Get a best-suited part-time CFO to revamp your business
Affine will execute the process of finding, vetting and onboarding the best-matched 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 part-time CFO
Here are some of the indicators that you need a part-time engagement vs full-time:
You need someone to help you for no more than 20 hours a week
You are a pre-series A startup
You have less than $15M in annual revenue
Your C-suite has finance expertise and has capacity to allocate time to CFO-related functions
You are OK with a CFO working remotely with the rest of the team
How will Affine Finance get you the best-suited Part-Time CFO?
Affine will execute the process of getting company its best-suited part-time CFO end-to-end, and will be able to provide support and mediate the relationship after the engagement starts.
We screen for the initial group of best suited CFO experts
We screen a broad list of candidates based on their industry 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 onboarding process end-to-end, and are able to provide support as the engagement kicks-off
We coordinate interviews between company and the best-matched CFO experts, and present company with a detailed skillset and technical assessment profile of each candidate
We work with companies 'till they finalize a PT CFO, and structure the agreement between Affine and the company before the engagement starts
We can provide additional support through our extensive network of 50+ in-house finance experts after the engagement starts
We can help company replace the PT CFO with another expert in case the engagement doesn’t go as planned -we always have an open communication channel with the company and are not disappearing as soon as the contract is signed!
In what ways will a part-time CFO help your company?
Cash flow management: PT CFO will help you manage your capital runway, debt obligations, and ensure the ability to invest in new projects generating positive IRR
Internal cohesion: PT 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: PT CFO will help you identify opportunities to improve margins through granular analysis of channels, service lines, products, etc.
Risk management: PT CFO will help you understand and quantify the risks and roadblocks that lay ahead and proactively work to avoid them
Exit strategy: PT CFO will prepare your company with defensible financials and a logical strategy BEFORE an interested party comes calling
Go-to-market strategies: PT CFO will identify scalable growth tactics through new business models, channels, verticals, or customer segments
Fundraising support: PT 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: PT CFO will help you understand the opportunities and threats to your business presented by other players in the space