Financial Management Services


Corporate Oversight

Presenting to boards and board

  • See Tools for Agenda for Board of
    Directors Meeting
  • Boards of Directors
  • Audit Committees
  • Compensation Committees
  • Investment Committees
  • Boards of Advisors

Financial Reporting

Preparing financial reports and dealing
with reporting issues

  • See Tools for Financial Dashboard, Five Year projection and Monthly Financial Reports
  • templates
  • Monthly, quarterly, annual internal and public financial reports
  • SEC forms (10Q, 10K, 8K)
  • NASDAQ listing compliance
  • NASDAQ delisting
  • Foreign subsidiaries
  • IRS and state tax authorities

Dealing with complex financial
accounting issues

  • Revenue recognition
  • Going concern
  • Purchase vs. pooling
  • Debt vs. equity
  • Foreign exchange

Raising Money

Raising equity capital

  • See Tools for Cap Table Generator and down Round Dilution Analyzer
  • Common stock
  • Preferred stock -- seed, venture and
  • Taking companies private
  • Secondary offerings

Working with financing sources

  • Founders
  • Angel investors
  • Venture capitalists
  • Stockholders of public companies
  • Hedge fund managers

Arranging debt financing

  • Loans from owners
  • Bank loans - factoring, asset based lines of
    credit, bridge loans
  • Equipment lines from leasing companies
  • Mezzanine loans

Financial Management

Managing cash

  • Meeting payrolls
  • Minimizing dilution from equity investments
  • Arranging extended payouts to creditors
  • Accelerating collections from customers
  • Conserving "excess" cash
  • Make vs. buy analysis
  • Converting favorable space lease to cash
  • Monetizing investment in new technology

Installing accounting systems

  • Single user
  • Multi user
  • Multi currency
  • Function specific (e.g., MRP, time reporting)

Working with advisors to the CFO

  • Investment bankers
  • Investor relations firms
  • Public accountants
  • Tax accountants

Helping with combinations

  • Acquisitions
  • Dispositions
  • Due diligence

Managing various operating areas

  • See Tools for Financial Bonus Calculator
  • Personnel
  • Recruiting
  • Insurance
  • Stock options
  • Human resources
  • Facilities
  • Communications
  • Data processing (IS)

Providing specialized support

  • Litigation support in software related suit
  • Disbursing agent for sellers of software company
  • Collection agent for disputed accounts receivable

Providing CFO support for public companies

  • Quarterly conference calls
  • Road shows to fund managers
  • Financial press releases
  • Financial conferences
  • Analyst presentations
  • Comparable analysis
  • Annual stockholder meetings



Preparing integrated financial models

  • See Tools for Financial Model
  • Monthly for the current year
  • Quarterly for the next year
  • Annual for five years
  • Income statement, balance sheet, cash flow statement
  • Assumptions
  • Sensitivity analysis
  • Summary graphs
  • Descriptive text
  • Financial section of business plans