Resources: Thought Leadership

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You have a Growth Strategy – How do You Execute It?

We all know the famous admonishment regarding the tendency of…
Adding Value

Is Finance Adding Value or Just Consuming Time?

There’s no debating that every business needs to set aside…
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What Your Financial Statements Aren’t Telling You

A key part of getting a startup off the ground is securing funding,…
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For Ways Finance & Administration Can Increase Your Company’s Valuation

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

Poor Finance Puts Your Valuation At Risk

This blog post was originally posted on Austin Technology Council’s…
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Do You Have Financial Visibility on the Direction of Your Company?

As the leader of your company, it is your job to make sure everyone…

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…
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Four Challenges Companies Face With Their Finance Teams

This blog post was originally posted on Austin Technology…
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Three Poor Financial Processes That Can Lead To Employee Fraud

Just about every company will experience employee fraud in their…
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Is The Financial Data Disconnected At Your Small or Medium-Sized Business?

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

How Do CFO’s Drive Value?

This blog post was written by Scott Tynes and originally…
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Why Are Companies Hiring Over and Over Again for Finance & Administration?

In a small business, capital often takes over, compromising the…
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Does Your Finance and Accounting Drive Growth and Profitability?

Most small businesses do not understand what finance should be…

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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Four Financial Pitfalls That Derail SMB Companies

Businesses may understand what their clients and customers need,…
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Are You Free?

“Free my mind”So said the CEO, responding to my question…

What’s Important to Finance Executives? Hamburgers.

We call this blog “Burger Wars”.It’s true, finance executives…
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Consero, 6th Street and Austin’s 2014 ACL Music Festival

Work life balance is very easy to come by when your headquarters…
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Consero Answers: How Can I Grab a Piece of the Clouds Value for My Business?

Businesses are going for the cloud in a big way. Gartner just…

Consero Named Finalist for ACG Central Texas 2014 Growth Award

The ACG Growth Awards is an annual event that honors market-leading…
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Infographic: 7 Deadly Sins of Financial Management

Minding the books while gathering new insights from financial…
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Three Reasons Why Financial Outsourcing is on the Rise

There is an upward trend of outsourcing in every area of 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…
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How Books Helped Austin’s Children After Flooding

It was early September when the Consero team decided to host…
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Will Your Back Office Stunt Your Company Growth?

Your objective is growth: steady, sustainable and accelerating.Can…
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Consero Answers: How To Get Paid in Full

Its one of the most gut-wrenching moments for any business owner…
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Consero Answers: Can Your Finance Team Support a Merger or Acquisition?

Organic growth can take you a long way, but any business…
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Consero Answers: Why Can’t I Get Good Financial Reporting?

Is your company flying blind?Timely, reliable financial reports…
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How Does Your Finance Function Stack Up? Four Indispensable Metrics

Ask the CEO or CFO of any small or midsize business if there…
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Three Moves That Don’t Work in Fixing Finance and a New Approach That Does

The noted American writer H.L. Mencken famously remarked that…
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What are 4 Signs That Finance is Not Providing Me Value?

If ever there was a time for finance to step up and demonstrate…
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CFOs Becoming More Strategic

As the head of a finance organization there is a perpetual battle…
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Are a Lack of Financial Controls Costing You Money? Take the Consero Performance Assessment

Poor financial controls can create significant waste, fraud,…
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Outstanding Idea: Outsourcing Trade

For today’s corporations, the ground is shifting. Issues such…
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Finance and Accounting Outsourcing Expected to Increase in 2010

A new report from global consulting and research firm Everest…
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Six Quick Ways to Reduce the Risk of Fraud Using QuickBooks

A small business owner typically can’t afford to hire enough…
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A Growing Contagion: Accounting Fatigue Syndrome

Like many finance executives, Terry Lillis, CFO of Principal…
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Markup vs. Margin. What is the Difference?

Markup vs Margin Differences Is there a difference? Absolutely.…

Slouching Toward Recovery

CFOs see several positive economic signs, but employment isn’t…
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Small Businesses: Give Them Credit

Vincent Ryan, CFO.comNumerous regulatory proposals aim to…
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How To Create a Cash Flow Forecast

Predicting future cash flow plays a critical role in maintaining…
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Day Sales Outstanding (DSO): Ignore It at Your Own Risk

One of the critical keys to managing your company’s receivables…
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Accounts Receivable Turnover Definition

Accounts Receivable Turnover ratio indicates how many times the…
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Accounts Receivables: Leveraging Credit Policies to Improve Liquidity

Overdue receivables obviously have a major impact on your company’s…
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Issuance of Corporate Lines of Credit Sinks to its Lowest Level Since 1993

New issuance of syndicated, revolving lines of credit dropped…