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Elizabeth Pearce
Title: CFO
Company: O4D Inc (dba Matches That Matter)
(CFO at O4D Inc (dba Matches That Matter))
First, is there a working group? A group of professionals working with the IRS to develop best practices for the Medical Marijuana Industry? If it doesn't exist yet, we should create one. Feel free to reach out to me here or via LinkedIn it you would like to be put in...
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Chris Shumate
Title: Corporate Accountant
Company: Redline Contract Services, LLC
(Corporate Accountant at Redline Contract Services, LLC)
While reading CFO.com this morning, I came across an article that makes me curious about how the well-established CFOs differ from the younger CFOs, that are trying to become established, thoughts on the marijuana business. http://ww2.cfo.com/growth-companies/2014/01/...
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Anonymous
(Director of FP&A)
I have Googled this and I am finding it very difficult to find an answer. Thanks.
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Wayne Spivak
Title: President & CFO
Company: SBA * Consulting LTD
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(President & CFO at SBA * Consulting LTD)
There have been lots of Q & A on Proformative about great executive resumes, but none asks the simple question, for a high-level role, which resume format is better and why? (In alpha order) Chronological Functional Hybrid
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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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Anonymous
(Finance and Accounting)
I recently answered an ad for a treasury analyst position at a new company by sending the company president an email with a cover letter and resume attached to it. She responded by saying that she was going to focus on several other candidates who applied for the position...
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Jeff Andrews
Title: Treasurer
Company: Private
(Treasurer at Private)
We're currently trying to decide which would be more advantageous, both from a tax perspective and from an employee's point of view.
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Tonya Crittenden
Title: Office Manager
Company: David Crittenden, PLLC
(Office Manager at David Crittenden, PLLC)
I manage and co-own a small business with 3 full time (with benefits) and 3 part time (limited benefits) employees. I am considering using a PEO. Is the owner's retirement vehicle/limits connected to the employees' when using a PEO? Also, is the PEO fee based only...
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Atul Madahar
Title: Director
Company: Anonymous
(Director at Anonymous)
Dear Proformative Friends and Neighbors, Thank you for your responses to my previous questions... very, very helpful. My current firm is considering forming a new company to address a large business opportunity/emerging market with our core technology. To date we have been...
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Pat Voll
Title: Vice President
Company: RoseRyan
(Vice President at RoseRyan)
It’s time to test your current events knowledge: Which major retailer acknowledged having to spend $88 million related to a mega data breach in its most recent 10-Q, with more costs expected? Target immediately comes to mind, right? The prevalence of the retailer...
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Anonymous
(Accountant)
What would you do if you are having an overwhelming workload while your vice president is not doing anything except bossing around, pressing you to get the job done (even the jobs that are his own) by you? This situation is very stressful for me, since he’s the one who...
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Noel Bryan
Title: Financial Lead
Company: gravitytank
(Financial Lead at gravitytank)
We are a professional services 90+ employees firm (NOT in the Architecture, Engineering, Construction industry) and are changing financial systems from QuickBooks. We are evaluating Microsoft Dynamics SL with Unanet versus Intacct with Adaptive Planning. I used Deltek...
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Anonymous
(Accountant)
I am having an issue with my boss. His designation is OPERATIONS MANAGER and he thinks too much about himself. He always passes nasty comments about the company general manager and the CEO. I am fed up of hearing all these on a daily basis, but has no other option than...
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Charles Schrock
Title: SVP - Risk Management
Company: Inland Bank and Trust
(SVP - Risk Management at Inland Bank and Trust)
This post continues my “essence of ERM” series. The goal of this series is to address all manner of risk management topics in small sensible components. I’m writing this series to help make risk management a practical tool for organizations of all types....
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Annette Nellen
Title: Professor
Company: San Jose State University
(Professor at San Jose State University)
This is a long post.  I'll summarize and make some comments about new program IRS released in late June called the Annual Filing Season Program. This is in response to the IRS loss in the Loving decision (see links below). I'm not convinced it will be...
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David Prue
Title: Managing Director
Company: Board of Directors Services Inc
(Managing Director at Board of Directors Services Inc)
I need assistance with audited carve-out statements in support of an RTO. I am unclear on how to classify balance sheet items of the carved-out entity on the reported main operation statements as well as the difference in net income. I have A/R, A/P, inventory and net...
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Wayne Spivak
Title: President & CFO
Company: SBA * Consulting LTD
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(President & CFO at SBA * Consulting LTD)
Are public CPA firms (Auditing function): a) independent as popular dogma goes? b) somewhat independent, the client does pay the bill? c) somewhat independent, well they are also doing all this non-auditing work for the client? d) not independent, just look at all the...
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Daniel Berube
Title: Controller
Company: Tensoft, Inc
(Controller at Tensoft, Inc)
 I recently read an interesting blog post by Omer Gotleim discussing how Software as a Service (SaaS) vendors manage to  give customers the individual attention they need, and also manage to  provide access to best practices.   Gotleim quotes Rob...