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IMPROVING YOUR COMPANY’S       VALUE WITH           CFO        EXPERTISE
CORPORATE FINANCIAL SOLUTIONS, LLC     Debra  Pauli, CPA, CTP     Consultant, business troubleshooter and adviser     C...
Do you really need a CFO?   Is your company under capitalized?   Is your company over leveraged?   Has your company ext...
Why Firms Fail    Economic Factors 55.1%    – Conditions or decisions resulting in economic        losses    Financial F...
Controller – CFO – CPA            Do I need all three? Controller   – Chief accounting officer CFO  –   Strategist invol...
Top 3 things you’ll gain from a CFO Honest  open feedback on your business  aimed at improving profitability and cash flo...
Most Common Errors of Management Failure   to respond to marketplace changes Inadequate    control over operations Over...
What to expect from a CFO? Sounding    board for ideas with a view to  profitability and resource management Facilitator...
Business risks of not having a CFO  Principal Reasons for Decline     Internal Causes                       70 %    Extern...
Internal Causes of Decline One  man rule Lack of management depth Inbred, bureaucratic management Unbalanced top manag...
Outsourced CFO Service tailored to your company Outsourcing provides    “what you need, when you need it” Should “pay” for...
Can You Afford a CFO?Can you afford       not             to have a CFO?                        Corporate Financial Soluti...
What to look for in your CFO Broad range of experience Chemistry Credibility with your management team, your  customer ...
Chief Financial Officer              Policies         Risk Management                    Managing and    Assessment       ...
When you’re ready Proven       CFO experience both as an employee and as an outsourced resource Smallcompany and large c...
When you’re ready         Debra Pauli, CPA,CTP    Corporate Financial Solutions, LLC         www.corpfinsolve.com         ...
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  1. 1. IMPROVING YOUR COMPANY’S VALUE WITH CFO EXPERTISE
  2. 2. CORPORATE FINANCIAL SOLUTIONS, LLC  Debra Pauli, CPA, CTP  Consultant, business troubleshooter and adviser  CPA, Certified Public Accountant  CTP, Certified Turnaround Professional  Former CFO  Former Controller of Multinational NYSE Company  Conducted due diligence domestically and internationally  Assess businesses for lenders and investors Corporate Financial Solutions
  3. 3. Do you really need a CFO? Is your company under capitalized? Is your company over leveraged? Has your company extended credit too easily? Does your company have too much inventory or fixed assets? Does your company have “information”, not “data” to run your business? Do you have adequate controls? Are you controlling your costs? Corporate Financial Solutions
  4. 4. Why Firms Fail Economic Factors 55.1% – Conditions or decisions resulting in economic losses Financial Factors 36.0% – Poor decisions regarding debt, working capital, liquidity resulting in failure to meet obligations Other factors 8.9% – Management neglect, fraud, disasters, loss of sole supplier, legal constraints Corporate Financial Solutions
  5. 5. Controller – CFO – CPA Do I need all three? Controller – Chief accounting officer CFO – Strategist involved in planning, capital optimization, and analysis and interpretation – Steward of policies, manages risks, manages stakeholders and “records and report”. CPA – Independent of the business Corporate Financial Solutions
  6. 6. Top 3 things you’ll gain from a CFO Honest open feedback on your business aimed at improving profitability and cash flow Financial reporting that provides information -not data- for improved management of resources and results. Contacts within the business community to add value to your business Corporate Financial Solutions
  7. 7. Most Common Errors of Management Failure to respond to marketplace changes Inadequate control over operations Overexpansion Excessive leverage Corporate Financial Solutions
  8. 8. What to expect from a CFO? Sounding board for ideas with a view to profitability and resource management Facilitator of change within your organization Financial leadership Problem solver Corporate Financial Solutions
  9. 9. Business risks of not having a CFO Principal Reasons for Decline Internal Causes 70 % External Factors 21 Economic Factors 9 Corporate Financial Solutions
  10. 10. Internal Causes of Decline One man rule Lack of management depth Inbred, bureaucratic management Unbalanced top management team Ineffective, non-participative board of directors Dishonesty and fraud ►An effective CFO eliminates these Corporate Financial Solutions
  11. 11. Outsourced CFO Service tailored to your company Outsourcing provides “what you need, when you need it” Should “pay” for themselves Corporate Financial Solutions
  12. 12. Can You Afford a CFO?Can you afford not to have a CFO? Corporate Financial Solutions
  13. 13. What to look for in your CFO Broad range of experience Chemistry Credibility with your management team, your customer and vendors Corporate Financial Solutions
  14. 14. Chief Financial Officer Policies Risk Management Managing and Assessment Reporting Planning For Implementation Stakeholders Corporate Financial Solutions
  15. 15. When you’re ready Proven CFO experience both as an employee and as an outsourced resource Smallcompany and large company experience Experience with cash management and capital Corporate Financial Solutions
  16. 16. When you’re ready Debra Pauli, CPA,CTP Corporate Financial Solutions, LLC www.corpfinsolve.com Corporate Financial Solutions

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