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Anonymous
(Controller)
Let me first say that I really enjoy my job and feel committed to the company I work for and the people I work with. I've been here for a couple of years. About 4 months ago they hired a CFO from hell. The only tool in her employee management toolkit is nastiness. One...
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Ernie Humphrey
Title: CTP, Experienced Financial Professional
Company: 360 Thought Leadership
(CTP, Experienced Financial Professional at 360 Thought Leadership )
I recently moderated a very thought provoking webinar,, Using Real-Time Financial Benchmarks to Drive Dynamic Decision-Making and Action,  that suggested that relative performance management is the best, if not only way, to be a market leader. The concept of peer...
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Greg Collins
Title: President
Company: Sirona
(President at Sirona)
I am working with an early stage/startup medical device company that has never been audited. They are in the process of raising capital. Historically they have capitalized patent costs (management time; legal costs (filing, clearance opinions, etc.) and ongoing patent...
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Keith Perry
Title: VP Finance
Company: Rexanto
(VP Finance at Rexanto)
Ref we've been inspired by this policy: http://www.cbsnews.com/news/amazon-pays-employees-5000-to-quit/ One of our officers feels that paying employees who are disgruntled to volunteer to quit is a good solution to keeping a happy staff (not the only part of the program...
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GA SU
Title: General Accountant
Company: TMS
(General Accountant at TMS)
Hi, I would like to know if anyone has any advice. We had expense incurred in December but I received the actual bill [invoice] from supplier end of January. If I enter the expenses as accrual in December as an GJ then how do I enter the bill in January. I always have...
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Anonymous
(CFO)
Can the valuation of Inventory be done on the basis of receipt of goods and valued based on the PO price or should we wait for the Invoice to come and then do the valuation. What happens when the Invoice comes at a later month and the goods have been received. I am...
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craig kensek
Title: ceo
Company: cdk
(ceo at cdk)
What do you feel is the most valid way to value an IPO? What do you feel is the most dubious, though the market may love it?
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Anonymous
(CFO)
My company is purchasing a 60% stake in another firm.  This is effective at year end.  Currently we have an arrangement with this company where they are paid a % of gross margin when they refer business to us.  We have booked this as sales expense as a...
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Bryan Frey
Title: VP Finance/Corp Controller
Company:
(VP Finance/Corp Controller)
Having used Business Objects, I love the functionality, but the cost is prohibitive for many of us... and the maintenance (in terms of in-house talent to care for the system, write reports, maintain data structures, etc) is expensive and difficult. Are there BI systems that...
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Scout Young
Title: CFO
Company: Private
(CFO at Private)
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Anonymous
(accounting)
Example : rebuilding the network infratructure .The project includes servers, WIFI stations, phones etc... all under your current policy level . Capitalize as a group? Should a group of assets threshold also be specified in the policy or is there any specific accounting...
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John Kogan
Title: CEO/CFO
Company: Proformative, Inc.
(CEO/CFO at Proformative, Inc.)
It's that simple. My friend is a CFO preparing for a funding and he needs to select and set up a data room. Suggestions and recommendations are welcome. If you have hints as to the best ways to set up and manage an virtual data room, along with platform recommendations...
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William Washington
Title: owner
Company: Bill's Lock & Key, LLC
(owner at Bill's Lock & Key, LLC)
We have a small business that is now LLC. It is a locksmith business. We have used quicken home and business for years, which is a great tool to do both personal and business. But this year I am trying quickbooks, yes both the online trial and quickbooks desktop pro 2013....
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Christie Jahn
Title: CFO
Company: Atlantic Wireless Communications
(CFO at Atlantic Wireless Communications)
I am looking for what a good mix is for Salary and bonus %. Primarily for Administrative staff.
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Wayne Spivak
Title: President & CFO
Company: SBAConsulting.com
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(President & CFO at SBAConsulting.com)
Every so often this topic appears on Proformative, but is never really examined in depth. So I did a fast Google (love the all purpose word, noun, verb, adverb) and saw this "PERSONAL CAREER MARKETING PLAN" from USC, used in something called "Michigan Saves:...
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David Smith
Title: Manager
Company: Private
(Manager at Private)
What advanced Excel abilities do you find employers need most, but often find lacking? Also curious about your views on how the lack of those skills impacts organizations. I have to give a presentation on this topic.
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Neil Brown
Title: CFO & CIO
Company: KatalystFP
(CFO & CIO at KatalystFP)
I am wondering if others are experiencing problems with potential candidates having poor algebra skills?  In hiring for our accounting and underwriting skills it seems that people have a problem solving for x or any other other variables. Is this a fault of the school...
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Lauren Kelley
Title: CEO
Company: OPEXEngine
(CEO at OPEXEngine)
We are building a product that pulls public company data automatically into an analysis spreadsheet, with certain calculations done automatically.  One of the calculations is recognized revenue plus the change in deferred revenue, which is used as a proxy for bookings...