Five Signs That You Need a Back-Office Family CFO

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What is a Back-Office Family CFO?

At TAG Family CFO, our idea of a “Back-Office Family CFO” is a team of outsourced accountants who handle the financial reporting, bill pay, and cash flow management of a high-net-worth family, rather than having one single Family CFO who takes care of all the tasks associated with a complicated financial life.  A back-office Family CFO, using the TAG Family CFO approach typically works off-site to handle the accounting and bill pay work remotely, yet still delivers accurate and timely financial information to the client.

Here is a list of five signs that you need a Back-Office Family CFO:

#1 Missing due dates and incurring late payments.

You become overwhelmed with the amount of mail received on a daily basis and the pile of bills and due dates keep stacking up.  With so many properties, automobiles, credit card statements, household employees and recurring bills, they are hard to keep track of and get paid in a timely fashion.  Any incurred late payments can lead to damaging credit scores.

TAG Family CFO offers comprehensive bill pay services for families and individuals.  We oversee your monthly expenses, initiate payments, reconcile your accounts and track your credit card statements.  That way, you never miss a bill and have your credit cards monitored at the same time.  We also provide weekly or monthly cash flow reports, so you know exactly how much cash is coming in and how much cash is being paid out.

Want to learn more about the family bill pay service offered by TAG?  Click here for a list of frequently asked questions.  Ready for a quote? Answer these questions and we can prepare a proposal based on the amount of accounts to track and bills to pay.  Request a Quote

#2 Trouble with keeping track of multiple entities, investments, rental properties and trusts.

You may be the head of the household, but it feels like you a running a multimillion dollar company.  With great wealth comes great responsibility.  Your family’s financial life is complex with multi-faceted undertakings, such as corporate entities, private equity, international exposure, homes and rental properties, and alternative investments. This is a sign that you need help with your personal accounting needs.

TAG Family CFO delivers financial peace of mind by helping affluent families organize, coordinate and navigate through their financial affairs.  Working in partnership with the family’s team of trusted advisors, we provide the highest quality data and financial reporting to establish a complete view of your assets and financial holdings.

See examples of personal financial reports & analysis that we provide:

  • Statement of Cash Flow
  • Net Worth Statement
  • Family Monthly Budget
  • Vacation/Second Home Expenses
  • Bill Pay Reports

#3 You do not have a clear picture of your wealth.

With so many investment accounts, credit card statements and bank accounts, it’s hard to see a clear view of overall wealth.  At TAG Family CFO, we work with your personal financial team to gather all the information tied to your family’s assets and turn it into a one-page summary of net-worth.  The financial reports we provide are detailed, holistic, and customized to your preference. In order to make better decisions about your wealth, it is important to have up-to-date financial data.

Read: Retain your Family Wealth by Organizing your Financial Life

#4 Financial paperwork is not organized for tax season.

Tax deadline is looming and your CPA is working frantically to gather all your necessary paperwork to calculate the right deductions and track all your income and expenses.  It’s costing your family more time and money working with your CPA, because you do not have your financial house in order.

TAG Family CFO works with their high-net-worth clients to provide an Annual Tax Organizer which is an audit-proof package that allows for maximized standard deductions.  Additionally, we provide your CPA with quarterly reports to adjust estimated tax payments as needed to avoid annual penalties and interest charges from the IRS or Franchise Tax Board.

Learn More: TAG Family CFO Annual Tax Organizer

#5 Too much time is spent handling household finances and not enjoying your wealth.

A good amount of your free time is spent handling household finances and it has become too complex to track properly.  Your family has acquired a team of trusted advisors to help you handle the maze of legal issues, tax planning, and investments, yet you don’t have a consolidated view of your overall wealth.

Why not outsource your personal accounting and family bill pay needs to a trusted and reliable firm with over 20 years of experience working with affluent families and corporations?

See how these families benefited from engaging with TAG, back-office Family CFO:

Back-Office Family CFO Services by TAG

If any of these items on the list applies to you and your family, TAG Family CFO can help.  We are not a wealth management firm and do not recommend investment strategies. We are not a CPA firm and do not file tax returns.  Simply put, we are a back-office Family CFO with a team of personal accountants that have experience working with high-net-worth and their specific needs.  TAG Family CFO works in partnership with your financial team to provide the highest quality data to help them make better decisions about your wealth and financial planning.

Want to learn more?  Here is a list of the top frequently asked questions about the clients and services offered by TAG Family CFO.  

Accounting Services Include:

  • Family bill pay – including mail management & vendor management
  • Producing monthly financial statements
  • Cash flow reporting
  • Personal financial reporting & analysis
  • Bank and credit card reconciliation
  • Investment account reconciliation
  • Budgeting services and reporting
  • Household employee payroll services
  • Foundation and trust accounting
  • Annual tax organizer for the CPA

Are you ready to take control of your financial life and start enjoying your wealth?

Schedule a consultation with TAG Family CFO today:

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