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Anonymous
(Processor)
I am commissioned only, W2 employee... & my job does not involve any sales. I do the processing of clients paperwork for debt related settlements or bankruptcies & want to know if this type of work justifies bring paid commission only. We are required to be at...
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RK Paleru
Title: Executive Director, Systems, Analytics &..
Company: The George Washington University
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(Executive Director, Systems, Analytics &.. at The George Washington University)
My hypothesis, based on observations and discussions with industry analysts / consulting practitioners / senior executives, is that Finance Organizations have been slow adopters of advanced analytical techniques - e.g., statistical techniques (say for cash forecasts) or...
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Douglas Ryan
Title: CFO
Company: with Private Equity Experience
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(CFO at with Private Equity Experience)
During the past week I have heard about three privately-held companies which are experiencing 60+ day closes. Two are in the process of being converted from cash/tax-basis to accrual-basis. Neither had any meaningful debt (so no covenant requirements) and no one was waiting...
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Anonymous
(Financial Strategy)
I need to tap into the formal discipline of scenario planning, not make it up applying only intuition and common sense. So far I’ve found little online that isn’t already obvious. My organization has encountered what may or may not be a major negative game-changing event...
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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)
This question was less important when the job market was in decline.  But as the economy recovers, business owners and senior managers will be faced with this question, more and more. Depending on who you ask, there are two popular, but contradicting opinions.  If...
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Anonymous
(CFO)
I have contracted a supplier to design develop and host our new website. What should be the treatment of the design and development costs
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M. Feldman
Title: Controller
Company: Private
(Controller at Private)
I’m part of a small group tasked with planning a corporate retreat. The purposes in general are relaxation, team-building and brainstorming new ideas. I’ve got the relaxation part covered, if the other two don't get in the way. I could use some ideas,...
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Wayne Spivak
Title: President & CFO
Company: SBAConsulting.com
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(President & CFO at SBAConsulting.com)
An article in CFO.com, talks about a new scheme, gaining some steam in Europe, although also proposed here, that allows SME's access to capital, underwritten essentially by the buyer. What do you think? http://ww2.cfo.com/credit/2015/01/will-reverse-factoring-cause-next...
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Annette Nellen
Title: Professor
Company: San Jose State University
(Professor at San Jose State University)
The tax plan that President Obama released along with his State-of-the-Union speech has several new items that have not been in his list of tax proposals of the past few years. It seems that the proposal getting the most attention in the press is the one to cut back on the...
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Ernie Humphrey
Title: CFO
Company: Biz Dimensions
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(CFO at Biz Dimensions)
I have moderated well over 200 webinars for Proformative, and I recently had the opportunity to attend one, CFO to Chief Trusted Advisor: Earning that Role with Your CEO.  It made me think how I have been able to navigate upwards in my career.  People still use...
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Joanie Mann
Title: Principal Consultant
Company: Cooper Mann Consulting
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(Principal Consultant at Cooper Mann Consulting)
  I’m a little concerned, and any professional in accounting and finance who works with small businesses should be just a little concerned, too.  Why?  Because there is a belief out there that some nifty software and Internet Of Things (IoT) approach to...
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Stephen Ambler
Title: Director of Service & Delivery
Company: RoseRyan
(Director of Service & Delivery at RoseRyan)
Companies will no longer have to call out extraordinary items on the income statement following the Financial Accounting Standards Board’s recent issuance of an accounting standards update. This change, which affects transactions that are considered both unusual and...
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Robert Kugel
Title: Senior Vice President
Company: Ventana Research
(Senior Vice President at Ventana Research)
Our recent Office of Finance benchmark research demonstrates the importance of using automation to execute finance department functions. Information technology systems do at least two things very well that make better use of people’s time, and both of them can...
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Mike Kennedy
Title: Analytics Evangelist & Dir. Marketing
Company: Talent Analytics, Corp.
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(Analytics Evangelist & Dir. Marketing at Talent Analytics, Corp.)
By Pasha Roberts, Chief Scientist & Co-founder, Talent Analytics, Corp. Early in my experience with call centers, I encountered a curious mystery. This tightly run service center had an ocean of standardized cubicles, punctuated by manager turrets. Each service agent...
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Dennis Milosky
Title: CFO
Company: Technical Instruments
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(CFO at Technical Instruments)
I received a notice from my bank that we are required to purchase the 2015 NACHA Rules & Guidelines in order to continue using their ACH services. Is this a common requirement of commercial banks? I believe that the cost is nominal; however, it is more of a matter of...
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Chris Shumate
Title: Corporate Accountant
Company: Redline Contract Services, LLC
(Corporate Accountant at Redline Contract Services, LLC)
Are you on the board for a nonprofit, or have you been? If so, what KPIs are or were you most interested in knowing? Are there any leading or lagging measures that are most important to nonprofits?
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Christie Jahn
Title: CFO
Company: Atlantic Wireless Communications
(CFO at Atlantic Wireless Communications)
I read an article predicting the trillions of dollars in student loan debt will eventually cause colleges to go out of business and cause financial crisis much like what happened in the housing market. What I don't understand is who in the financial world allows such...