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(CPA)
If we outsource some of our bookkeeping function to an individual in India, who is not a US citizen or resident, and all the work is done in India via remote to our computer here in...
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Sherry Hudson
Title: Payroll Manager
Company: Sequenom, Inc
(Payroll Manager at Sequenom, Inc)
Are company's allowed to deduct fees (fines for tickets & tolls) from employees expense reimbursements? Are there any laws restricting this? What are some of your practices for...
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Anonymous
(CFO)
Can anyone share a good template they use? Would you recommend using software to create your balanced scorecard, Excel or some other method?
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ABHIROOP SEN
Title: Associate
Company: EY
(Associate at EY)
Hi. I am an audit associate at EY with a master's degree in commerce from university of Delhi. I want to pursue a career in finance, preferably investment banking in the States....
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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
(Manager)
I just recently landed in a marketing department and once again find tension, barely camouflaged hostility really, between the CFO and CMO (who I work for). What's with this...
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Richard Wong
Title: Partner
Company: First Choice Capital Advisors
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(Partner at First Choice Capital Advisors)
We are giving away sales samples to retailers so they're not paying anything for the goods. In this example would we the supplier be considered the final end user and therefore...
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Wayne Spivak
Title: President & CFO
Company: SBAConsulting.com
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(President & CFO at SBAConsulting.com)
I read a recent industry produced info-article on credit insurance. It can be used as a risk mitigation technique It can be used as a way to improve liquidity and finally it can be...
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Ahmed Elhawary
Title: Controlling and Accounting Manager
Company: Hoffman LA Roche
(Controlling and Accounting Manager at Hoffman LA Roche)
Hi, I am Controlling and Accounting Manager. But I left my current role 3 months ago. I am now looking for another job and my target job is Finance Manager. Could you please...
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Anonymous
(Controller)
Our customers have the option to enter into a 3 year 0% interest lease with a 3rd party. The leasing company pays us full value of deal up front, however, they charge us a 11% cost (ie...
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Anonymous
(Controller)
We have been capitalizing costs to develop software & hardware for our new product. We are in the final stages of R&D and have produced the first run of the product. This group...
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Christie Jahn
Title: CFO
Company: Atlantic Wireless Communications
(CFO at Atlantic Wireless Communications)
At what point in your career do you need a title change?
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Anonymous
(VP, Finance)
We are a small business (10 employees) across two locations. Right now, I am the only person who can create purchase orders and the approval process is manual. I am looking for an...
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Anonymous
(Consultant)
Soooo has the audit environment escalated recently in your opinion? I have a client who runs a report out of a MS Access system that they use to create a journal entry to which they...
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Anonymous
(SVP, Director of Corporate Fin)
We bill out clients based on actual hours incurred and when time sheets lapse we can't invoice or record the appropriate income. Recently switched systems and having a very...
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Anonymous
(CFO)
The company I work for owns multiple businesses located across the province. In 2012 we transitioned from separate bookkeepers in each location to centralized accounting. We employ 4...
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Christie Jahn
Title: CFO
Company: Atlantic Wireless Communications
(CFO at Atlantic Wireless Communications)
I think the answer is no, but let me poll the experts. We had an employee take off about 15 days last month. I tried to get her to submit the request for FMLA but she never did and her...
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Randy Miller
Title: Partner
Company: CFO Edge
(Partner at CFO Edge)
I would be interested in your thoughts on how you deal with a back-office employee who doesn't fit with the company norms. This employee is not a poor performer, in fact, in terms...
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Lynette Luong
Title: Accountant
Company: Self
(Accountant at Self)
What are the criterias used to define if the money comming from customer is revenue or NRE for a semiconductor company?
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Ryan Miller
Title: CEO
Company: Miller Manufacturing
(CEO at Miller Manufacturing)
How does your company ensure they are ERISA compliant? Did you hire a consultant, join a group, or do your own research?
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