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fpa girl
Title: analyst
Company: cva
(analyst at cva) On my company's income statement I see this (I am making up numbers): bad debt expense is $900 out of which $600 is due to covid impact. YTD writeoffs is $150. Provision YTD on BS is $1500 and provision on 12/31 is $700. Here is what I understand /don't understand from this...
Event Questions
Title: Event Questions
Company: Proformative
(Event Questions at Proformative)   "Would we need to set up a local legal entity to hire locally if we used an international professional employer organization (PEO)?" This question was asked at a recent webinar, now available on-demand: "Winning Globally – Determining When to...
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Anonymous
(Finance Manager) What budgeting and forecasting is usually done in well-run but small ($4 Million revenue) B2B companies? We have a fairly diverse and complex set of offerings including sales of software, services, logistics management, and equipment. Excels seems too tedious and error...
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Ted Faxon
Title: President
Company: East Coast Dredge Inc.
(President at East Coast Dredge Inc.)
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Ted Faxon
Title: President
Company: East Coast Dredge Inc.
(President at East Coast Dredge Inc.) Is it recognised if an elected secretary with the authority to sign all contracts for the company to sign her own contract agreement that was verbally approved by the president?
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(Analyst) Hello Experts, I am working with a contact manufacturing company that needs to create proposals for co-packing jobs. They know their direct costs (ingredients and labor), but the overhead and step costs are TBD. Let’s use an example: Candy Brand wants a quote for 12,000...
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VIVIAN FRASER
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 backup copies of all invoices and bills for any charge allocated or billed to the grant....
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Anonymous
(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: Airfare Domestic flight avg = $300-600/trip depending on distance Airfare Int'l avg = $7k per...
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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 as management accountant. Finance management is quite common. How is it going in your...
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Vinoth Sairam
Title: Business advisor
Company: Shell
(Business advisor at Shell) I would like to need your suggestion and advice... I have completed my CMA during 2015... But I would like to upgrade my skills and develop some knowledge which would be helpful for my future, could you please what should be next upgrade of skill in my career... Whether is...
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Raul Valles
Title: Accountant
Company: Raul Valles & Associates
(Accountant at Raul Valles & Associates)
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, so when I translated the Mexican operation's financial statements from Pesos to...
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(Accountant) We are receiving calls from several agencies that say they have located a dormant/unclaimed cash asset held in our name and can help us to recover it. And they require to sign an agreement with 10% commission. Is there anyone with similar experience?
Jim Timmins
Title: Managing Director
Company: Teknos Associates
(Managing Director at Teknos Associates) In the past, common stockholders had to wait for a company to complete an IPO or to be acquired in order to sell their shares.  But with the reduction in the number of IPOs and M&A events in the aftermath of the market downturns of 2000 and 2008, new sources of...
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Ryan Miller
Title: CEO
Company: Miller Manufacturing
(CEO at Miller Manufacturing) Do you have an in-house person manage/maintain the website? Or do you outsource to a contractor?
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Andy Tan
Title: Supervisor
Company: AVS System Networks
(Supervisor at AVS System Networks) In the company we are working now, it's required that Manager of each department has to set up annual targets/objectives for the department. It's quite easy for Sales or Production department to setup their targets, but for Accounting Department, all the works are...
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Richie Wohlers
Title: Controller
Company: Vision Mechanical Services
(Controller at Vision Mechanical Services) A question I've often wondered, but never asked: why are businesses expected to pay for meals when employees travel? What is the logic involved? If I work from the office, I am either bringing my lunch or going out and buying it. So, why should the business pay just...
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(Strategic program manager) Could anyone recommend a good way to do cash reporting out of Quickbooks by department and class?
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(Owner) 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 office here as a single person LLC. Since I am starting this business from home until I...
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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 daily basis: # invoices processed (payables), # errors (payables), $ receivables collected...