CFO & Controller Services

Business Structure

The role of a CFO is to oversee the company’s financial operations, act as the visionary for financial planning, and provides strategic insights for operational efficiencies. As important as this role is for established firms, it is all the more important for growing businesses. However, growing businesses may not be able to justify hiring a full-time CFO.

This is precisely where our CFO & Controller services can help. We can evaluate your company’s operations to determine if the appropriate controls are in place to ensure proper handling of resources. Our perspective can help our clients remain competitive and on the cutting edge of financial management.

We’ll sit down with your people and bring our own core group to offer first-hand knowledge and translate that into bottom-line profitability. SPARK’s established advisory team has the experience and cutting edge knowledge to quickly tackle the immediate top-of-mind business issues and to prepare a client for what is on the horizon.

Our service provides you with,

  • Business Performance Consulting – We will review your financial statements and spend time in your field or facility to gather an overall view on where your business is headed. We will visit with your key personnel to better understand the overall atmosphere of your company and dispel myths. We will analyze profit centers, find what needs to be changed and help you implement those changes.
  • Financial Statement Preparation and Analysis – One of the largest problems in any business today is poor information. A company can be managed without quality information, but it is difficult and risky. Our firm works to create financial data that allows you to access pertinent information including cash flow, debt service demands and financial performance.
  • Risk Management Knowledge – One hiccup can cost your business the ability to survive. Everyone in today’s market is faced with risk management whether it’s in the form of workers compensation, general liability insurance, bonding companies or hedging. We can help you effectively manage these areas to avoid lawsuits and negotiate the best cost situation for long-term viability of your business.
  • Financial Systems – As a company grows out of its current financial software, it needs advice on where to go next. Our firm can help identify a system that will fulfill your needs including accurate real-time information, essential levels of security and user-friendly software. We also train your staff to fully utilize the software so you receive the most benefit for your investment.
  • Banking Communication – In today’s financial environment, maintaining a close relationship with your lender has never been more important. Providing them with timely and accurate information is a large part of that relationship. We can help you create that information and communicate it to your lender in order to build a partnership of trust and strength.