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Charles W. | Elance
 
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Charles W.

Chartered accountant & lawyer
   United Kingdom

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Minimum Hourly Rate $77

I'm dual qualified as a chartered accountant and a solicitor. My practice is called CW accountancy and the website is www.cw-accountancy.com.

I'd consider full time jobs at FD or financial controller level - or project type work.

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Skills (10)

Tested
ACA qualified 2002
Financial Reporting
Accounting
Financial Analysis
Forecasting
Sarbanes-Oxley Act
Managerial Finance
Financial Accounting
Budgets
Financial Audits

Service Description

- preliminary reports and analysis
- financial modelling and forecasting
- monthly and year end reporting
- business model review and turnaround
- general commercial analysis
- preparing and negotiating contracts
- process implementation, improvement and controls
- advising private equity funds and investors
- due diligence and valuations
- fundraising and capital introduction (www.newprivateequityfunds.com)
- setting up investment vehicles
- statutory accounts and company secretarial
- tax and related issues

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Employment

Avanta Serviced Office Group
Financial Consultant
2013 - 2014
Interim role reporting to Chairman & CEO. SOG acquired Avanta in July 2013 (each group’s turnover approx. £30m). • Recruited to help with integration of the two finance departments • Serviced...
IPG
Area Controller
2013 - 2013
Interim role reporting to regional controller in Madrid Agency names: McCann, Lowe, DraftFCB & Mediabrands • Testing internal controls (Sarbanes Oxley compliance) • Monitoring monthly reporting...
Omnicom Media Group UK
Group Financial Controller
2007 - 2012
Permanent role reporting jointly to CFO & agency FDs Agency names: OMD, Manning Gottlieb, PHD, M2M & Drum • Initially did group reporting for Manning Gottlieb & OMD (turnover £80m) • Created...
Various interim roles
Financial Controller / Project Accountant
2003 - 2007
Le Meridien Hotels, project accountant – 20 month contract reporting to Kroll turnaround team: • Initially hired to complete year end statutory accounts • Then became financial controller for 10...
KPMG UK
Assistant Manager
2002 - 2003
Financial Services department - lead several audits in London.
Mazars
ACA training contract
1999 - 2002
Worked in the main audit department.
Watson, Farley & Williams
Solicitor
1997 - 1997
Corporate department - advised on an AIM listing and M&A transactions.
Allen & Overy
Trainee solicitor
1994 - 1996
Worked mainly in the corporate finance related departments.

Education

Edinburgh University
Master of Arts (MA)
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lawyer
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