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Joseph Anderson
(Consultant at Private)
I consult for a number of firms. My biggest client has working capital problems, which makes me nervous. I work with the CFO, who is s super nice guy but maybe not the best CFO in the...
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Anonymous
(CFO)
I have a controller who has been the top accounting person for 25+ years. She is very loyal, hardworking and most of the time detail oriented and yet she is an absolute disaster for me...
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William Robertson
(Founder at WLMR5 LLC)
Any thoughts you may have on hard or soft skills that make for a successful hire are much appreciated.
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Michael Davis
(CFO at Private)
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Chris Shumate
(Corporate Accountant at Empire Corporation of Tennessee, Inc.)
A yurt is portable, fabric-covered, wood lattice-framed structure that incorporates the architectural principals of compression & tension to create a remarkably sturdy structure...
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Anonymous
(Vice President Finance & Controller)
We are in need of a controller with system implementation experience for a postion in Portland, OR. The position may only be a 6-8 months and then we may ask the role to transfer to...
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Mimi Quinn
(CFO at MILLARD LUMBER INC.)
We currently forecast/budget in Excel and are in the due diligence process of selecting between Adaptive and Budget Maestro. Balance sheet and cash flow forecasting are a must and we...
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Anonymous
(Loss Control Rep)
My husbands company switched from vacation time/sick time to PTO. He was given a total of 4 weeks of PTO. However, when he was hired (and it is in writing) he was promised 4 weeks...
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Anonymous
(Processor)
I am commissioned only, W2 employee... & my job does not involve any sales. I do the processing of clients paperwork for debt related settlements or bankruptcies & want to know...
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Anonymous
(Financial Officer)
Hi I am interviewing for a CFO position with a private medical practice. Is it appropriate ask questions about annual revenue.
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Chris Shumate
(Corporate Accountant at Empire Corporation of Tennessee, Inc.)
A blog post recently written sparked several comments here on Proformative as well as on LinkedIn. I don’t want to focus on the negative comments regardless of the platform on...
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Sandra Habiger
(Accounting Manager at Alliance Enterprises, Inc)
Today is my first day as an Accounting Manager. I will be managing a small group of 2. It is also my first time being in a manager role. If you are or ever were in a leadership role,...
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Gary Paisley
(CFO at Phoenix Rescue Mission)
We have a NMTC loan with an option at the end to purchase the loan equity at the end (basically an amount will be forgiven at the end of the loan). None of the loan documents state...
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Nazareth Tankarian
(Student at London Business School)
A Venture Capital firm has verbally offered me the role of CEO for an investment it has made into a scientist's innovative industrial technology. The company has not been formed...
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Anonymous
(Board of Directors, Audit Committee Chai..)
I would like to hear from any CFO's who have dealt with this situation. I expect in this tough economy more than one of us has been asked to book future revenues, clearly not GAAP...
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Steven Hansen
(Consultant at Foundation)
I have not used QuickBooks in quite a while. I am doing consulting work for a Non Profit. They have 4 locations in South America and want a P&L (loss technically) for each as well...
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Ngoc Tran
(Sales at ABC)
My company normally pays the incentive bonus based on performance of Jan-Dec on 20-30th March of the next year. The IP payout will be sent to employee to confirm the IP amount on 10th...
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Karen Adams
(Owner at KJA Associates, LLC)
I have been asked to provide an FTE rate for a management services agreement between two companies. I generally think of an FTE rate as including the cost of an employee; i.e. salary,...
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Anonymous
(External Reporting)
My company's Selling Department currently provides some products for free to our resellers (a third party that sales our products) as a tool to help them sell more products. My...
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Anonymous
(Director)
Hi, I wondering if there are any tools out there designed to help prioritize the money we are spending internally on Capex and R&D? I would be interested in hearing what works well...
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