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(Controller) I have worked in cost accounting (construction) for 8 years and received my bachelors in business from a good private university. I finally made the transition to a Controller position at a small commercial landscaping company doing $15M/year. I am leading a project to...
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(Controller) I have worked in cost accounting (construction) for 8 years and received my bachelors in business from a good private university. I finally made the transition to a Controller position at a small commercial landscaping company doing $15M/year. I am leading a project to...
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Marc Crance
Title: Accounting Manager
Company: Hanna Instraments, Inc
(Accounting Manager at Hanna Instraments, Inc) I am at a crossroads in my professional growth and need some advice. I have been working in accounting in increased roles for the last 7 years. I have been a controller for small engineering company and currently an accounting manager for a mid-size private international...
Kate West
Title: Consulting CFO
Company: The C Corps
(Consulting CFO at The C Corps) I have a client who offers a basic health insurance program for EE's with EE Only, EE+Dependents, and Family coverage. The company recently received a letter stating there is a court order requiring EE to provide health insurance for children in the support order. The EE...
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(Controller) I’m the controller for this company (DGE) for the last 6 years. They used to do payroll in house for the last 50 years. This year, my bosses asked me to get a quote from an outside payroll provider so I did. Once I got the quotes, they decided on which payroll provider. To...
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(N/A) I am helping out a colleague who is trying to fill an opening in his company. It is a retailer doing over 25M. The current person that is leaving holds the title of Finance Director. Previously the position was CFO but it was felt that the company really wasn’t large...
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(Senior Controller) Hi Everyone, I wonder how you would handle this situation? I am a controller directly overseeing 6 staff in the accounting department. 4 clerks and 2 senior accountants. I have been working with this employer for 7 yrs. My situation is that the CEO and the Chairman of Board...
Lee Johnston
Title: VP, Finance and Corporate Strategy
Company: LT Apparel Group
(VP, Finance and Corporate Strategy at LT Apparel Group) I'm looking for a comparison compensation management solutions, specifically PayScale and Salary.com's CompAnalyst. I'd like something more robust than a survey management tool - something that will facilitate the merit increase process and generate employee compensation...
Ernie Humphrey CTP
Title: CEO & COO
Company: Treasury Careers
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(CEO & COO at Treasury Careers) I saw an article on this topic on LinkedIn and thought it would great to get some comments from the Proformative Community. From my own experience, I was asked "if you could give one person poison that would end their life or put it into a pond that could kill no one...
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J A
Title: Senior Controller
Company: SO Corner Prop Mgmt
(Senior Controller at SO Corner Prop Mgmt) Hi Everyone, Last year in February 2017, I saw a wire transfer to a dealership in Santa Monica. The wire description mentioned one of my staff's name. The wire was sent by one of our co-trustee (P). At the time, I thought the trustee (P) will give me the wire back up and an...
Chris Shumate
Title: Accounting Manager
Company: Dominion Development Group, LLC
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(Accounting Manager at Dominion Development Group, LLC) There are several corporate finance job titles. Among them are CFO, Treasurer, VP of Finance, Director of Finance, Director of Accounting, Director of Financial Reporting, Corporate Controller, Controller, Divisional Controller, and this doesn’t even include their...
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Vernon Reizman
Title: CFO
Company: RCM Industries, Inc.
(CFO at RCM Industries, Inc.) We are having trouble getting workers at $13 - $14/hr pay plus benefits. Thinking of creating part time positions at $15-$16/hr for 24-30 hrs. weekly without benefits. My HR manager thinks bad idea, current full timers will be upset with others making higher base hourly...
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(Associate) I work for a smaller company so I wear a lot of hats. How does one find a suitable job title in this situation? Some of the duties I perform include: -oversee and sometimes perform transactional accounting -perform general ledger accounting -bank recons -cash requirements...
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(Director of Finance and Operations) Long-story short, our CEO has made some critical decisions that, ultimately, will jeopardize the shareholder value of the company. From internal politics to short-sighted sales tactics, the CEO is proving to be unreliable and reckless. As part of my position, I feel like it...
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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(NA) I'm seeking input on integrated systems that can offer employees a great front-end experience, keep HR sane and assure that accounting gets what it needs efficiently and easily (amazing that GL reporting isn't a standard). We have a very aggressive growth plan for the next...
Chris Shumate
Title: Accounting Manager
Company: Dominion Development Group, LLC
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(Accounting Manager at Dominion Development Group, LLC) Have you taken any part of the CPA exam? How hard did you find the exams to be? How many times did you have to retake it? I had just graduated from college with an undergrad in Accounting. I decided against finishing school to get the 150 hours needed to sit for the CPA...
Paul Shapiro
Title: Startup CFO Consultant
Company: Paul G. Shapiro, CPA
(Startup CFO Consultant at Paul G. Shapiro, CPA) I have a startup client using Zenefits for benefits and Xero for payroll. We need to switch the payroll for a few reasons and thought that combining benefits and payroll is the way to go. I haven't heard much about Zenefits payroll, and their HR and benefits have been...
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Carrie Scott
Title: VP Finance
Company: Private
(VP Finance at Private)