Jody Grunden is an accounting visionary with over 20 years of experience. He has helped pioneer innovative changes within the industry, including the introduction of the first subscription-based billing method employed by an accounting firm. He is the author of two books, Digital Dollars and Cents and Building the Virtual CFO Firm in the Cloud.
Together with his partner Adam Hale, Jody co-founded Summit CPA Group (Summit) in 2002, which merged with Anders CPAs + Advisors (Anders) in 2022. Summit, now a division of Anders, was the first fully distributed firm and the leading provider of Virtual CFO Services in North America.
Jody’s specialties include Virtual CFO Services, Creative Agencies, and Remote Team Management.
During the show we discuss:
What a CFO Does in a Typical Business
What a Virtual CFO Does and How They Can Help You
What Forecasts Are and How They Can Help You Grow Faster
How to Differentiate Between a Bookkeeper, Controller, and CFO
When to Know When You Need a Bookkeeper, Controller, and CFO
What a Fractional CFO Does and How to Have One for a Very Low Cost
The Type of Services That a Virtual CFO Can Assist With
How Much Cash You Should Have in the Bank Account at Any Time
Why Business Wwners Struggle to Get to Profitability and How to Fix It
Why a CFO Can Function as Your Business GPS
How a Proper Financial Forecast Can be Created and Help You Make More Profits
The Biggest Financial Mistakes Business Owners Make and How to Avoid Them
How Often Should You Meet with Your Fraction CFO
Why the Demand for Fractional CFOs is Exploding