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I have a person that works for me that is continuously causing problems in the company. Talking about everyone (badmouthing) people in the company and constantly whispering how someone else is not doing their job. He is always complaining to me about others etc. and his...
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Dominic Nunez
Title: Assistant Finance Manager
Company: Philex Mining Corporation
(Assistant Finance Manager at Philex Mining Corporation)
We have 30 warehouses with over 50,000 items. Our ERP is not yet in place so roll forwarding is quite tricky since withdrawals and receipts are not recorded real time. Previous counts have proven this.
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Laresa McIntyre
Title: Vice President Finance
Company: Infinity Sales Group LLC
(Vice President Finance at Infinity Sales Group LLC)
Here are 10 accounts payable best practices in no particular order.  Hopefully your A/P department can put a check beside each of these items.   1. Always pay from original invoices.  If you have to pay from a copy, be sure to check your records for the...
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Anonymous
(Finance Manager)
A $30,000 invoice was accidentally paid 2 periods early and affected other operating expenses for the period (i.e. payroll). I know a loan will probably have to be initiated in order to cover the shortfall, but I was wondering if there was a way to measure how soon the $30k...
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Anonymous
(Senior Director)
We are in the process of reviewing our rules on commission payouts for our sales execs. Currently, we have quarterly goals and incentive structures for each rep/territory. We have not had a clear cut payout rule for commission on attainment of those goals, except for a...
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Peggy Bucholz
Title: Chief Administrative Officer
Company: Grizzly Discovery Center
(Chief Administrative Officer at Grizzly Discovery Center)
We are trying to track manufacturer coupons and payments. Currently use an excel spreadsheet but with 35 stores this has become difficult. Does anyone have ideas how we can streamline this process?
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Wayne Spivak
Title: President & CFO
Company: SBA * Consulting LTD
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(President & CFO at SBA * Consulting LTD)
It seems (reported in CFO, June 2014) that the PCAOB stopped trying to institute a mandatory Auditor Rotation. However the EU enacted that same concept, with the term limit of 10 years (plus additional rules and caveats). Do you think they (PCAOB/SEC) should limit...
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Carrie Roesner
Title: Controller
Company: Centro
(Controller at Centro)
We are trying to shorten our month-end close time and one of the areas we've identified that drags things out is our expense reimbursement timeline. I would like to propose that we shorten our deadlines to submit by day 3 and approve by day 5 (currently submit by day 5...
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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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scott graves
Title: CFO
Company: Duke Manufacturing
(CFO at Duke Manufacturing)
We are in the process of implementing Performance Boards in the Finance / Accounting department to document, track and drive performance.  Initially, we discussed tracking on a daily basis: # invoices processed (payables), # errors (payables), $ receivables collected...
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sammy motanya
Title: Finance & Administration Manager
Company: New Boogaloo Ltd
(Finance & Administration Manager at New Boogaloo Ltd)
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Bob Stenz
Title: Controller
Company: Silicon Valley start-up
(Controller at Silicon Valley start-up)
Excel and data management (including working with large volumes of data and databases) skills are often assumed upon finance and accounting professionals. However, some positions are better served by those who are exceptionally strong in this area. How does a...
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Bob Stenz
Title: Controller
Company: Silicon Valley start-up
(Controller at Silicon Valley start-up)
Excel and data management (including working with large volumes of data and databases) skills are often assumed upon finance and accounting professionals. However, some positions are better served by those who are exceptionally strong in this area. How does a hiring...
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Ben Paramore
Title: Chief Financial Officer
Company:
(Chief Financial Officer)
There are two types of financial leadership roles in a business - controller and CFO. There are two types of financial leadership roles in a business - controller and CFO. They are not the same and neither of these is the same role as accountant. Some companies combine the...
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Robert Breedlove
Title: CFO
Company: Xpert Exposition Services
(CFO at Xpert Exposition Services)
I currently manage two company files within Quickbooks Pro 2012 which cannot be open simultaneously. This makes for a frustrating and time consuming user experience. We are now in the process of setting up another entity, and I know more headaches await me should I try and...
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Kelly Zawalski
Title: Corporate Controller
Company: Lavante, Inc.
(Corporate Controller at Lavante, Inc.)
We are a 75 person private Company looking to transition from an independent payroll service provider to a SAS 70 Type II provider this year. We are in the process of evaluating ADP vs. paychex, but are open to considering other providers, as well. Top...
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Josie Co
Title: Controller
Company: DataStax
(Controller at DataStax)
Someone came to ask me and I thought I raise it out here.  This is HR related.Is it legal for a prospective employer to request for a copy of the W-2 from a candidate that the employer is about to make an offer?  The prospective employer already verified...
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Liz Armstrong
Title: Controller, consulting
Company: Consulting
(Controller, consulting at Consulting)
My client is implementing a cloud based (SaaS ) financial system and wants to capitalize the implementation costs under the computer software developed or obtained for internal use rules (ASC 350-40).  Since the costs to design and install the underlying asset (e.g....