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(Event Questions at Proformative)
  "Do you think the finance outsourcing trend has contributed to finance not being an attractive career for new talent?" This question was asked at a recent webinar,...
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Anonymous
(Human Resources Assistant)
My company is currently looking to switch payroll service providers. We are currently with ADP and are looking to switch to either Paycor or Paycom. Does anyone have any experience...
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Regis Quirin
(Director of Finance at Gibney Anthony & Flaherty LLP)
A recent research study "Earnings Quality: Evidence from the Field" September 9 2012 concluded the following -  "(i) high-quality earnings are sustainable and are...
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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...
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Anonymous
(President)
I currently show a revenue line on my income statement line for "Vendor rebates." I see GAAP guidance that VENDORS should record rebates as a reduction in their sales prices...
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Anonymous
(CFO)
I could take the estimated maximum expected claim amount (from the medical company) divided by 12 and take out employees share of premiums. Is there a better way?
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Anonymous
(CFO)
I'm looking for an individual or firm to fill the role of HR Manager for our 30-person services firm in the East Bay. Can anyone recommend a consultant based on a positive personal...
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(self)
I receive Long Term Disability benefits through my company for many years now, and one of those benefits is that they directly pay my health insurance premiums. I do not pay any...
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Laresa McIntyre
Title: Vice President Finance
Company: Infinity Sales Group LLC
(Vice President Finance at Infinity Sales Group LLC)
Here are 10 accounts payable best practices in no particular order.  Hopefully your A/P department can put a check beside each of these items. 1. Always pay from original...
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Christie Jahn
(CFO at Atlantic Wireless Communications)
In Jan 2014, as a result of Obama Care; employer paid health benefits will be taxable as a fringe benefit. I'm looking at it from the perspective of increased tax brackets possibly...
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Margaret Hsia
(Financial Consultant)
My understanding is that audit/tax fees no longer need to be accrued for a monthly basis but expensed in the period incurred.  Do you have a guidance reference that supports...
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Anonymous
(SVP, Director of Corporate Fin)
We bill out clients based on actual hours incurred and when time sheets lapse we can't invoice or record the appropriate income. Recently switched systems and having a very...
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Steve Siino
(Workforce Mgt Consultant at Independent)
I am seeking the opinions of the group regarding experience with specific PEO providers, the general model, and recommendations specific to a company's size (0-49, 50-99,...
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Jill Nickerson
(CFO at Audio Precision, Inc.)
I have noticed a trend for large multinational corporations to require 60 terms. Recently we received a letter from a large customer informing their vendor base that their research has...
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Anonymous
(Sr. Manager Financial Planning)
What is the proper way to capitalize manufacturing variances (US GAAP)? Have you set a threshold and only capitalize variances over a certain amount? Do you capitalize the entire...
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Esther Koch
(Consulting CFO at Koch Consulting)
I am looking for someone who has practical knowledge of accounting for insurace claim proceeds for a fire loss.  In general, it seems that assets should be written off at a loss...
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AJ Jem
(Sr. Accountant at not disclose)
Our company received an insurance invoice at Jan 2014 for period covering Feb 2014 - jan 2015. we're in March 2014 but we were short in cash so we didn't pay the invoice yet (...
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Anonymous
(Owner/Talent )
I am a small employer with 22- full time employees. The reasons I am considering using a PEO are because of HR compliance challenges, payroll matters and the need for affordable...
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Anonymous
(VP, Controller)
Our workers comp insurance company is stating that we should be charged workers comp insurance for independant contractors, who receive a 1099, if they do not provide proof...
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Wayne Spivak
(President & CFO at SBAConsulting.com)
In another question someone asked why would a company all of a sudden go from monthly to bi-weekly (among other issues). That got me thinking. What are the reasons we pick a payroll...