Experienced in accounting, financial reporting and analysis; executive management reporting; variance analysis; consolidation; KPI reporting Key expertise: - Full cycle accounting (A/R, A/P, GL, Finanical Reporting) - Accounting system setup - Chart of accounts creation - OHRS/MIS Compliance - GL accounting & reconciliation - Preparation of Financial Reports - Financial Analysis Specialties:ACCPAC, Microsoft Dynamics GP, CIMS (Cannesto Billing Software), Quickbooks, Oracle Financials, Hyperion Essbase, Crystal Reports, Microsoft Office Suite
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Dynamic career in the accounting and audit field in an international environment. Key areas of expertise include project accounting, revenue accounting, budgeting and financial analysis. All this is combined with a solid focus on execution and on-time delivery. 14 years of accounting experience with over 10 years of internal and external audit experience. Managed audits for international clients across Europe and USA. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Multilingual - fluent in English, German, Slovak and Czech, and in the process of learning Spanish. Strong analytical skills with feasibility studies, requirements gathering, implementation and delivery.
Financial executive with broad experience in all aspects of financial management, especcially Budgeting, Controlling, Financial modelling. Professional knowledge of MS Excel. Direct experience with real estate construction, telecommunications, metals & mining, financial consulting. Progressive experience in operational and corporate finance. Personally, I am very motivated, proactive, driven and goal oriented. I have a structured and logical approach to problem solving. My core strengths are strong attention to details and high quality of results.
Detail oriented Financial Analyst with background leveraging CMA credentials and hands-on experience in accounting, quantitative analysis, budgeting, and forecasting. • Strong analytical skills; support business operations through analysis of key performance indicators and trends. • Provide robust modeling and reporting to facilitate executive level decision making. • Experienced in balancing priorities for short term and long range goals. • Function well independently and as a team member; respond best in fast-paced, high-pressure environment. • Consensus-driven communicator; liaise across various business units & personnel and promote organizational success. • Rapidly adapt to new technologies and possess expertise with MS Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Word, EPICOR, ACCPAC, Oracle Accounting and broad range of banking industry software & processing technologies. History of excellence in… • Financial statement preparation • Revenue analysis and trend forecasting • Managerial reporting • P&L analysis • General ledger maintenance and account reconciliation • Payroll processing • Receivables analysis and reporting • Development of spreadsheet solutions, forecasting models and analytical tools in MS Excel • Basic programming in VBA
Profit Professional with Master Degree of Science in Accountancy, experienced in Bookkeeping, Cash Management, Profit First Implementation, QuickBooks, and working in environments demanding strong analytical skills and attentiveness to details. If you are looking for more than just an average bookkeeper but looking for someone who can increase profits, then I'm your candidate. I improve client's profitability and help maintain a positive cash flow year around.
Angela is an exceptional analytic and interpersonal skills. High dependability and integrity with emphasis on accuracy and consistency. Outstanding technical and critical thinking skills from monitoring system programs and processes. Strong organizational and prioritization skills, client relationship management, problem analysis, and adaptability skills to work under pressure. Created new venture companies from start-up operations to transition of accounting / finance functions to full time resources, responsible for accounts payable, accounts receivable, maintaining general ledger, fixed assets, cash flow, and deposits for related venture creation companies Specialties: Financial analysis, Cost Management, AR/AP accounts, Data analysis, Trend Analysis, Fiscal/Budget Planning, Financial management, Student Loan Regulations.
I am currently a freelance operations consultant & contractor and a prospective entrepreneur. My career in both food manufacturing operations and asset-based lending has provided me with complementary skills and knowledge of managing both qualitative and quantitative factors and how they interrelate. I am a systems-thinker and I enjoy developing and refining management systems, and measuring the qualitative and quantitative results after execution. I have been involved with various projects over the past 10+ years. During my 4 years in asset-based lending, I examined various companies in multiple industries and countries, participated in the acquisition of a publicly-traded foreign competitor, and relocated to London to establish European operations. During my 5+ years in food manufacturing, I developed numerous qualitative and quantitative management systems for internal purposes, developed new products, and contributed to strategic partnership development. However, this past year has been the most exciting as a freelancer: I was the lead consultant (independent) on a food product recall, I joined the Net Impact NYC Programs Committee for Pro Bono Consulting in an Operations Management capacity, dedicated most of my professional time to developing a Fruit Juice Startup Venture, and I am currently creating an operating budget model for a startup based in China. The following are my career highlights: Fruit Juice Venture - Authored 4,000-word Grant Application to the state of Michigan in order to obtain $250,000 in cost-reimbursements for both the marketing platform and production facility plan in lieu of incurring third-party debt and/or diluting equity. - Constructed multifunctional Excel financial model in order to forecast operational performance, budget capital requirements, and determine the economic viability of the business concept. Business & Operations Consultant - Designed and constructed MS Excel Operating Budget for Beijing-based agricultural research and news subscription startup venture by examining their operations in conjunction with the various revenues and costs related thereto. - Scrutinized and redesigned a USDA-regulated RTE facility's Standard Operating Procedures in immediate response to a 35,000 lb. food product recall. - Authored twenty (20) page Corrective Action Report that the establishment included in its final report for the USDA District Office. General Manager of Food Manufacturing Division - Supervised and coordinated all facets of manufacturing division including cost and investment analysis, forecasting, procurement ($30 million annual budget), labor utilization ($5 million annual expense), overall equipment/people effectiveness, inventory planning & control, regulatory compliance, product development, and strategic customer support. - Achieved $1.5 million (5% of total variable cost) per annum cost reduction, 30% process capacity increase, 28% labor productivity increase, and 7% multifactor productivity increase through manufacturing strategy reassessment, management task consolidation, line balancing & sequencing, procurement proficiency, and capital investments. Vice President of Investments - Prospected, analyzed, negotiated and structured over $250 million of executed investments in various plant, property & equipment spanning different industries in multiple countries. - Chief analyst on $150 million acquisition of a publicly-traded competitor that expedited the efficient transition and integration of the competitor’s business development team.
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
I have over 8.5 years’ experience with project management & operational management where I have delivered over 15 projects successfully. Responsibilities included: • Managed projects of up to 16 resources across multiple disciplines including designers, developers, testers & writers. • Successfully delivered over 15 projects withing the technology space. • Defined & implemented operational processes to ensure effective productivity was produced by team members. Versatile Project Manager experienced within Enterprise & Startup environments, worked within a wide array of B2C & B2B early stage software product deliveries while encompassing focus on project management as many products were driven from inception through to delivery over both web & mobile digital platforms including iOS, Android & Mobile Web. Breadth & Balance: Managing the introduction of new products & new product features across multiple industries including the Health & Nutrition, Financial, Education, Accounting, Travel/Tourism & Hydroponics industries. Worked closely with founders, Internal matrix styled teams, product teams as well as external off-shore outsourced teams. Managed upto 16 resources across 3 projects simultaneously. Overall Successes: Successfully Managed the development & launch of 4 mobile products to the consumer market within the Travel/Tourism & Nutrition space. Successfully Managed & co-managed the development & launch of 3 web projects in the financial & accounting industry. Successfully Managed the development & launch of 2 hydroponics web projects to the consumer market. Successfully aided in the launch of several web projects within the Educational space. Methodologies: Agile/Scrum & Waterfall Certified: CSPO, ISTQB/CTFL, PMI-ACP*
• More than 30 years of experience as a C.P.A. in public practice offering expertise in the field of accounting, auditing and management consultancy including tax consultation, feasibility studies, and audit, among others. • Handled financial and management requirements of several companies in real estate development, real estate investment, utilities, telecommunications, construction and import/distribution. • Has worked in several countries outside of the Philippines, including Africa; Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Bahrain; Riyadh, KSA; Laos, PDR; and Jakarta, Indonesia. Additional Professional Activities: • Financial and Operational Audit • Budget/forecast/business plans preparation • Knowledgeable in IBM-PC/Microsoft computer operation such as: - Windows 98/2000/ME/XP - Spreadsheets – Excel, Lotus, Symphony, Quattro - Accounting Solutions – MYOB, ACCPAC, DAC-Easy, Cougar Mountain Software, MCBA, Quickbooks, Sure!, FMIS, FAcctS. - Adobe Photoshop, Power Point