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Richard Rafdahl
Title: President - Purchasing Consultant.
Company: Cost Reduction Specialists Inc. ----847..
(President - Purchasing Consultant. at Cost Reduction Specialists Inc. ----847..)
Now that revenues are increasing and many businesses are on more solid financial footing, are we taking our eye off of expense management? Curious what your thoughts are since it seems that the pendulum has swung from revenue growth in 2008 as a top priority to a "lean and...
My sales director is moving to another city and wants to continue selling as an outside contractor. Since he is going from employee to independent contractor, will I have a problem if he receives a W-2 and a 1099 from us for 2014?
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Wayne Spivak
Title: President & CFO
Company: SBA * Consulting LTD
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(President & CFO at SBA * Consulting LTD)
Which may be good news for those of us looking for our new home. This according to an article on John Touey writes "The problem is this: The gaps between organizational levels have widened to the point where it’s difficult for many companies to promote finance...
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Patricia Montour
Title: CPA, CGMA
Company: Apple Hill Farms, LLC Group of Companies
(CPA, CGMA at Apple Hill Farms, LLC Group of Companies)
We operate franchised restaurants and have a prospecting employee that uses a personal vehicle for some travel. We also provide a van for food deliveries.
I've been hired to do bookkeeping for two brothers who are serial entrepreneurs. They have 6 separate LLC's all with their own bank accounts. They've been keeping track of everything on spreadsheets and need help getting organized. I'm scared that I'm in...
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AJ Jem
Title: Sr. Accountant
Company: not disclose
(Sr. Accountant at not disclose)
Our company received an insurance invoice at Jan 2014 for period covering Feb 2014 - jan 2015. we're in March 2014 but we were short in cash so we didn't pay the invoice yet (yes it's over due). We know it's an obligation and we'll need to pay for it but...
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Cindy Kraft
Title: CFO Coach
Company: Executive Essentials
(CFO Coach at Executive Essentials)
A couple times a year I meet up with one of my local recruiter colleagues to wax philosophical about our industry. Such was the case recently. One of the questions he threw out at me was, "So what are the biggest complaints your clients have about recruiters?"...
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Wayne Spivak
Title: President & CFO
Company: SBA * Consulting LTD
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(President & CFO at SBA * Consulting LTD)
What are your feelings about: a) Providing your salary for prior positions? and b) presenting up front before speaking with the potential employer your salary expectations?
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Broniec Associates
Title: Auditor
Company: Broniec Associates
(Auditor at Broniec Associates)
Purchasing card programs are a well-known way of keeping track of smaller purchases within a business. But, having all those cards out there requires a tight rein on the process. While the benefits are clear, so is the risk of misuse. Accounts Payable departments have a lot...
(Office Manager)
I'm looking to hire a professional administrative person. What are a few good administrative assistant interview questions?
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Francis AO
Title: Chief Financial Officer
Company: not disclosed
(Chief Financial Officer at not disclosed)
I am assuming a new role and l need knowledge of Microsoft Great Plains which l do not currently have. Does anyone know of the website or resources l can use to learn the software
(Sr. Manager Financial Planning)
Greetings! How is your organization using SharePoint to improve finance and accounting processes and reporting? For example, do you use it for team calendars, dashboards, reports, etc? If yes, do you have any best practices you can share? Thanks!
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Mollie Mossman
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 evaluated and can recommend? Thank you, proformative peers. --Fellow CPA CMA & CFO from Texas
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Sharon Desser
Title: Director of Finance and Human Resources
Company: Brightidea, Inc
(Director of Finance and Human Resources at Brightidea, Inc)
We are considering changing our Fiscal Year End from Dec 31 to Jan 31. Can I poll the community for the Pros and Cons?
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Robert Kugel
Title: Senior Vice President
Company: Ventana Research
(Senior Vice President at Ventana Research)
The proliferation of chief “something” officer (CxO) titles over the past decades recognizes that there’s value in having a single individual focused on a specific critical problem. A CxO position can be strategic or it can be the ultimate middle...
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Vijay Srinivasan
Title: Consultant
Company: Al Ahli Group
(Consultant at Al Ahli Group)
Can anyone provide me with comprehensive Finance & Accounting Manual or Policies & Procedures/ Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's). I would be grateful if someone can help me with this request.
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Annette Nellen
Title: Professor
Company: San Jose State University
(Professor at San Jose State University)
  The complexity of completing one's federal and state income tax returns is not necessarily tied to one's income level. One of the more complex federal tax rules is the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) for low-income workers. Could the individual income tax...
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Chris Shumate
Title: Corporate Accountant
Company: Redline Contract Services, LLC
(Corporate Accountant at Redline Contract Services, LLC)
According to what I have found in the U.S. Master Tax Guide for 2014, it says that documentary evidence is not generally required for expenses that are less than $75. We have a policy that we will not reimburse you for a coffee while you travel without a receipt. What is...
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Bryan Frey
Title: VP Finance/Corp Controller
(VP Finance/Corp Controller)
Confusing, I know. The story is that my company books many service deals. Some are collectible before services have been rendered, some after. So the revenue recognition is separate from an order being collectible. Thus, we frequently end up with a sale that is entered in...