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Work Simulation: The Ultimate Strategy for Hiring Top Accounting Talent

July 23, 2024

At KBS CFO we pride ourselves on providing our clients with high quality CFO, CAO and anticipatory accounting services. Our team members are dedicated to helping our clients and we find joy in the work and in their success.  When my firm is growing to…

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Taking Time Off is a Crucial component of Business Strategy to Growing Your Business

June 24, 2024

It’s summertime and with it comes lots of time away from the office and even, away from your business entirely. I know as a business owner myself that this can seem impossible to do. But your business needs you to take a break!  I’m here…

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The Design Builder’s Gift: Guiding Clients Through the Hype Cycle

May 25, 2024

Design builders are incredibly gifted at transforming our most prized possessions. They can envision a new future for a kitchen, bathroom, or outside living area, plan out how to make that vision a reality, and then execute it step-by-step until the project is done.  At…

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The Second Quarter is the Time for Business Growth

April 25, 2024

The first quarter is a very busy time of year for those of us in the accounting world. It is well known that tax accountants are overextended and up to their eyeballs in preparing and filing income tax returns for their clients from January until…

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Accounting Apprenticeship: An Old School Solution to a Modern Workforce Problem

March 28, 2024

The accounting profession is experiencing a workforce shortage of epic proportions, the effects of which are cascading. Accounting firms are massively understaffed, which is leading to all sorts of problems, in personal lives, for businesses, and even on Wall Street. Risk of Burnout and Mistakes…

How Choosing the Right Tool Makes All the Difference for Fractional CFO Clients

February 22, 2024

One of the ways we make sure our business owner clients achieve their goals for sustainability and growth is to get face time with them on a regular basis. We sit down together every month, online or in person, and check in on how things…

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3 Ways to Secure Cash Infusions for Small Businesses in 2024

January 25, 2024

There is no shortage of advice online about what small businesses need to do to expand or grow their operations during tough economic times. They talk about marketing efforts, restructuring lease agreements and debt, or moving business online. These articles might be all well and…

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Fractional CFOs Prepare Your Business for Taxes

December 19, 2023

I recently wrote an article about one of the things I’ve noticed when “talking shop” with business owners. Many of them aren’t really clear on what a firm like KBS CFO can actually do for them. I got into the advisory nature of what CPAs…

Beyond the Books: The Difference Between A Tax Accountant and A CPA

Beyond the Books: The Difference Between a Tax Accountant and a CPA

November 18, 2023

As a CPA, Fractional CFO, and Anticipatory Accountant, speaking to business owners about what I do is part of my day-to-day. I’ve been in this field for quite some time, have had many such conversations, and I’m always eager to “talk shop.” Something I’ve noticed…