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I'm looking for an employee / contractor on-boarding document system that would be affordable for small firm. We are using Adobe Forms Central....
Startups usually don't have the financial or technical resources for GP or NetSuit. Look for a QuickBooks solution using a third party addIn app. I...
Kim, Actually I am just curious why it works. Thank everybody for their responses. Irv
I have two consulting clients and James has it right. Utilization of in-house consultants is the key driver. Also try to keep your subcontractor...
I think it depends on the length of your business cycles. Companies providing long term projects lasting more than a year need a long planning...
Why would want to consider not using money to reward your performers? If they have provided value then where did it go?
Great points made. I will only add that it is important for a startup to have a board of advisors with the experience and skills sets that will help...
Peter, So is crowd funding now limited to working capital loans? Why to only new ventures?
Rejeev is right. The number of transactions is key to determine staffing levels. But I've seen a number of businesses that size do fine with one...
Len, This is a startup. There are four partners. The mission is to start a self sustaining business in Uganda that will help solve certain human...
Valerie, Bill.com has many nice features. I'd like to put this to use in my clients that have a bit larger budget. Unfortunately, my start-up has 4...
Pros - Job costing tracks costs against a specific job or project. Job costs can then be controlled by comparing actual results with estimates for...
How does bill.com handle payment authorizations?
Valerie, Here's the Copedia link http://www.copedia.biz/Accounting_Policies_Procedures_Manual_s/1.htm
Ted, I found Copedia when I first googled for this project. It appears they have exactly what the company needs but they are on a boot strap budget...
Valerie and Ken, I've heard good things about bill.com. I will definitely check it out. Thanks for the referral. Irv
While I feel human beings can play nice and still be effective, Valerie got it 100% right. She is describing the difference between a real CFO and...
At the risk of sounding a bit contrary, budget management models that are annual, negotiated and fixed add little value. Budgeting is expensive and...
Nobody likes firing people. But that's no reason to not take action. Employees that can't complete their job correctly (and I'm assuming they've...
CFO's role is to understand where the company is headed and to make sure it has the resources to get there. So whenever a company is in a transition...
Assuming the founder or CEO is covering planning, cash management, financial bank/investor relationships, then contracting a controller to select...