Whether you are a start-up company or a company listed on the TSX, TSX Venture, or the CSE, there is no question that having a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is essential and required. But at what cost? In addition to back-office accounting expenses, retaining a CFO full-time is very expensive. Yes, the in-house CFO will oversee financial reporting, accounting, audit prep, and other financial-related business tasks, but it’s certainly not a full-time job, especially for start-ups or pre-revenue companies. In this case, an outsourced CFO solution may be the right option. There are a number of benefits of retaining outsourced.