How Much is the Old Way of Doing Accounting Costing You?
We are financial storytellers who specialize in helping people overcome cash flow-related anxiety.
Traditional accountants send once-a-year statements written in tax language.
But ambitious CEOs need actionable reports to make more intelligent decisions.
That’s why Alex the CFO was born.
Founders move fast, Alex moves even faster.
We are a new breed of financiers, forged in entrepreneurship and angel investing.
We have been helping hundreds of companies raise $10 mln in financing, and we have developed a plan to help you outsource your finance function and become a Fortune 500 company.
Who We Are
A high caliber, process-oriented team, passionate about helping you make better decisions.
Samer Azar, CFA
A financial storyteller who specializes in helping people overcome cashflow-related anxiety
Unlike other financiers, Samer’s experience was forged in entrepreneurship and angel investing. He has helped his clients collectively raise $10 million in financing.
As the founder of Alex the CFO, Samer is on a mission to help ambitious founders sleep soundly knowing that their books are handled by experts.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the American University of Beirut, and an MS in Operations Research from Columbia University in New York.
Khaled El-Mir, PhD, MBA, CMA, LCPA
A true accounting and compliance veteran with 33+ years of experience
Khaled's specialties include extensive knowledge of tax laws, tax filings, legal requirements & regulatory matters, within the MENA region; as well as financial audit, and financial accounting & reporting in accordance with the IFRS & IAS.
Khaled's specialty lies in resolving difficult compliance challenges. He draws upon his extensive network of relationships within official administrations to always clear up compliance risk and uncertainty.
A financial accountant with an MSc Business and Financial Economics, graduated with Distinction
Ahmad is keen to find the story behind your numbers. He believes that the first pillar of financial analysis is clean and accurate accounting. He has deep knowledge of accountancy and a strong mastery of numbers.
He will keep an eye on your company's trends and KPIs and raise flags when needed.
A financial Modeling expert, who juggles Innovation, Energy and Public Policy
Rida is an experienced consultant and entrepreneur with a diverse skill set and works at the intersection of strategy, optimization, and innovation.
He holds an MS in Operations Research from Columbia University and specializes in data-driven analysis and modeling in the financial and energy industries. He consults for the World Bank Energy team focusing on reforming the power sector in Lebanon.
An accounting analyst and 5am type-of-guy: Dedication and Discipline are his motto
Michel is a graduate with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the Lebanese American University (LAU). He is currently leading efforts on bookkeeping and accounting, across a dozen companies.
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