Financial Advisory Blog

Armanino’s Financial Advisory blog is your source for thought leadership around cloud ERP and accounting solutions and integrations. Supported by the Cloud Accounting Institute and numerous experts in cloud, finance, reporting, integration, compliance, and technology, Armanino’s Financial Advisory blog features must-read content on what’s happening in the finance industry, case studies, white papers, and much more.

October 15, 2020

Your Business Should Revolve Around Your Forecast (Not Vice Versa)

I had an interesting discussion recently with a company leader who said they can’t forecast past three months because their pipeline couldn’t provide visibility beyond a three-month window. And, their pipeline was actually only “good” at the next four weeks of forecast, but it has some deals that might take three months to close. This …

March 19, 2020

COVID-19 ‘Hot Half Dozen’ Things Small to Mid-Sized Companies Should Do Right Now

Apple, with it’s $200B+ cash on the balance sheet is going to be just fine. Even with roughly $35B of annual operating expenses, they could go without a single sale and still pay everyone for years. Small and mid-sized companies are not so fortunate. The question we’re getting asked most frequently is, “what should I …

March 13, 2020

The CFO’s Role in Preparing for an IPO

An initial public offering (IPO) is a key milestone in the growth of a business, but it’s not an end goal by itself. Instead, an IPO starts a new phase in the company’s lifecycle that requires careful preparation and management, because the real objective isn’t going public — it’s staying public. To make a successful …