Have bachelor's of science in economics & marketing + extra accounting units (all As), currently studying to sit for the CPA exam. Proficient with QuickBooks (many PC & Mac versions), XERO, MS Excel. 5 years full charge accounting experience, including but not limited to setting up an accounting system for a company, bank and c/c reconciliations, AP/AR, payroll, inventories, depreciation and amortization, financial statements presentations, GAAP and tax compliance. Other office experience includes data entry & analysis, Internet research, logistics, marketing, e-commerce, translations Russian - English and administrative support. Honesty and reliability are my priorities, I see challenging problems as a space to learn and grow, ready to go the extra mile to achieve the best results in the shortest time.
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Over the last 8 years, I've been involved in a wide range of research projects performing statistical analyses, database management, technical writing, and business analytics. I'm highly proficient in Microsoft Office suite (with a special focus on Microsoft Excel), SPSS, and SAS statistical software, research writing and editing. My core competency lies in complete end-to-end management of research and data projects, from collecting/analyzing data, to creating high quality and clean graphs, to writing finished technical reports. I am well-versed in both parametric and non-parametric tests. I am seeking opportunities to organize, analyze, and interpret data from all sizes of projects. I also have experience in the following areas: HTML5, CSS3, social media, graphing data, and teaching.
I am a well educated academic researcher with extensive experience in all aspects of the research process. I am particularly skilled in statistical analysis and research methodology. I would be ideally suited to positions requiring quantitative data analyses / interpretation, study design and methodology, survey research, literature and data review, or academic writing / editing. I am extremely proficient with SPSS and highly skilled with Minitab and Excel. I have some experience with other statistical applications including: AMOS, CMA, G*Power, GraphPad, IRT software (SSI), PASS, R (including RStudio and R Integration for SPSS) SAS, Stata, Statistica, XLSTAT, among others. Please inquire about currently held licenses if you require analyses using specialized software. I am very familiar with APA style writing and referencing and have also prepared documents in other style formats (e.g., AMA, MLA, IEEE). My PhD is in psychology (clinical neuropsychology) and my background is in the social and medical/health sciences. I have consulted on work in diverse topic areas and have found my statistical and research skills to be exceedingly transferable.
I have 7 years of experience in data analysis. I'm the Chief Data Scientist and founder of Cabaceo.com, a data science consulting company in Ann Arbor, Michigan, US. I also teach people how to do data science using the R programming language at www.MasterR.org, where you can receive high quality training materials for free. I used to work as an analytic consultant for FICO, where I built scorecard for Picture People to predict customer response rate to their marketing campaigns, which doubled their ROI. I also built customer segmentations for Canadian Tire Bank, which gave the executive team a holistic understanding of their customers for the first time and resulted in a chapter of a book. More recently, I have built a linear regression model to explain the relationship between interest rate of peer-to-peer loans and borrowers' characteristics using data from LendingClub, a two-level clustering-and-randomForest model to predict human physical activities using smartphone data, a logistic regression optimization based on precision and recall, a R-implementation of the cross-sectional regression and quintile-portfolio construction methods published in the Journal of Economic Literature. I have a masters degree in Biostatistics from the University of Michigan and a bachelor's degree in mathematics from New College of Florida. I'm an avid MOOC taker, constantly learning new techniques and tools in data science and machine learning. I took all the courses in data science, statistics and machine learning from Coursera, Udacity and Edx. I respond all my messages in less than 24 hours.
As a polished, efficient, and versatile professional, I have twenty years administrative background ranging from Executive Assistant to Office Manager to Front Office Coordinator. Administratively, I have supported Directors, Presidents, Vice Presidents, Partners and C-Levels at prior companies. As a licensed California Real Estate Agent for the past ten years, I have worked as a Buyer's Agent, Marketing Assistant and Property Manager. I have excellent organization and solid technical skills, and the capabilities to self-manage and complete tasks on time. I have experience with and am very comfortable managing projects. I definitely enjoy technology and learning new things. I hope to hear from you and discuss how I can make an immediate contribution toward the growth of your business!
CPA who started his career at Ernst & Young, served as an Accounting Manager for a sub of FedEx, a Director of Finance for a small manufacturer, and as a Contract CFO for multiple businesses. My work as a Contract CFO served primarily as a blend of Controller, Financial Analyst, and CFO duties. I prepare the financial statements for multiple businesses since 2005, and manage all aspects of supervising A/R, A/P, Fixed Assets, Payroll, General Ledger, and IT functions. • Tracked key metrics, and improved upon each as we grew the businesses • Assisted in the negotiation and valuation of an acquired business, which provided additional products and engineering bench, accelerating growth • Negotiated a credit facility for the expansion of an existing facility. This accommodated growth and provided additional production capabilities • Through a cost-benefit analysis, we expanded operational capabilities, vertically integrating certain product lines which were previously outsourced, generating margin enhancement on these products • Relocated two facilities to accommodate growth • Implemented ERP packages with each, streamlining across multiple functions, allowing staff levels to stay low as growth expanded • Developed and maintained Forecast tools for each – with a high degree of accuracy in modeling • Developed a pricing tool for a custom manufacturer, which creates a BoM, Routing, Estimated Costs, and Pricing review worksheets
- Web analytics (Google analytics, Omniture) - GA API reporting automation. - GTM implementation. - Tableau dashboards to bring all this data to the right person in no time. I can help you understand what is going on with your business in the Internet + create information infrastructure which helps you make more effective decisions based on the data you already have.
Owner of E.B. Howard Consulting. I am an independent consultant that provides grant preparation and evaluation for organizations. I have 10 years of experience in the development of program resources, grant proposal development, designing evidence-based programming and activities, monitoring the implementation of those programs, evaluation, and providing feedback for continuous program improvement. As an experienced evaluator, I have extensive experience in advising and working with a variety of technical-focused projects that involve applying operational research theory and methodology; developing logic models; and projects that require applying knowledge of qualitative/quantitative analysis. I have worked with a variety of clients that include school districts (LEA), higher education institutions (HEI), community-based organizations (CBO), nonprofits, and start-up business entities. Specific services include, but are not limited to • Business plan development, • Evaluation, • Grant funding research, • Grant proposals development, • Grant reporting, • Operational efficiencies advisement, • Policy & procedure development, • Proposal review & copy editing, • RFP response development, and • Strategic planning. PLEASE NOTE: 1. Funding/Grant Applications with a final deliverable within seven (7) days will be bid at a higher rate. 2. Before accepting your project opportunity, I require a 15-minute conversation about the specifics of your project. This is a chance for both of us to ask and answer any questions we might have about your project. 3. I require a signed contract with specific deliverables and deadlines in addition to oDesk. This helps me organize my projects and priorities. 4. I rarely accept opportunities requiring less than a 48-hour turnaround. Unless it is editing or content analysis. 5. Upon request, I am happy to provide you a specific list of my funding & project experience and/or references.