VP of Consulting Solutions, Strategic CFO Support

Jeff Stoss

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For the last twenty-five years, Jeff has developed progressive experience in CFO and Strategic Finance and has already served Consero clients for several years. He has an extensive track record in growing VC-backed, PE-backed and Canadian/US public technology/SaaS companies, with expertise in IFRS, US GAAP, and public company accounting.

Prior to Consero, Jeff co-founded and served as COO and CFO Practice Lead for Positive Venture Group, Canada’s market leader in providing complete outsourced finance services and virtual CFO services. Consero acquired Positive Venture Group in 2021, and he’s been part of the Consero team ever since. Prior toPVG, he was the President and Finance Transformation Consultant at Stoss Advisory Services.

He earned his Bachelor of Mathematics, Accounting, from the University of Waterloo.

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Consero FaaS: Disrupting the Outdated Traditional F&A Model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