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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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Anonymous
(Finance Manager)
Looking for a seasoned CFO consultant who has experience in going public, mergers, working with VCs. Our software company is ready to take the next step and we would like to consult...
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Anonymous
(Finance Director)
I am wondering how often companies report to the staff the state of the financial position of the company, if at all. I work at a nonprofit and find it very challenging to communicate...
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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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Anonymous
(Director)
We are looking into purchasing software to keep track of our stock ledger (we currently use excel). We have about 500 shareholders, 50 option holders, and there are about 100...
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Alan L
(developer at n/a)
If you own an LLC taxed as an S-Corp the IRS requires that you pay yourself a 'reasonable' salary but they refuse to provide specific guidance beyond that. If you pay yourself...
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Anonymous
(Personal finance educator)
Hello, I'm looking to increase my skills in financial analysis and a good certification program would work great, in my opinion. Does anyone want to recommend a good one, or give...
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Anonymous
(CFO)
Background: We are a <$50M, privately held C Corp with 70 shareholders. We have 5 layers of capital, with VC money senior preferred. A marketing exercise with bankers showed us that...
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John Olson
Title: Associate
Company: Radius
(Associate at Radius)
By Luigi Nicoletta, Senior Manager, Tax and Global Mobility Since 2012, the largest employers in the United Kingdom have been required to automatically enrol nearly all of...
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Gregory Q. Jenkins
Title: President & CEO
Company: Quentasia Industries Inc.
(President & CEO at Quentasia Industries Inc.)
In Part I of my Just Make It Happen series, I laid out the proposition that simply telling your staff to "just make it happen" was about the worst thing a manager could say...
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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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Samuel Dergel
Title: Director - Executive Search
Company: Stanton Chase International
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(Director - Executive Search at Stanton Chase International)
Mary Driscoll wrote another valuable piece for CFOs for CFO.com. The article cuts to the chase on a subject that many Chief Financial Officers face. CFOs have told me that it is hard...
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John Olson
Title: Associate
Company: Radius
(Associate at Radius)
By Lee Curthoys, Corporate Tax Lead, Radius Earlier this month, UK Chancellor George Osborne announced his Summer Budget to Parliament. The Budget made news in the...
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Event Questions
(Event Questions at Proformative)
  "When budgeting, what are some techniques to determine, and to what degree, an expense item is dependent on sales, or COGS, or some other item?" This question was...
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Ted Bachman
(CFO/Controller at Bachman & Associates)
Does anyone have a list of valuable KPIs for the construction industry? How about the retail clothing industry?
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Alan Hart
Title: Consultant
Company: Pacific Shine Group
(Consultant at Pacific Shine Group)
In the past many financial professionals were reluctant to conduct balance sheet forecasting. The process was tedious and time consuming – especially if relying on spreadsheets...
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Wayne Spivak
(President & CFO at SBAConsulting.com)
A recent article in CFO Magazine outlines the frustration. Extremely well written and thought provoking. "It’s not exactly news that CFOs as a group aren’t satisfied...
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Joe Collins
(Office Manager at AFS-USA, Inc.)
Looking to find ways to make reconciling our corporate credit card process a little easier for staff. Since the charges are on a corp card, is there a real need to still require...
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Anonymous
(VP of Finance)
I have a VP that is not accustomed to submitting monthly expense reports. The previous CFO didn't require this person to submit them so when I request the details of his expenses...