Finance

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Wayne Spivak
(President & CFO at SBAConsulting.com)
On which side the aisle are you? I found an academic paper "EARNINGS SMOOTHING: FOR GOOD OR EVIL?*" by Peter Demerjian, et.al. that in their abstract, once you cut away for...
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Robert Kugel
Title: Senior Vice President
Company: Ventana Research
(Senior Vice President at Ventana Research)
The theme of transforming the finance organization is hot again. The term “finance transformation” refers to the longstanding objective of shifting the focus of finance...
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James Myers
(Director at FP&A Strategy)
We're doing some research for a Proformative webinar where we want to share the best productivity hacks for finance, accounting and related professionals. Please give me any and...
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John Kogan
(CEO/CFO at Proformative, Inc.)
It's that simple. My friend is a CFO preparing for a funding and he needs to select and set up a data room. Suggestions and recommendations are welcome. If you have hints as to the...
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Mark Stokes
(CFO at Private)
I have a board member who wants me to run a DCF of an investment in a new product we are considering. My concern is that, like many startup endeavors, the assumptions will be SWAGs and...
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Randall Bolten
Title: CEO
Company: Lucidity
(CEO at Lucidity)
In my last post, we looked at a novel, yet time-honored approach to management reporting – using an Excel-based application for that task even when the enterprise uses a high-end...
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James Myers
(Director at FP&A Strategy Consulting)
In preparation for a webinar on Finance Productivity Hacks, I’m doing research on some of the low value add activities that are draining our precious time as Finance...
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Tim Williams
(CFO at Private)
As I have been invited more and more to the "strategic party" with our C-Suite I am getting a first- hand look at the focus and lack of quality information we have in...
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Michael Dunn
(Director of Finance at CaliCo Design)
It seems that every time we do a bottom-up budget, it a) takes a long time because we get inputs from across our company and have to roll it all up, and b) the bottom-up gets crushed...
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B Wool
(owner at Self)
I obtained a promissory note in return for a business loan of which the debtor has since defaulted. I obtained a summary judgement which has since been vacated due to inadequate notice...
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Wayne Spivak
(President & CFO at SBAConsulting.com)
According to Jim Dougherty in his Harvard Business Review article, "If you want to really understand a firm’s strategy—whether it’s a start up or Fortune 500...
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Regis Quirin
(Director of Finance at Gibney Anthony & Flaherty LLP)
I would be interested in your thoughts, i.e. good, bad...
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Event Questions
(Event Questions at Proformative)
This question was asked by an attendee during the Proformative webinar "Using Customer Stratification and Cost to Serve Information in Your Sales Efforts to Maximize Profits...
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Bryan Frey
(VP Finance/Corp Controller)
If I have a company that needs a small, early stage investor, what is the best way to find and present to Angel investors?
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Anonymous
(Consultant)
Examples: Thomson Reuters S&P Capital IQ Fidessa
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David Levy
(CFO at NAMI)
We are currently organized by functional area but we will be moving to a weak matrix structure next year. This will obviously have an impact on our budget process and I would...
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Anonymous
(FINANCE MANAGER)
Are there any available methods that can help in the analysis of financial condition?
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Carrie Roesner
(Controller at Centro)
We are trying to shorten our month-end close time and one of the areas we've identified that drags things out is our expense reimbursement timeline. I would like to propose that we...
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Dan Ryan
(CFO at Privately held)
We are early stage and have some longer term receivables we'd like to factor. Now I just need to know who would be good. Thank you.
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