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Christie Jahn
Title: CFO
Company: Prime Investments & Development
(CFO at Prime Investments & Development) I am sure many are in the budget planning process. We do ours a little later than most, but certainly on the mind. Do you budget in your software, in Excel or an external sources? Lets share some best practices.
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Alan Jones
Title: Controller
Company: Portlandia Restaurant Group
(Controller at Portlandia Restaurant Group) We’re outgrowing emailing Excel spreadsheets around. We’re on a cloud-based accounting system and not in love with its T&E management and reporting system – or its cost (expensive on a per user basis annually!
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(Accountant) The GardenWorks Project is seeking a Treasurer with nonprofit accounting experience to serve on its volunteer Board of Directors. A successful candidate for this position will have experience developing accounting procedures for nonprofits, and a strong interest in working...
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(VP of Finance) We're currently re-thinking of how we are going to do annual raises for our employees. I'd love to hear some ideas around what structures you have in place for your employees? How is one determined? How do you form a budget for that? Is there base vs bonus considerations?...
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tracy hill
Title: Outside Loan officer
Company: crosscountry mortgage
(Outside Loan officer at crosscountry mortgage) I was hired as an outside loan officer or outside sales person. My boss is now saying that unless I start coming and going on the timeline she sets, then she is going to stop my DRAW pay. Can she do that?
Wayne Spivak
Title: President & CFO
Company: SBAConsulting.com
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(President & CFO at SBAConsulting.com) Now that we've had a day to come to terms with the results of this election (the good, the bad and the ugly or at least what we and other pundits say... who by the way for the most part got it wrong). What do you say? What will be the good, the bad and the ugly for your...
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Jeff Thornton
Title: Controller
Company: Technology Company
(Controller at Technology Company) I would love to get thoughts from anyone on pros/cons of changing from a vacation policy where an accrual is required to a vacation or PTO policy in which the company can eliminate the balance sheet accrual. My understanding of GAAP (simplification...
Alexander Wagner
Title: Generalmanager
Company: TSR-Group GmbH
(Generalmanager at TSR-Group GmbH) Structuring a very complex system of different international companies & organizations we´ve set a holding on top for controlling all the related entities. In the holding we´ve the Supervisory Board with Chairman, Vice-Chairman & and one Advisor - all of them are...
Wayne Spivak
Title: President & CFO
Company: SBAConsulting.com
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(President & CFO at SBAConsulting.com) There seems to be a feeling, more from futurists, that automation will eventually strike the C-Suite, eliminating jobs. Under what circumstances do feel automation or artifical intelligence would progress in the next ten (10) years that would eliminate one of the following...
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Cathy Bass
Title: None
Company: None
(None at None) My company purchased software. The maintenance for the first year was waived. How do I record this according to GAAP?
Wayne Spivak
Title: President & CFO
Company: SBAConsulting.com
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(President & CFO at SBAConsulting.com) And with a week before the election there is much to be scared about. What changes scares you the most when the next President is elected (not which person) but changes (issues). Example: not fixing health care premiums; the Supreme Court; increasing the dysfunctionality...
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(Controller) How much bonus expense do you accrue EACH YEAR when company grants a retention bonus payable 50% in year 1 and 50% in year 2 with clawback provisions? The question really centers around whether you accrue 50% of the year 2 bonus in year 1 thereby effectively making year 1...
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(Regional Finance Business Partner) We will soon be engaging with Concur to automate our expense reporting and I was wondering if any of you had some experiences with the company that you could share?
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Max Treloar
Title: Chief Financial Officer
Company: CDK Stone Pty Ltd
(Chief Financial Officer at CDK Stone Pty Ltd)
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(Controller) As part of our recent acquisition the acquiring company agreed to pay out the value of our unvested options over a 2 year period (50% at year 1 and 50% year 2). Similar to a retention bonus you need to be employed at year 1 and year 2 to receive it. There seems to be...
Wayne Spivak
Title: President & CFO
Company: SBAConsulting.com
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(President & CFO at SBAConsulting.com) In an article in the WSJ, "IASB Plans Overhaul of Financial Definitions", the International Accounting Standards Board wants to redefine and introduce new definitions to the financial landscape. http://blogs.wsj.com/cfo/2016/11/02/iasb-plans-overhaul-of-financial-...
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(Director of Finance) Reaching out to you for your expert opinion on the below situation: I am a 10% stakeholder on a business I helped a couple of friends with a few years back. The business is doing very well. Recently my friends mentioned that they are looking to obtain a small business loan...
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(Na) I was recently fired from a company that I started. A good portion of expenses were put on my personal credit card, now that I've been fired there is a dispute on who owns the points moving forward. If they are indeed mine, can I be reimbursed for points used for company...
Wayne Spivak
Title: President & CFO
Company: SBAConsulting.com
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(President & CFO at SBAConsulting.com) According to this article in CFO.com: "Almost three quarters (74%) of 160 public-company directors said their boards are now more involved with cybersecurity than they were last year (see chart), and 80% have expanded their cybersecurity budget, by an average of 22%."...
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(Sr Consultant) Interesting situation. An acquaintance of mine is at a non-US owned company which has a handful of large industrial operations (200-400 ee's at each site) in the US. Because they're trying to restructure their US operations, they've decided to create a new US headquarters...