About Jim Anderson
Jim is an experienced CFO, expert in developing the interconnection between finance systems and operating strategies, initiatives and goals, facilitating growth, improving operational performance, and increasing profits while building equity value.
With more than 30 years experience Jim has a career distinguished by a succession of top-ranking finance roles with growth and performance driven enterprises from small manufacturing sub-contractors ($10 million) to large commercial General Contractors ($800 million). He is a decisive, focused, and versatile CFO executive with uncompromising integrity.
As a key member of the executive management team for a $75 million construction company, Jim contributed to planning and execution of enterprise-level marketing expansion, strategies and decision-making. He initiated the decentralization of the accounting functions to a branch level through hiring and training accounting staff. Jim was solely responsible for the accurate reporting of all financial matters including GAAP statement presentation, selection of insurance providers, bond underwriters and banking relationships.
Since joining B2B CFO® in July, 2008, Jim has served many companies, ranging from $1,000,000 to $40 million in sales, supplying CFO Services on an as needed basis. Using his industry experience, he has developed a practice specializing in the construction industry. His clients include several specialty subcontractors, from utilities and site development to exterior curtain-wall. While each company is very different, they all share the same goal of increasing profit and cash performance.
One of the major advantages of hiring a B2B CFO®, is finding an experienced and trusted professional, who can instantly call on the varied experience of over 200 partners to get industry best practice knowledge for even the most challenging business venture. Jim will not only ensure that your financial picture is clear, but can also provide a wealth of incidental knowledge on issues like regulation, business development, business networking, software selection and employee management.
A native of Texas, Jim earned his Bachelor of Science from the University of Texas at Austin and his MBA from the University of Houston. He is also a Certified Public Accountant in Texas and has many ties in the Houston area. Jim has work experience in California, Texas, and Florida. Jim recently returned to his native Texas from 9 years in Florida. Jim is also active in his community, serving as Vice-President of his neighborhood HOA board of directors. In his spare time, you can find Jim fly-fishing in the Hill Country outside Austin, or the many waterways of South Florida!
- Masters of Business Administration (Accounting) University of Houston
- Masters of Education in Counseling University of Houston
- Bachelor of Science University of Texas at Austin
Certificates & Licenses:
- Certified Public Accountant, 1985 (Texas License No. 36809)
- Greater Houston Builders Association
- Construction Financial Management Association CFMA
- Greater Houston Partnership
- The Woodlands Chamber of Commerce
- Association for Corporate Growth
- Financial Executives Networking Group FENG
Articles by Jim Anderson
- Business Owners Want More Time
- First Quarter Points Toward Turnaround Actions and Strategies
- 9 Things Great Leaders Say Every Day
- What CFOs Must Do Following a Merger
- Four Key Revenue Recognition Considerations for Contractors
- When Is a Good Time to Sell a Business?
- What is the Right Price?
- FASB Wants Firms to Forecast Loan Losses
- Working Capital: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
- Combating Construction Fraud
- Three Resolutions CFOs Must Make for 2013
- Have You Hired the Right Bank?
- The Benefits of Outsourcing CFO Services
- Are You Ready for 2013?
- Where Does The Bottom Line Actually Start?
- Outsourcing Senior Executive Positions in Your Company
- The “5 C's of Credit” What Do They Mean to Your Small Business Loan?
- Dealing With People
- Strategic Analysis: Building Profitability and Business Value
- Top 10 Reasons Businesses Fail
- Taking Financial Control Of Your Company
- Why You Need A CFO
- The Woodlands CFO – Danger Signs for an Accounting Department
- Behave Your Way to Obtaining Capital for Your Business
- Five Steps To Create Effective Cash Flow Projections
- FIVE WAYS TO IMPROVE CASH FLOW
- Using LinkedIn for Marketing
- Combating Construction Fraud