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Michael S. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jan 15, 2010

Michael S.

Expert Financial Accounting & Bookkeeping
   United States
  |   Saint Cloud, MN

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $5

Extensive financial, accounting, and administrative experience. Education includes both Bachelors and Masters degrees as well as holding a CPA license for more than 20 years.

I understand the issues facing small and medium sized business and have successfully functioned as an employee, manager, officer, and consultant for a variety of companies.

I can help solve your problems and achieve your business objectives.

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Accounting Principles Test
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Service Description

Successful experience includes:

* Rational balance sheet management, cash, short and long term debt, working capital, inventory, fixed assets, distributions
* Management and performance of periodic financial close while understanding and communicating P&L variance analysis
* Communication of complex, credible forecasts and results based on rigorous analytical models focused on cash flow
* Evaluation and strengthening of internal controls, computer hardware, and software applications
* Negotiation, selection and management of company risk strategies including umbrella, general liability, inland marine, vehicle, workers compensation and employee benefits insurance
* Recruiting, mentoring, and supervision of accounting, treasury, IT, purchasing and HR staff
* Vendor, supplier and subcontractor management and administration
* Acquisitions integration
* Expert percentage of completion revenue recognition with AIA or ad hoc progress billings
* Calculation and maintenance of charge rates and transfer costs for overhead, labor, and equipment
* Implementation of job and manufacturing cost systems to provide reporting, analysis and identify marginal activity
* Negotiation and structure of contracts; submission and maintenance of prequalification documents
* Design of statistical and unit data reports for metric and dashboard analytics
* Federal, state, municipal tax planning and compliance
* Research and formation of entities to achieve tax and investment...

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Education

University of North Texas
MBA - Finance
1991 - 1996
Texas State University
Bachelors of Business Administration - Accounting
1977 - 1981
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Bookkeeping
Finance
MBA
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