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Denise Loter-Koch
Title: President/CEO
Company: ebs Associates
(President/CEO at ebs Associates)
Taking the occasional break to read news, reviews or even whimsical stories from colleagues can be beneficial to your professional development. Getting insight and ideas into the...
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Ernie Humphrey
Title: CTP, Experienced Financial Professional
Company: 360 Thought Leadership
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(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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Broniec Associates
Title: Auditor
Company: Broniec Associates
(Auditor at Broniec Associates)
Those who handle the financials of a company are not easily replaced, especially in a short-term pinch. But, professionals in every department, even AP, need their vacation time. So,...
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Sameer Bhatia
Title: CEO
Company: ProProfs
(CEO at ProProfs)
As 2014 winds down, it’s natural to start thinking about what is in store for next year. In the software business (and today pretty much every business is a software business),...
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Samuel Dergel
Title: Director - Executive Search
Company: Stanton Chase International
LinkedIn Profile
(Director - Executive Search at Stanton Chase International)
With 2015 approaching, many senior financial executives are thinking about what the new year will mean to their workload; deadlines, projects, bonuses (both to pay and to be received...
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Randall Bolten
Title: CEO
Company: Lucidity
(CEO at Lucidity)
I try to be positive. I really do. But yesterday I came across a post that is so ridiculous that I can’t stay silent. The writer observes that in every year since the...
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Ken Kaufman
Title: President & CFO
Company: Aribex
LinkedIn Profile
(President & CFO at Aribex)
Although the phrase “working capital” is common in business and finance circles, it is often very misunderstood.  Here’s an example: if I was to ask you if you...
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Steve Jackson
Title: Consultant
Company: RoseRyan
(Consultant at RoseRyan)
While large valuation acquisitions of entire companies (for example, Facebook acquiring WhatsApp for $19 billion) grab the headlines, the majority of the acquisitions are for just a...
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Steve Jackson
Title: Consultant
Company: RoseRyan
(Consultant at RoseRyan)
As the temperatures start to cool (even in California), the leaves on the trees are turning beautiful colors. And we’re also turning the corner to the new year. I believe...
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Joanie Mann
Title: Principal Consultant
Company: Cooper Mann Consulting
LinkedIn Profile
(Principal Consultant at Cooper Mann Consulting)
  When a small business owner needs advice about running the business or strategizing on financial matters, one would think that the business owner would engage their accountant...
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Randall Bolten
Title: CEO
Company: Lucidity
(CEO at Lucidity)
In my last post we looked at using a table, instead of a graph, to present a more complete, precise, and arguably understandable picture of how the composition of...
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Annette Nellen
Title: Professor
Company: San Jose State University
(Professor at San Jose State University)
  A few people have already pointed out this oddity in the Affordable Care Act including National Taxpayer Advocate Nina Olson in her 2013 Annual Report to Congress. Her excerpt...
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Ben Paramore
Title: Chief Financial Officer
Company:
(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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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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Ken Kaufman
Title: President & CFO
Company: Aribex
LinkedIn Profile
(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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Teresa Bockwoldt
Title: CIO & Co-Founder
Company: Vibato, LLC & AccountingTemplates.com
(CIO & Co-Founder at Vibato, LLC & AccountingTemplates.com)
Entity Level Controls Entity-level, or “tone-at-the-top,” controls define an organization’s corporate culture. They establish guidelines for an organization’s...
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Doug Sleeter
Title: President
Company: The Sleeter Group, Inc.
(President at The Sleeter Group, Inc.)
A restaurant’s success relies on an effective back office accounting system, and QuickBooks financial software can be a critical part of that success. QuickBooks can be used for...
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Doug Sleeter
Title: President
Company: The Sleeter Group, Inc.
(President at The Sleeter Group, Inc.)
Intuit has released the QuickBooks 2013 R6 update for the U.S. version of QuickBooks. This is available as a manual update from the Intuit support web site, and it looks as though...
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Doug Sleeter
Title: President
Company: The Sleeter Group, Inc.
(President at The Sleeter Group, Inc.)
QuickBooks Online Job Costing via Class Tracking July 31, 2013 | By Stacy Kildal | Reply More While technically, QuickBooks Online doesn’t do Job Costing, there are a...
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