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    Good afternoon, I work for a multi-company firm that is evaluating software.  I was wondering if there was anyone with experience using Plexxis.  We have had an initial demo with them and I was left with the impression that the accounting side of the ...

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    RE: DUNS

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    Totally agree, in my opinion, DUN & BRAD is not reputable at all!  It is only worth the information given to them.  Unfortunately, the Federal Government has been sucked in to believing them and if you have Federal contracts, you are forced to maintain ...

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    Hello CCIFP Candidates! We've heard from some of you that you could use some direction on forming your groups and starting your work.  Attached is a brief list of Best Practices and a sample Study Schedule to help you get started.  Good Luck! And keep ...

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    ​I believe that this makes a ton of sense to allocate G&A, however, whatever method you choose I find them all to be subjective. Therefore, we do not allocate G&A to job costs. ------------------------------ Stephen Hadley Controller Quigg Brothers, ...

  • Posted in: General Inquiries

    ​Probably more than you need but we have used Principal Financial Group for over 10 years. Their customer service and administration on our plan has been solid. ------------------------------ Stephen Hadley Controller Quigg Brothers, Inc. Aberdeen WA ...

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    ​Some of our jobs are requiring an SBE Participation Plan if there is federal funding involved. Although the SBE contribution is still just a goal the plan is mandated. Does anyone have a SBE Participation Plan that your company has put together that ...

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    I am interested in feedback regarding allocating G&A expenses back to Job Cost. I am interested in how many others do this, or not. And if so, what categories of expenses and what percentages are used. Also the basis of allocation (i.e. labor ...

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    You might also check out the CFMA benchmarks for Revenue and GP per Full Time Employee to gain an understanding of where your firm currently falls within your peer competitors. ------------------------------ Melissa Bowers CFO Rick Scott Construction ...

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