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Anonymous
(CFO)
Is it better to go with a local bank, one that relies heavily on personal relationships but is only in a regional area? Or one of the big national banks that is set up for national (...
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Bob Robertson
Title: retired
Company: retired
(retired at retired)
I have a short macro analysis program I've used for years on my Toshiba. I've move to an Apple Macbook Pro and would like to execute the same macro in the MAC. The program is...
Anonymous
(Senior Treasury Manager)
We are a hi-tech multinational company with revenue of over $10 billion, and are in the process of evaluating an integrated treasury workstation. Our ERP system is Oracle. Logically...
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David Howell
Title: Principal
Company: Plante Moran
(Principal at Plante Moran)
What types of equity related compensation are most common in private equity backed companies? Are there any that tend to be avoided?
Anonymous
(Manager)
The business I work for is engaged in a robust internal discussion about the cost vs benefits of employees vs independent contractors. There's debate over just about every aspect...
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Abdul Rakeeb
Title: Senior Executive in Sales
Company: Creative Team Advertising
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(Senior Executive in Sales at Creative Team Advertising)
I am an MBA-Finance and Marketing. Over all 8 years experience- Out of which 1 year was in Financial services company as Relationship Manager,India. Then I moved to IT sector sales for...
Anonymous
(Chief Financial Officer)
My company is an LLC a few years old with a few founders as members. We want to incent additional key employees who joined the company in recent years with an equity-oriented structure...
Anonymous
(CONSULTANT)
Hi! I'm Trustee of my father's revocable Trust. At the time of his death in September 2010, assets amounted to about $1.5 million (mostly real estate). A beneficiary and her...
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Steven Prevost
Title: CFO
Company: Wallace Bajjali Development Partners, LP
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(CFO at Wallace Bajjali Development Partners, LP)
Greetings - I recently became CFO for a home builder and noticed that the company’s “Shared Drive” is in a state of disarray – project documents are located in...
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Atul Madahar
Title: Director
Company: SchellingPoint
(Director at SchellingPoint)
Hello Proformative Community, My client has been a successful, self-funded, multi-million dollar engineering consultancy for the past 25 years. They've been profitable and never...
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Sheldon Reynolds
Title: CFO
Company: Private
(CFO at Private)
It used to be incredibly rare for a company to offer paternity leave (at least here in the US) but some of our employees have expressed interest in it. Does anyone have experience with...
Anonymous
(President)
We are a manufacturer of waste water systems in Massachusetts, and we are buying materials for production of our system from California vendor and having shipped directly to customer...
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Ken Schrader
Title: Executive Director
Company: ACET
(Executive Director at ACET)
My company has just begun taking credit card as a form of payment through an online registration system (online only). I use Flagship as the credit card processor and had a huge...
Anonymous
(Director)
Hello Proformative Community, My firm is a mid-market engineering company with offices in the US, UK and Brazil that's in designs and does the project management and training of...
Anonymous
(Sr. Manager Financial Planning)
What is the proper way to capitalize manufacturing variances (US GAAP)? Have you set a threshold and only capitalize variances over a certain amount? Do you capitalize the entire...
Anonymous
(Sr. Manager Financial Planning)
My question concerns when E&O inventory reserves can be released. I understand that E&O reserves can only be reversed if the reserved inventory has been disposed or consumed....
Anonymous
(Director)
Hello Proformative Community, My client has been a successful, self-funded, multi-million dollar engineering consultancy for the past 25 years. They been profitable and never needed to...
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Charles Peke
Title: Finance Manager
Company: R & Sons Construction
(Finance Manager at R & Sons Construction)
The policy will incl AR/AP/GL/Procurement/ etc.
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John Leone
Title: Finance Manager
Company: All Star Movers
(Finance Manager at All Star Movers)
We have a commercial loan. The assets of the company are the collateral which includes a fleet of trucks. The money from the insurance company was sent directly to our bank. The loan...
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Eve Yu
Title: Controller
Company: ABC Company
(Controller at ABC Company)
Here is the case: A US parent lends $$ periodically to its foreign subsidiary company in China to help out its operation. There is no definite date for repayment of the loan and no...