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Any forecasting software take in inputs such as Sales Contract data?

(Director of Finance and Operations)
Background: 15 person software company focused on enterprise-sales Scenario: Currently looking to move from our excel-based financial model into a more modern framework. Our current ...
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Entry-level Accounting

Samuel Achonu
Title: Accountant
Company: B.Braun
(Accountant at B.Braun)
I am new in accounting and I am looking to grow into accounting. I am still looking for entry-level accounting jobs but I do not have a background in accounting. How do I get started? ...
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How is Wyoming for registering an LLC?

Sohaib Khan
Title: Business Solutions Consultant | ERP, CRM..
Company: Independent
(Business Solutions Consultant | ERP, CRM.. at Independent)
I'm planning on registering an LLC in Wyoming. I don't live in the US neither I have ever visited. I'm actually a Pakistani and live in Karachi. I came across some consultants they offe...
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How is an exercise equipment package taxed for employees as well as the company?

(Director, Payroll)
There will be a contest where there is a prize of exercise equipment and package for membership etc. The total value is $3500 per package and 6 will be given away. How is something like...
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Should I be charging sales tax?

Hello, I have a cleaning company, I work for several real estate agents as a sub-contractor, they send a 1099 for the amount of money that they've paid me throughout the year. I have...
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Vehicle Loan on employee's credit

There is a company vehicle that was financed on the Fleet Manager's personal credit. I'm not clear if it was his personal vehicle prior to being put in the fleet or not. The company a...
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Proper set up and recording of transactions in government program budgeting tool

E. Stephen Kim
Title: Financial Management Analyst
Company: U.S. Department of Defense
(Financial Management Analyst at U.S. Department of Defense)
I work in the Financial Management department of a U.S. government agency. We use a MS Excel-based budgeting tool with which we record allocations of and expenditures from program budg...
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In dire need of good consolidation software for small but relatively complex RE Invest Group

(Senior Financial Analyst)
Hello all, I recently started at a small REIG (just under $2B AUM) that has over 50 income generating properties, operational companies, and stakes in startups/small businesses. Prev...
95 Views | 1 Answers/Comments

Direct experience with Tagetik?

Keith Perry
Title: Director of Global Accounting
Company: Agrinos, Inc.
(Director of Global Accounting at Agrinos, Inc.)
We are looking at getting a "consolidations tool". We've got 18 companies in 12 currencies, all on different systems. Eventually, full ERP may be the answer, but we need an effective,...
8 Views | 0 Answers/Comments

How to account for the various expenses of an event?

By hosting an event, it may involves transportation cost, accommodation cost, advertising cost and so on. How do you account for these expenses? Need to put into different accounts or j...
70 Views | 1 Answers/Comments

VBA Excel in Accounting

Samuel Achonu
Title: Accountant
Company: B.Braun
(Accountant at B.Braun)
I would like to know how effective is VBA Excel for entry-level accounting? Whether it is worth learning VBA or not ?
16 Views | 1 Answers/Comments

What are some creative ways to make up for money lost from vendors lowering or eliminating early pay discounts?

Our vendors are really getting stingy with the terms they're offering us for paying them early. Typically we get a 2% discount if we pay X days prior to the date payment is due. We ha...
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Am I required to provide copies of canceled checks?

Richie Wohlers
Title: Controller
Company: Vision Mechanical Services
(Controller at Vision Mechanical Services)
I have a contractor who is demanding I provide copies of dozens of canceled checks from 3+ years ago. The bank is going to charge me $7.50 per check. The contractor is trying to pla...
286 Views | 0 Answers/Comments

S-Corp election

Hello, I filed for late election relief under rev. Proc 2013-30. Stating that client intended for the LLC to be an S-Corp and is compliant with all taxes. However, IRS approved it for ...
144 Views | 0 Answers/Comments

What POS system is best for a small retailer?

Jason Rollins
Title: VP Finance
Company: Virginia Clothing Company
(VP Finance at Virginia Clothing Company)
17586 Views | 11 Answers/Comments

Does someone knows something about the Smart POS systems company?

Dilan White
Title: owner
Company: White's restaurant
(owner at White's restaurant)
I'm going to open my first restaurant soon and my friend recommended to use this POS system for restaurants I can't find any testimonials, looks like the company is ...
370 Views | 5 Answers/Comments

POS and ERP solutions for Floor plan inventory

Len Green
Title: Performance Improvement Consultant and E..
Company: Haygarth Consulting LLC
LinkedIn Profile
(Performance Improvement Consultant and E.. at Haygarth Consulting LLC)
If you have experience or knowledge of software that can manage floor plan inventory for a multi location B2B retailer, please let me know. The business model is similar to an auto dea...
407 Views | 2 Answers/Comments

FP&A or Controller path? - Advice Appreciated

(Accounting Specialist)
Hi all, I'd appreciate any advice on where to go next in my career. - I worked in public accounting (Big 4) for 4.5 years - Transitioned to large public company $300 Billion in Inter...
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non accountant - to do accounting for a 4yr old business

fanvin ace
Title: accountant
Company: fanvin
(accountant at fanvin)
Hi everyone first of Im very much happy to be here, you'll probably see my post on other accounting forums etc., so bear with me. I really need all the help I can get. For starters Im ...
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Gross vs. Net Presentation - Programmatic Revenue

Jordan Wong, CPA
Title: Senior Global Compensation Systems Analy..
Company: DocuSign
LinkedIn Profile
(Senior Global Compensation Systems Analy.. at DocuSign)
Has anyone in publishing industry gone through an assessment and indicators of control across open auction and direct programmatic?
31 Views | 0 Answers/Comments

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