Are You Looking For A Job In Finance And Accounts? SuperCFO Is Your Answer.

Are You Looking For A Job In Finance And Accounts? SuperCFO Is Your Answer.

Junking the mail box with mails of little significance or spam is a normal occurrence for all of us nowadays. In relation to the headhunting and search industry, as a CFO or a Finance Controller, when was the last time you put your resume on a head-hunting... Read More →

The Amazon Cloudburst

The Amazon Cloudburst

What do Reddit, HootSuite, Quora, Foursquare among many others have in common? They were all victims of the Amazon Cloudburst which took place last week rendering the complete outage of the above services for a few hours. This resulted in a massive loss... Read More →

Managing and Monitoring Retail Business using Sell-Through Ratios

Managing and Monitoring Retail Business using Sell-Through Ratios

All businesses have few important KPI’s and if you track those carefully, a lot gets addressed automatically. Sell-Through ratio is one such important tool to understand the intricacies of a retail business. As management, it helps you in taking necessary... Read More →

Executive Talent Search – An Inside View

Executive Talent Search – An Inside View

In my experience in searching for top notch talent in the Finance and Accounts space, for clients across the industry divide for some years now, I feel that constructing the building blocks of this business is a slow grind. You have to give time and resources... Read More →

The Amazon Cloudburst

The Amazon Cloudburst

What do Reddit, HootSuite, Quora, Foursquare among many others have in common? They were all victims of the Amazon Cloudburst which took place last week rendering the complete outage of the above services for a few hours. This resulted in a massive loss... Read More →

Managing and Monitoring Retail Business using Sell-Through Ratios

29. October 2014 | Finance | | Bhairav Kothari

All businesses have few important KPI’s and if you track those carefully, a lot gets addressed automatically. Sell-Through ratio is one such important tool to understand the intricacies of a retail business. As management, it helps you in taking necessary and corrective steps. But lets understand some of the key definitions, before we deep dive into this topic: Sell-Through Ratio: In simple terms this represents Sales over Inventory Procured (whether from Supplier or from a Factory) Season: Most retailers operate their business around various Seasons. Normally one would see 2 big seasons (Spring... Read More →

Executive Talent Search – An Inside View

25. September 2014 | Talent Management | | Shaival S Trivedi

In my experience in searching for top notch talent in the Finance and Accounts space, for clients across the industry divide for some years now, I feel that constructing the building blocks of this business is a slow grind. You have to give time and resources in building a good network of HeadHonchos and Clients alike.  Simply put, your skills should be developed to the extent that one phone call to an ideal aspirant, and he or she has that implicit trust in you that what you bring to the table, is a right fit for them and will fulfill their career aspirations. On the other hand, one has to attract... Read More →

Clearing few myths around Budgeting

14. July 2014 | Finance | | Bhairav Kothari

As part of my job, I get an opportunity to meet several entrepreneurs, every month. Once we get talking about best practices towards building a strong finance function, I ask them if they prepare detailed budgets, every year and whether they prepare LTF (Latest Thinking Forecast), every month, basis actuals and new facts with respect to business forecasts. Before I could go further, I am faced with few myths that Entrepreneurs have, as follows: I don’t need a Business Plan. That’s great. But I have a question. How many times have you travelled on an international trip, to a new destination,... Read More →

Are You Looking For A Job In Finance And Accounts? SuperCFO Is Your Answer.

6. December 2013 | Business | | Bhairav Kothari

Junking the mail box with mails of little significance or spam is a normal occurrence for all of us nowadays. In relation to the headhunting and search industry, as a CFO or a Finance Controller, when was the last time you put your resume on a head-hunting portal and got your mailbox junked by irrelevant mails? All the time right? Senior and mid career finance and accounts professionals like you deserve to utilize their time in a much more efficient manner. The truth is there are very few organizations that understand the kind of work a CFO or a Finance Controller or any Senior Finance and Account... Read More →

Full Time CFO – Are You Looking To Hire CFOs And Senior Finance Professionals?

12. November 2013 | Business | | Bhairav Kothari

Your company must have experienced sheer frustration and helplessness, upon mandating typical Talent Management firms, who are merely resume pushers and certainly exhibit little or no Talent in their Management vetting of Financial and Accounts Talent!! The last time you wanted to hire a CFO, didn’t they flood you with some Finance major resumes with a couple of years of experience? If they did not, just try them and see what happens! Fact of the matter is, no one can help you hire a full-time CFO without knowing your business intimately like SuperCFO endeavors to do. Can you imagine a CFO... Read More →

Special Purpose Shared CFO Solutions for CFO Support Services from SuperCFO

15. October 2013 | Business | | Bhairav Kothari

In the real business world, Financial Health Management is critical, and CFOs are hands-on professionals who love to roll-up their sleeves and lead the action. They like to get the work done. Like many small and mid-sized businesses, do you also think of CFOs as know-it-all sages sitting on top of hills … guys who can only “advise” you when you have a financial problem? Truth is, in the real business world, almost all CFOs are hands-on folks who love to lead the action; in other words they like to get their work done! So, whenever you have a business deal that needs a CFO to be handy, you... Read More →

Interim CFO’s – Do You Have A Pressing Need For An Interim CFO? Go For SuperCFO’s Shared CFO services!

30. September 2013 | Business | | Bhairav Kothari

Has your fulltime CFO suddenly put in his papers or gone on a longish hiatus due to ill health? Has your Financial Health Management operations faced a sudden roadblock as a result of the CFO’s absence? One must acknowledge that CFOs are human after all and that they will one day be gone or fall terribly sick. The importance of CFO Support Services or Financial Controller Services, whether a fulltime CFO, Shared CFO, Interim CFO, Virtual CFO or Special Purpose CFO, in the overall scheme of things within a company cannot be undermined. If your company can be likened to a ship, then a CFO is its... Read More →

Virtual CFO Solution From SuperCFO: The Most Cost Effective Shared CFO Solution For Startups And Growing Companies.

18. September 2013 | Business | | Bhairav Kothari

Companies at all stages of their evolution need a strategic financial brain to steer it clear from the stormy waters.  This is more so in the early stage companies. They crave for a sharp analytical mind to help them out in fund-raising, budgeting, financial reporting, cash flow management and ensuring compliance. It has been observed that more than 40% early-stage businesses shut down due to financial in-discipline. Of course, only less than 20% startup founders believe that they can afford a full-time CFO in their organization. The truth is that the need for a strategic financial “brain”... Read More →

SuperCFO’s Interactive Annual Salary Survey Report 2013

2. September 2013 | Business | | Bhairav Kothari

The world economy is still to shake off from the 2008 crisis. Globally, growth has dipped to around 3% in 2012. Industry experts prognosticate that this trend will likely continue for some more quarters before there is the inevitable light at the end of the long dark tunnel. This year, the global salary forecast across most businesses, is a modest growth of about 10% on the average. To add further, a significant 26% of the respondents indicated no salary growth last year. In other words, their salary remained constant. Average salary growth was between 6-10% which 23% of the respondents felt so.... Read More →

SuperChat with SuperCFO – Sandeep Kumar Sarawgi

11. June 2013 | SuperChat with SuperCFO | | Shaival S Trivedi

This week on SuperChat with SuperCFO, we are delighted to present a tete a tete with Sandeep Kumar Sarawgi, who is the Chief Finance and Risk Officer at Antwerp Diamond Bank N V, Mumbai Branch. Winner of the first CFONEXT100 Award for 2012. This is an annual award conducted by the prestigious CFO Institute of India to recognise leaders in the field of finance and accounts. In this freewheeling SuperChat Sandeep sheds light on his personal facet; his likes and dislikes, his role model, who inspired him to be where he is today and many more such interesting trivia. For more on the SuperChat with... Read More →