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How do I find the right outsourcing company for my accounting needs?

Roger Frederick
Title: CFO
Company: Private
(CFO at Private)

I have a small consulting business. What are some things that I should look at? Experience? Cost? What else?

12246 Views | 13 Answers/Comments

Ownership of 2 corporations with different accounting methods

Brad Burgess
Title: President
Company: Spectrum Accounting, Inc.
(President at Spectrum Accounting, Inc.)
In 2000, SELLER A and BUYER B went out on there own as independent lumber brokers. Each created their own corporation and together they created a partnership each owning 50%. The part...
1523 Views | 0 Answers/Comments

Cash Strapped Small Company

Ravi Ramcharan
Title: CFO
Company: self
(CFO at self)
Hello all, What would be your advice to the owner of a small hardware store that has no cash, no access to credit facilities and who is owing suppliers but can't pay. The supplier...
2977 Views | 2 Answers/Comments

Setting the right OKR for cashflow management and breakeven

(Finance Manager)
What key OKR can one set for a finance department looking at the company goals to achieve cash flow and breakeven
2498 Views | 0 Answers/Comments

Can I ignore 1099s for non-U.S. residents/entities?

Michael Scherbourg
Title: CFO
Company: Miklan Manufacturing
(CFO at Miklan Manufacturing)
Can I ignore 1099s for non-U.S. residents/entities? We have brought on some service providers in India and the UK this past year. ...
59589 Views | 9 Answers/Comments

Modern Marketing Strategies fit for a Manufacturing Company

Being in a manufacturing industry for almost 20 years, our company has maintained a strong good working relationship with our customers, whether locally and abroad. We have protected an...
3712 Views | 1 Answers/Comments

New NOC Setup

Andro Box
Title: Process Engineer
Company: NetCenter
(Process Engineer at NetCenter)
We are in the process of setting up a brand new IT operations centre for our client. We already have few processes in terms of ITIL, but is there any guide you can point to, for all the...
3436 Views | 1 Answers/Comments

Putting PTO hours back

Demetra Guillory
Title: Medical assistant
Company: Cy-Pain and Spine
(Medical assistant at Cy-Pain and Spine)
Is it legal to put PTO hours back that are used just to avoid regular pay overtime?
4095 Views | 0 Answers/Comments

Escrow Account

We (US based entity) need to open an escrow account in either Hong Kong or the UK. Is it possible to open one without physically going there? Service providers? Anyone has any experi...
4103 Views | 0 Answers/Comments

Contract CFO legal limits?

Hi, we recently hired in a contract CFO to look at our computers to check our overhead, the way we are structured and so forth. He also has a client that is trying to get into the same ...
3869 Views | 1 Answers/Comments

What would be the best way to hire a commission employee?

Maria Daniels
Title: Owner/operator
Company: Reset Business Consulting
(Owner/operator at Reset Business Consulting)
I am a smaller business. I am considering hiring someone to work for me on a commission basis. I know whenever I first started in the industry I work for commission. I am not sure ...
9687 Views | 2 Answers/Comments

As a newly hired CFO, What should my plan be for the first year?

Marwan Binyameen
Title: CFO
Company: Alsoraye investment Co.
(CFO at Alsoraye investment Co.)

As a newly hired CFO, What should my first financial plan be for the first year?

6798 Views | 0 Answers/Comments

How to prepare individual work plan/ performance management?

ashok kunwar
Title: accountant
Company: SOS Children's Village, Nepal
(accountant at SOS Children's Village, Nepal)
4 objective key competence required for Job?
6693 Views | 2 Answers/Comments

How would you organize and utilize competitor information from the internal sales team systemically

James J.
Title: Finance | Strategy in Retail
Company: Undisclosed, Inc
(Finance | Strategy in Retail at Undisclosed, Inc)
Hi, I wanted to see if anyone has had experience acquiring, organizing, and using competitor information sourced from a (internal) organization's sales team. Do you use a combinatio...
4814 Views | 0 Answers/Comments

Do you use any method when you compare business tools?

Elena Benito Ruiz
Title: CMO @ BeeBole
Company: BeeBole
LinkedIn Profile
(CMO @ BeeBole at BeeBole)
Hi, I'm conducting a qualitative research on how managers choose tools. In this case, it's employee time-tracking tools. My question for anyone out there is whether you use some sort of...
6183 Views | 0 Answers/Comments

CFO Global Business Outlook Survey

Jessica Bozzo
Title: Content Project Manager-Finance
Company: Argyle Executive Forum
(Content Project Manager-Finance at Argyle Executive Forum)
Hi Proformative Community, Please participate in the quarterly CFO Global Business Outlook Survey, the world's longest-running and most comprehensive research on finance exe...
7702 Views | 1 Answers/Comments

Is it possible and/or wise to design a dynamic equity split agreement with start-up co-founders?

15376 Views | 6 Answers/Comments

What type of impact would the proposed new tax law have on your business?

Wayne Spivak
Title: President & CFO
LinkedIn Profile
(President & CFO at
I'm only talking about lowering the Corporate tax rate and the 1-time tax on foreign dollars brought back to the US. How would you spend the excess dollars that would have gone to ...
4663 Views | 0 Answers/Comments

Non-Profit board term limits

Gerald Rockwell
Title: board memberpfh9c
Company: Tahoe Cross Country Ski Area
(board memberpfh9c at Tahoe Cross Country Ski Area)
We are in the process of improving our by-laws. I am looking for example term limits from other organizations. Any ideas? Gerald
4409 Views | 1 Answers/Comments

How important is E&O/Professional Liability insurance for a small consulting business?

Roger Frederick
Title: CFO
Company: Private
(CFO at Private)
6396 Views | 8 Answers/Comments

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