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(VP, Finance & HR) Hello and thank you in advance for your responses. Our company delivers our main product to customers, and invoices upon shipping. We offer a professional service that we defer recognizing PS revenue until the service has been completed. We have an add'l hardware...
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Besides your own personal network, what is the best way to get investors for a startup?
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(pm) Dear all, I am in the final hours of preperation for my exam. I need inspiration for some questions to be answered only at a high-level (conceptual). I am happy for your inputs and additional thoughts. Thank you! I hope there is no restriction on student questions. At least...
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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?
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Ed Becmer
Title: Owner
Company: Becmer and Associates
(Owner at Becmer and Associates) I have seen it presented both ways, but want to get other's opinions. Another way to present engineering salaries is to have a separate caption in the GAAP financials as Engineering Costs similar to total G & A and Sales & Marketing Expenses. This lets the reader...
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Andrew Dickey
Title: Vice President
Company: BestWeb Corporation
(Vice President at BestWeb Corporation) In order to more accurately state our finances we would like to have our 2017 financials on an accrual basis. However we have always been a cash basis company. At first we thought we would have to maintain two sets of books for 2017 - the accrual books for looking at our...
Chris Shumate
Title: Accounting Manager
Company: Dominion Development Group, LLC
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(Accounting Manager at Dominion Development Group, LLC) I am curious, I have a sort of education-a-holic type thing going on where I continue to want to gain more knowledge. I am working toward my CPA currently. My ultimate goal is to become a CFO or Controller of an organization some day. I have been as high as a Senior...
Chris K Kim
Title: CPA candidate in Virginia
Company: Federal
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(CPA candidate in Virginia at Federal) Dear everyone, I recently passed one part of CPA exam (FAR) and plan to finish other 3 by December of next year (18 months). I will be 42 assuming I pass all on my first try. I don't expect any employment from big 4 but how likely is smaller regional/local CPA firms...
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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Gerald Rockwell
Title: board memberpfh9c
Company: Tahoe Cross Country Ski Area
(board memberpfh9c at Tahoe Cross Country Ski Area) We are in the process of improving our by-laws. I am looking for example term limits from other organizations. Any ideas? Gerald
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(Sr. International Accountant) Does anybody know of what we might need to know tax wise related to doing work in Massachusetts? We are legal services related attorney firm. Thanks!
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(Accountant) Need names of good fund accounting software out there?
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(Fin Op) Hi all. I'm advising a team of software designers in Accounting topics. They've been asking me a lot of questions about what areas in Accounting that may be prime for innovation or, at least, lots of improvement to reduce the pains/ challenges that us Accountants...
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(Accountant) I currently issue a voucher # for each of my invoices I process and file in numerical order. Sometimes I process more than 100. The software we use allows to input a voucher # when invoice is entered. When auditors come in and audit our files and request to see back-up...
Robert Islas
Title: Controller
Company: Crossroads Diversified Services, Inc.
(Controller at Crossroads Diversified Services, Inc.) I am a controller at a non-profit, and will be participating in the interview process for hiring a new CFO - my next boss. I currently have neither the experience or desire for the position, however, I would like to have some input in who is hired. Of particular concern,...
Wayne Spivak
Title: President & CFO
Company: SBAConsulting.com
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(President & CFO at SBAConsulting.com) "Toys ‘‘R’’ Us Inc., which somehow managed to sustain a crushing debt load for more than a decade after its 2005 buyout, finally succumbed this week to a “dangerous game of dominoes” that toppled the retailer in a matter of days." https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/...
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Sarah Quirin
Title: Director
Company: TTT Capital Partners
(Director at TTT Capital Partners) Hi all together! I am stuck. I am thinking about taking an M&A certification program. But there are plenty and it is hard to filter which one is the right one for me. I like the MAP Program since it is the only real program I found which is fully digital and flexible. I...
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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(Financial Reporting Senior) Does anyone know where I look for guidance related to how I account for the catch-up interest paid for a cost-method investment? It is a real-estate membership but NOT a REIT. So the total investment is $2.4M but there was about $140k that was paid as catch-up interest....