Eight Small Words to Boost Your Bottom Line

In the nonprofit world, when you think about the list of things that impact your organization’s financial health, what normally comes to mind are things like grants, donations, operational expenses, and employee salaries. But there is another, less obvious variable that can have a strong impact on how your brand, and ultimately, your bottom line.

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Advantages of a Great CFO: Thinking of Your Business with the Right Lens

Think your company is too small to have a CFO? Maybe hiring a CFO is part of your vision of the “future state” once you’ve reached a certain size? The truth is, the right CFO can provide a high level of strategic direction to help a growing organization see itself with the right lens and reach its full potential.

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Paying More Than You Need to for Telecom Services?

Taking a close look at your telecom expenses is one of the many things that we tell ourselves we will get around to doing someday. We can help you get a better sense of what you’re paying for, where you could save money, and what you might need in the future.

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Five Steps for Creating an Effective Incentive Plan

CliftonLarsonAllen recently completed a study to determine the prevalence of financial incentive plans in the healthcare industry and to determine what degree these plans impact organizational results.

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Metrics Based Financial Management

Program activities in most nonprofit sectors are becoming evidence based as nonprofits develop metrics to measure program effectiveness.Unlocking that data with financial metrics provides critical guidance for financial and programmatic decisions.
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Guest Article: How to Use a General Ledger to Find (and Stop) Fraud

Guest article from our friends at Bridgepoint Consulting. To identify whether an organization is vulnerable or has been a victim of fraudulent behavior, it’s critical to spot common warning signs of internal fraud schemes. The first step is knowing where to look.

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Three Ways to Embed Ethics and Honesty Within Your Organization

Read this recent article written by one of our CliftonLarsonAllen colleagues. Evaluating your organization’s control environment is not a new concept, but it’s one that is often overlooked and undervalued. When was the last time you considered if your organization is really setting the right tone at every level and with each individual?
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Overhaul of Revenue Recognition Standard Will Impact Your Organization

Read this article written by one of our CliftonLarsonAllen collaegues. FASB completely rewrote the rules, creating a new framework to be applied in determining when and how an entity recognizes revenue in its customer contracts. Although no further formal guidance is expected soon, accounting professional and several trade associations have begun studying specific issues.
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