Good Controller/Bad Controller – CFO

Back again in 2012, Ben Horowitz published an post titled “Fantastic Products Manager/ Undesirable Products Manager.” We borrowed from his format as we assessed a critical part in a quickly-rising company’s finance organization: the controller. (See our former column, Fantastic CFO/Undesirable CFO.) Distinctive thanks to Aman KothariDarko Socanski, and the Bessemer Venture Companions CFO Advisory Board for their contributions.

Getting the proper company controller for the scale and stage of development for your organization is significant. If your company is a little, quickly-rising organization, a “big company” controller could be unable or unwilling to roll up their sleeves to lean in and assistance handle your most crucial difficulties. If your organization is much more mature, an outstanding, hands-on little company controller could have problems creating a sturdy workforce and contemplating and acting strategically.

The “goldilocks” controller has the proper combine of competencies and pursuits for your

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