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Laresa McIntyre
Title: Vice President Finance
Company: Infinity Sales Group LLC
(Vice President Finance at Infinity Sales Group LLC)
Here are 10 accounts payable best practices in no particular order.  Hopefully your A/P department can put a check beside each of these items.   1. Always pay from original...
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Lynn Fountain MBA CGMA CRMA
Title: Past Chief Audit Executive
Company: Business Consultant
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(Past Chief Audit Executive at Business Consultant)
If at first you don't succeed, try...try again. That may be something you heard your parents say when you grew up. We would often be told "There is no shame in failure as long...
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Wayne Spivak
Title: President & CFO
Company: SBA * Consulting LTD
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(President & CFO at SBA * Consulting LTD)
I talk with lots of CFO’s, both employed, unemployed, employed but looking and consultants (looking for consulting gigs, looking for employment, both, none; you have the idea)....
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James Weber
Title: President
Company: New Century Dynamics Executive Search
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(President at New Century Dynamics Executive Search)
Are you invisible?  Don’t laugh.  If your resume is not generating interest, you may as well be invisible.  If your resume is not read do you exist?  If your...
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Ben Paramore
Title: Chief Financial Officer
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(Chief Financial Officer)
There are two types of financial leadership roles in a business - controller and CFO. There are two types of financial leadership roles in a business - controller and CFO. They are...
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Ken Kaufman
Title: President & CFO
Company: Aribex
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(President & CFO at Aribex)
How do you know if you are over or under-staffed? If sales are increasing, are you hiring too quickly or slowly to keep up? If your sales are dropping, are you cutting too many or not...
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Doug Sleeter
Title: President
Company: The Sleeter Group, Inc.
(President at The Sleeter Group, Inc.)
Another article on QuickBooks and PDF’s. This time I want to explain some “inner workings” of QuickBooks and PDF drivers that I didn’t understand before now....
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James Weber
Title: President
Company: New Century Dynamics Executive Search
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(President at New Century Dynamics Executive Search)
  Companies have shed a lot of middle managers since 2009, many of whom have been highly compensated executives over 50.  Employers have learned to do more with less and to...
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Jennifer Duff
Title: CFO
Company: MPAY Inc.
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(CFO at MPAY Inc.)
What gets measured gets managed, right?  It's easy enough to come up with an alphabet soup of metrics to look at every month. Things like ROI, EBITDA, ROCE, COS, EPS, etc....
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Charles Schrock
Title: SVP - Risk Management
Company: Inland Bank and Trust
(SVP - Risk Management at Inland Bank and Trust)
In an earlier post I described risk management as the group of organizational activities that try to improve results by making the unpredictable a little more predictable. A risk...
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Samuel Dergel
Title: Director - Executive Search
Company: Stanton Chase International
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(Director - Executive Search at Stanton Chase International)
I am very fortunate to be involved with the careers of senior finance executives, whether I’m hiring them for my clients, coaching current and future Chief Financial Officers,...
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Joanie Mann
Title: Principal Consultant
Company: Cooper Mann Consulting
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(Principal Consultant at Cooper Mann Consulting)
Accounting for Point of Sale There are a lot of solutions available to help retail businesses get business done.  From touch screen technology to mobile credit card and payment...
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Bob Scarborough
Title: CEO
Company: Tensoft, Inc.
(CEO at Tensoft, Inc.)
My company has been a Microsoft partner since 2001, when they joined the ERP business systems market.  This year I picked up a 10 year pin with my conference badge at the World...
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Anders Liu-Lindberg
Title: Finance Manager
Company: Maersk Drilling USA Inc
(Finance Manager at Maersk Drilling USA Inc)
I recently read the post "Seven Signs You're Wasting Your Talent" by Liz Ryan and participated in a discussion on Proformative.com about a...
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Doug Sleeter
Title: President
Company: The Sleeter Group, Inc.
(President at The Sleeter Group, Inc.)
Xero Add-ons Reflect a Robust, Global Ecosystem July 15, 2014 | By Bruce Phillips | Reply More One of my favorite things about Xero is its add-on community. Pundits talk about...
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Stuart Bilbrough
Title: Chief Financial Officer
Company: Radius Residential Care Limited
(Chief Financial Officer at Radius Residential Care Limited)
.Adding value using historical data tends to provide reactive solutions. Adding value during a financial planning process provides proactive opportunities that become tangible and...
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James Weber
Title: President
Company: New Century Dynamics Executive Search
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(President at New Century Dynamics Executive Search)
We all know the adage.  “You only get one chance to make a good first impression.”  Whereas this might not be completely accurate, where your resume is concerned...
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Anders Liu-Lindberg
Title: Finance Manager
Company: Maersk Drilling USA Inc
(Finance Manager at Maersk Drilling USA Inc)
Coming out of the crisis many companies have cut down on their training budgets and developing its people has become a lot more about direct ROI rather than mindlessly enrolling...
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Curtis Verschoor
Title: CEO
Company: C. C. Verschoor & Associates
(CEO at C. C. Verschoor & Associates)
The 2014 list of “Most Damaged Brands” includes companies whose unethical actions damaged their brand image. Instead of being forthright and direct, these companies failed...
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Michelle Rogers
Title: Director of Finance - Asset Management a..
Company: StarDyne Technologies
(Director of Finance - Asset Management a.. at StarDyne Technologies)
Think of the times when you have interacted with someone where one of you weren’t using their native language. The conversation is choppy, there is a lot of effort invested in...
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