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John S. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jul 12, 2012

John S.

Top-tier Finance, Accounting, Economics, Writing
   United States
  |  7:05 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $36

A septuple threat! World class writing and editorial, finance, economics, business analysis, creative content, and design.

Fifteen years of freelance writing and editorial, as well as Fortune 100 corporate finance, planning, and analysis experience for your project needs. A deep resume of progressive value contribution to customers in analysis, planning, strategic design, and solutions development. Extensive writing and editorial experience across creative and business portfolios. Additional professional experience in both consumer and...

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Service Description

FINANCE AND ACCOUNTING:
Job turnarounds will vary with scope. I'll work with you to come up with a sensible estimate of delivery time that sticks to your budget. Some of the very broad range of work I've produced:
- Bookkeeping and general ledger accounting, including account reconciliation and period closes
- Financial statement reporting and analysis
- Company financial forecasting and planning
- Business cases for new projects, including valuation
- Business plans for funding and growth
- Economic analysis, both macro and micro, for determining business landscape and providing support for strategic decisionmaking
- Financial solution applications for day-to-day business needs

WRITING AND EDITORIAL:
Currently providing overnight turnaround for content of 500 words or less. Projects negotiable depending on scope and urgency of work requirements.
Specialty areas include:
- Travel
- Arts and music
- Business
- Policy
- Reviews
- Marketing

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Employment

Rapidly Growing International Airline
Manager Business Intelligence
2010 - 2012
Cross-functional finance, marketing, operations, and IT role reporting to Executive to establish performance reporting and analytics. Supported external audit, 40% annual growth, and ERP design....
Major International Beverage Company
Manager Financial Reporting
2004 - 2010
Financial ownerships included North America monthly, quarterly, and annual Financial Statements, corporate Operating and Capital Expense performance reporting, Operating Performance Scorecard, and...
Major International Airline
Program Manager, Revenue Finance
2000 - 2004
Led analysis team in financial planning, modeling, analysis, and forecasting for $300 million division. Managed capital investment proposals for new product offerings, providing recommendations on...
Major International Consumer Goods Company
Business Analyst
1998 - 2000
Performed financial reporting and analysis on $1.5 billion in annual revenue for 500+ products. Analysis included forecasting, pricing, profitability, customer segmentation, and manufacturing cost...

Education

Terry College of Business, University of Georgia
Master of Arts, Economics
1991 - 1995
School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University
Bachelors of Science, Foreign Service, International Finance, Economics, and Commerce
1987 - 1991
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accounting
analysis
database
writing
copy
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editorial
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