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How to get on top of the numbers that matter in your business

Close up business adviser meeting to analyze and discuss the situation on the financial report in the meeting room.Investment Consultant, Financial Consultant, Financial advisor and accounting concept.
In a perfect world, board members, owners and executives wouldn’t have any reason to doubt whether or not they can rely on ‘the numbers.’ The extent of regulation around financial reporting is voluminous, but it can be adversely impacted and immediately undone by short-sighted decision-making.  By this, I mean making operational decisions to manipulate ‘the numbers’ to achieve short-term results. Whilst you would hope that is the exception rather than the rule, it is the accrued r