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Anonymous
(Consulting CFO)
Seeking reference material for sizing/ re-sizing an employee stock option pool. Company started 20 years ago and has issued options which are now 23% of OS stock+options. Looking to increase the option pool or another technique to balance the need to incentivise employees...
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Tim Williams
Title: CFO
Company: Private
(CFO at Private)
I just had to deal with a few of my colleagues as they had done one of the worst thing anyone can do at work, lie. There was an issue, and when investigating what happened I saw a few colleagues go into CYA mode, and try to lie to me. Of course I am dealing with it, but I...
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Anonymous
(Controller)
We're considering have our bank issue a LOC for a new lease where we don't want to pay the large security deposit. All of the guidance I find is related to the bank/guarantor but I cannot locate anything about our side. I think there would be no balance sheet impact...
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Doug Sleeter
Title: President
Company: The Sleeter Group, Inc.
(President at The Sleeter Group, Inc.)
  Choosing the right payment provider to process payments for your business is an important task. There are different factors to consider if you are getting paid online vs. getting paid offline at a brick and mortar location. Let’s talk about some of the factors...
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Anonymous
(Accounts Officer)
I have been told to list 6 things I want to achieve in my department in the next one year. The company is new and we are trying to set the accounting department. I need ideas outside the normal accounting functions that we all know. Thanks
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Kathleen Reardon
Title: Controller
Company: South Shore YMCA
(Controller at South Shore YMCA)
Hi all, we leased some capital equipment and the leases began quarterly as equipment was delivered across branches. We were charged rent for the space of time we had the equipment before they started the lease on quarterly cycles. Has anyone made a case for capitalizing...
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Anonymous
(FM)
I work in an environment where the shareholders & executive director compromise my ethical & moral code on a consistent basis through their continued tax evasion practices, exchange control contraventions & general dishonest business manner. The time to move...
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Anonymous
(CFO)
My company has two very distinct product lines. Distinct enough that we are moving to re-brand and separate the second product line and spin it off into its own entity. The questions are, a)when is the best time and b)what is the best method for doing this? Naturally, we...
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Anonymous
(Controller)
I'm looking for successful strategies for inspiration. Feel free to answer anonymously, if you like.
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Diane Robbins
Title: VP Finance
Company: Private
(VP Finance at Private)
However, people seem to be getting carried away with the spirit of things. While I appreciate their enthusiasm, I cringe to think of the amount of time spent on Halloween decorating that should have been spent on actual work... What do you and your company do for this...
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Proformative Team
Title: Team
Company: Proformative
(Team at Proformative)
"Sell-through: can you provide more clarity? Lots of transactions do happen through dealers. Should we go ahead and recognize them? Would it encourage channel stuffing again?" This question was asked at this Proformative Webinar: "The New World of Revenue...
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Anonymous
(Financial Strategy)
Are there any standard approaches to value the benefits reaped from Cause Marketing? For example, we might advertise that every time you buy one of our products we will donate $X to "Y" charity to end world hunger, fight a disease, etc. How do we calculate the...
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Christie Jahn
Title: CFO
Company: Atlantic Wireless Communications
(CFO at Atlantic Wireless Communications)
I'm interested in how you do this for yourself and also for your team? Is it a formal process and what do you try to keep in mind?
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Carolyn Winder
Title: Accountant
Company: Red Wolf LLC
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(Accountant at Red Wolf LLC)
Whether cash basis or accrual basis, is it ever acceptable to wait until the bank statement arrives to BEGIN reconciling cash?? Secondly, if multiple checking accounts exist (with only one main operating account) would you encourage consolidation, to facilitate eom...
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M. Feldman
Title: Controller
Company: Private
(Controller at Private)
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Anonymous
(Engagement Manager)
What are the risks in changing payment terms of Invoices after thay have already been created.
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Lynn Fountain
Title: MBA CGMA CRMA, Past Chief Audit Executiv..
Company: Business Consultant
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(MBA CGMA CRMA, Past Chief Audit Executiv.. at Business Consultant)
A woman's  place in the workforce has evolved over the past thirty years. What hasn't changed is the existence of the "good ole' boys club" and the challenges women face navigating those waters.  Organizations often maintain these "clubs...
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Samuel Dergel
Title: Director - Executive Search
Company: Stanton Chase International
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(Director - Executive Search at Stanton Chase International)
Any executive who has negotiated their own compensation appreciates that it can be stressful to make the case to be appropriately compensated. Whether they are being offered a new career opportunity or they are taking steps to ensure they continue to be paid fairly for the...