A hand and its index finger on keyboard of a laptop with an image of connected network around a computing cloud hovering above the keyboard, to illustrate cloud-based software for business accounting, an article by Rolf Neuweiler, consulting CFO at www.a2zCFO.com

Cloud-based system can improve accounting operation

Covid-19 has forced many businesses to conduct daily operations online, including accounting and finance. A cloud based system can improve collaboration and efficiencies in financial and accounting consolidation, reporting and teamwork. There are different types of subscription-based Software as a Service (SaaS) for accounting, such as QuickBooks Online, SlickPie, Sage 50, Zero and Kashoo.  A…

Covid-19 and re-assessing financial health of a business, used on a blog article by Rolf Neuweiler, consulting CFO of a2zCFO, LLC., about balance sheet and income statement, Please call me (925) 216-5058 or email: rolf@a2zCFO.com

Time to re-assess your company’s financial health

As our economy is going through dramatic changes due to Covid-19, it is time to re-examine your company’s balance sheet and income statement to make adjustments or even changes in direction in order to survive and thrive.  This article addresses what you need to do in this regard, following my last blog where I talked…

CAC, LTV, & LTV to CAC ratios measure recurring revenue business models' scalability, with limits, by www.a2zCFO.com, Rolf Neuweiler, consulting CFO for small businesses. (925) 216-5058 or email: rolf@a2zCFO.com

Customer Acquisition Cost (CAC) and Customer Lifetime Value (CLV) – Part 1 of 2

The CAC metric and other related metrics of CLV and CLV to CAC ratio are used to measure companies’ internal operation and investment in marketing and sales, as well as by investors to assess scalability of recurring revenue business models, especially fast growing internet companies such as subscription-based SaaS companies and e-commerce, web-driven businesses.  The…

This photo is part of a blog about revenue, gross, operating and net profits and profit margins by Rolf Neuweiler, consulting CFO. www.a2zCFO.com

Revenue and Profit Margins

In our last blog, we talked about EBITDA and EBITDA margin, and stated that it is better to use both GAAP metrics and EBITDA to determine an organization’s financial health. Under the guidelines of GAAP (generally accepted accounting principles) requirements for corporate accounting, a profit margin is calculated using one of the three principles: gross…

dollars and calculator with plus red button, for calculating EBITDA = earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization. EBITDA margin = EBITDA divided by total revenue. call me (925) 216-5058 or email: rolf@a2zCFO.com

EBITDA

What is EBITDA? EBITDA is the abbreviation for “Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation and Amortization.”  It is a measure of overall profitability of a business.   How are EBITDA and EBITA margin calculated? EBITA = earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization. EBITDA margin = EBITDA divided by total revenue.  EBITDA and EBITDA margin help…

Financial and management pitfalls for a growing small business, by Rolf Neuweiler, CFO. Good bookkeeping and accounting practices not only can avoid many problems to make it easy for tax filings, new loans, and pitching to investors, but they will also provide insight into the operation and health of your business enabling sound decisions for management and growth.

Part 2 of 2: FINANCIAL & MANAGEMENT PITFALLS FOR A GROWING SMALL BUSINESS

In January 2019, I talked about financial and management pitfalls for growing small businesses at a professional networking group meeting. Last month in Part 1 of the two parts, we first focused on potential pitfalls related to lacking strategic goals and skills. Here in Part 2 I am listing some pitfalls related to leadership, internal…