Corporate Governance

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Elijah Oladunmoye
(Finance Director at Vodacom)
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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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Tammy Corley
(AP Supervisor at Weir SPM )
Should this practice be allowed? I say absolutely not. The processor and Supervisor hats cannot be worn by the same person.
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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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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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Sara Voight
(Controller at Critical Signal Technologies, Inc)
Our process is to take incomming invoices and match them up with approved PO's and Receivors/Packing Slips before inputting into our accounting system. This is all done...
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Anonymous
(controller)
I am the Controller for an entity wirh $150m in sales which has entered into a transaction to be acquired. The acquirer is a SOX compliant operation. The transaction is waiting for...
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Anonymous
(CFO)
I am just tired of hearing a few "catch phrases" and about a few topics at work and I wanted to see if others were having the same experience and/or had other phrases that...
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Jennifer Duff
(Partner at Management Stack, LLC)
I was recently engaged to review and give the Board of Directors my opinion about a client's internal control environment related to accounting for client funds. As a CPA, I want...
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Anonymous
(Assistant Controller)
I'm the assistant controller of a firm. A new controller has been hired and his wife is our new CPA. Is there an ethical issue here? What risk do I face? Any advice? Help???
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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
(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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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...