CFO or Controller White Paper

CFO or Controller White Paper: What’s Right for Your Business?

Our CFO or controller white paper helps answer two questions faced by executives at the helm of growing and entrepreneurial companies:

  • Is it time to hire a full-time leader for our financial team?
  • Should we hire a chief financial officer or a controller?

The answers to these questions – and the right resource solution model – will hinge on many different factors and will vary from one company to the next.

This free CFO or controller white paper explores the decision-making process and alternative solution models including a non-traditional option – CFO services – that can bring high-level financial expertise without the costs of a full-time hire.

What’s Inside

Illustrated with quick-read graphics, this eight-page white paper supports finding the right solution for your company by way of the following sections:

  1. Decision-Making Drivers
    How specific drivers are worked through and resolved determines the right solution model.
  2. Comparing Roles: CFO and Controller
    A head-to-head comparison illustrates differences in expertise and responsibilities.
  3. The CFO in Action: Sample Scenarios
    High-level skills of experienced CFOs are illustrated in successful resolution scenarios.
  4. An Alternative: Hiring an Outsourced CFO Services Provider
    A non-traditional model delivers CFO expertise at a fraction of the cost of a full-time hire.

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As the CFO and controller are both critical, high-level financial positions in any business, it is important to periodically assess financial leadership roles.

Download the CFO or controller white paper for a review of drivers needing resolution, as well as comparative merits of both traditional solution models and an attractive alternative.

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