You know an accountant can help with your small business growth and day-to-day operations, but maybe you’re not sure what they will actually do. Today, we’ll talk about how our Des Moines accounting firm can benefit your company right now.
Keep reading for a look at CustomOne CFO & Controllers and our top three small business accounting services. See why... Read More
Helping small businesses to succeed here in the Greater Des Moines Region is the top priority of CustomOne CFO & Controllers. As the premier source of Des Moines accountants, CPAs, CFOs and Controllers, our commitment to providing resources for small businesses is something we take seriously. We realize that one of the most vital tools for a small business... Read More
People start small businesses for a variety of reasons and with a variety of skill sets. All of them have a pretty good idea about what they want to do, but few know everything about how to do it. Providing a product or service involves running a business operation from an administrative standpoint. How many people opening a small... Read More
Are you are spending more of your scarce time as a business owner analyzing your revenue, profitability and cash flow? Trying to draw conclusions about the performance of your business in your market? Are you having trouble deciding on growth strategies? These could be signs that you could benefit from a Chief Financial Officer or CFO. A CFO utilizes... Read More
As an accounting firm you spend a great deal of time recording backward-looking data. With current automated systems you even spend time analyzing numbers that are calculated in software, such as Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems. While the software is quick and removes a lot of accounting drudgery, the numbers still need to be scrutinized to ensure they were... Read More
If you are considering whether it is time for your small business to hire a full time Chief Financial Officer, the answer is probably no. A CFO has a lot of expertise and training and can bring a lot to any business, but they are also expensive and have to be used efficiently. If you aren’t big enough, with... Read More
CFO For Your Business
Businesses small and large face the same challenges and most of the same requirements relative to bookkeeping, financial management, and reporting. Most of these duties can be handled by a bookkeeping staff for backward looking financials as to how your business performed. They can also handle, with the help of a CPA or accountant, the forward-looking... Read More
In operating a small business you are continually required to evaluate your financial status to gauge your performance against plan and plan for future operations. Most business owners realize the need for accurate financial statements and have bookkeeping staff or controllers/CPAs. But these roles are backward-looking positions that record data and produced financial statements for your purposes. A Chief... Read More
Why Hire a Chief Financial Officer?
A Chief Financial Officer (CFO) can be very beneficial for a firm if you know what they are for and how to use them effectively. The CFO is the keeper of your finances but also has a key role in analyzing your way forward. They do this by providing insight based on your history... Read More
A CFO is More Than An Accountant
Most firms treat their Chief Financial Officer (CFO) as an uber-accountant, tracking financials or acting as a controller instead of acting as what they should be – a strategic asset. Using your CFO wisely can help the company make sound strategic decisions based on their financial analysis acumen and management expertise. Rather than... Read More