News & Intelligence

Check this space early and often for updates on RoseRyan and our latest insights into the technically fascinating world of finance and accounting. Journalists looking for a great business story or more information about RoseRyan can contact Sarah Grolnic-McClurg at Pounce PR by e-mail or phone, 510.898.1837.


ACG M&A Conference
Join RoseRyan execs at the ACG M&A Conference on March 2nd here in San Francisco. Request a meeting here.

Attracting Financing: What Does an Investor Look For?
Listen in as RoseRyan director Stephen Ambler provides the CFO perspective on what investors want to know. In this webinar hosted by Breakaway Funding, Stephen will cover investors’ areas of focus, from the moment you start trying to get their attention right up until the time you close the deal. Watch replay...


Tales from the front lines in CFO and controller recruiting
Stephen Ambler, who has been a CFO for several companies, gives an inside view of the top roles in finance. CFOs who take a strategic approach to their position are now in higher demand at smaller and medium companies, and controllers are facing similar skills expectations as well. Read More...

5 tips for finding financing with the right investors
For private companies on the funding hunt, the quest is especially tough during the early stages. It’s a process that’s rife for possible setbacks as a mismatch could add to the time the company has to wait for much-needed funding. Avoid the frustration by following these tips from Stephen Ambler, a director at RoseRyan who oversees the CFO practice area Read More...

RoseRyan Intelligence

Revenue recognition playbook | Report
Finance teams face some game-time decisions. Any company transitioning to the FASB’s new revenue recognition standard is dealing with a shrinking timeline, uncertain impacts and a flurry of interpretations over what the changes mean. In this essential guide for GAAP followers, RoseRyan, rev rec coaches and finance experts Diana Gilbert and Pat Voll lay out a game plan and set up companies for a smooth implementation. Download the report

5 ways to become a superstar controller | Report
Controllers who stand out from the pack look at transactions not only through their accounting filter but consider the broader commercial needs of the company, too. This report, by interim controller Cheri Koehler, goes through the key ways superstar controllers earn their status by putting on their strategic hats and looking beyond the numbers in all that they do. Download the report

A CFO guide for managing resources | Report
Is it time to curb expenses or is it full speed ahead as the company chases after growth? Plans are always changing, making the CFO's job of managing resources a constant challenge. This report, by seasoned CFO Stephen Ambler, goes through the essentials, from fine-tuning plans and monitoring cash flow to getting the right talent and rightsizing systems. Download

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RoseRyan Honored as a Great Place to Work
RoseRyan was recently certified as a great workplace by the independent analysts at Great Place to Work®. Based on extensive ratings in anonymous employee surveys, the national honor distinguishes RoseRyan as a high-trust, high-performing firm. Learn more

The Bay Area News Group Names RoseRyan a Winner of the Bay Area 2016 Top Workplaces Award
For the second time running, RoseRyan, a leading accounting and finance firm that delivers specialized consulting services, has been awarded a Top 100 Workplaces honor by the Bay Area News Group. Learn more

Media Coverage

2.10.17 & 2.17.17
How can businesses prepare for the 2017 tax season?
In this year's lists of the largest Bay Area accounting firms, the San Francisco Business Times and Silicon Valley Business Journal included a quote by RoseRyan senior consultant Mike Ownby. Mike provides sage advice on how a CFO or controller can help a company prepare for the busy tax season. (Subscription required.)

SOX compliance costs push firms to rethink compliance strategies
Picking up on a new report about SOX costs, Compliance Week delves into what experts make of the data and what companies should expect from their auditors. RoseRyan vice president Pat Voll gets the last word in this article with a quote about how she's advising clients. In addition, the national trade outlet features an excerpt of a recent RoseRyan blog post that traces the evolution of SOX. (Subscription required.)

Q&A Interview with Kathy Ryan: Putting Accounting Headaches to Rest, RoseRyan Solves Regulatory Issues for Startups, Others
In this Q&A with the San Jose Mercury News, RoseRyan CEO and founder Kathy Ryan talks about the firm's success in helping hundreds of companies with their accounting and finances since 1993. Kathy highlights the midmarket as the firm's sweet spot, differentiates RoseRyan from its competitors ('we can span the whole life-cycle of a corporation') and fills readers in on why RoseRyan employs many CPAs as consultants yet isn't a CPA firm. Find out 5 things about RoseRyan's leader that you might not have known, too!