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What does Linda Wright think?

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There are several learning forums that provide proof of completion. Just Google the topic.
The key is to select the measures that you want (close stats, Average Collected Balances, Credit Losses, etc.) then put them in an Excel spreadsheet...
It includes your key performance indicators versus goals and then proposes a red, green (on track) or yellow (veering offtrack performance) signal....
What I used to do with the 200 people who reported to me was to assemble a vertical team (across levels) to confirm the Keys in KPI's, then implement...
I am not borrowing, but I agree that there is some improvement in credit conditions. They are still very difficult. Not entirely apt comparisons,...
Remember there will be costs for legal work, separate accounting,rebranding (around new entity name), HR isssues (new withholding for ee's etc.)
You have the answers to the roll forward question and automated solutions are widely available. As to the number of accounts, you can always go with...
I agree with the comp assessment, given my M&A experience.
Joseph has given you the formula. You might also consider your collection efficiency ratio in weighing the decision to offer discounts. If you are...
As Ron and Wayne suggest, this is a credit problem, not so much a cash flow issue. The right course of action, assuming a viable working...
Participation in general counsel and vendor selections.
I think you have it all, but you might want to put some parameters around the house hunting trips. I would want to limit expensive hotels and meals...
Unfortunately, you sound like a prime + client and may need to pledge AR, equipment or personal property to get it done.
We used AMEX and ACH settlling within two business days following submission.
You need a good not necessarily great strategy, but you must deliver on execution. The right KPI's will guide you to the next step--either an...
I agree with Mike and also recommend creating a "tornado diagram" with the best, worst and most likely cases. Then once the project is launched, it...
Pick your battles with the board or the CEO carefully.
Similar to comments made above is to begin with a complete spend analysis. The hierarchy of cost will allow you to set some priorities. You also...
I agree with Michael. I always did a vendor pre-qualification before allowing any placements with them.
I agree with Patrick. A Fin Director and Controller may have similar comp, but the Controller is the chief accounting officer, after the CFO.
Sungard, Kyriba and even SAP have products, but the key to success is full engagement of the business (sales, claims, operations) to insure data...
I am a member of both the Financial Executives Networking Group and the Treasury Networking Group. Each one can be helpful in its own way.
I fully agree with the point on people. Also often underestimated are the costs of completing litigation/defense that is not indemnified and systems...