Your CFO™

Numbers alone tell you only so much. Early Growth’s FinOps can include time with an experienced chief financial officer to give you the insight to make smart, informed decisions that will take your business to the next level. Done.

Forecasting and Planning

Our experienced advisory team delivers financial forecasting and planning insights for better business decisions that set you up for success.

Management Reporting

Startup financial management consultants deliver in-depth reports that include break-even points, unit economics, profitability, so you have the real-time financial reporting needed for informed decisions.

Board Presentations

We help ease the stress of board presentations with detailed financial projections that enable you to confidently share your business’s financial situation and strategic plan.

Senior Management Analysis

Our CFO-level financial analysis and financial health reporting tools enable your team to continually track key financial performance indicators that show how the company is thriving, or just surviving, day to day.

Budgeting

Our financial budgeting tools will help you accurately anticipate capital expenditures, cash flow and more so you can chart a course forward.

Financial Analysis

Our detailed financial analytics break down patterns and identify outliers. We then leverage big data, through predictive financial analyses, to find the trends that will help or hurt your business.

Expenses Done™

Unorganized expenses can throw a wrench in your whole operation. Whether it’s bills, expense reports or credit cards, we attend to them in a professional and timely manner. Done.

Bills

We deliver accurate and timely payments for all recurring and nonrecurring bills, as well as provide verification and approval of bills from suppliers. We also reconcile them with services/goods receipts and purchase orders.

Our bill-paying services comprise:
Collating all bills that come from service providers and clients.
Keeping a detailed schedule of all payables.
Paying bills manually (check) or electronically.
Storing all bills electronically for easy access.
Delivering client reports on a regular basis.
Providing each client with their own private and secured fax number and email address to send invoices.
Furnishing complete year-end financial reports with assets and liabilities.
Disputing unwarranted charges.

Expense Reporting

Experienced financial accounting services teams manage account payable entries to ensure vendors and suppliers are paid on time. We also keep your balance sheet stays on track and up to date.

Credit Cards

We check your credit card statements to verify all transactions made through your corporate card are accurately reflected on your balance sheet, keeping financials secure.

Revenue Done™

Cash flow is king with any startup. We make sure invoicing, inflow and debts owed are paid to you in full. Done.

Invoices

Financial accounting services teams manages accounts receivable entries and invoicing so you get paid when it’s due.

Cash Application

Our experienced cash application specialists monitor your cash inflow and maintain organized financial records. We also keep track of financial information with regular reports so you’re up to date on collection management, if needed.

Collections

We can effectively inform debt collectors on behalf of your business. Though we primarily call debtors to start, we also email, fax and mail a short demand letter, typically within one business day of the claim. Once we’re in contact with the debtor, we work hard to find the reason behind the unpaid bills to continually improve our strategies for quicker future collections.

Accounting Done™

As your startup grows and gains investors, all eyes will be on your accounting. Early Growth takes care of everything needed to balance your books, from bank reconciliation and invoicing to cash flow management and year-end reporting. We seamlessly integrate into your preferred systems, so all you need to do is review and approve. Done.

General Ledger Management

Generating and preparing accurate and timely financial records mean tight general ledger (GL) management. Using monthly reconciliation and reviews of key accounts, as well as providing and implementing all recommended changes, we create an accurate account of your general ledgers. Our process often includes opening/closing accounting periods, recording accounting activities for the period’s end, accruals, adjustments and closeout. We review and analyze the GL trial balance for abnormal and inappropriate balances or any discrepancies. If any are found, we take immediate actions to correct them. Early Growth’s experts also analyze trial balance relationships and develop controls to ensure the integrity of financial statement data.

Reconciliation

Early Growth’s accounting services team makes sure you avoid discrepancies, errors or fraud by tightly reconciling your bank statement to confirm that your transactions align with your balance sheet.

Budget Versus Actual

We deliver an accurate assessment of how your spending and revenue generation meet the financial forecasting projections to identify where you are over or under budget, if you can hire additional employees, or shine light on a gross profit margin that’s not line with expectations.

Reporting

Stay informed on the health of your business with our detailed financial reporting, including income statements and balance sheets, so you’re aware of transactions, cash flow and reconciliations.

C3 - Company Command Center™

Just because we’re getting it done doesn’t mean you’re not in control. From finances to benefits, our exclusive dashboard aggregates all of your providers and software platforms so you have full visibility at all times. Done.

Integrations

For decades, startups have had limited options for accounting software. Now there are a myriad of software platform solutions tailored to startups. We can work with your current software platforms or help you find new ones that are perfect for your business. We then integrate them into our customizable Company Command Center that deliers critical information from across your business right at your fingertips.

Confident Compliance™

Early Growth’s accounting and finance teams have the expertise you need on federal regulations and statutory compliance requirements, giving you complete confidence that your records are current and risk-free. Done.

Compliance Alerts

We provide you with tool alerts about upcoming requirements so you never miss mandatory business compliance filings. Submitting paperwork is as easy as clicking a button. If you’ve already taken care of a filing, easily dismiss alerts with a click.

Compliance Filings

We ensure filings are filed on time, accurately and conform with legal requirements.

Federal and State Sales Taxes

Our tax processing professionals oversee all aspects of federal taxes, including getting the best deductions to preparing forms and schedules to quick and easy filing. Our tax experts also file your state taxes and ensure all forms and schedules comply with state specific regulations. Our sales tax services assist you in state tax laws too, including which offerings are eligible and how to implement sales tax so your business stays compliant with local regulations.

Sure Setup™

Keeping an eye on your company’s advisers and software providers can take time you need for other work. Early Growth is there with our Sure Setup that gathers everything into a single place and connects it to our proprietary platform. We ensure your people, our people and all of your systems are on the same page. Done.

Process Flows

Early Growth can save time and eliminate frustration by identifying, optimizing, and automating information flow across invoicing, accounts receivable, banks and other information sources. The result is increased accuracy and reduced time so you can focus on growing your business.

Technology Setup

Once we have created an optimized collection of platforms and procedures, we work to make sure everything is working together, seamlessly, so your responsibilities are as minimal as possible.

Procedure Manuals

Once all workflows are up and running, we develop an instructional information guide that enables anyone new to hit the ground running.

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