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Carla C. | Elance
 
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Carla C.

Experienced accountant and business consultant
   United States
Valparaiso

Overview

I have a business management degree with a major in accounting and have worked for fifteen years in various accounting, management, consultancy or financial roles for small to large businesses. I have developed a wide range of skills for business and financial planning and management. I specialize in working with accounting software in all areas including installation, optimization and trouble shooting. I currently work as independant contractor for both local businesses and with contracts worked over the internet.

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Service Description

I have a Bachelors degree in Business Studies with a major in accounting from a New Zealand College. I have fifteen years of work experience as follows:

1994 - 1999
Worked for KPMG a global Chartered Accountants firm at the branch in Hamilton, New Zealand. Worked for four years in the Business Advisory Services division preparing financial reports and taxes for small to large businesses. Worked for one year in the consultancy division specializing in the development, installation and maintenance of accounting software for a range of clients from small to large businesses and non-profit organizations.

1999-2000
Worked as the Financial Accountant for the New Zealand Department of Corrections at the largest prison in the country. Managed a budget of over $24 million per year and a finance and administration staff of 13 people. I was part of the Regional Management team of the prison which housed over 800 inmates and reported to the government office based in the capitol.

2002
Moved to the United States and gained US Residency.

2005 - 2010
During the season of having children I have worked based from home and as a consultant for small to medium sized businesses in the area. I have one permanent client who is a medium sized business with annual turnover of almost $2 million for whom I do bookkeeping, quarterly reporting, annual accounts and who I also help with financial planning, staff management and I am the financial advisor for the two companies...

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Employment

HealthQuest Therapy Inc
Accountant
2008 - Present
Hillsong Music, Sydney, Australia
Accounts/Bookkeeping
2003 - 2004
Worked part time for Hillsong Music, the merchandising department of Hillsong Church based in Sydney. Responsible for managing accounts payables and receivable, inventory management and some...
Department of Corrections, Waikeria Prison
Financial Accountant
1999 - 2000
KPMG
Business Advisory Services, Consultant
1994 - 1999

Education

Waikato Polytechnic
Bachelor of Business Studies
1995 - 1999
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Finance
Accountant
Business Planning
Bookkeeping
Business Consultant
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