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M&A Growth Considerations: Challenges with Carve-Outs and Roll-Ups

Chris Hartenstein, VP of Client Solutions, talks with us about carve-outs and roll-ups, which are two common strategies used in the corporate M&A world. Following …

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CEO / CFOInvestors

Cost Containment Strategies During an Economic Downturn

In the current uncertain economic environment in which some economists are predicting an economic slowdown or even recession, it’s important for CFOs to carefully evaluate …

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CEO / CFO

Meeting the Digital Transformation Challenge in Today’s Challenging Economic Environment

Many CFOs and finance managers are currently facing the most challenging economic environment they’ve ever encountered. Near-record inflation is putting pressure on corporations to cut …

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CEO / CFOInvestors

Meet the Talent Challenge with Finance as a Service (FaaS)

The worker shortage that began during the COVID-19 pandemic is starting to ease up in some industries, but it remains a challenge in accounting and …

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CEO / CFOPrivate Equity

How to Be Audit and Due Diligence Ready at All Times

There’s at least one characteristic shared by most seed companies that achieve a successful exit: an early focus and emphasis on audit and due diligence …

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CEO / CFO

The Major Challenges Heading Into 2023 — and How CFOs Will Meet Them

There’s a long list of challenges facing CFOs heading into 2023. These include, but certainly aren’t limited to, ongoing supply chain issues, rising interest rates …

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Consero FaaS: Disrupting the Outdated Traditional F&A Model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