Category: Resources

Rethinking revenue and realizing opportunities in the new rules

It’s game time. Deals your company is making now could be affected by the new revenue recognition standard, and the effective date will be here before you know it. This is why it is so important for finance organizations…

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Conquer complexity: Get briefed on the latest accounting updates

In the accounting world, the rules are ever changing. Large in scope and long awaited, the new rule for recognizing revenue continues to get clarifications in the months leading up to its effective date. The new leasing st…

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Superstar controllers need technical chops and so much more

Job interviews with controllers—whether you’re in the hot seat or the one asking the questions—are getting broader these days, as the role of the controller and expectations around it have escalated. Just as today’…

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The CFO juggling act of managing resources

A crazy sprint in the middle of a marathon would leave anyone gasping for oxygen. It’s not sustainable. Go too fast and there’s a risk of real burnout. Then again, go too slowly and there’s the risk of a competitor c…

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On the road to IPO? 6 obstacles to avoid at all costs

All eyes are on you when your company goes IPO. Everyone, it seems, wants to know the company’s every move—its past results, its risks, its future projections. Working at a newly public company can make employees feel …

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What every good controller should be up to this December

As the temperatures start to cool (even in California), the leaves on the trees are turning beautiful colors. And we’re also turning the corner to the new year. I believe December is our most important accounting month o…

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New report: What high-growth CFOs need to thrive

CFOs at high-growth companies are in a whirlwind. Everything around them is moving fast and the pressure is on to keep the positive figures moving upward and get a hold of the huge amounts of data the company is taking in …

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How to prepare for your year-end audit. Are you ready?

It’s that time of year again. Remember last year, after the auditors came and went, when you promised yourself next year would go a lot smoother? Well, here we are, with an opportunity to set up all of your department’…

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Real-time data driving businesses—and changing the CFO role

It wasn’t long ago that real-time financial information was available only to those who worked in companies with expensive data collection and analysis systems. CFOs of less-wealthy companies had to make decisions on the…

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Survey benchmarking Bay Area start-up environment reflects RoseRyan client experience

The Bay Area Council Economic Institute has just released the results of its survey that benchmarks the Bay Area environment for young companies and entrepreneur-led start-ups. The Council’s 300+ members are a “who’s…

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