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Expert Leadership — When and Where You Need It Most

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Calling All Presidents, CEOs and Business Owners! We Know Your Challenges (and We Can Help!)

With a Cerius interim or part-time Finance Executive, you can:

  • Get back to building the business and working with clients.
  • Bring on an expert with industry experience who can share the burden. Our CFOs do more than advise – they get in and do the work.
  • Delegate key financial responsibilities to a trusted resource who can ensure things are being done properly and on-time.
  • Get back your work-life balance and away from 70-hour work weeks.
  • Avoid CEO burnout.

Why a Cerius Finance Executive?

The personal strain on today’s CEOs cannot be ignored—but there’s no need to bear the burden alone. We can help you find a qualified financial expert to share the load. One that can start immediately. One who knows how to maintain timely financials, forecast future cash needs, help acquire loans or financing, and prepare a financial roadmap for growth.

Cerius specializes in bringing the proven leadership you need—someone who can jump in right away and get to work. An experienced executive who knows the best strategies to meet performance goals and keep you financially on the right path for growth. Starting now.

We provide the following finance and accounting roles:

  • Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
  • VP of Finance
  • Controller
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Decades of experience, ready to hit the ground running. Primed to produce results at every growth phase.

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As-needed support, long-term or short-term. Big on action and impact, small on budget.

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Direct Hire

Quickly identify and introduce your next executive leader.

Cerius interim executives are world-class interim, fractional and
direct-hire CFOs—guaranteed to move the needle where it counts.

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One midmarket business services firm hired an interim CFO for five months during an executive search to get through the gap after the incumbent was removed under difficult circumstances.

During that time, the Cerius Executive:

  • Fixed balance sheet issues and finished purchase accounting in the first month
  • Reduced past-due receivables from over 50% to less than 10% in two months
  • Reduced monthly close cycle from seven days to less than 5.5 days
  • Reduced staff and improved reporting to one global finance executive
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“I don’t have to be embarrassed when I present numbers to outsiders.”

– A family-owned international distribution company with $12 million in revenue that hired an interim CFO to prepare financial projections and get its financial house in order.

In just three months (3-4 days per week), the Cerius Executive:

  • Closed subordinated debt in less than two months, reducing existing LOC by 3%
  • Successfully restructured debt, saving the company $100,000 annually

  • Raised additional capital

  • Increased forecasting accuracy with less than 10% deviation
  • Improved cash flow forecasting and timely payables
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“Great job and exactly what was needed.”
– A family- and woman-owned $25 million government contractor that was considering a sale. They hired a full-time temporary CFO for 11 months to bring financial reporting into alignment and prepare for presentations to potential buyers.

During that time, the Cerius Executive:

  • Connected inventory and the accounting system

  • Set up a monthly closing process and templates
  • Elevated and trained accounting employees

  • Established reporting for decision-making

  • Worked on international negotiations and lease renewals

Get Started – Find the right Finance Executive for right now.

Ready to solve your challenges, share the load and put your business in a better place?

Make one call and let Cerius find the right leader to help turn things around.

You’ll have options within one week—with results not far behind.

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