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What does Robert Sheidler think?


Back in the early days of the industrial revolution when I was studying accounting in school, the main function of the trial balance was, as the...
I am not sure what you mean. In a sense, the P&L plus the Balance Sheet ARE the trial balance -- just summarized and regrouped a bit differently...
If I understand you correctly, you want to find a way to pay your vendors later, without any loss of discounts or price increases. That is, you want...
It has been a long time since I worked as a tax accountant, but I have to agree with what the others have said. Almost certainly, there is no legal...
Really hard to respond without a better understanding of the situation, the industry, the sort of assets involved, the level of detail maintained,...
There may be a possible issue of whether some of the costs should be deferred, but that really does not relate to the question asked, which seems to...
Aside from the monetary considerations, I prefer to separate sick leave from vacation. For one thing, as others have mentioned, combined PTO may (and...
I suggest that if your company pays PTO, you have a liability. If it is not tied to length of service, hours worked or some similar metric, it may be...
Assuming that PTO is not vested, it would seem appropriate to consider an assumed forfeit rate in the calculations. What I have more often seen done...
Splitting the work based on departments has some appeal, but since it often is the case that vendors cross over departments, that is not always...
Wray is correct -- if the executives are not supporting it, there is little chance of success -- better to find some policy that they WILL support....
I think it would be an unusual situation. I can imagine a situation where a day or two per week working from home might work, but you really need to...
When I was working inside the Fortune 500 universe, I saw frequent age (and other forms of) discrimination. Most often, it was not overt, but more a...
Not sure I can answer the question about the going rate for contract CFOs, as there is a considerable range depending on the skills and experience...
I agree, Douglas Having been part of a number of mergers and acquisitions (on both sides of those transactions), I recognize that the success or...