CFOs must have a vision for the future – CFO Series

Performing the role of CFO in a startup is very different to that of the CFO in large enterprise. CFO in a hyper growth startup is different again ! Alexandra Cain has written a great piece capturing the themes from my interview of Graham Burdis, CFO at v2food. This article was first published on theContinue reading “CFOs must have a vision for the future – CFO Series”

Mental Health for CFOs – CFO Magazine

A year ago today, I was interviewed by Nina Hendy on the impact of the ‘just surging’ pandemic on a CFO’s mental health. It was an unprecedented time and it required so much time and effort to effectively navigate un-chartered waters and be prepared for a long forecasted fallout from what was effectively a globalContinue reading “Mental Health for CFOs – CFO Magazine”

Becoming a Cyber-Resilient CFO – CFO Series

Is cyber security just for the IT guys to worry about or is it just as important for CFOs and their teams. Alexandra Cain captured my views and the views of a leading CFO and leading CISO from Microsoft on this important topic. The chat uncovered a new term which I love, called “The HumanContinue reading “Becoming a Cyber-Resilient CFO – CFO Series”

CFOs Play a Critical Role in Navigating Payroll Compliance – CFO Series

Payroll. Get it wrong and not only will you have some very unhappy employees you will also face the wrath of the regulators. Wage theft, whether deliberate or accidental, is just unacceptable in today’s modern workplace. Alexandra Cain wrote this piece summarising my chat with two of Australia’s leaders in the payroll compliance space ThisContinue reading “CFOs Play a Critical Role in Navigating Payroll Compliance – CFO Series”

Whatever Floats Your Boat: CFOs Open Up About The IPO Process – CFO Magazine

Joining Xref just after it went public in 2016, I was faced with the task of taking the reigns of the finance office. Things were in place but with $4m in the bank the business was going global and growing fast. Nina Hendy interviewed me on my experience in this post IPO phase !

4 Undeniable Benefits of Working With a Small Business Accountant From Day One (Guest Post)

Guest Author: Gwen Payne, Invisible Moms As a small business owner and entrepreneur, you know that in order to save money and maximize profits, you need to handle a lot of the day-to-day business operations on your own. However, and though this may be difficult for you to hear, there are some tasks that areContinue reading “4 Undeniable Benefits of Working With a Small Business Accountant From Day One (Guest Post)”