact, reducing Total Cost of Ownership (TCO), and finding ways improve financial visibility. But they also like their burgers.

Consero Global Named Fast 50 by Austin Business Journal

Consero Global, a Finance & Administration (F&A) software…

Obliterating the Bounds of Time and Distance

Bill.com & Intacct: An Integrated, Cloud-based Client Advisory…

Consero, 6th Street and Austin’s 2014 ACL Music Festival

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Work life balance is very easy to come by when your headquarters is on Austin’s famous 6thStreet. As the 2014 Austin City Limits music festival begins to warm up, we reflect on a few of our own experiences in the self-proclaimed Live Music Capital of the world.
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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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Consero Answers: How Can I Grab a Piece of the Clouds Value for My Business?

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Businesses are going for the cloud in a big way. Gartner just released its latest outlook for IT spending1, and it’s a real eye-opener. The analyst firm expects enterprise spending on cloud services to practically double in the next four years, from $109 billion in 2012 to $207 billion in 2016.
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Consero Named Finalist for ACG Central Texas 2014 Growth Award

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The ACG Growth Awards is an annual event that honors market-leading companies who make Central Texas the thriving business community that it is. These companies made their mark with sustained growth and financial performance in the four categories below. Consero was proud to be one of three finalists in the category: Annual Revenue Up to $25M Headquartered in Austin. Congratulations to The New Office for their accomplishments in 2014 and beyond.

Giving Back to Our Community: Consero Raises $13,000 for The Miracle Foundation

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Consero launched a fundraiser in April of 2014 to support The Miracle Foundation, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to help orphaned children in India. The global effort included both Consero’s Austin and Bangalore offices. In just a few short weeks the donations were quickly adding up. The goal was ambitious and set at $10,000 with Consero matching donations, dollar for dollar – up to $5,000. Our friends, family and business partners helped us exceed the goal by 30% and Consero was able to raise $13,000.

Infographic: 7 Deadly Sins of Financial Management

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Minding the books while gathering new insights from financial data to drive business growth is a struggle for every company. Here are 7 resolutions to keeping your books sin-free in the coming year. click on the image below for full size.

3 Reasons Why Financial Outsourcing Is on the Rise

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Top 3 Reasons Why Finance & Administration (F&A) Outsourcing Is on the Rise There is an upward trend of outsourcing in every area of business. This trend is supported by an overall improving economy and rising revenue in the human resource, finance and accounting, customer relations management and insurance sectors. All provide a large portion of BPO business.
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Robert, Alvarez, Superstar CFO: Consero Helped Clear the Way

By any measure, Robert Alvarez, CFO of BigCommerce.com, is a…

Finance Tips for Small and Midsized Firms

Small and midsize business owners don't lack drive and determination…

How Books Helped Austin's Children After Flooding

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It was early September when the Consero team decided to host a book fair for BookSpring as suggested by our Consero Team member Kristen Bridgeman who serves as their Board Treasurer. Bookspring's mission is to provide reading experiences, tools and books to children and their families so they can develop a desire to read and succeed in school and life. Over the next month, Consero had collected nearly 70 books and cash donations. The timing was spectacular.

Grow the Right Way

Not all small-business owners intend to stay small forever, but…