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Chris Arndt

Chris Arndt

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Name: Chris Arndt
Date registered: July 15, 2016

Email: carndt@orba.com
Website: http://www.orba.com/about-us/people/chris-arndt

Biography

Chris has more than 15 years of experience in the accounting, finance and wealth management fields. He serves as the Director of ORBA’s Cloud Services Group and is also a member of ORBA’s Accounting Services Department. Chris specializes in financial statement analysis, systems implementation, dashboard design, business process improvement and professional development.

Latest posts

  1. The Do’s and Don’ts of Pricing Your Product — August 17, 2017
  2. Know Your Business Cash Flow — August 14, 2017
  3. How to Become a Reseller in Illinois — June 23, 2017
  4. Company Health Check: Is Your Business Financially Fit? — June 7, 2017
  5. Is it Time for Your Company to Draft an Expense Policy? — May 12, 2017

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2017
Aug 17

The Do’s and Don’ts of Pricing Your Product

Do lower costs to lower prices, but do not forget to overlook value. From Freemium to Premium, you have to decide what’s right for your company, product and what fits industry standards. But, there are a few things that are universal no matter which pricing scheme you choose. Read this article, before you launch.

2017
Aug 14

Know Your Business Cash Flow

We have talked about this before. In fact, we would say we have almost talked it to death if it were not so important. Know your business and how your cash flow operates within it. If you have seasonal fluxes of cash, prepare accordingly.

2017
Jun 23

How to Become a Reseller in Illinois

There are any number of variances in reseller store setups, products sold and reasons why you may want to become a reseller. Maybe you want to supplement existing services you offer with related products. Perhaps you have an “in” on a good source or manufacturer for new merchandise that you are confident will sell well. Whatever your reason, our latest Cloud Services Group blog provides a bit of advice on what you need to know if you wish to become a reseller in Illinois.

2017
Jun 07

Company Health Check: Is Your Business Financially Fit?

How do you know your company is financially fit? We all talk it to death: profit, profit, profit. And for good reason—your profitability, and therefore your profit margin, is the single best measure of company health. However, it is a mistake to think that is all there is to it. This article outlines a handful of other metrics you should be using to gauge company health.

2017
May 12

Is it Time for Your Company to Draft an Expense Policy?

Still don’t have a written expense policy? Do not worry, you are not alone. Many businesses and startups overlook this item at the beginning. Initially, it may seem unnecessary because there are not a lot of travel and expenses incurred and, if there are, they are mostly incurred by a select few people. However, as your business grows, you will notice more of your staff are either requesting reimbursements or you are having to add more employee credit cards to your account. Worse, you may begin to be concerned that your employees are over-spending on certain expenses. This article provides a few considerations you should take when drafting your company’s expense policy.

2017
May 02

Communicating Your Financial Performance to Get Noticed By Investors

It is not easy communicating financial performance for investors. Inc. recently published an article titled, “Seven Horrifying Mistakes Founders Make in Their Pitches,” and that got me thinking about what the best approach is, specifically when communicating financial performance to investors. This article provides a few considerations business founders should take into account in order to best convey their business’ financial performance to investors.

2017
Feb 20

Don’t Apologize for Raising Your Prices

Price hikes are always a delicate business decision to make. You do not want to raise your prices too high and scare your consumers or clients off, but you want to address your business needs. Our latest Cloud Services Group blog looks at strategies you can deploy at your business to raise the price of your product/service.

2017
Feb 09

Meet the Team: Chris Arndt

In our newest feature, “Meet the Team,” we introduce you to some of ORBA’s talented accountants and tax professionals. In this edition, learn more about Chris Arndt, Director of the firm’s Cloud Services Group.

2017
Feb 01

Using KPIs as Your Ticket to Growth

We see measuring analytics as an essential tool to scale your business. And, if you are a loyal reader, you know we never go too long without writing about our beloved metrics. However, do you know which metrics are essential to your business and the stage of growth you are in? In this article, we provide a breakdown of some of the Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for growth in common business models.

2016
Dec 27

How the R&D Tax Credit Can Help Your Growing Business

Did you catch our post on prepping for year-end? We know you are busy, so if you happened to miss it, No. 10 on the list was familiarizing yourself with the new tax law changes. Wondering where to even begin? Well, the research and development (R&D) tax credit is one you will not want to miss. This article takes a closer look at the logistics to this tax credit and how it can benefit startup companies and growing businesses.

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