A fractional CFO (Chief Financial Officer) typically provides part-time or temporary CFO services to businesses that don't need a full-time CFO but require strategic financial expertise. Some common services offered by fractional CFOs include:

  1. Financial Strategy and Planning: Developing and implementing financial strategies aligned with business goals.
  2. Financial Analysis: Analyzing financial data and providing insights to improve profitability and efficiency.
  3. Cash Flow Management: Monitoring cash flow and optimizing working capital to ensure financial stability.
  4. Budgeting and Forecasting: Creating budgets and financial forecasts to guide decision-making and resource allocation.
  5. Financial Reporting: Preparing regular financial reports and presenting them to stakeholders.
  6. Risk Management: Identifying and managing financial risks that could impact the business.
  7. Funding Strategy: Advising on capital structure, fundraising options, and investor relations.
  8. Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) Support: Providing financial due diligence and integration support during mergers or acquisitions.
  9. C-Suite Advisory: Collaborating with other executives to drive overall business strategy and growth initiatives.
  10. System Implementation: Assisting with the selection and implementation of financial systems like ERP or accounting software.

Fractional CFO services are flexible and tailored to the specific needs of each client, offering high-level financial expertise without the cost of a full-time executive.