Joanne Seeds

About Joanne Seeds

Joanne Seeds, CMA and Boardroom Metrics Advisor consults with organizations on how to create order and mitigate risk through effective documentation of processes and procedures.

Important Tax information for Parents and Students

It is that time of year again, when parents and students are getting ready to complete their Income Tax returns. I just know it is everyone’s favourite task.  Here is some information for you that just might make it a bit easier to swallow.   Most University and College students take their slips to the [...]

By |March 13th, 2014|Leadership|0 Comments

Business Process Improvement Methodologies… Defining the Process

Define Measure Analyze Improve Control (DMAIC) In every organization, technology and otherwise, it is important that every project have a set of defined steps to ensure success.  Many of today's Business Process Improvement methodologies use DMAIC as the framework in defining the steps used to execute their applications. It is important in the execution to [...]

By |March 28th, 2013|Business Management, Business Process, Technology|0 Comments

CMA Accountant… It’s More than Just Numbers!

Did you ever have one of those days where you were tired of people making assumptions about what you do just because you are an accountant? I have been reading a book that talks about the point that when reached changes an outcome from one to another.  Today I reached that point where my passive [...]

By |March 26th, 2013|Accounting, Business Management|0 Comments

Improving Business Processes

Increasing Sales isn’t the Only way to Increase the Bottom Line Okay, so you have a good product, the sales are there, and you have a good group of employees. Everything is in place. Now what? Have you considered improving your business processes? What does improving your business processes have to do with increasing profitability? [...]

By |March 21st, 2013|Business Management, Business Process, Technology|0 Comments

Pave Your Road to Success

Joanne Seeds - Making Sense of Numbers! Without a map it is difficult to get to where you want to go unless you have some previous knowledge of the route. Even then, when obstacles are put in your way, alternative routes may be required or if your general mode of transportation is unavailable you may [...]

By |November 21st, 2012|Accounting, Business Management, News|0 Comments

Process Mapping

Road Map to Nowhere Joanne Seeds - Making Sense of Numbers! Road maps help us get from point A to point B.  With them, we can breakdown a trip into segments to help make reaching our destination manageable. If we get lost, they help to put us back on track.   Process Mapping and documentation are [...]

By |November 13th, 2012|Business Management, Business Process, Management|0 Comments

The Accountant’s Nightmare

Joanne Seeds - Making Sense of Numbers! Deep, deep below the surface lies a dark secret.  No one can define it or say what it is made up of.  It is growing, becoming more and more ominous. It is the Accountant’s nightmare. That one account, one reconciliation, one process that no one has been able [...]

By |October 24th, 2012|Accounting, Forensic Accounting, News|0 Comments

A New Day Dawns

Joanne Seeds - Making Sense of Numbers! Dreading Auditors is part of the corporate culture that has been passed down through management to all employees for years.  It is time to change that culture and improve relations. This is not going to happen overnight.  But, a change in how we view the Auditors and how [...]

By |October 17th, 2012|Accounting|0 Comments