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How to Model Payroll Costs in MS Excel

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Doug Sleeter
Title: President
Company: The Sleeter Group, Inc.
(President at The Sleeter Group, Inc.) | 07-29-2013
Have you or any of your clients ever hired someone new only to find out that you really couldn’t afford them? One of the most powerful things I have been able to do for clients over the...
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The Three Financial Metrics Every Business Should Track

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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) | 07-24-2013
There are 100’s of ratios used to analyze financial statements if you are an investor.  Some of these ratios are specific to industries and business models, i.e. manufacturing vs. service...
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5 Steps to Building your Finance Dream Team (and 3 tips on how to get it done)

Posted by
Samuel Dergel
Title: Director - Executive Search
Company: Stanton Chase International
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(Director - Executive Search at Stanton Chase International) | 03-22-2012
As CFO, you can be the best in the world (for your business), but if your team is not up to par, you and your company will suffer. A key foundation for a CFO’s success is their Finance Team (...
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CFOs and The Cloud

Posted by
Samuel Dergel
Title: Director - Executive Search
Company: Stanton Chase International
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(Director - Executive Search at Stanton Chase International) | 03-07-2012
In my last blog, CFOs, Information, and IT, I wrote about why IT is important to the CFO, and what the CFOs today need to understand about IT. The Cloud is a hot topic for many in IT today. This is...
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Bridging the gap between Sales and Finance

Posted by
Regis Quirin
Title: Director of Finance
Company: Gibney Anthony & Flaherty LLP
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(Director of Finance at Gibney Anthony & Flaherty LLP) | 03-04-2012
  The sales and finance relationship is tricky, but necessary.  The Sales Team interacts with current and potential customers.  The Finance department is responsible for ensuring the...
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Top Proformative Community Content in 2011

Posted by
Ernie Humphrey CTP
Title: CFO
Company: Function Form Staging & Design
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(CFO at Function Form Staging & Design) | 01-03-2012
I would to thank each member of the Proformative Community for your support of Proformative in 2011. The easily accessed, tremendous collected knowledge of our community and “...
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Ken Kaufman's 11 Most Popular Blog Posts of 2011

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Ken Kaufman
Title: President & CFO
Company: Aribex
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(President & CFO at Aribex) | 12-29-2011
  With 2012 just around the corner, here are my most popular blog posts, based on number of unique views, in 2011. Please note that the year of original publishing is listed in parentheses...
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Superstar CFO - Requirements for Excellence

Posted by
Brenda Morris
Title: Board of Directors, Audit Committee Chai..
Company: Boot Barn
(Board of Directors, Audit Committee Chai.. at Boot Barn) | 11-28-2011
Everyone is busy these days, with the economic downturn, technology, day to day operations and just the noise that seems to pass through our doors as CFOs.  It is critical to optimize...
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Are CFOs Behind the Idea of Lowering the Corporate Tax Rate?

Posted by
John Kogan
Title: CEO/CFO
Company: Proformative, Inc.
(CEO/CFO at Proformative, Inc.) | 11-03-2011
There’s a lot of talk about lowering the corporate tax rate – even abolishing it altogether. Just a few weeks back I was at a corporate finance event which featured a number of high...
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Q&A: Must You Use QuickBooks Online Edition to Have Online or Remote Access to QB?

Posted by
Joanie Mann
Title: Principal Consultant
Company: Cooper Mann Consulting
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(Principal Consultant at Cooper Mann Consulting) | 09-02-2011
Question: “I currently have a client to whom I remote access into their PC and reconcile their QuickBooks. They have asked me about the advantages of the online version instead, because they...
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Six Tips for Compliance with Europe's New Cookie Rules

Posted by
Davis Wright Tremaine
Title: Law Firm
Company: Davis Wright Tremaine
(Law Firm at Davis Wright Tremaine) | 08-23-2011
By Robert F. Stankey and Adam Shoemaker While the European Union’s deadline for implementing new cookie rules has passed, substantial uncertainty remains about what organizations should do...
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FFIEC Releases New Authentication Guidance for Online Banking

Posted by
Davis Wright Tremaine
Title: Law Firm
Company: Davis Wright Tremaine
(Law Firm at Davis Wright Tremaine) | 08-21-2011
By Andrew J. Lorentz and Richard A. Gibbs On June 28, 2011, the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) issued a Supplement to the Authentication in an Internet Banking...
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