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Wayne Spivak
Title: President & CFO
Company: SBAConsulting.com
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(President & CFO at SBAConsulting.com)
When many of us grew up, it was the arms' race or the space race. Today it's the technology race. It seems that every day the technology we bought or leased is no longer...
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Anonymous
(Chief Financial Officer)
It is required with auditor's observation for audit, and a part of internal control. Can the annual count be eliminated if the company only requires review report and has...
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Wayne Spivak
Title: President & CFO
Company: SBAConsulting.com
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(President & CFO at SBAConsulting.com)
I came across this blog entry by Peter Shankman (http://shankman.com/stop-being-the-smartest-person-in-the-room/). Shankman founded Help A Reporter Out, (HARO) and from what I read a...
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Wayne Spivak
Title: President & CFO
Company: SBAConsulting.com
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(President & CFO at SBAConsulting.com)
Samuel Dergel posted this article on LinkedIn today. It's a great article, not so much in my opinion of the case outlined, but as a managerial problem. The article is here: http://...
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Anonymous
(Sr. Manager Financial Planning)
Greetings! How is your organization using SharePoint to improve finance and accounting processes and reporting? For example, do you use it for team calendars, dashboards, reports, etc...
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Anonymous
(Owner)
I’m looking for authoritative guidance in regards to CFO duties and liabilities as it related to privately held companies.
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Dan Nakahara
Title: Controller
Company: Yandell Truckaway, Inc.
(Controller at Yandell Truckaway, Inc.)
If you had to pick one (and only one) periodical that you subscribed to as a source of business information, news, and discussion, what would it be and why?
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Wayne Spivak
Title: President & CFO
Company: SBAConsulting.com
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(President & CFO at SBAConsulting.com)
A feature article in CFO says old is new again. Zero Based Budgeting, which gained prominence during Jimmy Carter's Administration. What do you think? Are you using or willing to...
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Sunil Thukral
Title: Controller/Technical Accounting Advisory..
Company: Consultant
(Controller/Technical Accounting Advisory.. at Consultant)
I started this discussion on the linkedIN group, however, I also want to get a different perspective from you all. Please let me know your comments as to what do you expect changing as...
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Wayne Spivak
Title: President & CFO
Company: SBAConsulting.com
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(President & CFO at SBAConsulting.com)
An article in the May 2014 CFO magazine stated that in a survey by PricewaterhouseCoopers that 34% of the CFO's polled said their auditors were doing a good job. However the...
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Wayne Spivak
Title: President & CFO
Company: SBAConsulting.com
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(President & CFO at SBAConsulting.com)
What are your feelings about: a) Providing your salary for prior positions? and b) presenting up front before speaking with the potential employer your salary expectations?
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Wayne Spivak
Title: President & CFO
Company: SBAConsulting.com
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(President & CFO at SBAConsulting.com)
I received an invite to attend a seminar. Here is the blurb: "Social media use brings both benefit and risk to an employer. Implementing and uniformly enforcing a social media...
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Jared Fowler
Title: Controller
Company: RCI Entertainment of LA
(Controller at RCI Entertainment of LA)
In reviewing our Accounts Payable, I use tickmarks on the invoices to make sure they are entered properly into QuickBooks (date, invoice number, vendor, due date, amount, etc.) and...
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Anonymous

Our sales team thought to bill the customer for travel time from/to a customer. Are there any tax implications?
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Wayne Spivak
Title: President & CFO
Company: SBAConsulting.com
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(President & CFO at SBAConsulting.com)
I'm looking for examples of what needs to be done right and what should not be done (wrong). To my mind, some of the questions that need to be answered are: What are they offering...
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Anonymous
(Finance Director)
Hi, We just hired a CISO (Chief Information Security Officer). Her role will be focused on Data Security & Privacy. We're a small data driven software firm, so looking at her...
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Anonymous
(Accounting Supervisor)
Hello, Can anyone offer any advice or policy resources for the following situation: A municipal government that has a senior leadership team of 5, and reports to council has recently...
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Kerry Fabor
Title: VP & Treasurer
Company: IFG companies
(VP & Treasurer at IFG companies)
Are synthetic letters of credit widely used?   What are the negatives for a beneficiary who accepts one as collateral?  If I understand correctly, the ...
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Jeff Chase
Title: Advisory CFO
Company: Hazelcast, Juicebox Energy, and Social I..
(Advisory CFO at Hazelcast, Juicebox Energy, and Social I..)
Does anyone have a creative and legal idea how to defeat the rules around that force inside sales people to be non exempt?  I can't believe that i have to...
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Anonymous
(Bookkeeper - Trainee Accountant ACCA)
Hi i wanted to know what the affect is if i change the date on an invoice from November to May of this year by request of a customer? Can this be done and is this a correct accounting...