Our business is to help your business grow

We are your outsourced CFO. Using historical information, we craft a strategy aligned with the long-term goals of our clients optimizing short-term operating flexibility and long-term profitability

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Our business is to help your business grow

We are your outsourced CFO. Using historical information, we craft a strategy aligned with the long-term goals of our clients optimizing short-term operating flexibility and long-term profitability

Curiosity drives results

We strive to know the business, its market and industry, how it creates value, and who all of the stakeholders are to finally develop a knowledge of where gaps may exist in the financial and operations management.
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Every partnership we work with starts with a conversation. Tell us your needs. Tell us your goals. We’ll help you get there.

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We want to know the world of what makes your business work. With this depth of knowledge, we help power your company to scale and succeed.

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Through our partnerships, we help small and midsize businesses craft strategies to create long-term growth.

Your CFO, on demand

Our role is an outsourced Chief Fianancial Officer, but on a deeper level, we’re partners to entrepreneurs and business owners in Chicago. We offer executive-level analysis, planning, and advice to small and midsize companies without a full-time finance professional.

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What you need, when you need it

Reporting & Analysis

Obtaining reliable, timely, and useful information is critical so that you have a comprehensive view of the health and performance of the business.
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Planning

Budgeting, forecasting, and setting up scenario projections. We help companies control expenses and assess the impact of major decisions.
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Risk Management

Assessing and addressing risks that have a higher probability of occurring allows owners to focus on strategy and not just putting out fires.

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Our clients come in all sizes

We believe that small and mid-size businesses are critical in creating valuable economic impact and opportunity.

FOUNDER

 

Chris Gansauer, CPA

 

In pursuit of learning how he could leverage his knowledge and experience to have a positive impact on the Chicago community, Chris realized that small and mid-size companies are under-served, often having a lack of financial stewardship.

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headshot-250x250Chris Gansauer, CPA
In pursuit to learn how Chris could leverage his knowledge and experience to have a positive impact on his community, he quickly realized that small and mid-size companies are under-served, often having a lack of financial stewardship. Chris founded Daybreak Advisors, Inc. to provide growing businesses with better information and guidance.

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Prior to founding Daybreak Advisors, Chris spent his time in public accounting and commercial banking, Chris audited, analyzed, and advised over 100 corporate clients in various industries and worked alongside their executive leadership.

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Every business faces certain unique internal and external threats which could significantly shock it. Assessing and addressing those risks that have a higher probability of occurring and those that, should they occur, could be catastrophic allows owners to focus on strategy and not just putting out fires.
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Implementing the right processes and controls to mitigate the risks we can and planning for dealing with those risks that could occur is our strength.

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Obtaining reliable, timely, and useful information is critical so that you have a comprehensive view of the health and performance of the business. Getting your financial statements in order is the foundation for which all other financial tools are built upon. This is our first objective when we work with you.
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We then use that improved information to develop the relevant ratios, key performance indicators (KPIs) and other metrics to show where your business creates or loses value and highlight opportunities for improvement.

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Having a roadmap is critical to achieving your goals. Budgeting, forecasting, and setting up scenario projections help companies to control expenses, see what the future can look like based on recent performance, and enables owners and managers to assess the impact of major decisions.
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Planning also helps to reduce uncertainty, prioritize company efforts, and keep the business on stable footing while growing. We develop realistic plans based on historical financial and non-financial information, your insight, and other industry information.

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