Accounting Department

CFO’s Doing Marketing? yeah right.

Posted by on March 5, 2011 at 8:36 am

This article struck a chord with me, as I’m seeing progressive, new-school CFO’s getting involved more strategically in companies. Instead of being those funny looking dudes sitting in a back room with their goofy glasses and their nose stuck in spreadsheets all day, the CFO of 2011 is one that works well across each function […]

200 CFOs biggest challenges over the next 12 months

Posted by on February 16, 2011 at 10:06 am

FINANCE and THE ORGANIZATION Over the last few months the CFO Event has made contact with a large number of industry leading financial executives throughout EMEA and America. The purpose was to anonymously poll opinions in order to snapshot current and future issues. The study provided the CFO event with a great platform to start […]

Tis’ the Season – for Budgeting!

Posted by on December 11, 2010 at 10:53 am

By Marty Koenig, Founder & CEO and Keith McAslan, Partner, CxO To Go Introduction Tis' the season where everyone is thinking about the upcoming holidays, skiing in the mountains, as December is a short month and business is either slowing down or going crazy to hit year end numbers. However, if you didn't begin your […]

Battle of the financial guys

Posted by on August 19, 2010 at 9:11 am

Many business owners do not understand the differences between the roles and the value a CFO can bring to the business. Additionally, many business owners do not feel they can afford a CFO, however that is where a part time CFO can help.

25 Questions to Ask When Hiring a CPA « Keith McAslan’s Blog

Posted by on July 8, 2010 at 7:52 pm

25 Questions to Ask When Hiring a CPA « Keith McAslan’s Blog.

6 Things to Know Before Hiring a CFO

Posted by on December 10, 2009 at 11:34 am

Before hiring a financial executive to guide your company, ask these 6 questions to ensure that you don’t end up paying a whole lot of money for services that are not what you need, expect or want. Hiring an on demand CFO does not have to be a confusing experience. Instead, it can be the most empowered decision you ever make for your company.

H1N1 Influenza versus Small Business

Posted by on December 6, 2009 at 9:41 am

CxO To Go conducted a survey concerning the potential impact H1N1 could have on companies. Of those surveyed, 72% have not undertaken any financial modeling to see what may happen if disaster strikes. We certainly hope it does not get bad, or small businesses especially may be in for trouble. Over 75% of the respondents […]

Move Over, CEO: The Time Is Right for the Chief Financial Officer to Be a Co-Leader

Posted by on August 18, 2009 at 1:56 pm

Thank you Tracy Houston of Board Resource Services for sharing this with me this morning. I see more dynamic equilibrium these days with the CEO and the CFO. When I perform in the part time CFO role, my customers expect me to help them move towards the unity in duality described below. By PHILIP […]

8 Tips for Better Cash Management

Posted by on April 29, 2009 at 12:46 pm

Unlock capital, transform your bottom line and safeguard your future in uncertain times.

Cash Flow is Not Important

Posted by on January 10, 2009 at 11:27 am

Cash is the “life blood” that keeps a business operating. Cash flow analysis is not rocket science (well some of it is), but most of the time I find that businesses just don’t spend the time to deal with this. If cash drys up, the business fails. OK, you know that.