View The EFM approach to supporting businesses through difficult times

The EFM approach to supporting businesses through difficult times

Due to the current climate, business owners across the UK and Ireland, are likely to have had to make staff cuts including reducing finance team headcount in order to keep their businesses afloat. When you’re trying to save every ounce of cash in the business, and business volumes are under pressure, aligning people resource to the new activity level and transferring fixed costs into variable costs will help you to…

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View A Life in the Month of a Portfolio Financial Controller

A Life in the Month of a Portfolio Financial Controller

At EFM we like to get our Associates to share their client activities and why the portfolio lifestyle is so beneficial to their personal lives as well as the clients they work with. Stepping out of a full-time role and into the position of a flexible, part-time Financial Controller brings many advantages to the Associate….

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View 3 reasons your business needs a Financial Controller

3 reasons your business needs a Financial Controller

Small and medium-sized business owners have a lot on their plates. Depending on the size and structure of their organisation, their responsibilities can include hiring and managing staff, developing client relationships, monitoring the company’s growth strategy, and ensuring the business remains profitable — to say nothing of managing the day-to-day operations. One of the biggest…

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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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