FAQ

 

What services do you offer?


Through our network of consultants, we provide a packaged or standalone Financial Management and CFO services. We serve as an elite flexible finance resource to your company when you cannot afford or need to hire a resource fulltime. We help entrepreneurs get ready to raise capital, grow or transform their business. See our solutions for more information.

What is the difference between a Bookkeeper/Accountant and a CFO?


A bookkeeper or accountant manages the company’s books and records and is responsible for the transaction processing in a company and reporting on those transactions. Key characteristics:

  • Focus is on recording and reporting on past events.
  • The role does not get involved in any other areas of the business and is purely focused on recording and reporting the numbers.
  • Tells you what has happened. i.e. “What is…”

The Scalable CFO offers Senior Financial Manager or CFO services which provide foresight and a big picture view of the business. Key characteristics:

  • A proactive role since it is concerned with the company’s future financial success.
  • Has a commercial approach and can advise of the financial impact of all aspects of the company's operations .
  • Advises on what you should do. i.e. “What if…”

When is it a good time to take on The Scalable CFO services?


As a business owner you may be in need of our services if you can relate with any of the following:

  • You need to build a robust forecasting financial model that can give you and investors the financial confidence to grow your business.
  • You have received funding from VCs or angels and need to be able to show the board where all the money is going.
  • You lack detailed financial data that is critical to making sound business decisions.
  • You wear many hats and need to delegate Financial responsibility so that you can focus on building your company.
  • You need a sounding board to validate strategy, critical decisions, and people issues. 
  • You recognize the need for a CFO but do not want, do not need or cannot afford to employ a full-time CFO.

What countries do you service?


We are currently only servicing the United Arab Emirates.

What industries do you specialise in?


The nature of the services that we offer and value is not limited to a specific industry. Our job is to bring financial management expertise to the table. We take pride and are trained to be able to develop an understanding of any industry or technology quickly. We employ a detailed continuous discovery process throughout our engagements to be able to understand your business and its environment. Read more about how we work.       

Any other questions?


Feel free to talk to us or email [email protected] if you would like to know more.