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Michael W.

Michael W.

Business, Finance & Management Consultant

United States - Last active: 25 days ago - Tests: 2

* 25 years of business, finance and management experience * Expert in creative business consulting assisting small to medium sized business * Have raised millions of dollars for businesses over last several years * Bookkeeper training, creation of financial statements, improvement of accounting processes, and accounting implementation and input * Great relationships and expertise in raising debt capital of many types - including accounts receivables, purchase order financing, mortgages, cash flow lending and more * Very versed in small and mid sized business mergers and acquisitions as both buyer and seller

$75.00 /hr
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George White

George White

Business and Finance Professional

United States - Last active: 1 month ago

• Significant wherewithal in business planning and project management including assembling and oversight of teams for diverse initiatives including internet, mobile and digital applications and related database and creative development. • Engaged in accounting, bookkeeping, tax reporting and financial management for diverse corporate and non-profit entities that resulted in growth, innovation and social impact in the corporate and non-profit sectors. • Established strategic plan, financial controls and systems during tenure with 1stWEST Financial which facilitated and supported 30% annual sales growth. • Developed systems for detailed production tracking and customer sales reporting processes that enabled timely identification and response to indices resulting in continued customer growth and retention and improved employee assessment and compensation practices. • Facilitated significant growth despite associated financial challenges to a company through astute expense, debt and cash flow management and financial controls enabling the company to maintain stability. • Developed metrics for detailed production tracking and customer sales reporting processes that enabled timely identification and response to indices resulting in continued growth and retention and improved employee assessment and compensation practices. • Performed analysis and developed broad strategic and marketing plans which stabilized start-up companies and generated sales growth, market expansion and long-term stability. • Researched and performed due diligence and financial modeling related to leveraging companies existing platforms to develop proprietary new business areas. • Organized, researched, wrote and coordinated legal compliance in development of Human Resources and Policies and Procedures Manuals. • Proficient in relevant accounting and financial software including Quickbooks, Peachtree and Excel. Also possess strong capability in Powerpoint, Word and various blogging software and platforms. • Strong work ethic and integrity.

$60.00 /hr
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Igor Ivanovski

Igor Ivanovski

Financial Management / Statistics&Maths / PC All R...

Macedonia - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 7

I am an Economist with B.Sc. in Financial Management, with a PC competitive edge and maths oriented High School background. I especially enjoy the "numbers" facet of Economics, statistics&maths calculations and computer work, which led me to my work experiences in - credit analysis - rates calculations&conversions - warehouse administration&sales of goods requiring calculations regarding measurements I also welcome the “people” facet of Economics, especially after long hours in front of the Excel cells, such as my work experiences of: - constant e-mail&phone communication for acquiring costs - person-2-person B2B sales etc. Regarding software, I have wide PC knowledge backed with official work experience in: - data entry - fast, with proven precision even on short deadlines - Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word & Outlook; - Adobe Photoshop and Corel Draw - Macromedia Dreamweaver - basic experience - SQL server based warehouse application, including responsibility for head-to-head meetings with Head of IT support company regarding application requirements and development I have good general understanding of programming languages&databases and web page design which, although I do not offer professional web design or programming services, enables me to creatively apply my economic & maths knowledge in taking the initiative to suggest solutions and improvements, bearing in mind your specific business' economic&accounting needs VS general software&programming languages capabilities&limitations.

$37.00 /hr
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Mandy Weinberg

Mandy Weinberg

Salesforce, NetSuite, ERP Consultant, Project Mana...

United States - Last active: 10/09/2013 - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 1

An experienced business application consultant seeking project based employment to fulfill successful software deployments. Application experience ranges from complex financial and supply chain solutions to basic sales automation and web-based communications and collaboration tools. System experience includes Quickbooks, Quickbooks Online, Netsuite, Salesforce, Wordpress, and Kickapps. Professional characteristics include attention to detail, effective and direct communication style, and a commitment to understand customer needs and set expectations appropriately.

$50.00 /hr
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Andrew Bowen

Andrew Bowen

Qualified Accountant, Finance Director and Consult...

United Kingdom - Last active: 02/10/2014 - Tests: 1

Commercially focused and results orientated finance professional with 20 years experience gained in business. Particular strengths lie in providing business plans and forecasting, detailed financial modelling, due diligence, strategic review, M and A activities, business leadership and change management. I am seeking to support companies either on a project basis or as a part time FD providing the financial support to enable companies to grow their profits and to allow business owners to focus on growing their business Extensive knowledge of all aspects of the gaming industry including retail, casinos, e-commerce, digital and gaming machines gained in the UK and US

$111.11 /hr
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Matt Dorsey

Matt Dorsey

Chartered Financial Analyst

United States - Last active: 06/03/2014 - Tests: 1

I am a second-year MBA candidate at Columbia Business School with a background in economic consulting, investment banking, real estate and private equity. I hold a bachelor of science in Economics as well as the Chartered Financial Analyst designation. I have experience in a broad range of research and financial analysis, including business valuation, intellectual property valuation, merger and acquisition analysis and property-level real estate valuation.

$38.89 /hr
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Daniele Ferrante

Daniele Ferrante

Accountant and Tax Consultant

Italy - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 9

I'm a Chartered Accountant in Italy "Dottore Commercialista" and a Tax consultant "Tributarista". I've worked for the last 5 years over Personal and corporate taxation, accounting and auditing. I've worked with different firm in Milan (Italy) and I'm still collaborating with one of them. If you need to establish a new business in Italy, a TAX OPINION, Due Diligence or you are looking for a new tax advisor, feel free to send me a message. All the skills above are related to Italian GAAP and Italian Tax Law. Dottore Commercialista is the Italian for Chartered Accountant but works as business consultants too rather than just sorting out your taxes. In fact, he really cross between a tax lawyer and an accountant.

$50.00 /hr
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Jeff Morris

Jeff Morris

Tax, Accounting, Bookkeeping Expert w/ Xero, Quick...

United States - Last active: 07/11/2014 - Tests: 4

Bio I am a 27-year accounting veteran with specialties in tax, accounting systems, and project / federal contracting. Previously I was a controller/CFO for Fortune 500 and Washington Technology 100 companies. I am a U.S.-based CPA with licenses in Maryland & Washington DC, with reciprocity in Virginia. I am a principal at the public accounting firm of Nathaniel Jacobson LLC CPAs headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland and am a Quickbooks ProAdvisor and a Xero Certified Advisor. Services I pair innovative cloud based accounting products with sensible business advice that yield proven advantages to clients in even the most demanding circumstances. The firm's bookkeeping, accounting, payroll, and tax software is built on the Xero and Quickbooks Online web platforms, which means it is available anytime and anywhere you need it--at an economical cost. Or I can work with your accounting software of choice; I have experience with Oracle, SAP, Microsoft Dynamics, Deltek GCS Premier, Deltek Costpoint, and a number of small business accounting solutions. I can also support payroll requirements; the firm specializes in ADP and Intuit payroll solutions. For tax clients I take a holistic approach to their financial situation, using the tax return as a guide. I examine the tax implications of financial decisions and events (big or small) and advise and help clients understand how their business and finance decisions affect their overall financial plan. I identify and address areas that require immediate attention based on prior year returns while also anticipating new strategies and tax planning opportunities. Project accounting or federal contracting clients benefit from my extensive knowledge of Cost Accounting Standards-compliant cost structures, Federal Acquisition Regulations, forward pricing proposals, disclosure statements, incurred cost detail, cost and pricing proposals and audits, General Services Administration schedules, and Small Business Administration 8(a) programs.

$54.44 /hr
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Matthew Roberts

Matthew Roberts

Investment Banker / Management Consultant / China

United States - Last active: 24 days ago - Tests: 1

I love helping small business and entrepreneurs thrive! I have significant accounting experience with small business, management consulting experience and experience dealing with China. Currently, I am working as an investment banker and looking to complete projects on a part-time basis. I look forward to crushing it with you!

$35.00 /hr
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