20 years experience implementing, training users, managing projects associated with manufacturing ERP systems; e.g. Epicor, MS Dynamics. When projects begin to slip, i have been hired to bring them back on schedule and budget, Completed implementations in Asia in 2013. My educational background is financial but I have trained and coached users in end to end business practices to improve inventory management and production throughput.
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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.
I am an experienced consultant with a proven track record in delivering financial, commercial and operational solutions to a range of Companies. I have a Chartered Accountancy background and managed large finance teams in global Companies and have recently enabled a start-up Company to commence trading. I bring a mix of corporate financial management skills, diligence and attention to detail based on hands on experience and a commercial brain to generate ideas and bring them to fruition. I have extensive experience within the Ticketing, Travel and Ticketing software industries, working in a wide ranging series of roles covering Finance Director duties, Strategic and Commercial decision making, supplier and customer contracting, budgeting and cost control, management of daily company operations and Company Secretarial, Legal and HR responsibilities. I have gained a wealth of hands on financial accounting and business operational duties and been heavily involved in the strategic development of a start up, private equity owned Company for the past 3 years. My specific experiences can be summarised as follows: Corporate Financial Management: Experienced Chartered Accountant – 10 years post qualification experience in a commercial environment Responsible for creating and managing internal controls frameworks Preparation and presentation of financial management information at Board level Management of Company statutory audits Liaising with external stakeholders (e.g. government, banks, shareholders) Financial Data Modelling using MS Excel Cashflow forecasting Budgets and financial forecasts Scenario modelling Writing accompanying business plans, proposals and due diligence packs Commercial Contracts Have successfully negotiated and managed contracts with key suppliers, key customers and key service providers to businesses for the past 10 years in territories such as Canada, USA, UK, Australia and Ireland. Budgetary Control and Cost Management Responsibility for budgetary control in previous two roles Creation of purchase order control system in previous two roles Experience of identifying and negotiating favourable terms with suppliers Up to date with current technologies and utilising these for operational overhead savings Commercial Pricing Previously have assumed sole responsibility for contract pricing Experienced in identifying the required margins to cover overheads in high volume, low margin businesses Experienced in pricing in technology service industries Understanding competitor pricing and market receptiveness to pricing strategies Experienced in delivering commercial rate sheets to sales teams and management thereafter Commercial Operations Responsible for creating and managing daily operations including: Customer payments via credit card merchants Inventory control systems Pricing systems Domain registration management and implementation Corporate websites Integration of reporting systems with accounting systems Collection and settlement of monies in foreign currencies in a cost effective manner Staff Management For the past ten years I have been responsible for all aspects of staff management including recruitment, training, absence management, discipline and terminations. I have also managed two redundancy programmes during this time and have a high awareness of current legislation and responsibilities required. I have managed finance teams (accounts payable, accounts receivable etc) and operational teams. Fundraising Experienced in submission of successful grant claims UK Government Research and Development Tax credits Completed two private equity funding rounds for a start-up technology Company Successful applications for bank finance Experience of dealing with Invoice discounting and factoring Companies
Business Controller Manager / Chief Financial Officer Deputy Business Controller Manager with experience in Team Management, Project Management, Business Analysis, Financial Analysis, Business Strategy and Business Management's alignment, Business Plan and Strategic Plan Business Administration degree (Universitat Pompeu Fabra) and Master in Controlling Management and Finance (EADA Business School) Specialized in Healthcare, Chemical Industry, Logistics and Services. I have developed my career in key positions in Fluidra, Phibo such (Chief Financial Officer Deputy and Controlling Manager). I have participated also in several start up companies offering my financial and strategy point of view. I have redacted some Business Plan. Expertise Areas ►Business Strategy ►Business Plan ►Financial Management ►International Business Controller Manager ►Financial Planning ►Budget & Forecast ►Financial Statements ►Negotiation and Bank Management ►Treasury Management ►Cost Structure ►Business Profitability ►Balance sheet Analysis ►Business Development ►Strategic Plan ►Strategic Models ► ERP ►Reporting ►International Business Development ►Team Management ►Analysis and Sales Promotion
A mature financial executive with strategic leadership skills honed as a managing partner of the local office of an international accounting firm. Established expertise in both traditional and entrepreneurial environments and audit requirements. Personal strengths include superb organization, and an energetic, systematic approach to all challenges. Experienced relationship builder with Boards of Directors, lenders, investors and auditors. Identifies new opportunities and successfully pursues them.
I am Kathleen Fitzpatrick, Whether you need accounting, tax, finance, bookkeeping, financial planning/forecasting services for one hour a month to a couple of hours a day, I can provide you with all the financial tools you need to profitably operate your business. I bring over 25 years of Corporate Accounting, Finance, Human Resources and Project Management. I have worked with startups, turnarounds, slow growth and fast growth companies both domestically and in the Americas. I have also worked within the For Profit and Not-for-Profit industries.
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Dear (Business Owner/Potential Client): As a business owner myself for nearly 15 years, and having worked in the accounting field for almost 25, I believe I possess a unique perspective of what makes one (business/employee) stand out from the others. Professionalism, knowledge and a proven track record are all indicators of future success. In October of 2000 I accepted an offer to buy out a portion of the client list of my current employer and formed my own company, Blue Ridge Business Services. Over the next several years I expanded my client base, added a staff of 4, and quadrupled my revenue. In 2013 I was offered an interest in a client’s business and became the Managing Partner. My knowledge and experience includes: • Software (attached) • Payroll • Taxes – Federal, state and local • Insurance – Worker’s compensation, liability, personal property • Inventory • Management • Record keeping/document retention • Auditing • Development of standard operating procedures/best practices • Training/coaching • Budgeting • Government compliance • Licenses • Human Resources • Financial reporting • Organizational, time management and communication skills I have also worked with clients in a variety of fields: veterinary offices, vacation schedulers, fire departments, non-profits, spa managers and staffing to name just a few. Sincerely, Debi Choi Software Skills o GoToMeeting o Skype o TeamViewer o LogMeIn o Office 365 Online (Shared calendars and document management) o Outlook o Word o Excel o PowerPoint • Adobe PDF (Creating pdf fillable documents) • Dropbox (Document management) o VRM (“Virtual Resort Management” - Property management software) o RTR (“Real Time Rental” - Property management software) o Harms (Salon and spa management software) o Zoho (CRM, applicant tracking and invoicing) o EEmpACT (Staffing software) o Shiftboard (Event and shift scheduling) • QuickBooks Point of Sale • MAC o Facebook o Twitter o LinkedIn o HootSuite o WordPress
I obtained my degree at De La Salle John Bosco College in the Philippines as a Financial Management graduate. I am eager and motivated to learn in a certain task. I am hardworking, flexible, and willing to work under pressure. I know how to handle any Microsoft applications such MS Words, Excel,and Power Point.
• With basic experience in Bookkeeping, Taxation and Internal Auditing • Understands business processes and documentations • Attentive to details with a practical approach to problem solving • Trained in a fast-pace and multi-tasking environments • Goal and results oriented • Computer literate and with good communication skills, oral and written • Enjoys being part of a successful and productive team and thrives in highly pressurized and challenging work environments.
I am a Certified Public Accountant, graduated from the University of Montevideo (Uruguay). I completed part of my undergraduate studies at the College of Business Administration of the University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (USA). In the past I worked for 5 years in the law firm Posadas, Posadas & Vecino (ppv.com.uy), which has offices in Uruguay, Panama and Switzerland. There I served as an accountant within the Off-Shore Department. As such, I assisted foreign clients in areas such as corporate structuring, tax planning and the outsourcing of financial/accounting processes. I currently work as an independent practitioner advising on short and long-term projects. As an independent accountant/ consultant, I focus on financial/accounting outsourcing. I speak Spanish, English and Portuguese.