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Hugh Burns | Elance
 
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Hugh Burns

CPA Expert in Nonprofit Financial Management
   United States
  |   Denver, CO

Overview

Financial health, good stewardship and financial accountability are fundamental to succeeding as a nonprofit organization in today's environment. I am a highly experienced CPA/CMA offering professional services and consulting to help drive performance in your non-profit organization. I have an unusual combination of experience as a practicing CPA with a major international firm, experience in a Fortune 500 company and extensive experience as an executive in a large nonprofit organization. I can help your nonprofit organization achieve...

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Skills (10)

Tested
Cash Flow Management
Financial Analysis
Financial Due Diligence for Mergers and Acquisitions
Design and Implementation of Internal Controls
Accelerated Accounting Close
Design and Implement Finance/Accounting Policies and Procedures
Bookkeeping
GAAP Technical Research and Application
Purchase Accounting
Accounting Process Reengineering and Improvement

Service Description

I can advise or assist you regarding nonprofit accounting principles, bookkeeping, compliance with IRS and other government regulations, budgeting, design and implementation of internal controls, measurement of outcomes and outputs, accelerating the accounting close process, financial statement preparation, mergers and acquisitions, due diligence, business plans, strategic planning, cash flow management, corporate governance, ad-hoc financial analysis, financial processes and procedures, systems, problem solving, finance/accounting staffing issues, etc.

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Employment

Denver Rescue Mission
Vice President of Operations/Financial Controller
2004 - Present
The Denver Rescue Mission is one of the largest social service agencies in the Rocky Mountain region and provides a variety of services to help the homeless and poor including emergency shelter,...
Newmont Mining Corporation
Director of Financial Reporting
2001 - 2004
As the Director of Financial Reporting, I was responsible for the preparation of the Company's financial statements and all SEC registration statements, filings, and annual/quarterly reports....
PricewaterhouseCoopers Consultores, Auditores...
Partner/Manager/Supervisor
1994 - 2001
Specialized in financial audits, due diligence for mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings and SEC registrations and reporting. I gained experience in a variety of industries and had a...
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC
Senior Accountant/Staff Accountant
1989 - 1994
Performed financial audits in accordance with Generally Accepted Auditing Standards of public and private companies, with a particular emphasis in the Mining Industry.

Education

University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
B.S. in Business Administration
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Keywords

Nonprofit
Budget
Accounting
Cash Flow
Internal Controls
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