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What does Ross Anderson, CPA, MBA think?


We have Sage, which is the successor to Peachtree. I can enter over 9 digits when I enter an amount. What type of transaction is it? Are you trying...
To me, skill, competency, financial aptitude, leadership, and business aptitude are the key qualities to being a CFO. I have both my CPA and MBA,...
@Kate West. It's not another requirement. It's an update to an old requirement to bring it more in line with its original intent and purpose. The...
Congratulations on the new jobs! Yes, fit is so key. It got me hired at my current role.
We did not pay a consultant travel time, but rather we gave them a monthly fee and reimbursed for travel expenses. Travel was part of their agreement...
We allow them. Our office even buys employees nice pairs of headphones. I think it is justifiable as we have tight quarters and it helps some...
I agree with the judge. Sure there are other outlets, but Staples and Office Depot are two pretty big players that focus on just office supplies....
There should be no surprises at the performance review. Supervisors constantly need to be giving their employees feedback, especially where there are...
I see no problem in mixing the cards. It helps to have one person doing all the office supplies purchases, such as a secretary or assistant.
Credit cards have great protections, as the credit card company will serve as an intermediary if there is a dispute. There are also numerous credit...
Hi Stewart, If in return they don't put in the time when needed they either don't advance or they get fired. Flexibility goes a long way but people...
This is a tricky area. While I know many couples with children that met at work, I also have seen the problems with mixing work, family and...
Wires are expensive, but ACH payments are not bad if you do enough volume. I have advocated for implementing ACH but the issue that we have is that...
Unfortunately, it's really tough to tell who will be an office innovator or an office dud that just does things as told and doesn't put a thought...
Anon, pay the man what he is worth. Otherwise he may try to get what he's worth elsewhere. Also, try to promote him and fully-utilize him.
You have to get your local tax compliance set up; there is no best practice way around it. Basically, you can be fined and penalized and you can even...
Who "benefits"? If it's the employer, then I would think that it's non-taxable, but if it's the employee then likely it would be. I searched the IRS...
They are typically identified in the listing and also on the certificate.
The bank usually offers several tools. I pull spreadsheets of charges and also import files that I use for reconciliations. Some banks and accounting...
First, college isn't necessarily about getting a job; it's about getting an education and furthering your development. As far as degrees go, pick...
I have some advice, given that I have the same titile (doesn't necessarily mean the roles are similar) and my position was newly created as well....
Under insurance, listed as a separate item
This depends on the size of the check and the size of the organization.The CFO should be a signatory regardless. In a large organization a Treasurer...
I got mine without audit experience. I recommend applying through a state that does not have a residency requirement nor audit experience requirement...
Hi Sara, Try removing the security and password. I have done this and it's a pretty quick process. Do the below steps (this is from Adobe's help...