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Anonymous
(CFO)
I am just tired of hearing a few "catch phrases" and about a few topics at work and I wanted to see if others were having the same experience and/or had other phrases that "get on their nerves" they would like to share. A few that are getting like nails...
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Arthur Nguyen
Title: Corporate Controller
Company: Astound Commerce
(Corporate Controller at Astound Commerce)
I am looking for a sample of a chart of accounts and income statement for a professional service company.
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Anonymous
(Awesomeness)
I have been working for a long time for companies that say nothing about the job you are doing until they are ready to fire you. The first step is emails correcting things you do, then a work review that was supposed to be done every 6 months, but never done, until suddenly...
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Richard Baikie
Title: Director of Finance
Company: Super King Markets
(Director of Finance at Super King Markets)
One of our software vendor has told us that they will not be using Crystal Reports in the future and that they are going with SSRS (which I believe stands for SQL Server Reporting Support). Is anyone familiar with this? Anyone using it? I was interested in any feedback or...
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Anonymous
(controller)
If you had 100K in cash reserves, what would you do with it to earn more than the money markets are paying but still stay as liquid as possible?
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Anonymous
(N/A)
I am perfect for a Controller position in an industry that I have vast experience in but I cannot get past the In-House Recruiter because they want a CPA. I am an ABA and a CMA. Any suggestions on how to convince this guy to look at the rest of my resume? He has a PHR...
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Ernie Humphrey
Title: CTP, Experienced Financial Professional
Company: 360 Thought Leadership
(CTP, Experienced Financial Professional at 360 Thought Leadership )
This week’s Thought Leadership in Finance blog features a review of three webinars which focused on: how companies can mitigate sales and use tax compliance risk exposures, the power that the proper alignment HR and finance has to drive company success, and how Excel...
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Anonymous
(VP of Finance, Treasurer)
We are looking at expansion into China to support cross-border sales from the US. We are open to either a Rep Office or a WFOE; the WFOE would probably operate as a Cost-Plus entity (no direct sales). What pitfalls do we need to avoid? Are there specific activities we...
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Chris Shumate
Title: Corporate Accountant
Company: Redline Contract Services, LLC
(Corporate Accountant at Redline Contract Services, LLC)
Revenue recognition as it relates to the FASB has been a topic for quite a while. I work in the construction industry which is slated to have a very big change in the way its revenue would be recognized. Most of the people against changing the revenue standards stand by...
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Ernie Humphrey
Title: CTP, Experienced Financial Professional
Company: 360 Thought Leadership
(CTP, Experienced Financial Professional at 360 Thought Leadership )
I am once again inspired by a posting on LinkedIn to create a blog around what I believe is a compelling topic to explore, and which will potentially engage others to offer their insights. Under what conditions should someone consider resigning from their current job?...
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Konrad Sosnow
Title: Revenue Recognition Guru
Company: Konrad M. Sosnow & Associates
(Revenue Recognition Guru at Konrad M. Sosnow & Associates)
Set-up fees are common in SaaS arrangements. Some SaaS contracts require the customer to pay an upfront fee to set up the customer on the entity’s systems and processes. The fee is a nominal amount and is nonrefundable. The customer can renew the contract each year without...
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Anonymous
(office manager)
Should copies be made of checks and filed monthly?
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John Kogan
Title: CEO/CFO
Company: Proformative, Inc.
(CEO/CFO at Proformative, Inc.)
Like it or not, use them or not, blogs are now part of the fabric of information people access in order to learn and get work done. Like it or not, use them or not, blogs are now part of the fabric of information people access in order to learn and get work done. Well,...
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Daniel Clymer
Title: Automation Intern
Company: IPR International
(Automation Intern at IPR International)
I am looking for ways to improve cash flow and the nature of billing is done in cycles only at the beginning and end of each month similiar to a subscription model. My hopes are that if I bill earlier for services incurred lets say on the 25th of the month for the 1st of...
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Wayne Spivak
Title: President & CFO
Company: SBAConsulting.com
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(President & CFO at SBAConsulting.com)
Company X is making a deal with Company Y X will provide essential purchase services including 3PL and use their credit facilities to finance inventory, which will be sold to Y as it is sold to Y's customers. There is no actual dollar investment in Y. Variation 1:...
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Scout Young
Title: CFO
Company: Private
(CFO at Private)
In practice, what differences matter to you and/or do you think others may find significant?
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Anonymous
(Assistant Controller)
I have recently come across a job description that started like this - "The company has been named a “Bay Area Top Workplace” four years in a row and “Best Place to Work” in the Bay Area... What does it mean from the employer and employee view...
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Anders Liu-Lindberg
Title: Regional Finance Business Partner
Company: Maersk Line Northern Europe
(Regional Finance Business Partner at Maersk Line Northern Europe)
One of my first gigs as a leader in any kind of form came about ten years ago when I took over a local chapter of a political party. Perhaps took over is a bit of an overstatement as in fact I was the only one out of the 20 or so members who wanted to create some sort of...
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Anders Liu-Lindberg
Title: Regional Finance Business Partner
Company: Maersk Line Northern Europe
(Regional Finance Business Partner at Maersk Line Northern Europe)
What’s the worst situation to be in at a networking event? Standing alone in the corner! What’s the second worst situation to be in? Getting stuck with the one who is standing alone in the corner! Not knowing anyone before entering a network event is so...