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Keith B. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Sep 30, 2011

Keith B.

Advice and solutions with Integrity
   New Zealand
  |   Auckland, North Shore
  |  5:20 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $25

An experienced CEO and CFO of multimillion dollar businesses, I am a qualified Chartered Management Accountant (ACMA), hold an Executive MBA from UCT-South Africa and am an accredited Business mentor and Consultant. After a successful executive leadership career within the international corporate sector, I turned my attention to the SME sector and have worked with a range of businesses, assisting them to achieve their potential through coaching and business mentoring. An expert in business planning, change management, strategy development...

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Skills (10)

Tested
Business Coach
Management Reporting
Management Skills
Investment Appraisal
HR/ER management
Investment Appraisal/Due Diligence
Forensic Accounting
Business Writing
Operations Management
Microsoft Word

Service Description

February 2007 - To Date Albany, New Zealand

Business Consultant and Mentor
Business Mentoring for North Shore clients.
A few short-term consulting contracts.

Three-week interim Mentor Co-ordinator for North Shore Trade & Enterprise.
Monthly reports & Annual accounts and taxation for a number of small businesses.

August 2003 – February 2007 Wales & Northern Ireland Contracts – Business Consultant

Gordon & Associates – Swansea, August to December 2003

Feasibility studies, Valuations, Liquidations, Insolvencies

Dask Timber Products Ltd – Belfast, January 2004 to January 2007

Interceding Managing Director with a mandate to recover loss-making company and train Owner’s son into the role.
Re-structured and re-financed the business. Recruited functional management staff and removed or re-trained existing.
Wrote and implemented new ‘Terms and Conditions’ under ER requirements and wrote job descriptions. Managed the changes and negotiated with Unions. Company representative on ER Tribunals.
Developed a business plan and introduced Budgets/Costing and KPI’s to the business.
Produced monthly management reporting and variance analysis on self-programmed excel spreadsheets. Installed Sage multi-currency accounts system and Job costing, with MRP direct input. Designed computerised estimating system with schematic excel link to CAD system.

June 2000 – June 2003 Warkworth, New Zealand

Gulf Windows & Doors (Formerly Nebulite) – Shareholder and CEO

Completed due diligence and...

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Education

University of Cape Town, South Africa
Executive MBA - Graduate School of Business
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Chartered Institute of Management Accountants
Associate Member
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Louis Allen Management Program
Management by Objectives
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Invest Northern Ireland
Accredited Business Consultant
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Scunthorpe Grammar School
GCE 'O' Levels
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Business Mentors New Zealand
Accredited Consultant and Mentor
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Costing
Management
Accounting
Interpretation
Advice
Change
Restructuring
Projects
Finance
Funding
Investment
Acquisitions
Appraisals
ER
HR
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