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Governance & Controls – structure and controls.

Transaction Recording – systems, transaction processing and closing the books.

Reporting - efficient, timely and accurate information for decision making and meeting compliance requirements.

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Accounting

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Business Planning - provide the financial roadmap for the company with supporting analytics.

Financial Forecasting - integrate the company’s current performance relative to budget with the real-time business environment.

Investment Analysis - the framework to analyze new opportunities as they present themselves.

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Finance

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Cash Management - the discipline to ensure cash is available to operate the business normally.

Funding - Planning for and raising funds to meet the needs of the business.

Risk Management – Identification and mitigation of key business risks.

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Treasury

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Self-Awareness - Internal.

Team Building - External.

Strategy & Culture – Motivate people to follow you.

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Leadership

Four Pillars of Executive Expertise

CFO.University is built around the Four Pillars of CFO Success. These Pillars are supported with Core Competencies. Our framework allows you to master your role as a senior financial officer. The Four Pillars are made up of:


Accounting – Governance & Controls, Transaction Recording and Reporting

Finance – Business Planning, Financial Forecasting and Investment Analysis

Treasury – Cash Management, Funding (Capital Raising) and Risk Management

Leadership – Self Awareness, Team Building and Strategy & Culture

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Practical Learning

Practical, real world subject matter that you can immediately convert to value for your company and your career is the basis for our CFO-centric learning model

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How Technology has Affected Financial Reporting

In the last decade, the corporate world has witnessed many changes and technology has permeated every aspect of business, including financial and managerial reporting.

Below are three areas where the impact on reporting has been the most significant. If your company isn’t realizing the benefits from these changes, it’s missing a golden opportunity.


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Steve Rosvold

How a Time Out for Creativity Can Boost Your Business

Time out - Planning for growth may be an offline activity.

It is hard enough to keep your customers satisfied, the plant running efficiently and your suppliers on schedule. On top of all that, how can you profitably grow the business? Here is one method to kick-start the process.

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Don’t be Vulnerable - Properly Assess the Risks in Your Business

In my recent article, “Balancing Act: Do You Have Too Many Controls, or Too Few?”I summarized the COSO framework for managing risk. In this article, I dig deeper into the assessment side of managing risk.

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Steve Rosvold

Is Your Competitive Philosophy Building or Killing Your Culture? (Video & Podcast)

How did you feel the last time you were really stressed out or discontent? Were you thinking about how productive you were or how to move your company forward? We’d like to share with you how to build a team culture that is happier and less stressed leading to increased productivity and profit. - Erik Gillam, Partner at Aldrich CPAs + Advisors

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Erik Gillam