As a Trusted Advisor, I improve profitability and management performance in the following areas:

  • Financial health check
  • Business strategy with a focus on managing growth and profit
  • Operational and client service processes
  • Overhead and cost cutting strategies
    Budget creation and cost driver modeling
  • Financial team performance and project management
  • Improve project management and forecasting
  • Cash Management
  • Internal Control reviews and Audit preparedness
  • Accounting system management & implementation
  • Contracts review and Risk Management
  • Access to Outsourced Professional Experts and Services


Our mission is to provide the highest level of outsourced financial expertise and solutions to small and middle market companies and organizations by utilizing a value added, cost effective approach to financial management.

In detail…

  • Partnered with the Chief Operating Officer (COO) to reduce overhead expense rate by ~40% and improved manufacturing and inventory controls (engineering firm)
  • Streamlined Deltek project management reporting and improved use of the Backlog project management tool for better planning (engineering firm)
  • Improved service delivery and client relations at leading Information Services provider through direct oversight of contract deliverables and direct follow up with clients. Sold highly profitable publication contracts for more than $1 million (advisory firm)
  • Implemented Hyperion Enterprise to automate and accelerate the consolidation of large complex organization involving dozens of reporting groups (clothing manufacturer)
  • Created costing model identifying a major pricing error leading to a successful renegotiation (research institute)
  • Improved information management and developed time management process and office expansion to support 30%/annum growth (consulting firm)
  • Developed key client utilization, realization and pricing metrics to evaluate profitability (consulting firm)
  • Provided analysis and management for the elimination of an unprofitable business line reducing financial drag (advisory firm)
  • Worked across a newly merge company, developed the first annual operating plan for the combined $300+ million global organization (consumer products firm)
  • Successfully managed an array of engineering and manufacturing contracts totaling over $300 million (aerospace company)
  • Led major audit investigation leading to reorganization of management team (aerospace company)


Motivated to preserve and propel the financial success of businesses, Ed Musmon has spent over 20 twenty years as a trusted advisor to those who may not have even known they needed a CFO. Under his leadership, businesses and business professionals who are unable to ‘know it all— and do it all,’ come to I Need a CFO and embrace his services.