Case Studies

Pool Agency CEO finally found the right AR Solution!

Adam Beech CEO of Pool Agency, a successful pool service company in Phoenix, Arizona, had been looking for an Accounts Receivables solution for years. With his team focused on managing services to their growing customer base, following up with late…

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Accountants, Management

Optimizing Your Accounts Receivable Strategy Using Customer Profile

While it’s well understood that a healthy cash flow is the lifeblood of every business, a surprising percentage of CFO’s across all industries don’t implement an accounts receivable strategy. This is a flagrant missed opportunity. By adopting a strategy based on…

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Case Studies

Rip Van Wafel Strikes Starbucks Distribution Deal with Help of Funding Gates’ AR Manager

When Dutch-born Abhishek “Rip” Pruisken began to make Stroopwafel in his dorm room at Brown University, little did he know that those savory layers of baked dough and caramel syrup filling would be found in all 7,500 Starbucks stores throughout…

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Accountants

“Irreconcilable Differences” Do Not Apply to Cash Flow Management

Most accountants are all too familiar with the “end of month crunch”: those dreaded few days when time has a disobliging habit of speeding up as the to-do list grows exponentially. Even the most seasoned of CPAs have a tendency…

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A Streamlined AR Management Process for 3BG Supply

From transmission belts to electric motors, 3BG Supply Co. (an acronym referring to its founders, the “three bald guys”) helps customers purchase industrial MRO products without the hassle. By developing technology to improve an industry rife with inefficiencies and decades-old…

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Management

Paralysis by Analysis: The CFO and AR Management

The so-called “centipede effect” happens when a normally unconscious activity is disrupted by consciousness of it or reflection on it—a golfer thinking too closely about her swing, or a businessman devoting too much thought to how to tie a tie.…

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Accountants

When The Accounts Receivables Manager Lacks the Right Tools: Five Challenges

“It’s a poor craftsman that blames his tools,” is a threadbare yet misunderstood expression. The adage is often interpreted to mean, “tools don’t matter, skills do.” But any accomplished creator will vouch that part of being an expert craftsman is…

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Case Studies

Cultural Media Inc. Fine-Tunes Their Accounts Receivable Process

In 2011, Chicago-based Cultural Media Inc. launched as a publishing house catering to museum institutions. While working with leading establishments including the Art Institute of Chicago; the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; the High Museum of Art, Atlanta; and the Huntington…

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Accountants

Three Ways to Improve Outstanding Accounts Receivable Balances

It’s no secret that a stronger financial and working capital position is more important than ever when sustaining and growing a business. As a result, it’s imperative that your business revisit the facets of your financial supply chain to ensure…

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Case Studies

An Improved AR Process is a Game Changer for West Technology Group

Founded in St. Lucia in April of 2010, West Technology Group excels at helping small and medium sized businesses maximize their productivity and profitability by providing reliable and affordable technical support. Functioning as their clients’ comprehensive IT department, their team…

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