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Regis Quirin
Title: Director of Finance
Company: Gibney Anthony & Flaherty LLP
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(Director of Finance at Gibney Anthony & Flaherty LLP)
By December 31st 2014, companies that utilize the 1992 COSO Internal Control—Integrated Framework are expected to have fully transitioned to the 2013 framework.  If you are...
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Anders Liu-Lindberg
Title: Regional Finance Business Partner
Company: Maersk Line Northern Europe
(Regional Finance Business Partner at Maersk Line Northern Europe)
There are certain traits about management that we keep discussing and agreeing on that this is not the right way to manage such as promoting technical specialists to managers without...
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Samuel Dergel
Title: Director - Executive Search
Company: Stanton Chase International
LinkedIn Profile
(Director - Executive Search at Stanton Chase International)
In a previous blog (Do CFOs Listen to Podcasts?), I mentioned that I polled my CFO Advisors on their content habits. Here is one more tidbit from this survey. While CFOs may not...
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Gregory Q. Jenkins
Title: President & CEO
Company: Quentasia Industries Inc.
(President & CEO at Quentasia Industries Inc.)
This is the third part in my series where I am making the case for when a database is superior to a spreadsheet.  I will reiterate: spreadsheets are a great tool for presentation...
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Randall Bolten
Title: CEO
Company: Lucidity
(CEO at Lucidity)
Let’s take a little more time to consider the question of choosing a health insurance policy. In my last post we looked at these choices:   A graph of...
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Ernie Humphrey
Title: CTP, Experienced Financial Professional
Company: 360 Thought Leadership
(CTP, Experienced Financial Professional at 360 Thought Leadership )
Finance leaders need product and service providers who are true partners, and in the new subscription economy companies are actually offering more than lip service to the philosophy...
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Niels Pflaeging
Title: Advisor, Speaker, Author
Company: nielspflaeging. & BetaCodex Network
(Advisor, Speaker, Author at nielspflaeging. & BetaCodex Network)
Participate in Compass’ Q2-Q3 2014 financial benchmarking study (click here) and inform your financial planning and resource allocation decisions. Join the free Proformative...
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Randall Bolten
Title: CEO
Company: Lucidity
(CEO at Lucidity)
We shift gears from recent posts to address a critical – and extremely timely – decision: choosing a health insurance plan, which you must do by 12/15 if you want a...
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Arden Ng
Title: Sr. Director, Advisory Svcs
Company: High Street Partners
(Sr. Director, Advisory Svcs at High Street Partners)
If you’re an American business, there’s a good chance you’re not familiar with the particulars of Value Added Tax. But if you’re an American business with...
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Samuel Dergel
Title: Director - Executive Search
Company: Stanton Chase International
LinkedIn Profile
(Director - Executive Search at Stanton Chase International)
I am fortunate to speak with hundreds of executives each year, in addition to those that I follow and track. Over the years, I have learned a lot about success, what works and what...
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Ernie Humphrey
Title: CTP, Experienced Financial Professional
Company: 360 Thought Leadership
(CTP, Experienced Financial Professional at 360 Thought Leadership )
The importance of effective communication is more critical than ever as the office of the CFO is taking on more ownership of results beyond the walls of finance. One skill that every...
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Randall Bolten
Title: CEO
Company: Lucidity
(CEO at Lucidity)
At last week’s terrific Association for Financial Professionals (AFP) national conference, there was much discussion of “data visualization,” a major information-...
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Randall Bolten
Title: CEO
Company: Lucidity
(CEO at Lucidity)
I’m including this post in the series because of the extremely insightful suggestions offered by my new friend, Hicham Bou Habib, on LinkedIn’s Certified Corporate FP&A...
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Alisanne Gilmore-Allen
Title: Consultant
Company: RoseRyan
(Consultant at RoseRyan)
We often hear more about fraud at large companies because of the hefty price tags involved and the large number of investors who may be affected. But the sad fact is that when small...
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Regis Quirin
Title: Director of Finance
Company: Gibney Anthony & Flaherty LLP
LinkedIn Profile
(Director of Finance at Gibney Anthony & Flaherty LLP)
In 2015, the CFO will continue to be tested in a challenging market.  After the Great Recession, growth has not returned to pre-recession levels.  The macro-economic...
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Anders Liu-Lindberg
Title: Regional Finance Business Partner
Company: Maersk Line Northern Europe
(Regional Finance Business Partner at Maersk Line Northern Europe)
Let me start by saying that I am by no means an expert on risk management. I actually I find it quite boring, yet from time to time some major events happen and it makes you think...
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Lynn Fountain
Title: MBA CGMA CRMA, Past Chief Audit Executiv..
Company: Business Consultant
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(MBA CGMA CRMA, Past Chief Audit Executiv.. at Business Consultant)
Once in the workforce 8-10 years you've experienced various situations, cultures and personalities. This is when those those longer term career lessons would really be helpful to...
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Lynn Fountain
Title: MBA CGMA CRMA, Past Chief Audit Executiv..
Company: Business Consultant
LinkedIn Profile
(MBA CGMA CRMA, Past Chief Audit Executiv.. at Business Consultant)
A woman's  place in the workforce has evolved over the past thirty years. What hasn't changed is the existence of the "good ole' boys club" and the...
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Denise Loter-Koch
Title: President/CEO
Company: ebs Associates
(President/CEO at ebs Associates)
Investment Tips for Businesses with Limited Budgets Every day, business owners are faced with challenging decisions about where to spend their money. Hiring additional employees,...
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Ernie Humphrey
Title: CTP, Experienced Financial Professional
Company: 360 Thought Leadership
(CTP, Experienced Financial Professional at 360 Thought Leadership )
5 Ingredients that Make a Bad CFO It is no secret that CEOs are looking to the office of the CFO to lead more broadly across departments as well as more actively within the office of...
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