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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 thankful that I get to moderate webinars that deliver thought leadership to finance leaders at companies of all sizes across a wide-spectrum of industries that make them better at their jobs. I have a front row seat in how the best of the best in corporate finance get...
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Anonymous
(CFO)
The holidays are approaching thus, company holiday parties. That makes this a good time to ask this question here, even though it was raised by something that happened at a recent industry conference and not a private, company party. I just saw a picture today from a...
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George Gacungu
Title: Finance Manager
Company: KAPI LIMITED
(Finance Manager at KAPI LIMITED)
I am managing two sister companies.At the moment one company bills the other for monthly Administration expenses. For example: One company manages the accounting department of the sister company. The accounting department expenses are then apportioned in the expenses of the...
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Gregory Q. Jenkins
Title: President & CEO
Company: Quentasia Industries Inc.
(President & CEO at Quentasia Industries Inc.)
This is the third part in my series where I am making the case for when a database is superior to a spreadsheet.  I will reiterate: spreadsheets are a great tool for presentation of data but databases offer advantages when you need to transform your data or analyze...
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Regis Quirin
Title: Director of Finance
Company: Gibney Anthony & Flaherty LLP
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(Director of Finance at Gibney Anthony & Flaherty LLP)
By December 31st 2014, companies that utilize the 1992 COSO Internal Control—Integrated Framework are expected to have fully transitioned to the 2013 framework.  If you are an organization that is required to report to the Securities and Exchange Commission, this...
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Jane Levin
Title: Corporate Controller
Company: Private
(Corporate Controller at Private)
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Bryan Frey
Title: VP Finance/Corp Controller
Company:
(VP Finance/Corp Controller)
We're a growing company which sells a physical product (along with services and software). Our supply chain is growing as is our operating network of consultants, contractors, service providers, etc.. I'm trying to get all of these various vendors/suppliers online,...
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Anonymous
(CFO)
I am CFO of an early stage, post Series-A SAAS startup. The set of offerings and description of the product segments has shifted significantly over the past year, so we are about to restructure our product codes to match our current perception of how they should work. We...
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Lee Qiu
Title: Head of Global Audit
Company: Trading Technology Company
(Head of Global Audit at Trading Technology Company)
We are a medium sized technology company with offices across three continents.  We have about 60 regular travelers globally and USD $1.5MM annual T&E budget. Right now we are using internal resources to manage travels, i.e., looking for best fare, booking flight...
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Susan Montgomery
Title: VP Finance
Company: SCM Metal Products, Inc.
(VP Finance at SCM Metal Products, Inc.)
My company (manufacturing, multiple legal entities, foreign currencies) needs to change ERP systems to a post-COBOL system.  We have considered SAP, but that seems to be overkill.  Does anyone have an opinion on Microsoft Dynamics NAV?  I'd like to hear...
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Wayne Spivak
Title: President & CFO
Company: SBAConsulting.com
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(President & CFO at SBAConsulting.com)
And your reasoning for or against. If for, how many of your relationships also use this technology?
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Anonymous
(Consultant)
I just joined a software-as-a-service company in the finance department (small company, very small finance department).  I do not have previous SAAS experience as I was previously in a different industry.   The company's former auditors (they reviewed, not...
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C. Baylis
Title: Consultant
Company: Baylis Consulting
(Consultant at Baylis Consulting)
I am building an excel spreadsheet to recognize subscription revenue (including annual renewals) for use in a forecast model.  Our subscriptions are generally annual, and are at various points throughout the month and the year (ie not just on the first day of the month...
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Anonymous
(Consultant)
Valuation of balance sheet accounts when preparing foa an asset purchase presents unusual dynamics under percentage of completion accounting for long term projects.
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Anonymous
(VP, Finance)
Hi. I have received conflicting advice as to how to account for accrued PTO for exempt (salaried) employees. I understand that we need to debit PTO expense and credit Accrued PTO for the accrued vacation amount. However, when that employee takes vacation, I was told that I...
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Anonymous
(N/A)
I am helping out a colleague who is trying to fill an opening in his company. It is a retailer doing over 25M. The current person that is leaving holds the title of Finance Director. Previously the position was CFO but it was felt that the company really wasn’t large...
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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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Anonymous
(Corporate Controller)
My company is going thru a "right-sizing" exercise and we are looking for updated benchmarks for IT, marketing, finance and HR spend as a % of net sales.  I know that this is oversimplifying but would like as many sources as possible when I present to...
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Anonymous
(Manager)
From a business intelligence point of view, when do you use one or the other or are they the same thing for the same purpose? Sorry for the confusion, but must admit I don't really get it.