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Government Contractor CFO's 101 (Part III) - Cashflow Management: When Cash is King

Posted by Dave Donley on Wed, Jun 01, 2016 @ 10:45 AM

Government Contractor CFO Services - Cashflow Management I

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Topics: CFO, grant drawdown, outsourced cfo services, milestone payments, cashflow, government contractor cfo, cashflow management


Government Contractor CFO's 101 (Part II) - Understanding Your Regulatory Environment

Posted by Dave Donley on Wed, May 18, 2016 @ 09:00 AM

Government Contractor CFO services – Risk Management I

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Topics: CFO, outsourced cfo services, government contractor cfo


The Top 10 Signs You Need CFO Services

Posted by Mike Anderson on Fri, Aug 08, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

David Letterman has a popular segment every night on his show of the day's Top Ten list.  Most of the time it is a funny look at some current event, like the Top Ten things a President might say in a particular situation.  I like the issue of a Top Ten list related to sports.  You always strive to be in the Top Ten to get noticed for being the best.  Many businesses also use a Top Ten list to show prospects some of the best reasons that you might want to use that business.  Whatever the source, I think most people are familiar with the Top Ten concept.  So I thought today we might use that concept to identify the Top Ten Signs that your small business would be in need of a Chief Financial Officer.  It is a lighthearted way to look at a serious topic.

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Topics: CFO


Why does a government contractor need a CFO?

Posted by Mike Anderson on Tue, Sep 03, 2013 @ 04:08 PM

Last week we talked about the top reasons a government contractor needs to outsource their CFO function.  I think it is prudent to step back and look at why a small business needs a Chief Financial Officer to begin with.  What does a CFO do that an accountant doesn't do?  Why would a small business need a CFO if they have already contracted to have their books kept up to speed meeting GAAP, FAR and other regulations?  These are good questions and not always obvious to answer. 

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Topics: Outsourced CFO, government contractor, CFO


Should a government contractor outsource their CFO?

Posted by Mike Anderson on Fri, Aug 30, 2013 @ 07:11 AM

A few years ago we wrote a blog about the importance of a CFO in a small business.  Most small businesses either think they don't need one or that they can do it themselves.  I think this topic is important enough to re-do the blog on the CFO. 

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Topics: Outsourced CFO, government contractor, CFO