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Myths About Part-Time CFOs—and Why They’re Untrue

Myths About Part-Time CFOs—and Why They’re Untrue

The gig economy is rapidly expanding in the United States and across the globe. Everything from physical labor to knowledge-intensive roles are now awarded to external workers with different sets of insights as internal workers. Many businesses have warmed up to the...
Is Your CFO Too Distracted?

Is Your CFO Too Distracted?

In today’s world where everything is instantaneous, research is increasingly highlighting the importance of reducing distractions It’s true. Most of us are very distracted. Between social notifications, text messages and a barrage of ads and marketing messages, our...
How Long Does It Take to Ramp Up a Paro CFO?

How Long Does It Take to Ramp Up a Paro CFO?

Why should you use a Paro FP&A professional—specifically, someone to take the reins as the company’s chief financial officer? If your company has grown to the point where it would benefit from the financial oversight and planning expertise of a seasoned CFO, Paro...
10 Questions CFOs Have About the Freelance Economy

10 Questions CFOs Have About the Freelance Economy

Paro recently hosted a webinar with CFO.com and panelists from Microsoft, Sage, and Staffing Industry Analysts on how finance executives can prepare their teams for the future of finance work [replay available here]. We didn’t get a chance to answer all the questions...
5 Financial Reports to Prepare Before Meeting with VC Firms

5 Financial Reports to Prepare Before Meeting with VC Firms

When seeking funding, venture capital firms are common choices. In 2017, the median VC investment was $5 million for early-stage and $10.8 million for large-stage VC rounds. They not only provide capital, but also strategic assistance and whatever resources are...
5 Critical Soft Skills for Virtual CFOs

5 Critical Soft Skills for Virtual CFOs

At a certain point in your company’s growth, you need a lot more than someone to run payroll and track sales. You need financial strategy and guidance, competitive analysis and profitability optimization. You need the expertise of a virtual CFO. A virtual CFO, also...