Cash Flow Advisory & Forecasting Services
Get Your Money Working For You
Our CFOs Help You Manage the Financial Health of Your Company and Drive Growth
Save Time and Money
Understand Your Cash Flow
Develop Action Plans
Transform Your Business
Build Leader Confidence
How We Help Get Your Capital Working For You
We Offer Cash Forecasting + Management + Intelligence Advisory And Consulting Services
13 Week Cash Flow
Cash Planning - Sources/Uses
Rolling Cash Forecasts
3-Way Forecasting & Budgeting
A/R and A/P Management
Cash Conversion Cycle Analysis
Monthly Mgmt Reports
Graphs and Dashboards
Liquidity & Working Capital Ratios
The Stakes Have Never Been Higher
Are you short of cash because your A/R cycle is out of alignment ?
Are you paying contractors and vendors before you get paid?
Are you struggling to fund new growth?
Cash flow problems can lead to business failures.
Take Action to Protect Your Company.
Our Client's Cash Success Stories
Extraordinary Success in 2020
Grew operating cash / working capital by more than 800% over a 12-month period from December 2019 to November 2020 by improving project profitability, disciplined cash management, changing processes and controls, capturing accounting efficiencies, CFO coaching, adding to their accounting bench, and active receivables management.
Increased existing line of credit by 60% or $3 million dollars in 2020 by engaging their banker and the bank's financial analyst, providing management reports and relevant financial analysis, and sharing projections and fielding related Q&A.
Family-Owned Midstream Service Company
Gross Revenues +$200 Million 2019
Our Value to Our Clients
Hire The Energy CFO Today
We Care And Want Your Company To Thrive
Owning and running a private company is tough. Your least abundant resource is time and when you are growing - you never have enough cash. These are common growing pains we see clients struggling with:
Owners are overrun with too many responsibilities - working and running the company.
Unfamiliarity with what is going on with the financial health and the performance of their companies.
Not getting relevant and impactful information they need to aid in decision making.
Encountering growth resistance points and frustrated with an inability to make traction.
Feeling something is off or there is a gap, but not exactly sure what "it" is.
Not getting candid feedback, constructive guidance, or practical solutions to tackle problems.
Dealing with gaps in organizational design and governance.
We have experience helping clients with these issues and much more. What we do is help you see the big picture and understand how the administrative and operational pieces of your business impact your profitability, cash flow, and/or hold back growth so you can take action.
Who We Are
Paula Waggoner-Aguilar, CPA
CEO & Managing CFO
The Energy CFO is a 8-year old CFO Advisory and Consulting Firm headquartered in San Antonio, Texas.
We are a small giant in our field and we specialize in helping private entrepreneurial organizations.
We are woman majority-owned and led by an award-winning CFO/CPA.
Combined energy finance work experience of 100+ years.
Strong business, strategic, operational, and financial acumen.
Worked for Fortune 500 and private companies across the energy value chain and around the globe.
NAWBO's prestigious "2019 Woman Business Owner of the Year".
Business Journal's "Who's Who In Energy" for 3 consecutive years.
Business Journal's 2014 "Best CFO for Private Companies".
How to Get Started Today - 4 Easy Steps!
1. Contact us to schedule an initial consultation.
Complete our prospective client form or
Leave us a voice mail or
Email us directly
2. We have a Zoom listening session.
Learn more about your company
Understand your objectives: business, financial, and personal
Assess whether our service is a good fit for your business
3. We will provide you with a service proposal and price quote.
4. Sign our service agreement and we are ready to begin.
Cash Flow Forecast Services
It’s The #1 Financial Planning Tool For Businesses.
Are you worried you might run out of cash in your business?
Does your cash flow fluctuate up and down a lot, making it hard to know whether you’ll have enough?
Is your bank balance so low that you’re having to closely manage it on a daily basis, wasting precious time you could be using building or re-building your business?
If so, you’re in the perfect place to benefit from our cash flow forecast service. Not knowing your company’s future cash balance can cause you to miss financial goals, and in some cases, cause catastrophic problems if shortfalls are not caught early enough.
What Our Cash Forecasting Service Includes
The Energy CFO’s Cash Flow Forecasting Services include the following:
The cash flow forecast report, which usually covers 13 weeks into the future.
One or more meetings with us to discuss the report as well as dozens of options that you can choose from to improve your cash position.
A list of KPIs – key performance indicators – which are measures or metrics you can put into place to monitor the strength of your cash position going forward.
Scenario analysis to help you see multiple future outcomes based on your revenue or re-opening assumptions.
And other items upon your request, such as revising your annual budget or building a rolling forecast if you don’t already have one.
Actionable Cash Insights for Decision Making
Intelligence Designed To Help You Follow the Money, Highlight Areas Needing More Of Your Attention, Aid in Decision Making, And Spot Opportunities For Improvement
What You Get
We utilize the latest in cloud technology and data visualization techniques for our reports & dashboards.
We produce relevant, accurate, and timely cash flow reports for management
This includes cash flow analysis and recommendations to reduce your Cash Conversion Cycle
Working Capital Analysis includes Days A/R Outstanding, Inventory Turns, and A/P Days Outstanding
Financial ratios (liquidity, activity, and leverage ratios) and trend analysis
Cash Forecasting Service Benefits
We help business owners gain clarity on their cash positions so that you know exactly where your company stands.
Our Cash Forecast Service has many benefits:
It helps you become proactive in identifying cash shortfalls weeks ahead of when they might occur.
The work on the report feeds into regular bookkeeping and accounting chores that need to be done anyway.
It provides for an accurate budget process so you have a roadmap for the rest of the year.
It keeps you from developing feast-or-famine thinking patterns and brings logic into decisions about the timing of business and capital expenditures.
It helps you manage hiring on a more even keel.
It provides a warning system for when you might default on a loan or payroll payment.
It helps to detect accounting errors faster.
It’s great for planning and better financial decision-making overall.
It can be expanded to run what-if scenarios based on various revenue levels and re-opening dates.
If you just received a PPP Loan, it will help you in figuring out what to do next.