When evaluating software and cloud solutions, the many options can seem overwhelming. What technology should I invest in? How do I ensure I’m choosing the…
Monthly reporting is one of those operational necessities that often becomes neglected. Here are three ways you can streamline your monthly reporting.
We see measuring analytics as an essential tool to scale your business. And, if you are a loyal reader, you know we never go too long without writing about our beloved metrics. However, do you know which metrics are essential to your business and the stage of growth you are in? In this article, we provide a breakdown of some of the Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for growth in common business models.
We often get asked by growing companies whether or not they have outgrown QuickBooks. Let's just say the honest answer is—it depends. Here are 5 common signs to know if you have outgrown QuickBooks:
It’s budget-planning time. After a year that may very well have derailed your budget, and despite how begrudgingly you might enter this process, now is the time to plan next year’s budget. Digging deeper into the essential questions from budgeting and forecasting for high growth companies is a great place to start.
Why is Free Cash Flow (FCF) important for scaling companies? Simple. FCF enhances shareholder value and is an attractive metric for investors compared to price-earnings. Discover how you can easily calculate and build your company's FCF.
To create a growth culture, involve employees in your financial success. We don’t mean foosball tables and microbrews on tap, we mean big picture growth. Here are three steps to create your growth culture.
When you’re strategic planning, do you map back metrics to your mission? If you’ve read any of our budgeting articles you’re familiar with my recommendation to set targets or benchmarks for your team. Creating this culture of growth sets your business up to scale.
Now is a better time than ever to get your business spending under control. Unlike most accountants, we like to focus on growing your business but certain times call for cost-cutting measures. Better yet, if you can cut your monthly business expenses as you’re growing then you’re creating a great capacity to scale.
Given the turbulent financial climate, it’s not surprising to see more owners consider selling their business. Whether it’s to look after employees, cut losses, or for personal reasons there’s always a combination of pros and cons to consider- and I’m speaking from experience having sold my company to ORBA 5 years ago.