Steven D. Olson

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Steven D. Olson

Loveland, CO CFO

38 Years of Experience

Direct Contact

solson@b2bcfo.com

970.217.7276

Universities:

Bachelor of Science, Health Care Administration, George Washington University, Washington DC


Master of Science, Financial Management, Naval Post Graduate School, Monterey, CA

Certificates & Licenses:

CM&AA


Certified Public Accountant - Colorado


Certified Public Accountant - Florida (Currently Inactive)

Organizations:

Colorado Society of CPAs

American Society for Quality

Financial Executives Networking Group

Sage Group (Business Incubator Advisors)

Executive Board, Northern Colorado Red Cross

Executive Board, Loveland Chamber of Commerce

Board Member, Northern Colorado Legislative Alliance

Active member and chair Loveland Rotary

Contact Steven Olson and receive a free Discovery Analysis™

  • A confidential meeting with the business owner(s), then interview company staff.
  • Look at the company’s financial information and computer systems.
  • Benchmark financial information against industry averages.
  • Create a confidential report of our findings in The Strategy Gameplan™







Steven’s Bio

Steven D. Olson, CPA, has extensive experience in a wide range of leadership, management and advisory positions. In the role of Chief Financial Officer, he provides executives with timely and accurate financial statements, ongoing cash flow projections, oversight over accounting and finance operations, as well as design and maintenance of the financial reporting structures.

In addition to his accounting and finance oversight responsibilities, Steven offers broad management, internal control and strategic advice to management. His Total Quality Management experience can greatly accelerated a company's effort to document business policies and procedures as well as improve manufacturing processes.

His proficiency relative to the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 benefits companies in a wide range of industries by evaluating all aspects of their internal control systems. He typically assists with the identification of key risks and design of mitigating controls, documentation of principle procedures and performing pre-audit testing to evaluate existing compliance.

Companies that Steven has previously helped represent a variety of industries including Internet communications, precious metals mining, agriculture, computer hardware manufacturing, and industrial equipment manufacturing. Proficient in general management, business principles and essential business practices, he has advised companies representing several industries including aggregates, publishing, aerospace, automotive parts distribution, information technology and others.

As an experienced project manager, Steven assists companies making the transition from basic accounting systems to wholly integrated business and financial information systems. His role as the project manager ensures rapid conversion to the new software and timely implementation with minimal disruption to operations. For project management engagements, Steven facilitates the documentation of various business processes, addresses relevant internal risks and controls, and performs initial compliance testing as part of the internal review process.

His success as an advisor to business is built on a foundation of considerable leadership and management experience obtained while serving in the U.S. Navy. As a Naval Officer, he held a wide array of leadership positions in the health care delivery field. He possesses a wealth of experience in health care including budgeting, operations, system design, data base management, financial management and others. Steven is a member of the American Society for Quality (ASQ) and the Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants.

He has taught a wide range of business and accounting subjects as an adjunct professor for the University of Phoenix, the Monfort School of Business at the University of Northern Colorado and Front Range Community College in Northern Colorado. His University teaching experience enables him to continually bring added value to his business and financial consulting.

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Recent Articles

Apr 30Steven Olson

Elegance!

Apr 30Steven Olson
Elegant Woman Wearing A Hat

Normally I wouldn’t use the work “Elegance” to describe a business conference.  However, it seems an appropriate adjective to use to sum up our recent B2B CFO Partner’s conference held in Atlanta, GA at the Westin Hotel.  From the accommodations and service to sponsorships and presentations, the three days were bathed in an atmosphere of expectation and anticipation of the launch that can only be described as an entirely new industry – Certified Business Transition Expert services. NOT simply “exit”

Apr 1Steven Olson

Internal Controls 101

Apr 1Steven Olson
Electronic Devices Linked Together

No owner expects that his or her employees will take money or property that belongs to the business.  Nor do owners expect to be deceived by vendors or tricked by customers.  In order to discourage or prevent losses through outright theft or inadvertent errors, businesses establish a variety of processes and procedures collectively referred to a internal controls.  This post provides an introduction to a series of internal controls principles that all businesses should employ as a minimum level of

Mar 31Steven Olson

Cash!

Mar 31Steven Olson
Spread Out Ten Dollar Bills

Despite the many ratio’s and financial indicators that are available to owners, the continued financial viability of a business hangs on that continuous availability of cash.  There is a lot of truth is the old adage – Cash Is King.  Yet, despite the acknowledged importance of cash to a business I am amazed that so few owners truly manage cash.  This post looks at a key cash management strategy – Free Cash Flow. Unlike numerous other indicators, Free Cash Flow

Dec 2Steven Olson

Healthcare Insanity Part III – Who Pays?

Dec 2Steven Olson
Healthcare Strike With Doctor

This is the final of a three part article that attempts to explain why our healthcare system is so difficult to change, let along “fix”.  This part explains the role of the third party payor and then summarizes the three articles. So who pays?  Enter the third party payor – insurance company, the state (medicaid) or the federal government (medicare).  The person (patient) may enter into a contract with an insurance company to pay for specified conditions, services, etc. in

Nov 30Steven Olson

Healthcare Insanity – Part II – How it really works

Nov 30Steven Olson
Doctor Using Stethoscope For Check-Up

This is the second of a three part article which attempts to explain the complexities of the healthcare system which makes changing or fixing the system so difficult if not impossible.  This article looks at the roles of the patient, the physician, the institutions (clinic or hospital) and the ancillary services (laboratory, x-ray, cardiology, etc).  The role of the payor will be addressed in the final article. Healthcare works more like this. The Patient and the Physician.  If a person

Nov 30Steven Olson

Healthcare Insanity – Part I

Nov 30Steven Olson
Close-Up Of Stethoscope On Table

We all are probable tired of hearing about healthcare.  Assertions from one side of all it will do and warnings from the other on all it won’t.  So what’s the rub?  Why is the system so hard to fix.  This is the first of a three part article that attempts to explain why fixing healthcare is such a monumental challenge.  This first part presents a refresher on the typical economics of the transactions we complete every day.  The second article

Oct 31Steven Olson

Budgeting – Beginning With The End In Mind

Oct 31Steven Olson

As companies grow, it is not long before the realization that creating a budget is essential for implementation of growth strategies.  As owners embark on the process, they quickly become aware that the overall operating budget is composed of many little budgets.  The article explores the elements in a budget which differs among manufacturing, retail and distribution and service organizations. Budgets The budget process begins with the end result of the revenue generating process – the Revenue budget which is

Oct 31Steven Olson

Should You Budget?

Oct 31Steven Olson

Budgeting, once a routine annual event, has fallen out of favor in recent years.  In view of the the fast pace of business today, should you develop a practice of crafting a budget?  This article will look at three advantages and disadvantages of budgeting. Advantages Assessment of Profitability – A budget can be very instrumental in evaluating the profitability of the different business segments or product lines of a business.  The evaluation is an important tool for determining whether a

Sep 30Steven Olson

Management of Risk

Sep 30Steven Olson

Every business faces uncertainty and events which are a threat to growth, profitability, and it’s survivability.  The CFO Guidebook by Steven M. Bragg defines risk as “…an event that interferes with the ability of a business to achieve its objectives…”  Risks take many forms.  One way to begin to gain a perspective of risk is to group them into relevant categories.  This article will briefly address four types of risk:  Hazard, Operating, Financial and Strategic. Hazard Risks –  These are

Sep 30Steven Olson

Dealing With Risk

Sep 30Steven Olson

Risk is a part of our every day lives, both as an individual and certainly as a business owner.  In his book, The CFO Guidebook, Steven M. Bragg suggests that there are three risk planning options:  mitigate the risk, accept the risk or transfer the risk.  Each of these options will be briefly described, with greater emphasis on the third – transfer of risk. Risk Mitigation:  Mitigation simply means taking steps to reduce the impact or severity of a condition

Aug 31Steven Olson

The CFO and Internal Control Systems

Aug 31Steven Olson
Internal control systems for CFOs

Who hasn’t heard of ENRON, WorldCom or Health South, infamous examples of companies in which the system of internal controls failed resulting if significant personal losses to employees and investors.  Were these just examples of big company failures or are smaller companies susceptible to similar failures? The responsibilities of the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) are many and varied.  One of the more important functions that the CFO performs is to establish a system of controls so that reasonable confidence exists

Aug 31Steven Olson

Magnificence or Mediocrity – Where is this nation headed?

Aug 31Steven Olson

Recently I heard a redistributed recording by small businessman, Rich DeVos.  The title of his talk which he gave in the early 1990s was Magnificence or Mediocrity.  I believe that the points he made are as relevant today as it was then.  See if you agree. As individuals, as business owners, as a nation, we have a choice.  We can choose to strive for Magnificence or we can allow ourselves to sink into Mediocrity.  The path we choose can be

Jul 31Steven Olson

Internal Controls

Jul 31Steven Olson

How does a business owner have confidence that the business is operating as planned, without being worried about inaccurate financial information or that assets are not properly conserved.  The answer, install a system of internal controls.  But what is a system of control and what are the features of an effective internal control system? Controls are put into place in order to deter otherwise honest people from doing things that are financially harmful to a business, such as “borrowing” monies

Jul 31Steven Olson

Assessing Risk

Jul 31Steven Olson

Most everyone has an awareness of “Risk”.  While risk can be personal, I want to address business risk in this post, albeit at a high level as well as the CFO’s role in the risk management process.  There are three aspects of risk that I will cover in the post – risk identification, risk quantification and risk planning. Risk Identification:  Sometime the presence of risk is fairly obvious such as when an owner is directly confronted with a situation in

Jun 30Steven Olson

Tyranny Of The Urgent

Jun 30Steven Olson

It is very easy to get trapped into responding to the urgencies of the day or week, while the important things seem to fall through the cracks.  This is the classic battle of the urgencies of life verses the important things of life.  This is particularly important to the business owner as failure to the get the priority right results in endless fire fighting.  This conflict is termed Tyranny of the Urgent. Credited to Dwight Eisenhower and popularized by Stephen

Jun 1Steven Olson

Creating A Success Team

Jun 1Steven Olson

The recent best seller, The Exit Strategy Handbook, highlighted the impending flood of businesses for sale as an estimated 12 million baby boomers exit their businesses over the next 10 to 15 years.  With that number of business on the market, only those that have their business “ducks in a row” can expect to sell their business for anything close to what they expect.  Critical to creating a market ready business is the acquiring a team of advisors to advise the

May 31Steven Olson

Seller / Buyer – Two Sides of the Same Coin

May 31Steven Olson

The radio interview initially centered around a discussion of the impending flood of businesses that will be for sale resulting from “Baby Boomers” seeking to exit their business.  But then the questions were asked, “What does this mean for a person who wants to get into business?”  “How can they determine the good from the not so good, a good deal from a bad and what is the right value of the business?”  How would you answer that? B2B CFO

May 3Steven Olson

Odds of Selling Your Business Just Got Better!

May 3Steven Olson

As the flood of “Baby Boomers” begin to contemplate retirement, almost 7,200,000 businesses will be up for sale between now and 2029.  Unfortunately only about 20% will successfully sell their business.  Those business owners who are proactive and take steps to improve the market readiness of their business will be the winners in the race to a successful exit.   Recently released by B2B CFO,  The Exit Strategy Handbook  accompanied by the B2B CFO Dashboard software is as the subtitle states

Mar 18Steven Olson

Which Way Should I Go?

Mar 18Steven Olson

There is a segment in Lewis Carroll’s (actual name Charles Dodgson) Alice in Wonderland in which Alice is confronted by the Caterpillar sitting on a mushroom smoking a hookah.  Alice inquires as to which road she should take to which the Caterpillar asks, “Where do you want to go?”  Alice responds that she doesn’t know and the Caterpillar replies, “then it doesn’t make any difference.” In a previous article I briefly described the roles and functions of the Chief Financial

Mar 10Steven Olson

Looking Through The Windshield

Mar 10Steven Olson

It has been my experience that most small business owners don’t really know what a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) does and often assume that their Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or bookkeeper performs essentially the same duties as the CFO.  The analogy I use early on with business owners is that CPAs and bookkeepers look through the rear view mirror at where the business has been while CFOs look through the windshield at where the business owner wants to go.  

Feb 28Steven Olson

Bubble, Bubble, The Economy Is In Trouble

Feb 28Steven Olson

Numerous economic cheerleaders would have us believe that recovery has begun, that we have turned the corner.  Wait a minute, not so fast.  Is this an upturn of a typical economic cycle?  Previously I introduced the work of David and Robert Wiedemer, Cindy Spitzer and Eric Janszen, America’s Bubble Economy.  This book, written in 2006, warned of the impending collapse of one or more of the six identified bubbles in the following two to five years.  2008 through 2010 witnessed

Feb 28Steven Olson

More Lessons from the Richest Man in Babylon – Part 3

Feb 28Steven Olson

Previously I introduced Seven Cures for a Lean Purse, a series of truths for building and keeping wealth contained in The Richest Man in Babylon,  a series of parables written by George Samuel Clason beginning in 1926.  This is the third of three articles, the first of which introduced the first three cures for a lean purse –  for each ten coins put in thy purse, spend but nine; control thy expenditures; and make thy gold multiply.   The second article address the

Jan 31Steven Olson

Financial Intelligence – Getting A Handle On Working Capital

Jan 31Steven Olson

Business owners are confronted with a wide range of tools and ratios that can help them effectively manage their business.  One such tool is Working Capital management.  This article will explain working capital and provide a few examples of how to apply a variety of techniques for managing working capital. Working Capital defined:  Working capital is the result obtained when subtracting current liabilities from current assets.  A positive number is desired which indicates that there are more short-term assets available

Jan 30Steven Olson

Financial Intelligence – What’s Breaking Even?

Jan 30Steven Olson

I applaud those who have the intestinal fortitude to take a leap of faith and start their own business.  Unfortunately many are inexperienced in financial techniques, such as braak-even point analysis, that help guide them to financial success.  My observation is that in their enthusiasm to launch their business and their intense focus on the future opportunities, they neglect or maybe forget the present realities of business.  For most business owners, that’s not a surprise, their focus is on the

Dec 31Steven Olson

Fiscal Cliff? What About The Bubbles?

Dec 31Steven Olson

here has been much ado about the “Fiscal Cliff” and rightly so.  Everyone is talking about the impending doom associated with the fiscal cliff but few are talking about the gorilla in the room – our bubble economy.  This article introduces what perhaps is an even greater looming danger – the continued deflation of the bubbles upon which our economy is based. In 2006, David Wiedemer, et. al.published America’s Bubble Economy in which they warned of the impending economic crisis

Dec 31Steven Olson

The Fiscal Cliff – What’s All The Hubbub?

Dec 31Steven Olson

The Fiscal Cliff has certainly dominated the conversation and news reporting since the election reaching a crescendo as we have neared the new year.  In the conversations I have heard, I find the most only have a vague idea of what “the fiscal cliff” is.  Because of the nature of news reporting, most figure it must be a bad thing.  So, what’s the hubbub? The “fiscal cliff” is a catchy descriptive coined by Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke for a

Nov 27Steven Olson

More Lessons from The Richest Man In Babylon – Part 2

Nov 27Steven Olson

My last blog introduced Seven Cures for a Lean Purse, a series of truths for building and keeping wealth contained in The Richest Man in Babylon,  a series of parables written by George Samuel Clason beginning in 1926.  This is the second of three articles, the first of which introduced the first three cures for a lean purse and this article presents the next two cures.  As previously indicated the cures have relevance to both individuals and business owners. The Fourth Cure –

Nov 18Steven Olson

More Lessons from The Richest Man In Babylon – Part 1

Nov 18Steven Olson

In my last blog, I introduced The Richest Man in Babylon,  a series of whimsical parables written by George Samuel Clason beginning in 1926.  That article conveyed a tale of a single wisdom principle – a part of what you earn is yours to keep.   This is the first of three follow-on articles introducing Seven Cures for a Lean Purse a series of truths for building and keeping wealth.  The first three of the seven cures will be presented in this article and the remaining

Oct 31Steven Olson

Lessons from The Richest Man In Babylon

Oct 31Steven Olson

The Richest Man in Babylon is a series of whimsical parables written by George Samuel Clason beginning in 1926.  Originally written in pamphlet form they were distributed by banks and insurance companies by the thousands.  The pamphlets were later compiled into a book by the same title.  Clason dispenses his financial advice through a series of tales set in ancient Babylon where the characters learn principles of business and household finance.  That financial advice is as relevant today as it

Oct 29Steven Olson

Bucket List

Oct 29Steven Olson

The move Bucket List staring Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman is an engaging movie about setting goals (the buckets), realizing dreams (again the buckets) and overcoming fears.  The “Bucket List” of this article is a bit different however,  my bucket list is just as relevant to setting goals, realizing dreams and overcoming fears.  The bucket list to which I refer pertains to the buckets created by the Chart of Accounts in a business. Business owners that are intentional about their

Oct 15Steven Olson

Business Vital Signs – Number 2

Oct 15Steven Olson

In my previous article, I introduced the concept of “Vital Signs” and drew a comparison between vital signs that are taken when you got into see your family physician and the three key financial statements for a business – the Balance Sheet, the Income Statement and the Cash Flow Statement.  In my previous article I introduced the Balance Sheet.  This article will address the second “Vital Sign,” the Income Statement which alternatively may be titled “Profit and Loss Statement,”  “Operating

Oct 15Steven Olson

Business Vital Signs

Oct 15Steven Olson

Given my healthcare background, I often see similarities between medical practices and business practices.  As an example, when you go in for a visit to your doctor’s, someone is likely to take your blood pressure, pulse and respiration.  These are termed “Vital Signs” as they provide a quick initial assessment of your physical health.  Should any of these initial indicators be outside expected norms, further, more detailed tests are performed Similarly, you as a business owner can get quick assessment

Oct 10Steven Olson

Lifestyle or Legacy – What kind of business are you building?

Oct 10Steven Olson

While I have benefited in many ways from the writings of Stephen Covey,  one of his most memorable principles for me has been his admonition to “begin with the end in mind.”  What does that mean to a business owner?  While the ideal would be for the owner to craft a clear picture of what he or she wants to the business to look like in the long term, perhaps a good first step is to decide whether he (or

Oct 5Steven Olson

Measuring Performance

Oct 5Steven Olson

So how is your business doing?  How do you know?  How do you assess how well (or how poorly) your company is performing?  How would you know if your are heading for a financial cliff?    These are important questions.  With the amount of date available to most businesses, it can be challenging to determine what to use to assess the success of the business.   This article suggests an approach that can be helpful when designing performance measures that

Aug 31Steven Olson

Being Intentional About Your Buisiness

Aug 31Steven Olson

As a “Northern Boy” ordered down South by the Navy, I quickly appreciated so much of a culture  different from where I grew up.  I really got a kick out of the pithy sayings.  One that often seemed appropriate when I found myself a bit overwhelmed by circumstances was “it’s hard to remember the objective was to drain the swamp when your are up to your bottom in alligators.”  Having worked with numerous business owners, I can’t help wondering if

May 23Steven Olson

May 1Steven Olson

What’s More Important, Where You’re Going or Where You’ve Been?

May 1Steven Olson

It has been my experience that business owners seem a little confused between a CFO and a CPA. When they ask what I do and I tell them I am in a partnership that provides CFO services on an as needed basis to business owners, they often respond that they already have a CPA. So what’s the difference between a CPA and a CFO? Perhaps the best explanation I have heard is that CPAs (and bookkeepers) look through the rear

Nov 17Steven Olson

Is There Really “Good Debt”

Nov 17Steven Olson

In his best selling series Robert Kiyasoki makes a distinction between “good” debt and “bad” debt.  As he defines it, good debt is that in which the debt is used to generate a positive cash flow.  Application of this definition results in the elimination of personal debt as good debt.  Some error in believing that all business debt is good debt. But is any debt, even business debt, really good?  Thhis article addresses three arguments frequently used to justify business

Oct 31Steven Olson

Avoiding Financial Suicide

Oct 31Steven Olson

When a business owner neglects to use the Cash Flow Statement, they are risking financial suicide. Can a business be on a course of increased sales, yet become bankrupt? The short answer is yes. The Cash Flow Statement is of critical importance to keeping a business solvent. Read more to determine why.

Oct 27Steven Olson

Boots First Exit Strategy

Oct 27Steven Olson

Only 10 percent of business owners have a formal written plan for exiting their business. When asked why they didn’t have a written exit plan, the most frequent response was that “it’s too early.” What is noteworthy is that this was the most frequent response for even those over 60 years in age. This article suggests that procrastination is not a desirable option.

Aug 31Steven Olson

5 Tips to Stop Employee Theft

Aug 31Steven Olson

Success and even survival of a business can be adversely affected by employee theft. Of the three factors common among cases of employee theft, the business can only influence one – Opportunity. What can a business owner do to stop employee theft? This article provides 5 tips for stopping employee theft.

Aug 31Steven Olson

Employees Steal From Me? What’s the Risk

Aug 31Steven Olson

Employee theft is big business – big business loss that is. The US Chamber of Commerce recently reported that 75% of employees steal from their employer. A Denver Post article indicated that employee theft cost US businesses over $400 Billion in a single year. So what’s an employER to do?

Aug 30Steven Olson

3 Cash Flow Tips

Aug 30Steven Olson

When a company’s cash needs far exceeds the cash availability, the business has entered The Danger Zone. Increasing sales can actually make the cash flow problem worse. This article provides 3 tips for improving cash flow

Jul 7Steven Olson

Ten Tips to Sell Your Business – Tip 1

Jul 7Steven Olson

Have you heard of “Baby Boomers”.  Probably it’s a dumb question.  Who hasn’t?  Maybe you haven’t given much more than a passing thought to this wave of humanity that is now entering the window of retirement.  But, if you are an entrepreneur, one of the ranks of the baby boomers seeking to sell your business,  you should be aware that the odds are against you.  A US Chamber of Commerce study predicts that only 20% of businesses offered for sale

May 25Steven Olson

Nah, I Don’t Need an Exit Plan Now!

May 25Steven Olson

A sudden and unexpected event could result in you exiting your business before you expect. Our electrical contractor was exited when a unexpected diving accident took his life. You will exit your business some day. Are you ready if it’s tomorrow?

Apr 28Steven Olson

Why Do I Need A Plan For Exiting My Business?

Apr 28Steven Olson

Frankly, not every business owner needs a comprehensive exit plan. Some businesses are simply not ready for sale. The are many reasons why businesses won’t sell such as the owner is too involved in the business for it to transition successfully. Learn more about Why Do I Need A Plan For Exiting My Business.

Apr 27Steven Olson

Are You Ready to Exit Your Business?

Apr 27Steven Olson

Defining your goals, post business, is the single most important step in the Exit Planning process. As important as that is, your readiness is the determining factor in whether you can actually pursue your goals. There are two factors in determining readiness. There is financial readiness and there is mental readiness. Read more of the article

Apr 26Steven Olson

Why Attend An Exit Planning Seminar?

Apr 26Steven Olson

While most business owners are aware that they will exit their business some day, few take the initiative to act upon that realization. Attending an Exit Planning Seminar will provide answers to a business owner’s concerns such as, “Most of my new worth is tied up in my business and I’m frustrated that I don’t know how to get it out.”

Mar 17Steven Olson

Why I choose to be a CFO in Loveland Colorado

Mar 17Steven Olson

Are you living your dreams? Are you doing what you would do even if you didn’t get paid? Are you living where you most want to live? 80% of small businesses fail in the first five years. As a Partner in B2B CFO, I am able to provide part time CFO service to several companies, helping them resolve their financial frustrations and concerns. We help owners improve their cash flow position, obtain accurate financials, plan their exit from business while protecting their wealth and resolve a host of other financial concerns.

Mar 15Steven Olson

Is There Value in Having a CFO

Mar 15Steven Olson

CFO, Controller, bookkeeper – are they not the just a rose by another name?  If the objective is to retain a person by giving them status by granting them a title, then it doesn’t much matter what you call them.  But, if you desire to employ a person with a specific skill set, then there is definitely a difference. In order to keep things simple, lets limit our discussion to the roles of Chief Financial Officer and Controller.  While there

Feb 1Steven Olson

You Built It, But Can You Sell It?

Feb 1Steven Olson

Most business owners will NOT succeed in selling their business. While business owners are focused on growing their business, they need to be intentional about building a business that can be sold. This article presents three principles for helping owners to begin to incorporate a strategy for crafting a marketable business. Principle 1 is growing a management team. Read why this is important.

Dec 21Steven Olson

Cooking the Books

Dec 21Steven Olson

If you have been in business any time at all, you have probably heard the expression “cooking the books.” Do you recall the behaviors of the leaders of companies such as Enron, Worldcom, Healthsouth and others, behaviors that were so egregious that they demanded intervention by Congress. The subject of this article is Cash Flow, specifically on introducing the concept of the monitoring of cash flow such that misreported or misclassified amounts might be identified, thus yielding more meaningful cash flow reporting.

Nov 24Steven Olson

Experience Counts!

Nov 24Steven Olson

What’s experience worth? Do financial challenges in your business keep you awake at night? Does it make sense to seek assistance from someone with experience or are you held back because you fear you can’t afford it? Experienced Chief Financial Officers are available at an affordable cost from B2B CFO. This article discussed the value that experience brings to the table.