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Simon Westbrook
Title: CFO
Company: Aargo Inc.
( CFO at Aargo Inc.)
I am working with a Company that really hasn't addressed the issue of formal internal controls, documentation and compliance. Does anyone have a Sarbanes Oxley checklist, ...
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Regis Quirin
Title: Director of Finance
Company: Gibney Anthony & Flaherty LLP
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(Director of Finance at Gibney Anthony & Flaherty LLP)
I have heard of paying to expedite certain activities, i.e. obtaining a D&B number; but not to correct an error.  Does anyone have a similar experience?  
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Michael Jameson
Title: VP Finance
Company: Undisclosed
(VP Finance at Undisclosed)
I have recently had two opportunities come my way and, frankly, I'm a bit stuck. One is a CFO role at a software company (~25 people, in revenue and growing, looks...
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Rose Robbins
Title: CFO
Company: Private
(CFO at Private)
Which do you prefer or works better for you: payroll schedule bi-weekly vs semi-monthly?
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Joan Varrone
Title: CFO
Company: Cloud Cruiser
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(CFO at Cloud Cruiser)
I know that electronically delivered software is in most cases exempt from sales tax ( there is a exception in the state of Washington if there is an employee in that state)....
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Esther Koch
Title: Consulting CFO
Company: Koch Consulting
(Consulting CFO at Koch Consulting)
I am looking for someone who has practical knowledge of accounting for insurace claim proceeds for a fire loss.  In general, it seems that assets should be written off at a loss...
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Anonymous
(Sr. Accounting Manager)
I know some are going to say "you have to answer honestly." I understand that point of view. It sounds like a great answer if it's not your problem. What if the honest...
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Anonymous
(VP of Finance)
Our company is to receive a signing bonus for entering into a multi-year contract with a vendor.  When do we recognize the signing bonus received? Do we take it all at once...
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Eva Zarrabi
Title: Fairfield
Company: Iowa
(Fairfield at Iowa)
I will get my MBA in December and I want to apply for CPA certificate , I am very confused whether CMA vs CPA is better. I don't have any public accounting experience. and I am...
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Anonymous
(Controller)
On foreign currency impact on cash flow statement,  I have been asked to prepare the statement of cash flows for our Company. In the past I had prepared the cash flow using the...
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Tammy Buchanan
Title: Controller
Company: Northern Credit Union
(Controller at Northern Credit Union)
Does anybody have any suggestions on how to present the monthly financials to the board without getting too much into details? Any thoughts on more analysis, variance explanations,...
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Anonymous
(Controller)
A customer initiated a wire transfer on 12/30/11 but it did not post to our bank account until 1/03/11 (first banking day of 2012). Could this be considered constructive receipt and...
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Alan Jones
Title: Controller
Company: Portlandia Restaurant Group
(Controller at Portlandia Restaurant Group)
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Anonymous
(CFO)
Is it ever possible that a retailer gift card given to employees can use the de minimis exception to taxable income to the employee?  What if the gift cards are given at a...
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Anonymous
(Founder)
To add a little detail, we're a $6 million home services small business that is going to become a medium size business by the end of this decade. We're fairly early in the...
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Tim Crossno
Title: CFO
Company: in-between
(CFO at in-between)
I am doing some work to cleanup our accounting for fixed assets and want to train some junior accounting people in the process.  Does anyone have any material they would recommend...
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Anonymous
(Accounting Manager)
  Any insight into the proper accounting treatment for detachable warrants
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Jill Nickerson
Title: VP, Finance and Admin
Company: Audio Precision, Inc.
(VP, Finance and Admin at Audio Precision, Inc.)
I have noticed a trend for large multinational corporations to require 60 terms. Recently we received a letter from a large customer informing their vendor base that their research has...
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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...
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Anonymous
(VP Finance)
Seems like they can get strung out over weeks and months - and frequently they won't even get back to you once they have passed you over. What's up?