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Chris Shumate
Title: Corporate Accountant
Company: Empire Corporation of Tennessee, Inc.
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(Corporate Accountant at Empire Corporation of Tennessee, Inc.)
I am in the process of transitioning from my current position of corporate accountant to accounting manager within another area our company. I will initially have four direct reports. I want to ensure the team is strong in their accounting duties, as well as relationally...
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Anonymous
(Controller)
We are considering automating A/P and would like to know how automating has improved efficiency -- if there have been issues -- or if there is a better program to use to automate.
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Marc Ostroff
Title: CFO
Company: Atomic Fiction
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(CFO at Atomic Fiction)
I'm in the market for a new fixed assets management program. I inherited a BNA file which we transitioned to BNAWEB last year or so. The two big problems I have is that (a) the web service is only available on a PC, and we're an all Mac company, so we have a laptop that...
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Emerson Galfo
Title: CFO
Company: C-Suite Services
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(CFO at C-Suite Services)
I do not really know the answer..... When is it time (or salary range or compensation package complexity) to have a compensation consultant or lawyer?
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Anonymous
(Assistant Controller)
I've noticed more and more vendors who "require" that we pay them by credit card or ACH payment, in which we are required to give our bank account information for them to pull the ACH for payment. Does anyone else have an issue with this or am I unreasonable...
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Emerson Galfo
Title: CFO
Company: C-Suite Services
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(CFO at C-Suite Services)
Following the announcement of the resignation (forced?) of Priceline's CEO following an investigation about his relationship with someone within the company, what are your thoughts on company relationships? Details are scarce but here is the Bus Insider article that got...
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Susan Wayland
Title: Chief Financial Officer and Director of ..
Company: San Francisco Day School
(Chief Financial Officer and Director of .. at San Francisco Day School)
I am looking for some best practice information on the allocation of warehousing costs to COGS.  Right now we write off warehouse costs each month - we are a small manufacturer that keeps inventory in our warehouse and pay for warehouse staff to assemble products for...
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Stewart Linder
Title: Global Controller
Company: AxiomSL
(Global Controller at AxiomSL)
We use a three-part check. Two parts go to the vendor, check, one stub, and the second stub we keep. There is not a lot of information on the stub so during my career I have the accounts payable department make a copy of the full check and then attach the copy to the...
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Aaron Packeys
Title: Finance Manager
Company: Metropolitan Health Insurance Group
(Finance Manager at Metropolitan Health Insurance Group)
Thread on Quora "What are a few pieces of unique career advice that nobody ever mentions?"
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Anonymous
(CFO)
We don't have that many invoice payments, but am looking at ways to shorten the AP process. Has anyone used Mineral Tree for AP automation? What has your experience been?
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john Olson
Title: Senior Associate, Marketing Programs and..
Company: Radius | Global Growth Experts
(Senior Associate, Marketing Programs and.. at Radius | Global Growth Experts)
Maternity leave and other family-related employment laws differ greatly depending on the country. In some countries, for example, an employee may be eligible for paid leave to take care of a grandchild, a worker right that most US-based HR managers have probably never even...
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rima raksa
Title: student
Company: ntu
(student at ntu)
For example, in a company comprising of many subsidiaries, should they centralize depreciation cost at parent? Thanks!
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Wayne Spivak
Title: President & CFO
Company: SBAConsulting.com
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(President & CFO at SBAConsulting.com)
A definition of Big Data is "extremely large data sets that may be analyzed computationally to reveal patterns, trends, and associations, especially relating to human behavior and interaction". What they consider "extremely large" I guess is relative,...
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Susan Scott
Title: HR Manager
Company: Private
(HR Manager at Private)
Since this is not a job interview, although this question does get asked in interviews, please try to answer without regard to how it may reflect upon you. I know, that is not easy! I'll start things off. On the most basic level, I enjoy talking with people. My job...
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Anonymous
(CFO)
What are some of the best questions to ask when you are interviewing potential accountants? Thanks!
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Wayne Spivak
Title: President & CFO
Company: SBAConsulting.com
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(President & CFO at SBAConsulting.com)
FEI just published "CFOs, CEOs That Like to Cheat On Ashley Madison Like to Cheat Investors: Study". The article states in its first paragraph: “[Our] findings suggest a lack of dichotomy between personal and professional life, and cut against the common...
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john Olson
Title: Senior Associate, Marketing Programs and..
Company: Radius | Global Growth Experts
(Senior Associate, Marketing Programs and.. at Radius | Global Growth Experts)
Last year, nearly 100 years since the United States and United Kingdom granted women the right to vote, Saudi Arabia, the lone holdout aside from the Vatican, permitted women limited access to the ballot box.  Despite the significant political gains of the past...
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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 a stringent training for SOX and I was always told never issue an invoice before goods...
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Wayne Spivak
Title: President & CFO
Company: SBAConsulting.com
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(President & CFO at SBAConsulting.com)
What type of non-cash perks would you want/have? What do you think your employees want? According to Robert Half some of the perks are: Additional Days Off Telecommuting Non-traditional work hours Health and wellness benefits (gyms) On site perks (parking, free lunch)
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Wayne Spivak
Title: President & CFO
Company: SBAConsulting.com
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(President & CFO at SBAConsulting.com)
In an article in the WSJ by Richard Teitelbaum, the premise is stated that CFO's in high-growth industries invest less due to risk avoidance learned in public accounting. This according to a study to be published in the Journal for Accounting and Economics. Without...