View Is it time to hire your first part-time financial controller?

Is it time to hire your first part-time financial controller?

Identifying the best time to start the process of hiring a financial controller is a key decision requiring much thought. Before going into more detail, reflect on your business journey to date. You probably already have some sort of financial infrastructure or you would never have got this far. Perhaps you have a bookkeeper to…

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View 4 ways an EFM Financial Controller can support your company’s growth

4 ways an EFM Financial Controller can support your company’s growth

When it’s time to hire an FC, you’ll know that you’re no longer running a really small business, but a fast growing business. When you think back to when the company originally started up, you would have made an effort to control your numbers via a spreadsheet or a basic accounting system. But then the…

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View How FC’s add value to your business

How FC’s add value to your business

A company’s financial controller (“FC”) is the heartbeat of a Business’s financial activity. Although their specific duties are many and varied, they focus around ensuring the smooth running and management of the accounting department, and making sure the accounting transactions are accurately recorded, properly collected if sales and paid if purchases. They also ensure proper…

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View Case Study- Better information means better decisions for Global Manufacturer

Case Study- Better information means better decisions for Global Manufacturer

Background: Three years ago, a global manufacturing company needed a Financial Controller to cover a period of prolonged absence.  Tracy Lewis from the EFM network was hired for the three-month contract.  Tracy is a very experienced Financial Controller with 20 years in industry and lectures in Finance and Management. During the contract, Tracy collated and presented…

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