PE-backed CXOs who stabilize their function gain the credibility and knowledge needed to amplify their impact. Subjects in Financial Management include Controllership, FP&A, Lender Relations, Taxes and related topics.
Ambitious yet Realistic Budgeting: Navigating the Balance
Private equity budgeting can cause tension between sponsors and management, but there are ways to form alignment.
Building a Value-Add Relationship Between Sales and Finance
Creating collaboration is essential.
Maximize Your SG&A Budget for Optimal ROI
How to budget around common concerns and important areas of investment. During budgeting season, SG&A often becomes the target of fiscal cuts. Because these expenses…
Four Tips for Sales Leaders to Increase Forecast Accuracy
Make the Mean Absolute Percent Error (MAPE) your friend to boost accuracy.
Harness Pricing Power to Elevate Portfolio Company Performance
PE funds often acquire businesses with substantial margin for pricing improvement. CFOs must help intelligently capture those opportunities.
Enhance the Efficiency and Impact of Financial Reporting
The reporting rigor associated with a PE-backed opportunity necessitates implementation of several best practices.
Rapidly Repairing a Disorganized Month-End Close
Too many accounting departments are purely reactive in the way they close the books.
Executing a Lead-to-Cash Project at a Highly-Acquisitive Tech Platform
It was a necessary resetting of the base that set the foundation for strong revenue growth.
SURVEY: Nearly Half of PE-Backed CFOs Cite ‘Data Fragmentation’ as Top Challenge
Private equity-backed CFOs who lack an accurate fact base struggle to provide the deep management information required to drive top-quartile returns. Test edit. While establishing…