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CFO Edge: On-Demand CFO Services

  CFO Edge, a leading provider of interim CFO services, is a group of experienced chief financial officers who engage with executives on demand to address strategic and operational financial challenges. The result: CFO Edge helps companies create, grow and sustain business value.  
  Who We Serve  
  CFO Edge works with CEOs and CFOs at large, medium and small businesses in Southern California. The industries we serve are the industries we know as former seated Chief Financial Officers:  
Advertising Healthcare Real Estate  
  Apparel Manufacturing Restaurants & Food Manufacturing  
  Business Services Media Retail  
  Entertainment Non Profits Technology & Software  
  Financial Services Private Equity Wholesale & Distribution  
  Why CEOs and CFOs Engage Us  
  Businesses are dynamic entities that go through periods of transition, expansion and contraction. While all share objectives to improve profitability and increase shareholder value, the lack of CFO expertise and capacity can keep businesses from delivering on these goals. Our interim CFO services support CEOs and CFOs who need high-level expertise and capacity in the following areas:  
Transition: Losing, Outgrowing or Not Having a Full-Time CFO
When a company loses, outgrows, or can’t hire a full-time CFO, CFO Edge provides needed expertise and capacity.
Expansion: Acquisitions, Growth & Public Offerings
  Acquisitions, rapid organic growth, and IPO-driven growth can bring challenges around new data requirements, processes, and compliance requirements.
Contraction: Divestitures, Downsizing & Turn-Arounds
  The strategic plan or a shifting economy may drive the sale of a business unit or may cause cutbacks in operations. Businesses in distress may require turn-around guidance.
Special Projects
  Challenges arise in addressing specific projects like purchase accounting, acquisition integration, financial modeling, financial restatements, and deal evaluation. These projects are frequently characterized by esoteric regulations and tight deadlines.
Strategic Planning & Operational Challenges
  Too often CEOs are furnished with only historic data or data not delivered in a timely manner. Missing are higher-level data, financial consulting on costs and profits, and strategic guidance.
  When action in these areas is delayed or provided by a mismatched resource, the impact can be costly. CEOs and CFOs may feel overwhelmed by the sheer volume and complexities of tasks at hand. Business opportunities may be lost and compliance put at risk. When costs and profits don’t meet projections, shareholder value declines. The root cause: needed CFO expertise and capacity are missing.

What We Do
CFO Edge interim CFO services provide experienced interim chief financial officers for engagements specifically tailored to meet each client’s individual requirements. Options include interim CFOs, part-time CFOs, project-based CFOs, recruitment-to-permanent CFOs and interim-to-permanent CFOs. Our professionals become trusted, fully-integrated financial advisors who provide focused expertise. From strategic planning to business management and day-to-day financial operations, CFO Edge interim CFO services address the complete range of client financial challenges.

How Our Clients Benefit
CFO Edge clients benefit from our services in a number of significant ways. CEOs achieve higher levels of understanding that support better business decisions. They move from reactive to proactive stances and gain greater financial control. CFOs get through burdensome special projects to see complex requirements addressed on time. These benefits – derived from identifying opportunities, defining solutions, and taking action – far outweigh the costs and risks of delay. Ultimately, CFO Edge interim CFO services deliver improved performance that results in greater profitability and enhanced business value.
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