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John Orlando
Title: CFO
Company: Centage
(CFO at Centage)
Within the past 5 years I’ve seen a significant shift in the ways that CFOs (Chief Financial Officers) and CIOs (Chief Information Officers) interact. The role of a CFO continues to become even more strategic in nature with an elephant-size shift toward needing access...
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Kenneth Justo
Title: Senior Manager
Company: ACT
(Senior Manager at ACT)
What is the best off the shelf software for a professional services business with heavy time billing, present in various countries (intercompany and multi currency), requires consolidation and granular reporting, runs from a terminal server and can be used for client...
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Leonard Nederveld
Title: Retired
Company: RAN Enterprises
(Retired at RAN Enterprises)
I received the same letter and the office of the president told me it was a marketing ketter. I indicated I did not appreciate blackmail letters. She is taking me off their marketing list - hopefully
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Anonymous
(Director of Finance)
When calculating normalized EBITDA for bank covenants or valuation, do you exclude FX gains or losses? Situation: US corporate sells in Mexico and Canada and sales and receivables are denominated in local currency. Receivables are later settled in local currency. But when...
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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)
Transferring EU personal data across borders is a complicated and sensitive issue. Last year’s ruling on the invalidity of the EU-US Safe Harbor scheme, and the subsequent negotiations culminating in the EU-US Privacy Shield, are testament to this. Following...
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Asim jehangir
Title: HR Manager
Company: Toyota motors
(HR Manager at Toyota motors)
Hi my name is Asim and I'm an HR Officer. Who is mainly responsible for creating KPIs?  Your insight is appreciated.
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Anonymous
(COO)
We have a group of employees who are enrolled in an incentive plan based on fiscal year (Sept thru Aug) results and payable (in general) in the month of December (after the results are audited). The plan indicates incentive eligible employees who have earned an incentive...
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M. Feldman
Title: Controller
Company: Private
(Controller at Private)
I’m part of a small group tasked with planning a corporate retreat. The purposes in general are relaxation, team-building and brainstorming new ideas. I’ve got the relaxation part covered, if the other two don't get in the way. I could use some ideas,...
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Chris Shumate
Title: Accounting Manager
Company: Dominion Development Group, LLC
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(Accounting Manager at Dominion Development Group, LLC)
I dabble in a little creative writing when I'm not working at my full-time job. I'm wanting to take my writing to the next level, but I'm looking for some direction. Does anyone on Proformative have experience working within the publishing industry, irrespective...
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Simon Westbrook
Title: CFO
Company: Aargo Inc.
( CFO at Aargo Inc.)
In recent years I have seen a number of companies switch from having separate vacation, sick, and personal time off to an integrated PTO system. Regardless of the reason for not attending work, the employee is charged against his or her accumulated PTO accrual. While...
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John O'Rourke
Title: VP of Product Marketing
Company: Host Analytics
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(VP of Product Marketing at Host Analytics)
What does the efficiency of your company’s financial close process say about the health of your company?  Some experts claim that having a long financial close process can be a symptom of other underlying problems. Why?  Because the month-end or quarter-end...
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Matt Jackson
Title: President
Company: OpsVantage
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(President at OpsVantage)
When a SaaS company has a sale that results in orders that will not be fulfilled for 2 - 3 year (due to client roll out schedule), what is the best way to capture those sales but not inflate the bookings number and implementation backlog? One additional point to be aware of...
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pam nelson
Title: president
Company: bracane company
(president at bracane company)
 I am in the process of helping a client streamline the process of resourcing data management projects. There are some generalizations that are used about the amount of time required to review/read information, file and store but I am looking for either a guideline or...
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Chris Shumate
Title: Accounting Manager
Company: Dominion Development Group, LLC
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(Accounting Manager at Dominion Development Group, LLC)
I need some insights regarding financing of property owned by a related party where the assets are staying on the former company's books while the new company gets the debt on its books. Company A owns Company B. Company B has several real estate assets that it had...
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Irv Williamson
Title: Owner
Company: Growth Guidance Solutions
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(Owner at Growth Guidance Solutions)
Be interested to hear from those of you that have participated in crowdfunding.  What to avoid or watch out for?  What was your experience?
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Jeff Andrews
Title: Treasurer
Company: Private
(Treasurer at Private)
Do you know of any start-ups who have successfully used it? Or any who failed?
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Tim Randall
Title: Accountant
Company: Iris
(Accountant at Iris)
Hi We issue sales invoices for annual software support and issue them about 45 days in advance of the renewal date. Can we issue them with an invoice date of the renewal date (ie post-dated) rather than issue date? So for example, sales invoice produced and issued to...
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Margaret Carey (ACMA)
Title: Business Development
Company: Raida solutions
(Business Development at Raida solutions)
US tax obligation. I need help understanding tax filing and tax liability obligations for a small UK listed company with a US sales office. The company structure is a parent group with a UK operating subsidiary and a US sales office. The majority of sales are to US...
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Anonymous
(Director of Finance)
I lead the Finance department here and am having trouble getting a comp plan for our client-facing Account Manager rolled out. Since the last 3 years, commission has been paid on a quarterly basis given we are a small company and I am the only one who can perform the...
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Shane Delaney
Title: Senior Group Accountant
Company: Foster Group Cayman
(Senior Group Accountant at Foster Group Cayman)
Hi, Our Marketing manager just brought up the fact that we are looking to redevelop our current website and expand it into an e-commerce suite for our customers. We are a retail supermarket. My question is how much of this work would pertain to a Capital Expense? And how...