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Diane Robbins
(VP Finance at Private)
Do you have a marketing team that manages the Facebook page/Twitter account/latest and greatest thing? Or do you outsource that to an independent marketing firm or contractor?
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Chris Shumate
(Corporate Accountant at Redline Contract Services, LLC)
A yurt is portable, fabric-covered, wood lattice-framed structure that incorporates the architectural principals of compression & tension to create a remarkably sturdy structure that uses minimal materials (according to Yurts of America). Taking into consideration the...
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  "What are the different report or bookkeeping between to board or investor?" This question was asked at a recent webinar, now available on-demand: "Why Companies Need a Bookings Policy, and How to Create One" Please add your thoughts about it...
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Anonymous
(CFO)
My Board is pushing to not have a valuation done at a major milestone (we just hired a CEO and did a funding close). I think we should b/c these are both major events and could/should change our stock valuation. However, certain board members think that we shouldn't...
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Anonymous
(CFO)
I have tried to make it through webinars focused on big data. What does this term actually mean? What is the value of what they call "unstructured" data? How can an SMB get and leverage information on things like the social media activity of customers and its own...
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Karen Adams
(Owner at KJA Associates, LLC)
I have been asked to provide an FTE rate for a management services agreement between two companies. I generally think of an FTE rate as including the cost of an employee; i.e. salary, benefits, employer taxes, benefit related fees, etc. In other words, just the direct...
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Bryan Frey
(VP Finance/Corp Controller)
I was just at a conference where the CFO speaker noted how the office of the CFO always measures other organizations, but rarely itself. This struck me as true much of the time. I'm certainly guilty, as are most of the CFOs I know. We harp on our CMOs and VPs of Sales...
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Anonymous
(Chief Financial Officer)
We're currently evaluating our company's 401k match program. We are a technology and services company with just over 100 employees. During the hiring process, we often have recruits (coming from larger organizations) complain about our current 401k match level. My...
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Wayne Spivak
Title: President & CFO
Company: SBAConsulting.com
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(President & CFO at SBAConsulting.com)
I was contacted by an VOIP Telco Distributor today to do business. I know where they got my name; knew of the company; and told the salesperson thank you, but no thank you. It wasn’t as if I needed the service, I’m happy with the company I’m currently...
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Rick Bigelow
(C0O at LSSM)
I am assisting on a prospective acquisition that requires the assumption of the sellers existing pension liabilities.  Does anyone have experience in what to look for and/or ask during diligence?  I would rather not take the liabilities but it is a requirement of...
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Yana McConaty
(Partner at Neubrain)
I have just read the Gartner User Survey Analysis: Customers Rate Their CPM Vendors, 2012.... It states "annualized cost comparisons indicate that software-as-a-service solutions are NOT significantly less expensive than many traditional on-premises offerings. For both...
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L. Teller
(Professional accountant at NA-)
Are the short/long term and life insurance premiums paid by employer taxable to employee? Also, what benefits are included in a group term life insurance? What is a cafeteria plan?
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Kathleen Reardon
(Controller at South Shore YMCA)
Hello, within your A/P depts how many of you have the A/P associate or clerk check the math on all line items for every invoice?  I have worked for 6 companies at this point and managed A/P in most positions.  Generally, we check any invoice that is not or does...
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Greg Jones
(Vice President Planning at Kiel Labs)
Anyone using quickbooks with fishbowl for inventory control? If so, what has been your experience? I am CFO of a small mnufacturing company with $10-12 million sales. We are using quickbooks and are considering purchasing fishbowl. We have about 100 finished goods...
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Anonymous
(Director)
My company issues imputed stock grants to our employees twice a year. These stock shares are given to our employees at FMV. Our payroll service takes additional withholding out of the employee's paycheck to cover the taxes on the FMV of the stock grants. Would proper...
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Anonymous
(Finance)
Hi, I am looking to adapt a subscription management platform. I have been looking into Zuora, Recurly, Chargify, Chargebee and Cheddergetter. Zuora seems very expensive so I think I am crossing this out, and most of the programs seem to be the same. Some characteristics...
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Samuel Dergel
Title: Director - Executive Search
Company: Stanton Chase International
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(Director - Executive Search at Stanton Chase International)
Christine Russell, CFO of UniPixel The following is from an interview with Christine Russell, recently hired as CFO of Unipixel, as announced in CFO Moves. This interview was edited for clarity. SD: Congratulations on your move to UniPixel. What are you excited about in...
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(Event Questions at Proformative)
  "Can you talk about how companies evaluate their compliance with Reg FD if they don't have a bookings policy and they discuss bookings results or guidance during calls, presentation to analysts, etc.?" This question was asked at a recent webinar, now...
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(Event Questions at Proformative)
  "Do you include option years in the bookings #?" This question was asked at a recent webinar, now available on-demand: "Why Companies Need a Bookings Policy, and How to Create One" Please add your thoughts about it below. Thanks!