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Fractional CFO Services

Since 1986, Suzi Bredbenner has collaborated with small- to mid-size corporations to strategize, develop, or repair their company’s financial situation. With experience in both private and public sector fields, she has a proven track record of improving efficiencies, growing profits, ensuring compliance, and helping to create a strong business foundation. Suzi can find deficiencies and inconsistencies, and remedy them quickly!

She served as a Senior Auditor at Ernst & Young where she gained valuable experience in a variety of fields including manufacturing, newspaper publishing, city and county municipalities, retail sales, hotel operations, and nonprofit organizations. She has held both Controller and CFO positions in manufacturing, media, postsecondary schools, stevedoring and port operations businesses.

Suzi holds a Masters of Accountancy from Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton Florida, a Bachelors of Science in Accounting degree from Stetson University, Deland, Florida, and is a Florida-licensed Certified Public Accountant. She has recently added to her competencies: Web3, Metaverse, and Cryptocurrency technologies.

She and her husband Chris live in Ruskin, Florida where she enjoys cruising, theme parks, and being creative. She has spent decades and countless hours volunteering in and for a variety of community-based organizations with a focus on helping young people and the community-at-large reach their potential.

Program Certifications

QuickBooks Online Pro Advisor, FreshBooks Certified Accountant, Certified Gusto People Advisory Accelerator, and Xero Certified Advisor.

She is a member of the Florida Institute of CPAs, Southshore Chamber of Commerce, South Hillsborough Chamber of Commerce, and the Woodard Institute.

Suzi Bredbenner, 1 Particular CFO

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Civic Engagement

Most important to Suzi are her volunteer efforts in and for the community – it is where is has the greatest impact and the deepest personal joy!

She is a lifetime member of Girl Scouts of the USA, where she received the prestigious Thanks Badge Award – a national recognition – for her 20 years of service as volunteer. Along with that title, she was a former troop leader and an adult trainer specializing in outdoor skills for the Girl Scouts of West Central Florida.

She is an active member of three local chapters of Kiwanis International where she serve in leadership roles. She was Past President and is the current Treasurer of the Southshore Florida chapter, Past President of Greater Brandon, and Club Opener and Club Coach with the Uptown Tampa Club. She is the Florida District Chair of the Bring Up Grades program, and a Past Distinguished Lieutenant Governor. In all of her roles, she has supported the Kiwanis’ goal of strengthening communities through service to children and their families.

Since 2020, she has volunteered with the Firehouse Cultural Center, a multi-use, cultural and educational facility. She is the current Treasurer of the Ruskin Memorial Park Association.

Frequently Asked Questions

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Why use a Fractional CFO?

A fractional CFO is a financial professional who provides part-time or intermittent Chief Financial Officer (CFO) services to a company. This can include financial planning, budgeting, forecasting, risk management, and other financial responsibilities typically handled by a full-time CFO. A fractional CFO may work for multiple companies on a part-time basis, or may work for a single company on a temporary or project basis. The use of a fractional CFO is becoming increasingly popular among small and medium-sized businesses that may not have the resources to hire a full-time CFO.

My business hasn’t filed taxes in two years, can 1PCFO help get us in good standing?

A fractional CFO can potentially help your business get finances in good standing. If your business has not filed taxes in two years. The specific steps that need to be taken will depend on the circumstances of your business and the reasons why taxes have not been filed.

Here are some steps that a fractional CFO can assist with:

Reviewing and updating the financial records to to provide to your tax professional.

It's important to note that the process of getting in good standing with the IRS can be complex and time-consuming, so it's highly recommended to work with a professional (CPA or an Enrolled Agent) that has experience in this area. It's also important to note that failure to file taxes can have serious legal consequences, so it's important to take action as soon as possible.

What separates 1PCFO from other Fractional CFOs?

1 Particular CFO is a provider of fractional CFO services that differs from other providers in terms of qualifications, experience and services offered.
We provide part-time or contract chief financial officer services to small and medium-sized businesses. We offer a range of financial services such as financial planning, budgeting, forecasting, risk management, financial analysis and reporting, and more.
Services offered, and pricing to ensure they align with your company's needs and budget.

What’s the process for working with 1PCFO?

Depending on your business' needs the process may involve the following steps:

Initial consultation: We will meet with you to discuss the needs of your business and determine how we can help. This may include a review of your financial records and a discussion of your business goals.

Service agreement: If you decide to work with the 1PCFO, you will typically sign a service agreement outlining the scope of work, the fees, and the terms of the engagement.

Financial review: 1PCFO will review your business's financial records and identify any areas that need attention. We will also provide recommendations for improving your financial operations and achieving your financial goals.

Implementation: 1PCFO will work with you to implement the recommendations and put new financial processes and systems in place. We will also provide ongoing support and advisory as needed.

Reporting and advisory: 1PCFO will provide regular financial reports and analysis to help you understand your business's financial performance to make informed decisions.

Ongoing support: 1PCFO will continue to work with you on an ongoing basis to provide financial guidance and support. We will also review your business's financial performance regularly to ensure that it is on track to meet its business goals.

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