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As a growing financial firm, we’re very in tune with the process of hiring CFOs. We know it can be hard to find new employees, especially great ones! Finance and accounting professionals are some of the most in-demand people and, when they’re familiar with tax law, forget about it. But aside from the challenge…
Successful businesses recognize that accounting is more than crunching numbers and generating financial statements. Sophisticated accounting management enables small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) to elevate their profile, revenue, and operations, driving the business forward and accelerating growth. But what does sophisticated accounting management involve and how can it take your business to the next…
Simple Startup was founded to help growth-minded businesses like yours simplify finances, understand the story your data is telling you, and make smart, informed decisions. We deliver on that commitment every day through the work we do for small-and-mid-sized businesses (SMBs) across many industries—from consumer packaged goods (CPG), like food and beverage, beauty, and…
For growth businesses, the board of directors isn’t just a group you’re required to report to every quarter. These professionals often act as a sounding board you can bounce ideas off and a trusted advisor you can turn to for guidance in making strategic decisions that drive your business forward. That’s especially true if…
Accelerating profitability is a goal that most early-stage companies and even more mature companies strive for. But determining how to best achieve that goal isn’t always straightforward. There are various strategies you can use to improve your profitability and a variety of levers you can pull—some on the revenue side, some on the expense…
If you run a technology products company, you and your management team likely find yourselves making constant decisions. Some are strategic: Should we expand into a new geographic market that offers good growth potential? Others are operationally focused: Should we consider switching distributors or other partners to reduce expenses, and how will that impact…
You run a business and you’re under pressure. Sound familiar?! You are coping, but the team is full to capacity. And then one of two things happens: An important team member hands in their notice. Or you win a big new contract. Suddenly there’s too much to do and you need to recruit. And…