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Wayne Spivak
Title: President & CFO
Company: SBAConsulting.com
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(President & CFO at SBAConsulting.com)
It seems (reported in CFO, June 2014) that the PCAOB stopped trying to institute a mandatory Auditor Rotation. However the EU enacted that same concept, with the term limit of 10 years...
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Carrie Roesner
Title: Controller
Company: Centro
(Controller at Centro)
We are trying to shorten our month-end close time and one of the areas we've identified that drags things out is our expense reimbursement timeline. I would like to propose that we...
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Anonymous
(Chief Accountant)
Hi all. Im about to take over a chief accountant role, and will have to manage older people than me. The company is in a process of implementing new ERP and I expect eventual...
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Robert Greenway
Title: CIO
Company: Private
(CIO at Private)
One of the businesses I'm involved with (on the tech side) is kind of stuck. It has some good opportunities, but insufficient capital to properly pursue them. It's investors...
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Brian Thomas
Title: Controller
Company: Seifert MTM Systems, Inc.
(Controller at Seifert MTM Systems, Inc.)
Does anyone know how to stop MS Outlook from adding single quotation marks from the beginning and end of e-mail addresses? I have searched and read through many forums but found no...
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Dominic Nunez
Title: Assistant Finance Manager
Company: Philex Mining Corporation
(Assistant Finance Manager at Philex Mining Corporation)
We have 30 warehouses with over 50,000 items. Our ERP is not yet in place so roll forwarding is quite tricky since withdrawals and receipts are not recorded real time. Previous counts...
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Henry Dietz
Title: CFO
Company:
(CFO)
I have a client looking to raise some capital and need a private placement memorandum template.
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Wayne Spivak
Title: President & CFO
Company: SBAConsulting.com
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(President & CFO at SBAConsulting.com)
Interesting article in the Harvard Business Review. The questions revolve around actually talking to everyone in the organization, from your direct reports to the janitors or drivers...
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Nate O
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Company: -
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Is it feasible to get an accounting/controlling job without any other credentials? I've read plenty of the CMA vs CPA threads. I'm currently in Germany, but it's difficult...
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Mollie Mossman
Title: CPA, CMA, MBA, CREB
Company: Mossman Commercial
(CPA, CMA, MBA, CREB at Mossman Commercial)
We have a legacy AS 400 (Microsoft) and a newly created data warehouse but need to get a quick to implement dashboard up for ourpresentations to the CEO. What software have you...
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Peggy Bucholz
Title: Chief Administrative Officer
Company: Grizzly Discovery Center
(Chief Administrative Officer at Grizzly Discovery Center)
We are trying to track manufacturer coupons and payments. Currently use an excel spreadsheet but with 35 stores this has become difficult. Does anyone have ideas how we can streamline...
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Anonymous
(Finance Manager)
A $30,000 invoice was accidentally paid 2 periods early and affected other operating expenses for the period (i.e. payroll). I know a loan will probably have to be initiated in order...
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Anonymous
(Senior Director)
We are in the process of reviewing our rules on commission payouts for our sales execs. Currently, we have quarterly goals and incentive structures for each rep/territory. We have not...
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scott graves
Title: CFO
Company: Duke Manufacturing
(CFO at Duke Manufacturing)
We are in the process of implementing Performance Boards in the Finance / Accounting department to document, track and drive performance.  Initially, we discussed tracking on a...
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sammy motanya
Title: Finance & Administration Manager
Company: New Boogaloo Ltd
(Finance & Administration Manager at New Boogaloo Ltd)
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Bob Stenz
Title: Controller
Company: Silicon Valley start-up
(Controller at Silicon Valley start-up)
Excel and data management (including working with large volumes of data and databases) skills are often assumed upon finance and accounting professionals. However, some...
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Bob Stenz
Title: Controller
Company: Silicon Valley start-up
(Controller at Silicon Valley start-up)
Excel and data management (including working with large volumes of data and databases) skills are often assumed upon finance and accounting professionals. However, some positions...
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Robert Breedlove
Title: CFO
Company: Xpert Exposition Services
(CFO at Xpert Exposition Services)
I currently manage two company files within Quickbooks Pro 2012 which cannot be open simultaneously. This makes for a frustrating and time consuming user experience. We are now in the...
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Anonymous
(CFO)
I've been asked this question a few times at interviews.  I know that a good answer depends on the job but I was curious what others might say.  Assume position is a VP/...