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Harassment in the Workplace

Posted: May 25, 2018 - Blog, Human Resources

Harassment in the Workplace Today it was McDonald’s, yesterday was Uber. It seems like every day brings new sexual harassment allegations against prominent figures and corporations. Since the #MeToo movement brought the issue of sexual harassment center stage, experts are predicting sexual harassment topics will remain high profile for a while. Businesses could face potential Read More

Why Dashboards Matter – Sage Intacct

Posted: May 21, 2018 - Blog, Sage Intacct

Good dashboard design with the right metrics provide the value add when a client signs up to upgrade from older legacy systems. Sage Intacct provides the relevant dashboards by role to key in on these highlights and drive your business forward. Dashboards in Sage Intacct take transactional data and transform it into a key performance Read More

Becoming a CPA

Posted: May 21, 2018 - Blog, Professional Development

Becoming a CPA As you are working towards to becoming an official CPA, here are a few things that can save you a ton of time on your license application process. This blog is applicable to those who already passed all sections of CPA exams and the AICPA ethics exam, and are ready for becoming Read More

Salary Structure

Posted: April 23, 2018 - Blog, Human Resources

Salary History Bans Lead to Salary Structures to Reduce Gender Pay Gap Recently, policymakers in multiple states, including Illinois, have been pressing to ban employers from asking applicants to provide their salary history. This has been a question asked by many hiring managers for years in order to quickly screen applicants that may have pay Read More

Executive Focus can help manage your Operating Expenses

Posted: April 18, 2018 - Blog, Executive Focus

Executive Focus can help manage your Operating Expenses. I have noticed this year that many of my clients gross profit %’s are on track to last year and budget, but there appears to be a disconnect with some companies in regards to some higher operating expenses. Of notable mention, it appears credit card fees and Read More

The Accounting Technologist

Posted: April 18, 2018 - Blog, Sage Intacct

Today most accountants consult on traditional services like tax, compilation and audit. The new accounting vision is to become more tech savvy and advise clients on moving away from older/out of date/on-site legacy ERP/accounting systems so they can close the books faster, become more productive, and drive more value to the organization. The biggest obstacle Read More

Revenue Recognition- Lessons from Public Co Adoption

Posted: April 17, 2018 - Assurance, Blog

Revenue Recognition – Bite-Size Education Lessons from Public Company Adoption Lessons from Public Company Adoption: The new Standard often requires companies to obtain new information to meet the accounting and disclosure requirements Even though the effect on revenues themselves may not be significant, the effect on underlying internal controls as well as policies and procedures Read More

Employees Requesting More Feedback

Posted: March 22, 2018 - Blog, Human Resources

Over the last two years HR professionals have been grappling with the idea of ditching annual performance reviews. Historically, both the employees and supervisors dread the annual review process, at the same time, many supervisors believe they have regular contact with their employees therefore there is no need for a formal process. Unfortunately, according to Read More

Product Line Profitability

Posted: March 21, 2018 - Blog, Executive Focus

Over the years I have worked with a number of companies in the consumer products arena. One of the critical topics of discussion is always product line profitability. Which of our products truly contribute the most to our bottom line? In connection with the issue of profitability is how can we seamlessly introduce new products Read More