The ideal progression is for the part-time FD to make most of the job redundant by training other people to do it and ensuring that things which are fixed stay fixed.
What should my business look for from an accountant?
Most MDs want and need more from their accountant, even if they can’t quite put their finger on what “more” looks like.
Improve your business by changing your accountant
Poor quality accountants are like KGB sleepers, you may not know that you have got one until it’s too late.
Bookkeeping, profitability and cashflow
Without accurate, complete, up-to-date bookkeeping you’ll never have the financial information you need to understand and improve business performance.
Set up an Accounts Calendar. It’s about time (and money)
Introducing the Accounts Calendar to your workflow adds a regular layer of financial management that’s re-enforcing the twin pillars of financial success – cashflow and profitability.
Gross Profit Officer – appoint one today!
Ask yourself how much your bottom line will improve or decline by if you raise or lower your gross profit margin by just 1%. Still can’t afford a Gross Profit Officer?
3 key actions to increase profitable sales
Knowing your costs and your gross profit is essential but many businesses destroy value simply by selling in to the wrong market, or by positioning their products / services in the wrong place.
To increase profitability – We’re going to purposefully do less!
It’s great to grow sales, increase in size and be busy but do you know where your profit is coming from and where it’s not?
Cost control: Don’t let costs embed themselves in your business
We looked at how costs and processes get embedded in a business and stay there, like fossils, for years and years, eating up cash, when they don’t need to be there at all!
My cashflow is a mess and I’m running around like a headless chicken
Poor cashflow is a symptom and a problem. We take a look at practical ways to improve your cashflow.