CFO techniques : a hands-on guide to keeping your business solvent and successful / by Marina Guzik
By: Guzik, Marina.Publisher: Berkeley, CA : Apress, 2011Description: xiii, 366 p. : 23 cm. ill.ISBN: 9781430237563 .Subject(s): CFOs | Chief financial officersOnline resources: Download as an eBook
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SCOUTING YOUR SURROUNDINGS AND DEFINING YOUR MISSION: What is special about smaller businesses? -- Titles vs. job descriptions -- The CFO's mission and aspirations -- Eight balls you must keep in the air -- The essential knowledge prerequisites -- ENFORCING THE LAW: POLICIES, PROCEDURES, AND CONTROLS: System of internal control and company policies -- General accepted fiscal policies -- Procedures for quintessential tasks -- The weakest link -- Budgeting as a control mechanism -- Controlling commerce -- DEEP POCKETS: YOUR CAPITAL RESOURCES: Options for capital financing -- Business nature vs. financial resources -- Soliciting investors and lenders -- Nurturing financial relationships -- CASH MUST FLOW: TREASURY MANAGEMENT: The gist of the treasury function -- Cash flow projections -- Daily cash position -- Managing receivables and payables -- Treasury management services -- DATA MINING: INFORMATION MANAGEMENT, ANALYSIS, AND REPORTING: Information technology decisions -- Ode to Excel -- Executive reports and performance analytics -- The importance of segmental analysis -- Ad hoc reporting -- ACCOUNTING BY THE BOOK: Clean books and compliant statements -- Accounting cycles and the structure of financial statements -- The most important statement: Cash flow -- Choose your auditors wisely -- What guarantees fast and painless audits -- RISK MANAGEMENT: Insurable risks -- Commercial risks -- Tax and regulations compliance -- ENSURING YOUR GOING CONCERN: STRATEGIES, PLANS, AND FORECASTS: Principles of strategic planning -- Practical modeling and forecasting -- New ventures -- Exit strategies -- ADMINISTRATION: THE ORGANISATION OF PEOPLE: Acquisition of human resources -- Managing human resources -- The behavioral approach.
Provides bite-sized chapters for CFOs working in finance and accounting, as well as addressing the administrative and human resources issues that CFOs often face. Offers practical recommendations and advice.