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What does Phil Murray think?

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My answer below assumes you: 1. Are the SaaS company 2. Are performing implementations and customizations of your SaaS tool for your customers. The...
"Small" business and quickbooks are the key words... that being the case, Bill.com is the no-brainer solution. You'll actually the find the...
I would also check out WorkDay https://www.proformative.com/company/workday/white-papers
Matthew, we currently explicitly state in our traditional PTO policy that no PTO is paid out upon termination regardless of the reason for...
Thank you for all the comments so far... I do appreciate them, and there have been multiple other threads here on Proformative about this. However,...
Check out anybill.com ... not sure if they support it or not but worth checking out. I spoke to them briefly when I was shopping Bill.com against...
I've set up quarterly incentive plans before for transactional/reporting accounting staff based on equal weighting on 5 criteria (20 points each): 1...
Thanks for the tip- I'll check them out...!
Check out IQMS - I heard about this product recently... a good manufacturing-focused accounting product for companies needing to graduate from...
I have also seen this handled both ways, but I must admit that I come down on the side of expensing the audit fees during the time period of audit...
David: I think your hypothetical scenario is a perfect example of the difficulties that arise with the accrual method, which is exactly why I took...
Here, to make things a bit easier, here's links to the different tools Basecamp currently has listed on their site that are for time tracking and...
My main discovery, having used Basecamp for a time with a startup I'm involved in, is that it's an excellent, simple project management tool that...
As you probably know, Goodwill is typically established on your balance sheet as a result of paying above fair market value for an asset, whether it...
I do not have a complete manual for you, but I can push to a great author for such resources. Steven Bragg has written a number of books, including...
I have no relationship/business ties with this company - nor do I have any experience with their software, but I did hear of them recently and...
Mark and others, Assuming the CEO does have proper incentives in place to grow revenues and profits, then those are things (particularly the latter)...
Jeff, I agree with your assessment completely- couldn't have said it better. When I was with a small, fast-growing startup, I evaluated a PEO option...
I know that at one point ADP was pushing their 401k management services; I imagine that would be available to you if you used their payroll service,...
I should also add that I had the Controller calculate all of the bonus/commission amounts, which I oversaw. He would then provide that info to HR...
I agree with practically all of the above comments. I operated first as a Controller and then a CFO at the same company, without a CPA. During the...
The way I have had this set up in the past was that the HR department managed not only the general HR information/tracking system, but also processed...