Corporate Governance

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Wayne Spivak
Title: President & CFO
Company: SBAConsulting.com
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(President & CFO at SBAConsulting.com)
  I must admit I am completely baffled.  Baffled you say?  Yes baffled.  I am unable to connect the logic that I see being used these days as it relates to hiring...
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Jennifer Duff
Title: Partner
Company: Management Stack, LLC
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(Partner at Management Stack, LLC)
The mere mention of internal control often conjures images of red tape and bureaucracy preventing people from getting things done.  And understandably so, the word control is...
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Anonymous
(controller)
What would you do if you find that the HR manager of your company is ripping your company off because she knows the lazy and submissive controller, my immediate boss, will approve any...
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Sheldon Reynolds
(CFO at Private)
For example, a company I used to work for gave employees the option to take one Friday afternoon a month off to volunteer at a local mentoring program for underprivileged children (all...
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Susan Wayland
(Chief Financial Officer and Director of .. at San Francisco Day School)
We are a non profit higher education organization and I am looking for ideas to make the monthly board of trustees financial report narrative more readible and accessible to our...
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Tammy Buchanan
(Controller at Northern Credit Union)
Does anybody have any suggestions on how to present the monthly financials to the board without getting too much into details? Any thoughts on more analysis, variance explanations,...
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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...
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Simon Westbrook
( CFO at Aargo Inc.)
I am working with a Company that really hasn't addressed the issue of formal internal controls, documentation and compliance. Does anyone have a Sarbanes Oxley checklist, ...
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Teresa Bockwoldt
Title: CIO & Co-Founder
Company: Vibato, LLC & AccountingTemplates.com
(CIO & Co-Founder at Vibato, LLC & AccountingTemplates.com)
Entity Level Controls Entity-level, or “tone-at-the-top,” controls define an organization’s corporate culture. They establish guidelines for an organization’s...
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Anonymous
(Controller)
I'm looking for successful strategies for inspiration. Feel free to answer anonymously, if you like.
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Anonymous
(CEO/CFO)
I was contacted by a company called Execreps, which is essentially a talent agency for corporate execs. To wit, if you are a CFO and want to get on to corporate boards, they will help...
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Anonymous
(Manager)
I have been told not to receive on some service purchase orders in an attempt to help us hit a budget at the end of June. Is this against SOX compliance? Can someone show me some...
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Curtis Verschoor
Title: CEO
Company: C. C. Verschoor & Associates
(CEO at C. C. Verschoor & Associates)
Teachers’ convictions on racketeering charges might deter others, but fines and other minor penalties are proving ineffective in stopping unethical and illegal behavior....
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Anonymous
(Controller)
We are an early stage company that just completed our A round of financing. We are adding a non investor to our Board. I am wondering if anyone knows the standard for issuing this...
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Ernie Humphrey CTP
Title: CFO
Company: Function Form Staging & Design
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(CFO at Function Form Staging & Design)
Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality. CFOs need to own the role of Chief Trusted Advisor from break room to boardroom.  CFOs need to play the role of Chief...
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Lynn Fountain
Title: MBA CGMA CRMA, Past Chief Audit Executiv..
Company: Business Consultant
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(MBA CGMA CRMA, Past Chief Audit Executiv.. at Business Consultant)
How do you define leadership? Do you consider yourself a leader? Can anyone be a leader? If once a leader does that mean always a leader? Take a step away from the typical definition...
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James Mapes
(CSO at MyriadRBM)
I have been contacted by Exacrank and read an earlier chain of mostly negative comments in 2014 and before. Has anyone found them to be useful?
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Wayne Spivak
(President & CFO at SBAConsulting.com)
Does your business either offer current or former members of the US Armed Services something? This could be a discount at retail. This could be a focused recruitment campaign when...
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EMERSON GALFO
(CFO at C-Suite Services)
I just read that 14% of Zappos staff took the buy-out (3 month salary) opportunity from CEO Tony Hsieh. So I thought it would be a great topic for discussion and at the same time an...
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Event Questions
(Event Questions at Proformative)
  "Does the CFO take the intiative to sit with each board committee chair and develop a joint board presentation or do the Chairs come to the CFO or do they not present...