Add a best-suited CFO to your core team and put him / her in charge of your finance functions

Affine will execute the process of finding, vetting and recruiting the best -suited CFO to be one of the cornerstones of your company- making it more efficient, more profitable, and allowing you to be in total control of all your finance-related functions.

Need for a full-time CFO

These are some of the factors indicating that you would need a full-time CFO vs part-time.

  • You need someone to help you for more than 20 hours a week

  • You are a post-series A startup

  • You have more than $15M in annual revenue

  • Your C-suite doesn’t have strong finance expertise

  • Your C-suite has finance expertise, but cannot allocate time to CFO-related functions

  • You want a CFO to work with the team in-house


How will Affine Finance get you the best-suited Full-Time CFO?

Affine will execute the process of getting company its best-suited full-time CFO end-to-end, starting from the initial talent screening to conducting interviews and references reviews.


We screen for the initial group of best suited CFO experts

  • We screen a broad list of candidates based on their industry experience, CFO experience and skillset

  • Each CFO we present is pre-vetted through Affine’s comprehensive technical and behavioral assessments

  • We send companies the initial group of most relevant CFO’s interested in the engagement

We then coordinate the recruiting process end-to-end

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  • We coordinate interviews between company and the best-suited CFO experts, and present company with a detailed skillset, technical assessment profile and references review of each candidate

  • We work with companies as they go through multiple stages of interviews and narrow down on top choices, before ultimately picking the best candidate

  • We then help companies structure the agreement with the CFO and negotiate the one-time recruiting fee with Affine

  • We keep an open communication channel with companies after they onboard the CFO, and are able to provide further recruiting support for a broad range of finance roles they may be interested in in the future

In what ways will a full-time CFO help your company?

  • Cash flow management: CFO will help you manage your capital runway, debt obligations, and ensure the ability to invest in new projects generating positive IRR

  • Internal cohesion: CFO will manage the accounting, HR, investor relations, legal, tax, and treasury departments - anything from overseeing shareholder materials and issuing stock options, to assessing employee benefit plans

  • Profitability optimization: CFO will help you identify opportunities to improve margins through granular analysis of channels, service lines, products, etc.

  • Risk management: CFO will help you understand and quantify the risks and roadblocks that lay ahead and proactively work to avoid them

  • Exit strategy: CFO will prepare your company with defensible financials and a logical strategy BEFORE an interested party comes calling

  • Go-to-market strategies: CFO will identify scalable growth tactics through new business models, channels, verticals, or customer segments

  • Fundraising support: CFO can lead your fundraising process end-to-end, preparing all relevant investor materials and executing a broad investor outreach to both financial and strategic investors

  • Competitive analysis: CFO will help you understand the opportunities and threats to your business presented by other players in the space