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  • CFMA Georgia Members, We received an inquiry for candidates for the CFO position at Sheridan Construction. Please see the description attached to this message. If you are aware of any candidates, please forward this message and tell them to submit...

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    I know this is in response to an old post, but did your client move to Plexxis? I'm curious to hear about their experience. I have a client that made the move. ------------------------------ Angela Cooley CCIFP, CPA Markham Norton Mosteller Wright...

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    I wanted to find out if any General Contractors have contracted with an external business development person to find and close project deals on behalf of the company. If so, how do you pay that person? % of project contract fee? What %, realizing...

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    Does anyone have a solution for managing and maintaining compliance with all of the different state contractor licensing requirements? We have always done this in house but it seems there has to be a better solution for this. Any help or suggestions...

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    RE: D&B Reports

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    We stopped using D&B for several reasons: -their product in not particularly useful to our business. -continual marketing calls and "cross-selling" of other lines of business. -while our customers will occasionally ask for our DUNS number,...

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    RE: D&B Reports

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    Group, We do not actively review or manage our D&B report. We do however review it on a yearly basis for general items. We run into the same requirement that some bids and it is getting fewer and fewer require a Duns number. ------------------------------...

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    Sage100c/MasterBuilder user...we just create SQL queries from excel to pull data from the database (works with version 19 or 20). With version 20 you can also connect your SQL database to Microsoft PowerBI to create some stunning dashboard and analytics....

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  • 20th Annual AGC/CFMA Construction Financial Management Conference

    Jointly sponsored by AGC and CFMA, the 20th Annual AGC/CFMA Construction Financial Management Conference was developed in response to a need for programs and workshops designed specifically for financial professionals in the construction industry.

  • CFMA Online Course: Accounting & Reporting, Oct. 18-19

    Learn how to use acceptable accounting and reporting practices to your company’s advantage and familiarize yourself with sample contractor financial statements. EARN 4.0 CPE CREDITS.

  • CFMA Webinar: 2016 Financial Benchmarker Results Revealed, Oct. 13

    In this 60-minute webinar, we will discuss key trends and divergent findings from the newly released 2015 Survey data (collected from over 850 participants) covering key leverage, efficiency, liquidity, and profitability ratios. EARN 1 CPE CREDIT.

Chapter Announcements

  • November CFMA Meeting

    Join us on Tuesday, November 15th in Bangor at the Hilton Garden Inn as we discuss Best Practices for Retirement Plan Sponsors. Click the link for more info. See you there!

  • CFMA South Florida October 19th General Meeting

    Topic: Surety Market Update

    Florida’s Recent Supreme Court Changes on how they drive the rate increases.

    Miles Case: Attorneys rates allowed to increase
    Westphal Case: Temporary Benefits are now uncapped
    Castellanos Case: Claims will live longer driving higher legal cost
    Strategies for lessening the effect of the changes

    Heath S. Eskalyo, Esq., Kelly Kronenberg
    Zack Stevens, QBE
    Will Griffin, American Globel
    Frank Pulcini, IOA USA

  • Welcome New Members!

    We are happy to annouce another new member to the Piedmont Chapter of CFMA. Please welcome Greta Gardner of Davie Construction!

  • Welcome New Members

    Kirschner Weeks, LLP
    Anne A. Andrade-Adeoye, Western Specialty Contractors
    Charles Alan Williams, Paran Homes, LLC
    David Guild, Rogers Mechanical Contractors, Inc.
    Millicent Kundrat, JMWilliams Contractors
    Pam W. Simon, Atlantic Capital Bank

  • Communication Gaps

    On 9/22, The Dakota Chapter invited Dave Berry of FMI to speak to the chapter regarding communication gaps. Dave touched on how important effective communication is and what a challenge it can be in business. He discussed how different generations prefer to communicate (phone calls v. texting, etc) and how different personalities can struggle to have effective communication.

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