What This Book Will Do for You

Here is a handy pocket problem-solver for today’s busy chief financial officer (CFO). It’s a working guide to help you quickly pinpoint what to look for, what to be aware of, what to do, and how to do it in the complex world of business. You will find checklists, ratios, formulas, measures, guidelines, procedures, rules of thumb, illustrations, step-by-step instructions, real-life examples, tables, charts, and exhibits to help you analyze and evaluate any business-related problem. Throughout, you will find this book practical, quick, comprehensive, and useful.

Uses for this book are as varied as the topics presented. It can be used by CFOs employed by large, medium, or small companies.

You will be able to move quickly to take advantage of favorable situations and avoid unfavorable ones. Here is the guide that will help you make smart decisions. The book provides analysis of recurring problems as well as unusual ones that may occur and posts red flags of potential difficulties. It gives vital suggestions throughout on correcting financial sickness and inefficiency. The latest developments, such as new tax laws, are included.

The book covers the major areas and problems of corporate financial management and accounting. It is directed to the modern CFO who must follow some traditional elements common to controllership and financial management but must be cognizant of the ever-changing financial markets and technology of today. These factors make some ...

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