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Bob Stenz
Title: Controller
Company: Silicon Valley start-up
(Controller at Silicon Valley start-up) If an employee terminates at the end of the month, do you include the employee in the headcount for the month or as a termination for the month? Thanks!
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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 user will work for us or if we need the online package? Thank you.
Doug Sleeter
Title: President
Company: The Sleeter Group, Inc.
(President at The Sleeter Group, Inc.) Earlier this year I talked about how to fix QuickBooks problems with the free QuickBooks repair tools from Intuit, including the QuickBooks File Doctor. These are some basic utility programs that can be used to diagnose and possibly repair a number of problems with a...
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Besides your own personal network, what is the best way to get investors for a startup?
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Gloria Vigil
Title: Finance Manager
Company: Nelson Family of Companies
(Finance Manager at Nelson Family of Companies) Can anyone share the top 3-5 KPI's for the staffing industry?
Bob Stenz
Title: Controller
Company: Silicon Valley start-up
(Controller at Silicon Valley start-up) The last time this question was asked on Proformative was in 2014. I'm wondering if anyone can provide recent experience/suggestions for a data room to be used for M&A transactions. Thanks!
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(Finance Director / Controller) Would anyone be able to suggest a good Mergers &Acquisition course? Interested in attending one that covers both the operational considerations (assuming payrolls, international hiccups, etc.) as well as pricing and evaluating the deal. An ideal format would be a 1 to 3...
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Milan Dave
Title: Associate - Financial Modelling
Company: BDO INDIA LLP
(Associate - Financial Modelling at BDO INDIA LLP) Searching for some recognized merger and acquisition certification online. Please guide.
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(Manager) Did you know that there are fake receipt generators online? I just became aware that there are  fake generators, templates, software and services... a cottage industry! How do you detect expense reports containing fake business receipts and how common do you think this...
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Tom Sheppard
Title: President
Company: The Sheppard Group
(President at The Sheppard Group) It is impossible to get away from QuickBooks in the SMB world.  It is everywhere and is very good for what it does at a good price. Its faults are well known. Currently I have several clients who could benefit from better tools for analytics, budgeting and forcasting...
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(CFO) Our annual review process wrapped up with discussion on how he person had met KPI's that helped lead to a monthly bonus program. Business results have not allowed for a bonus to be paid in over a year now. The annual review has not been changed. When companies face a...
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(Board Advisor and Investor) One of my companies sells consumer product directly to consumers over the internet. The company uses Shopify, an ecomm platform, which is connected to Stripe, a credit card payment gateway/processor. Stripe is the merchant of record as they are doing the fraud check,...
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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...
Alexander Haislip
Title: Author
Company: Independent
(Author at Independent)
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(CFO) My Board is pushing to not have a valuation done at a major milestone (we just hired a CEO and did a funding close). I think we should b/c these are both major events and could/should change our stock valuation. However, certain board members think that we shouldn't...
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Matus Porubsky
Title: Financial Director
Company: NMS s.r.o.
(Financial Director at NMS s.r.o.) Does your company sales team's KPIs include collection related metrics, or you leave dealing with overdue receivables to the collection department and credit risk prevention (and then salespeople's bonuses do not depend on payment discipline of their clients)? I...
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(CFO) What dollar amount threshold is needed before a PO is required to be generated? If my AP person got her wish there would be a requirement for a PO for every purchase but that would be not practical and a huge drain on labor to generate especially for $25 order. Our expenses...
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(VP, Finance) We are 10 person company, but situated across 3 states. I am looking for an online solution so that employees can submit PTO requests, timesheets (less important since only need for a few consultants) and expense reports to supervisors. We need the expense tracking to...
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Leslie Karnauskas
Title: CFO
Company: BMGI
(CFO at BMGI) I am trying to find out what the standard finders fee might be for fund raising in the range of $1M to $5M. Can anyone tell me what current market rates for fees might be please. Thanks!