Archive for April, 2017

Hedging Your Bets – May 2017

This post involves internal controls. Many financial professionals associate internal controls with such matters as separation of duties, reconciliations, and procedures. We do as well, but also believe internal controls encompass the practice of hedging which is a risk reduction technique. It involves the use of a derivative or similar financial instrument to offset future […]


How Well is Your Company Performing

This post concerns financial management. A key responsibility of the CFO is to understand how financial ratios reflect the firm’s quality and performance. Most often, the CFO is approaching this duty from the perspective of capital providers by examining financial statement ratios. However, there are other financial ratios, often not discernible from the financial statements, […]