What would you do if your CFO was gone tomorrow?

What if your CFO walked into your office and announced, “I’m leaving tomorrow for another job.”? Or what if they suffered a totally disabling injury or otherwise had to leave the company immediately? Your first reaction would be sadness, likely followed by feeling like you had just been punched in the stomach. Your CFO is […]

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Can you afford to sell your business? Reality versus Wishful Thinking

By Nick Carbone Business owners dream of selling their businesses for top dollar. But, in reality, many have no idea what their business is worth or if they can even afford to sell their business. Today, we’re going to walk-through an example that will get you thinking and keep your exit expectations firmly grounded. When […]

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Personal Time Off: Where do you stand?

When it comes to the holidays, we’re apparently most thankful for Thanksgiving and Christmas. They were the most common automatic days off, according to our recent CFO Strategic Partners survey. Professional staff is also rewarded with more time off. Looking for an average amount of time to offer? 3 weeks is the sweet spot. But […]

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CFO Strategic Partners Adds One New Member

Chief financial officer outsourcing firm announces new hire CFO Strategic Partners is growing. The Orlando-based chief financial officer outsourcing firm announced it has added a new member, who brings nearly 20 years of experience. Davina Leu, CPA, began her career in 1998 as an Auditor for KPMG Peat Marwick in Orlando. She has also worked […]

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Hurricane Irma’s On-Going Impact

Cleaning up from a storm is typically an arduous task. Nearly a month after Hurricane Irma took direct aim at Central Florida, recovery is still underway. The effort will bring a number of expected as well as unforeseen challenges for local businesses. Stage one of the recovery process centered on getting back to business – […]

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How to Justify New Software

“Know your numbers”: it’s a key principle of business. Could your software be producing the wrong numbers, which are used by the top executives to make critical decisions? Having the correct financial engine positions the company for the best opportunity for growth. Businesses of all sizes use financial software to help track key financials and […]

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Are businesses closing for Hurricane Irma? Friday no, Monday YES!

Many Central Florida CEO’s are asking the question: Do I close the office for the Hurricane Irma? We polled our clients to see what they had to say, and the results are in… Most companies are not closing on Friday, but are remaining “flexible and supportive” for employees who need to be absent for storm […]

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Do you have unrealized profit in your company?

Companies are often focused on improving their bottom lines and with good reason—it directly relates to increasing profits.  It is often overlooked the impact a few tweaks can have on profit and the even larger impact it can have on a company’s sustained value. It’s important to work hard AND be smart about your efforts […]

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Director Carrie Mistina gives back to the community

At CFO Strategic Partners, we embrace our mission: To enrich lives. It’s not just a motto, it’s put into practice. Director Carrie Mistina embodies our belief. She takes our values a step further with her contributions to the Central Florida community. Ever since she graduated from the University of Central Florida with a Bachelor of […]

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With uncertain times, it’s never too early to start planning your taxes

With uncertain times in Washington and wrangling over the president tax proposal, it’s still never too early to start planning for taxes. In fact, this year it may take even more planning because of the need for modeling on several different alternatives. Summer is the perfect time to start tax planning. We’re halfway through 2017, […]

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