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Feature Expert: CFO Centre | Importance of Having a Solid Financial Forecast


Too often, we as business leaders or owners prepare a forecast for a specific purpose such as an application for a loan or new property lease. But then what? For most, stepping away or putting it in the drawer to never be seen until someone asks for one again is a common occurrence.

A solid financial forecast should be used as a business tool to identify your financial position and destination at any point in time.

Whether you’ve never thought about the preparation of a financial forecast for your business before, or you’re now willing to pull it out of the drawer and dust it off – now is the time to make some changes and updates!

Sandbox Centre, in partnership with CFO Centre, invites you to join feature expert Jeff Bond as he takes us through learning about the importance of having a solid financial forecast. In this session you will receive first-hand expertise on:

  • What your forecast should look like & what is integrated
  • How your forecast can provide a foundation to your financial vision
  • How having a forecast in place can help you adapt more quickly to unforeseen circumstances (ex. COVID-19 pandemic)
  • How a well thought-out forecast will allow you to run scenarios again a variety of current and range future conditions
  • How a forecast can prepare you for future impact to your business
  • & more! Our experts are ready for #AMA (Ask Me Anything) – get your questions ready and they will support where they can

This session is your chance to ask an expert about all areas financial forecasting and receive valuable insights to support the future of your business. Have your questions ready!


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 Principal, York Simcoe CFO Centre

Jeff brings more than 20 years of diverse executive financial and operations experience acquired in the public, financial services, health care, environmental services and e-commerce sectors. Jeff is a CFA with strong operational business expertise, having worked in both entrepreneurial and corporate environments, including 3 start-ups.  He has worked with owner/operators, private equity sponsors and publicly-owned organizations.

Jeff has held senior positions such as Chief Financial Officer, Chief Strategy Officer and Senior Director of Operations in companies such as Comcare Health Services, Quantum Murray, CarePartners and Paramed Inc.- the Home Health care division of Extendicare Inc.  He has several years’ experience in business start-up and financing, restructuring and turnarounds, M&A, corporate governance, financial reporting & controls, budgeting, legal and contracts, ERP implementations, risk management, IT and human resources management.

Jeff’s hands-on, collaborative approach delivers strong results for business owners and their financial partners in both public and private company settings. His track record of success and delivering value spans launch, steady state, turnaround, pre- and post-acquisition, and growth phases of organizations.



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