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KPIs for the Accounting Department & Finance Department

scott graves
Title: CFO
Company: Armstrong Teasdale LLC
(CFO at Armstrong Teasdale LLC)
We are in the process of implementing Performance Boards in the Finance / Accounting department to document, track and drive performance.  Initially, we discussed tracking on a...
405893 Views | 40 Answers/Comments

How do I record the cumulative translation adjustment when consolidating a foreign subsidiary after translating their FS into the reporting currency?

Stephen Helfrich
Title: CFO/Consultant
Company: In Transition/Consulting/Interim CFO
(CFO/Consultant at In Transition/Consulting/Interim CFO)
I recently started working for a company that has a Mexican Mequilladora operation and they have not been correctly implementing FAS 52 as it applies to financial statement translation,...
127503 Views | 17 Answers/Comments

Need expertise - Looking to Form an LLC in New Mexico and Foreign LLC in Ohio - Getting mixed answers from local accountants

I am looking to do a startup for a new LLC for a services business with most of the revenue earned via my website that is still under development. I reside in Ohio and will have a home...
87 Views | 2 Answers/Comments

I am a commission only, outside sales person. After over 13 years at my company, they have put a tracker on us and are literally questioning every hour of our day and weeks.

(Sales representative)
They are also saying that our home office/admin days are no longer allowed and do not count that time toward our work hours that day. I work in alcohol distribution and am required to p...
54 Views | 0 Answers/Comments

How To Raise Money For A Startup?

Besides your own personal network, what is the best way to get investors for a startup? ...
177844 Views | 19 Answers/Comments

Guidance around travel budget

(Strategic program manager)
Helping the team prepare travel budgets for FY19. Wanted to see if anyone has any average trip costs for domestic / international travel that I could use. Thinking something like: Ai...
130 Views | 0 Answers/Comments

Management accountant consulting

Michael Jian
Title: Country CFO
Company: Huawei Technologies Co.,Ltd
(Country CFO at Huawei Technologies Co.,Ltd)
CMA certification has been getting more popular in China. Some say management accountant consulting would be promising. However, it seems to me that rare consultants engage their jobs a...
182 Views | 0 Answers/Comments


A. Chawla
Title: Student
Company: N.A
(Student at N.A)
Manufacturing Companies and Auto Companies like Ford Motors have captive finance subsidiary to finance their customers and dealers to enhance sales. In the Financial Statements, sa...
85 Views | 0 Answers/Comments

Making Excel Forecasting Simple

(Division Finance Manager)
I have Excel as my only source for forecasting and have been tasked with making it less detailed and simpler to use and follow. The challenge is that our industry is very direct labor ...
23823 Views | 3 Answers/Comments

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 ...
8236 Views | 1 Answers/Comments

Billing system for complicated revenue model

What's the best billing software that can automatically (non-manual) compute and prepare invoices for a revenue model that may be considered complicated? It is a professional servic...
33443 Views | 3 Answers/Comments

QuickBooks Multi User Mode

Jenna Alcantara
Title: Bookkeeper
Company: Nick&susie
(Bookkeeper at Nick&susie)
My family has a very small rental business and uses quickbooks 2015 for the bookkeeping. We have book keeper in one state, an a accountant in another. I'm wondering if the multi use...
194057 Views | 7 Answers/Comments

What is a good CRM system for a small to medium-size consulting firm?

26330 Views | 5 Answers/Comments

What is your opinion ? have you see something similar before ?

(Sales Manager)
My Company is a ICT system Integrator and I am the sales manager. the Management wants to change the sales plan from Commission based on Turn over Numbers (Taking into consideration th...
163 Views | 0 Answers/Comments

How can a nonprofit maintain net assets if depreciation expense is 25% of overall budget?

My nonprofit went into real estate by purchasing a building that dwarfs the core c3 on the balance sheet. So depreciation/amortization expense is killing me. It seems like the only wa...
270 Views | 1 Answers/Comments

Invoicing A Customer Before You Deliver The Goods

elizabeth kendall
Title: Manager, Inside Sales
Company: Anixter Power Solutions
(Manager, Inside Sales at Anixter Power Solutions)
I have a customer that is wanting me to bill them for material we have not shipped them yet because they want to get the invoice in this months budget. The last company I worked for had...
98175 Views | 28 Answers/Comments

best answer to interview question. What did I like most about my sales position?

Chantell Soileau
Title: sales
Company: flooring direct
(sales at flooring direct)
138 Views | 0 Answers/Comments

Freight charges to customer - Revenue? or net of expense?

Allan Kaplan
Title: CFO
Company: Euclid Systems Corporation
(CFO at Euclid Systems Corporation)

Looking for opinions - do you include the freight charges passed through to customers as top line revenue, or as a reduction of your cost of goods sold? Thanks.

92413 Views | 14 Answers/Comments

Billing Tool/CPQ recommendation for subscription/usage-based model needed

(Senior Product Manager )
Hi, I am researching currently diverse billing/CPQ tools for a subscription/usage based billing model. We are using Salesforce as CRM system and customized it in the past to be able to ...
1382 Views | 2 Answers/Comments

Can anyone recommend accounting system or billing software to automate the preparation of grant expenditure reports?

Title: president
Company: urban league
(president at urban league)
As a human services agency most of our revenues are derived from providing social services which we have to seek reimbursement from federal, state, and local government. All require ba...
41429 Views | 2 Answers/Comments

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