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Consero Roundtable: Add-on Acquisition Readiness – Is your finance team ready for that next acquisition?

Recently, Chris Hartenstein, Consero’s VP of Customer Success, hosted a conversation about the role the finance function can play in an add-on acquisition strategy and …

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CEO / CFOPrivate Equity

Common Finance Mistakes Made by Private Equity Portfolio Companies

A PE fund makes most of its investment returns by selling portfolio companies at a profit. Most portfolio firms are then sold to sophisticated buyers …

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CEO / CFOPrivate Equity

How the Finance Function Creates Value for Private Equity Portfolio Companies

When we look at the typical finance and accounting function within a company, we’ll find a range of accounting activities – payroll administration, customer invoicing, …

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CEO / CFO

Where to Go When You Outgrow QuickBooks

The Problem with QuickBooks QuickBooks is entry-level accounting software for small and medium-sized businesses, meaning that it comes with various drawbacks. First of all, it …

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CEO / CFO

What Are The Limitations of QuickBooks Online?

In April 2019, Intuit Inc. (the creator of the QuickBooks accounting software) introduced new usage limits in QuickBooks Online (QBO) software, which affected the number …

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CEO / CFO

Are There Disadvantages of Using QuickBooks Online?

There are a few versions of QuickBooks, and QuickBooks Online is perhaps the most popular online accounting software for SMBs because it is easy-to-use, affordable, …

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Consero FaaS: Disrupting the Outdated Traditional F&A Model

Transformation
  • Cash to GAAP conversion
  • Clean-up work
  • Interim oversight & support
  • Accounting software Implementation

Build it Yourself Solution

  • CFO / Interim CFO
  • Consultants / VARs

Consero FaaS Solution

  • CFO / Interim CFO
  • or Consero Interim CFO
  • Consero Setup/Transformation
Ongoing F&A
  • Monthly financials
  • Daily accounting support
  • Management reporting
  • Integrate add-on acquisitions

Build it Yourself Solution

  • CFO
  • Controllers & Accounting Team
  • Enterprise Accounting Applications

Consero FaaS Solution

  • CFO
  • or Consero Fractional CFO
  • Consero FaaS Enterprise F&A Software and Services

New PE Platform Investment F&A Challenges

Founder Owned Company Accounting:
  • Existing accounting done on a cash/hybrid basis
  • Run on SMB accounting software and other disparate applications
  • Inability to produce auditable financials
  • Lack of know-how to develop projections & KPIs
  • No consistency/structure to customer contracts
  • Underqualified staff
  • Non-scalable manual processes
Carve-Out Accounting:
  • Required to move off parent company accounting applications in a timely fashion
  • Have to build an entire F&A team
  • No documented operational policies and procedures
To Optimized Finance & Accounting:
  • Monthly financials available in 5-10 business days
  • Audit and diligence ready support details
  • Integrated enterprise grade accounting software
  • Budget and forecast reporting
  • Business KPIs
  • Efficient & scalable processes for rolling in add-ons