THE 80/20 RULE
What’s in a name?
The Pareto Principle, also known as the 80/20 rule, the law of the vital few, or the principle of factor scarcity, states that for many events, roughly 80% of the efforts come from 20% of the inputs.
These ratios ring true in the finance and accounting operations of companies as well. 20% of the members of any finance and accounting department can create 80% of the value and likely execute 80% of the work.
The obverse is also true. So, as an Executive or Business owner, you can’t afford to have average people in your company. We don’t.
FINANCIAL PROJECT EXECUTION
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Every C-level executive has some subset of their responsibilities that encompass their highest value contribution to the organization, and another subset that would best be delegated to others or eliminated entirely. They also have a list of pending projects with high positive ROI that are subordinated to the urgency of the day to day deadlines and fires that consume department focus. Our team provides the capacity and ability to accelerate the completion of these projects and the realization of the financial benefits.Learn About Our Financial Project Execution Services
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Every instance of key manager turnover is an opportunity to re-evaluate the position and realign responsibilities and mandates with organizational objectives, and this recalibration needs to take place before a replacement is hired.Learn About Our Interim Financial Management Services
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Our entire team is on the ground in Los Angeles. We know the financial talent base in Los Angeles, we understand what drives the economy in LA, and our client base and our consulting team’s experience reflect this. While we are an industry-agnostic firm, we have deep experience in media, entertainment, emerging growth and technology, real estate, and consumer products.About Us
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