I create plans and models for entrepreneurs and startups. My documents help them pitch to investors, banks, and potential business partners. Many of my clients are founders, organizations and companies seeking to create business and marketing plans, business models, full pitch decks or online presentations. Among my past clients I have financial institutions, food distribution companies, entertainment start-ups, media websites and green energy companies, plus many nonprofit organizations. My best clients are the ones with new and disruptive ideas. In my process I ask many questions, do a lot of research, propose new ideas, explore diverse channel of distribution, provide a lot of graphics, create models using a canvas business model system, run numbers and create financial projections. At the end, I do everything I can to create useful and powerful documents for my clients. "OFF-LINE" I have my own business consulting firm working from New York City, (EST) but available around the clock. I have an MPA from Cornell University (USA) and I speak English and Spanish. ----- MY PHILOSOPHY on writing business plan is simple: every business plan is unique and every client deserves a professional and timely service. I do not over promise, I do what I said I will do. Simple. Some business and marketing plans are designed to get a loan from a bank, others to get potential investors excited about a project. Most of the time is a tool to raise money, but all the time should be an instrument to guide your future. In my work I get inspiration from big angel and venture capitalist firms, such as the giant investor Sequoia Capital; that has invested in companies like Apple, Google, YouTube, PayPal, Instagram, Yahoo!, Atari, Kayak, Zappos, and LinkedIn. I always suggest my potential clients to read what they are asking from people that want to get funds from them: www.sequoiacap.com/ideas They are not asking for a 100-page business plan. They believe that the best founders are clear thinkers. ----- MY PROCESS is also simple. I start with your ideas and your initial data and work until you are completely satisfied. I want to invite you to see my process of writing business plans here: http://goo.gl/ugB0l1 Before you hire me I give you a very clear plan of what I will do for you, step by step, with a feasible timetable. Again, I do not over-promise, I do what I said I will do. By hours, this is a breakdown of my typical development process: 1) Business Consulting (2-6 hours) 2) Market (Research and Plan) (4 to 8 hours) 3) Financials (4 to 10 hours) - 3 to 5 years of Sales, Profit & Loss, Cash Flow and Balance Sheet forecasts. 4) Writing (8 to 16 hours) - following the format of California VC firm Sequoia Capital and adding charts, maps, graphics, etc., to clarify your business pitch. My tools are 1)Internet for research, 2) Skype for communication, 3) ASANA to organize my work, 4) Excel to plot all financial projections, 5) PowerPoint to design pitch decks, and 6) a few RedBulls to work overnight and on time. Everything will start with a Skype chat and we go from there. ----- TERMS I work around your budget. I know that startups are not cash cows. Because every plan is unique, I like to discuss final payment terms during the interview process. My original bid is a guide for the client, and is based, usually, on a week of work (about 40 hours). Depending on the nature, format and stage of your business project, my work could take about a week and in some cases several weeks. My hourly rate is $80, and usually will take me 20 to 40 hours of work to develop a comprehensive plan. If you hire me as a fixed rate contract, I operate on a 3-payment basis. The first 20% is due at project start, a second payment of 40% at an agreed upon middle milestone, and the final 40% upon completion of the project. ------- SAMPLES Looking for samples of my work? Here is a list of some of my past projects: IT service start-up in Germany, data center in Uganda, online food service platform in Brazil, crowdfunding site in California, niche social network in the UK, nonprofit in Mozambique, real estate fund in Taiwan, TV production company in Los Angeles, agro-business in Nigeria, entertainment company in Holland, publishing service in Spain, beverage company in the UK, entrepreneurial education center in Dubai, pharmaceutical start up in Lebanon, electric company in Saudi Arabia, and several iOS native app start-up in Australia, Ukraine, Puerto Rico and USA. Sample Business plan - http://goo.gl/4AUmUy Sample Pitch Deck - http://goo.gl/YcIMWa If you request a connection via Linkedin you can see past clients’ recommendations here: www.linkedin.com/in/josebello ----- FINAL NOTE: If you do not hire me, let me wish you good luck in your future business. Keep it up and dream big. Jose
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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
I am a financial consultant who specialises in helping clients: 1. Engineer Financial Solutions to promote their financial aims; 2. Develop Strategies to obtain Debt or Equity Financing; 3. Create Strategic or Business Plans; and 4. Manage their investments whether by providing direct insights on Capital Markets or developing portfolios. I developed all of these skills through my 17 years of high-level experience in Capital Markets, Derivatives, Investment Banking, Private Equity and Treasury. Over this period, I have worked on multiple debt- and capital-raising projects, valued in the billions of dollars, with a superlative degree of success. I combine my vast experience with outside-the-box thinking, a high attention to detail, awareness of current business issues and a passion for excellence to any work I undertake. In many cases, I have been able to turn-around situations that people thought were difficult or impossible to the advantage of my clients/employers.
- Top Rated oDesk Freelancer with 100% Job Success - More than 6 years of professional experience in business consulting, working as a freelance consultant and in important businesses like Deloitte and Consultora Logística - Specialized in Finance and Management topics (financial models, pro-forma budgetting, business valuation, M&A, investment analysis, financial ratios, break-even analysis, discount rate calculations, capital markets, business plans, strategic planning, brainstorming of new business ideas, start-up planning, pitch decks, market research, investment teasers) - Hold a bachelor in Business Administration, Universidad Austral (awarded gold medal to best average) - Academic experience in the finance field, working as professor in finance subjects and as writer of academic papers regarding business valuation - Entrepreneurial experience, after creating and managing my own businesses called OK Tenis and Sostiene Pereyra Perchas (obtained the 1st place in Endeavor business plan competition) - Specialties: Finance, Management, Entrepreneurship, Strategy, Value Creation, Creativity and Innovation - Important academic awards received, such as schollarships to attend business conferences in Argentina (South American Business Forum, ITBA, 2008 and 2012) and in the US (Business Today, Princeton University, 2010), 1° place in the Award to Academic Excellence (Fundación Deloitte, 2009 and 2010), among others.
I have 15+ years experience as a controller and finance director, for both for-profit and not-for-profit companies. I specialize in financial reporting and analysis, budgeting, forecasting/trends and financial modeling. I'm very proficient in Excel including using of pivot tables and macros and have worked with several different accounting packages (Peoplesoft, Deltek, Peachtree, Quickbooks). I have a degree in Accounting from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. I can provide you with accurate, extremely efficient financial solutions and reports.
Based in London (UK) and Malta. 20 years of executive management experience and 10 years as senior management consultant, specialising in evaluation of business performance, business plans, financial modelling, market research and strategies to enter new markets. Experience in global launch strategies and routes to markets. Preparation of business plans and investor proposals for start-ups to attract angel/crowd funding or finance. Substantial experience in tenders, RFP and Grant prep and submission. Substantial experience in franchising. Company set-up and international company structures. More than 20 years of top-management experience. World-wide experience with different industries, services and markets including product launches, Grants,Tenders and RFP
Artashes Vardanyan Agency Contractor
In the fast changing business environment business and financial wisdom is very important to achieve sustainable results and better financial goals. Since 2012 on oDesk, I've helped start-up companies from all over the world to get their business off the ground by supporting them in raising funds from angel investors and VC companies. No matter how complex your business and finance related questions are, I have the capabilities and experience to build high quality financial models and business plans to show you the road-map how the choices you make today will affect your business in the future. My core values are – open communication, innovation, high quality services. Feel free to contact us anytime for free advice.
David Stone Agency Contractor
**Top 1% on Business Concepts (U.S.) test - Brainbench **Top 1% on Management Skills test - oDesk **4th out of 1050+ test takers in Day Trading test - oDesk **12th of 8700+ test takers in Business Writing Skills Certification - oDesk Are you looking for an experienced and reliable business professional with a strong track record in financial analysis, business consulting, and market research to provide consistent, best-in-class support to your important project or assignment? As a demanding client who rightfully expects quality work, rest assured that in hiring me you will receive high quality deliverables, executed on-time, with open communication throughout at a mutually-acceptable negotiable rate. I am a financial professional with over 10 years of progressive experience with financial institutions, Fortune 500 companies, and other reputable organizations. Furthermore I completed an honors undergraduate degree in economics from a top liberal art college in New York and hold an MBA in Finance. I look forward to advising my clients in accounting, finance, business plans, and business advisory services. I am eager to bring value to my clients, and thank you in advance for giving me the opportunity to work with you.
Sohail I. Agency Contractor
I am ACCA Member having more than 5 years of Experience that enables me to work effectively and efficiently. I am available to render my professional services to clients specifically in the fields of: 1- Investor Ready / Startup / Operational Business Plans, Sales and Marketing Strategy 2- Business Valuations and Feasibility Studies including investment appraisals 3- Financial Modelling, Financial Analysis and Financial Reporting 4- Fraud Examinations / Forensic Audits, Internal Audits, Statutory Audits, IT Audits 5- World Class Financial Excel Dashboards Designer 6- Financial Statements, Financial Projections / Forecasting, Ratios Analysis, Key Performance Indicators 7- Financial Reporting and Accounting Advisory (IFRS & GAAP) 8- Book-keeping (using Quick books, Xero, Peachtree and other accounting softwares) 9- Advance Complex Excel Modelling Assignments somoo89.branded.me