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Anders Liu-Lindberg
Title: Regional Finance Business Partner
Company: Maersk Line Northern Europe
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(Regional Finance Business Partner at Maersk Line Northern Europe)
First of all I have nothing against accountants and once or twice I have been called one myself. However, in today’s business environment and with the current trends in Finance...
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Anders Liu-Lindberg
Title: Regional Finance Business Partner
Company: Maersk Line Northern Europe
LinkedIn Profile
(Regional Finance Business Partner at Maersk Line Northern Europe)
If there is one thing you hear from your finance team these days it is that they want to partner with you to create results and add more value to the company. All finance functions...
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John Olson
Title: Associate
Company: Radius
(Associate at Radius)
By Katie Davies, Senior Director, Radius The red glow of a new email beckoning from the nightstand. . . . For those of us who used the BlackBerry in the early 2000s, the memory might...
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Annette Nellen
Title: Professor
Company: San Jose State University
(Professor at San Jose State University)
  IRS Flowchart on whether you qualify for the PTC - from Pub 974. Also see IRC Section 36B. As we all know by now, the US Supreme Court upheld the government...
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Ernie Humphrey CTP
Title: CFO
Company: Function Form Staging & Design
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(CFO at Function Form Staging & Design)
I recently read a blog on LinkedIn: “The 9 worst things about working at a startup no one tells you before you join”. Quite frankly this blog “teed me off”, and...
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John Olson
Title: Associate
Company: Radius
(Associate at Radius)
By Priscila Carmona Maya, Director, Tax and Compliance Priscila Carmona Maya - Director, Tax and Compliance RadiusEvery company considering expanding into a new country must consider...
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Wayne Spivak
Title: President & CFO
Company: SBAConsulting.com
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(President & CFO at SBAConsulting.com)
I was contacted by an VOIP Telco Distributor today to do business. I know where they got my name; knew of the company; and told the salesperson thank you, but no thank you. It wasn...
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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)
Christine Russell, CFO of UniPixel The following is from an interview with Christine Russell, recently hired as CFO of Unipixel, as announced in CFO Moves. This interview was edited...
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Annette Nellen
Title: Professor
Company: San Jose State University
(Professor at San Jose State University)
  I was surprised by the broad press coverage that a California Labor Commission ruling involving one ex-Uber driver (Berwick) received this past week (USA Today, 6/19/15; Los...
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Anders Liu-Lindberg
Title: Regional Finance Business Partner
Company: Maersk Line Northern Europe
LinkedIn Profile
(Regional Finance Business Partner at Maersk Line Northern Europe)
The Finance function is undergoing a rapid change like everything else in business. In order to maintain its relevance, not only as a stand-alone function, but also as a part of...
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Mary Driscoll
Title: Senior Research Fellow
Company: APQC
(Senior Research Fellow at APQC)
By Mary Driscoll, senior researcher at APQC and a regular blog contributor to www.proformative.com APQC is conducting research on why big companies are squeezing their small suppliers...
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Randall Bolten
Title: CEO
Company: Lucidity
(CEO at Lucidity)
Let’s discuss the fun subject of marital infidelity, and how it’s affected by the husband’s and the wife’s relative income. How a recent study was reported...
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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)
Following is a letter that was forwarded to the Securities and Exchange Commission, in response to a request for comment, regarding the Pay vs. Performance proposal. June 24, 2015...
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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
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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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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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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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Ernie Humphrey CTP
Title: CFO
Company: Function Form Staging & Design
LinkedIn Profile
(CFO at Function Form Staging & Design)
In two previous blogs, Why T&E Should Matter to CFOs Part I and Part II, I have established that T&E should matter to CFOs, and that T&E expense management...
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