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(Controller)
We are a corporation 100% owned by an investment company ("Parent") and we recently closed a term loan with the bank.  The Parent has provided full guaranty on the...
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Mark Stokes
(CFO at Private)
I have a board member who wants me to run a DCF of an investment in a new product we are considering. My concern is that, like many startup endeavors, the assumptions will be SWAGs and...
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Tim Williams
(CFO at Private)
As I have been invited more and more to the "strategic party" with our C-Suite I am getting a first- hand look at the focus and lack of quality information we have in...
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(accounting)
Hello My company is considering subsidizing housing for interns. According to our tax accountant if the employment is temporary ( i.e. lasts less than a year) and the employee is away...
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Michael Dunn
(Director of Finance at CaliCo Design)
It seems that every time we do a bottom-up budget, it a) takes a long time because we get inputs from across our company and have to roll it all up, and b) the bottom-up gets crushed...
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Prasad Menon
(Asst.Manager at Burger)
Can we pay Audit fee in advance which we are following US Gaap
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David Stager
(CFO at Structural Integrity Assoc. Inc.)
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Shauna Barker
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We are currently audited by PwC but I want to explore using a less expensive firm for 2009. Any recommendations?
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B Wool
(owner at Self)
I obtained a promissory note in return for a business loan of which the debtor has since defaulted. I obtained a summary judgement which has since been vacated due to inadequate notice...
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Jennifer Detrano
(President/Founder at JD Business Services, LLC)
Wondering how to account for a novation of a business line versus a rebranding of a business?  What are the differences in accounting treatment for transferring positions? ...
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Mark Sphar
(Chief Accounting Officer at Veracity Payment Solutions)
All, I am updating our corporate travel policy and there is some questions around language regarding alcohol consumption during working hours as well as after hours (at a company event...
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The following was a question posed by a CFO during a recent Revenue Recognition webinar: EITF 08-1 is only applicable to companies delivering hardware and software, or equipment...
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Wayne Spivak
(President & CFO at SBAConsulting.com)
According to Jim Dougherty in his Harvard Business Review article, "If you want to really understand a firm’s strategy—whether it’s a start up or Fortune 500...
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Regis Quirin
(Director of Finance at Gibney Anthony & Flaherty LLP)
I would be interested in your thoughts, i.e. good, bad...
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Event Questions
(Event Questions at Proformative)
This question was asked by an attendee during the Proformative webinar "Using Customer Stratification and Cost to Serve Information in Your Sales Efforts to Maximize Profits...
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Scout Young
(CFO at Private)
We're a small oil & gas company -  what are the "must ask" questions we should pose to a prospective IT consultant?
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(Finance and Accounting)
I recently answered an ad for a treasury analyst position at a new company by sending the company president an email with a cover letter and resume attached to it. She responded by...
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Anonymous
(Manager)
What are your favorite performance review phrases?>  
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