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Susan Scott
Title: HR Manager
Company: Private
(HR Manager at Private)
Since this is not a job interview, although this question does get asked in interviews, please try to answer without regard to how it may reflect upon you. I know, that is not easy! I...
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Ryan Miller
Title: CEO
Company: Miller Technologies, LLC
(CEO at Miller Technologies, LLC)
If you live in a city with good public transportation, I know you can probably get a lot of work done on your commute. But for those of us who have to drive 30 plus minutes a day to...
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Anonymous
(VP)
Our company has been introduced to the Nordstrom drop ship program, which means our products are on the website and we ship and generate sales when someone buys on the website. Does...
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Anonymous
(Vice President of Finance)
I just received a noticed from the IRS stating that I under reported revenues in 2012. According to the IRS, they added up all of the 1099-K statements and determined that we were off...
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M. Feldman
Title: Controller
Company: Private
(Controller at Private)
I’m part of a small group tasked with planning a corporate retreat. The purposes in general are relaxation, team-building and brainstorming new ideas. I’ve got the...
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Anonymous
(Manager)
I’m in HR at a medium-sized company and am tasked with conducting an initial phone screen of applicants, in this case for the position of BI Analyst. What would be some good...
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Anonymous
(VP)
Our younger apparel start up has not established a brand yet but are getting some interests in the products. We do not have a sales director but have a sales manager who is giving us $...
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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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David Nassif
Title: Board Chair
Company: Patchwork Quilt
(Board Chair at Patchwork Quilt)
I help with a small non-profit with less than 10 employees. If we simply reimburse employees for their health care premiums on policies they themselves pay is that money taxable to...
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Wayne Spivak
Title: President & CFO
Company: SBAConsulting.com
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(President & CFO at SBAConsulting.com)
Is it only me that finds being given a NDA from a Recruiter just a little bizarre. By the way, not only is the NDA poorly written, but they also are asking questions about spouse's...
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Wayne Spivak
Title: President & CFO
Company: SBAConsulting.com
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(President & CFO at SBAConsulting.com)
I was having a drink with a fellow CFO and we got to the subject of Excel and what type of shortcuts we would want and what types our employees might want. We came up with several,...
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Anonymous

I just got my yearly performance review at work, and the things didn't go very well. Some of it was positive, but a lot of it took me by surprise, and now I'm worried. I...
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Anonymous
(Chief Accountant)
Hi all, I would like you to share your experiences on your first day on work when you becomed manager. How did you presented your self to your new team? What was your opening phrase...
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Le Mai
Title: Officer
Company: Manufacturing Company
(Officer at Manufacturing Company)
We are thinking how to set up KPIs for assessment of financial statements in the process of business planning and business management for a manufacturing Company. Please kindly share...
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Len Green
Title: Performance Improvement Consultant and E..
Company: Management Consultant
(Performance Improvement Consultant and E.. at Management Consultant )
Does anyone have any recommendations on cloud based software for servicing consumer loans? If you have specific experience using the software, that would be helpful. Email me at...
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Anonymous

I have my thoughts on this but was curious what the group thought was better training to be CFO and/or controller? MBA or CPA or CMA or what? I recognize they are two different...
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Mariann Cumbo
Title: AR/AP Manager
Company: Clarke
(AR/AP Manager at Clarke)
Currently, we require our staff to submit receipts for expenses $50 and over. This is only when they are using their corporate purchasing/T&E card. What do other companies require...
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Scott Manson
Title: Consultant
Company: American Fuel Distributors LP
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(Consultant at American Fuel Distributors LP)
We are a company of about 100 employees all in one state about 1/2 exempt and 1/2 not  Any recomendations on a good payroll software.
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Wayne Spivak
Title: President & CFO
Company: SBAConsulting.com
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(President & CFO at SBAConsulting.com)
Every so often this topic appears on Proformative, but is never really examined in depth. So I did a fast Google (love the all purpose word, noun, verb, adverb) and saw this "...
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John Pfeister
Title: CFO
Company: SmartShoot
(CFO at SmartShoot)
Hi, We want to grant options to a new hire on 9/10/14. We are receiving our new valuation, with a valuation date of 8/31/14, at the end of September. Are we allowed to use our old...
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