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Tom Vincent - Freelance Writing & Fiction Writing
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Sport is my life. All I've ever wanted to do is write about spors for a living and I am a fan of practically every sport. I've had a great knowledge of sport ever since I was about 5 years old. My Teams are West Ham, LA Galaxy, New York Giants, McLaren, LA Lakers, NY Yankees, Essex Eagles and New York Rangers I really want a job in sports journalism but don't know where to start.
Wickford, Essex, United Kingdom
Elizabeth Sumo - Freelance Business Plan Writing & Business Card Design
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Bilingual Accountant speaking French and English with 14 years of experience in Accounting and finances, in setting up financial system, internal controls and preparation of financial statements is seeking a challenging position in Accounting requiring a qualified accounting professional and valued team player with business acumen, computer proficiency, and a commitment to quality and accuracy. HIGHLIGHTS OF QUALIFICATIONS • Management and administrative experience in the day to day accounting practices and in developing and implementing programs and practices which meet all organizational needs. • Reconciled bank and credit cards statements. And recorded journal entries and prepared financial statements. • Restored financial systems for 5 companies and managed the Accounts payable and Accounts receivables. • Prepared payroll with ADP and Time Pilot software and maintained financial records and adopted a binders system to archive the financial data. • Developed plans and recommendations to reduce deficits to meet annual budget goals. Prepared and generated financial reports and grant budgets for submission to current and prospective funding sources and the Board of Directors. • Performed quality control on the financial reports from International transactions and trained students in PeopleSoft Compass and ACCPAC and bookkeepers for QuickBooks. • Set up a financial system for a construction company in QuickBooks Contractual Premier, Construction, Not-for Profit and worked hand in hand with the CPA to ensure the accuracy, and effectiveness of the accounting system in place. • Created W2 form, 1099 Form, filing taxes and return taxes for quarterly and yearly reports and interacted with the pre-audit preparation, preparing internal audit information, ensuring audit conformance with SEC regulations, maintaining audit records, and other functions, and Sarbanes Oxley Law. • Familiar with IRS Tax Law for Profit and Not-Profit organizations. CUSTOMER SERVICE AND SALES SKILLS • Oversaw the Marketing of Taste of Africa and Caribbean Fund Raising Event • Developed budgets and grant for the project. • Grant Writing Skills • Formed sales persons for our fundraising events. COMPUTER SKILLS Proficient in using PeopleSoft, ACCPAC SAGE, QuickBooks Premier Contractor 2009, Intuit Payroll, Time Pilot software for payroll, Microsoft Word, Excel Spreadsheet, PowerPoint Presentation, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Access PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Tax Preparer, NCR Tax Services: (1/1/2010–Present) • Rendered Tax and accounting services to taxpayers and small businesses. • Prepared financial statements for small businesses and monitoring their loans request with different lenders, nationally and internationally. • Advocated for taxpayers with IRS as a Tax Advocate. • Amending Tax for previous years and getting adequate results for taxpayers. • Creating Profit and Loss Statements for small businesses to get them funding with investors locally and internationally. Grant Accountant with Rwanda Zambia HIV Research Group (RZHRG) Emory University (July 2009 – December, 2009) • Implemented improved internal controls for agency operations and for audit compliance both governmental requirements (A-133 Audits) and Financial Audit. • Developed plans and recommendations to reduce deficits and meet annual budget goals. • Prepared and generated financial reports and grant budgets for submission to current and prospective funding sources and the Board of Directors • Performed quality control on the financial reports send from the African sites to Emory office • Communicating with Zambia and Rwanda regarding the expenses and transactions made on the sites for the HIV program. Created cover letters for each reporting period and entering E-Journals in the FAS Accounting Software. Analyzed Data from FAS and transferring E-journals from on Grant account to another. Senior Accountant: The Water Works, Inc Waterfront, MD (January 2008- June 2009) • Responsible of Finances and setting up a financial system for a construction company in QuickBooks. • Interacted with software, QuickBooks Construction and Time Pilot payroll. In house payroll preparation, and creation paychecks with QuickBooks assisted module online and printing the checks. • Responsible of Account Receivables and invoicing customers; Job costing and Cost accounting. • Responsible for directing day to day financial operations, financial statements preparation, management reporting, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, budget administration, bank reconciliation, journal entry preparation, records maintenance, report preparation, and handling a wide variety of special projects. Created W2 and 1099 Form at the end of the year, and filing sales taxes and returns taxes for each quarterly reporting period. • Reported directly to the President, and participated in the company financial meeting for decision making purposes. Director and Controller of Finances, Dale City Christian Church and Child Development Center Dale City, Virginia (2002-2007) • Responsible for directing day to day financial operations, financial statement preparation, management reporting, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, budget administration, bank reconciliation, journal entry preparation, records maintenance, report preparation, and handling a wide variety of special projects. • Have established new financial and accounting procedures, while implementing new computerized accounting systems for the church and the Dale City Child Development Academy and Childcare. • Have trained four bookkeepers and accounting in the knowledge of the church finances office as well as in the academy. • Financial statements and cash flow presentation to the leaders of the church every first Saturday of the month at the Leaders conference. • Maintained a healthy finance managerial atmosphere in the church finance office, and worked closely with the leaders and the Pastor of the church. PART TIME JOBS Staff Accountant, United Investments, Inc., Annandale, Virginia (March - June 2007) • Responsible for accounts payable; check payment approval; bank reconciliation, computer data entry, maintaining account records, and report preparation. Staff Accountant, Credit Solution & Financial Services, Inc., New Hampshire, MD (March - June 2006) • Responsible for financial statement preparation, accounts payable, accounts receivable, preparing audit-related documentation, bank reconciliation, account analysis and reconciliation, overseeing purchase requisition system, processing credit card transactions, data entry, and other accounting-related functions. Internal Auditor, BEARING POINT, Tyson Corner, Virginia (July – August 2006) • Responsible for pre-audit preparation, preparing internal audit information, ensuring audit conformance with SEC regulations, maintaining audit records, and other functions, and Sarbanes Oxley Law. Tax Preparer, Atlanta, GA Food Bank VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Preparation), (Summer 2006-2010) • Responsible for preparing tax returns for low-income families. Duties included client consulting, tax return preparation, maintaining client records, and other related assignments EDUCATION KELLER MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY: Alpharetta, Georgia February 2011 MAFM - CPA Exam Preparation (Master in Accounting and Financial Management) STRAYER UNIVERSITY: Woodbridge, Virginia June 2007 Master in Accounting and Controllership (MSAC) HIGH TECHNICAL COLLEGE: Douala, Cameroon June 1987 BTS (Bachelor Degree for High Technicians in Accounting) TAX PREPARER WITH AN APPROVED PTIN AND CAF NUMBERS
Duluth, Georgia, United States
MeliSwenk - Freelance Proofreading & Editing
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4.0
2 Skills
$25
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I am a freelance copy editor, proofreader, and beta reader. I have been a professional editor since 2011, but my freelance work has been consistent since 2013. My specialties are fiction (literary satire, magic realism, horror, paranormal, fantasy, historical, crime adventure, and Gothic in YA and Adult), creative non-fiction, and self-help. I have also performed editing for promotional, business-to-business, and academic manuscripts (most experience with APA 6th edition). If you're not comfortable with an hourly rate, I'll also negotiate projects on a flat rate (per word or per page) basis. My professional in-house experience includes editing, layout, and office assistance at the offices of the North American Review and layout and ad writing experience at the offices of the Joplin Globe (southwest Missouri). I'm currently available to accept new clients who might need long-term and/or on-the-spot work. My response time to emails or other communication is immediate to within the first 24 hours. I'd love to help you share your best writing!
Joplin, Missouri, United States
Melissa Dubourg - Freelance Admin Support & Event Planning
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Special Assignments : •Selected by immediate manager to join a 25-person relocation team to help 60 employees seamlessly transfer from another city 120 miles away (Infrastructure Canada). •Assumed extra procurement work - a task normally performed by Client Liaison Supervisor. As a result, she could better focus on the above-mentioned relocation between 2 major cities (Infrastructure Canada). •Chosen by immediate supervisor to join a 7-person team and assist the designated event coordinator with all aspects of orchestrating Health Canada’s annual National Diversity Week to heighten awareness of the sheer number of cultures that co-exist in harmony across Canada (Health Canada). •Took the initiative to help set up yearly “Aboriginal Week” to call to attention the valuable contributions that Canada’s ancestors made in shaping the country (Health Canada). •Picked by fellow colleague to help with an email campaign where thousands of Health Canada employees were requested to complete and return a quiz on “Black History Month”; this quiz tested their knowledge of - and dispel any common misconceptions about - the Black community with a population of nearly 800,000 in Canada (Health Canada). Additional : •Periodically train students and new-hires to equip them with the proper knowledge on service offerings, products, and delivery mechanisms when interacting with other department representatives and vendors (Infrastructure Canada). •Established a filing system to guarantee that volumes of sensitive paperwork could be easily located (all). •Helped to organize a fund-raising drive to help Haiti earthquake victims in 2010, and collected nearly $1,100 in just 1 day from co-workers (Canada Revenue Agency).
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Sean Rohani - Freelance Animation & Comedy Writing
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5.0
2 Skills
$40
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Sean Rohani rohani.sean@gmail.com www.seanrohani.com Objective Creatively decisive position at an ambitious, established animation studio. Education 2005-2009 UCLA, Major in Film and Television • Study Abroad Program: Madrid, Spain, completed five courses in advanced language, culture, international business, architecture and marketing 2010 Santa Monica Community College • Received training in perspective, figures in motion, storyboarding and Maya Work Experience Storyboard Assistant: 4/12 - PRESENT, Titmouse, Hollywood, CA • Working with storyboard department on Disney show “Randy Cunningham” conforming boards, calling creative and technical retakes with supervising director, assisting the show’s art director with the artwork Character Assistant: 8/11 – 4/12, Titmouse, Hollywood, CA • Working with character design department on “Randy Cunningham,” “Metalocalypse,” and “Black Dynamite,” doing character clean-up, coloring and animation. Art Director: 2/11 - 6/11, Danky’s Döners, Los Angeles, CA • Created the logo, truck design and web layout, managed two on-board chefs, discussed marketing/promoting strategies Production Assistant: 9/10 - 10/11, Duck Studios, Los Angeles, CA • Performed tasks on Photoshop and Toon Boom Harmony for animators, designed posters and brochures, provided input for ideas in group discussions Freelance Animator: 6/10 - PRESENT, Los Angeles, CA • Creating storyboards, animatics and shorts, designing characters based on client’s descriptions, editing footage, pencil test cleanups Intern: 10/2009 - 1/2010, Cartoon Network, Burbank, CA • Wrote coverage reports on scripts and evaluated various television programs, analyzed filmmaking and marketing potential of novel adaptations Letters of Recommendation Available Upon Request Notable Accomplishments Created several shorts using knowledge of every step of the animation pipeline (Conceptualizing, writing, voice-acting, storyboarding, designing, animating, editing) Skills Toon Boom Studio Storyboard Pro Final Cut Pro Adobe Photoshop Adobe Flash Adobe Illustrator Comedy Improv After Effects Voice Acting Guitar, Bass Guitar, Drums Languages spoken: English, Spanish, Farsi
Los Angeles, California, United States
Maria Nerdrum - Freelance Photography & Travel Writing
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$40
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I am a professional Writer, Photographer, Translator, Editor, Proofreader and Back-Editor with 15 years of experience. I am a native Norwegian speaker and have lived 31 years in Norway and 12 years in the U.K where I am permanently residing. I hold two university degrees. My first degree is from the University of Oslo, Norway and this is in Linguistics, Phonetics, Translation and English. My second university degree is from the University of Manchester, U.K and this is a Law degree. I undertake work in most fields and this work can be in the form of certificates, manuals, reviews, instructions, web pages, documents, reports, articles, accounts, bloggs etc. I have also extensive knowledge of Islam and the history of Islam as I am also an ardent human rights campaigner and I write regularly articles and blog posts concerning human rights abuse in the "world" of Islam. I am currently writing a book about Islam (The truth of Islam) and also about crossing the Sahara desert (Crossing Sahara - from Nottingham to Timbuktu). I travel in my spare time to interesting destinations like China, Yemen, Jordan, Morocco, Eastern Sahara, Mauritania, Mali and Easter Island to name just a few and might be doing Bhutan later this year. I have driven myself from Nottingham, U.K to Timbuktu, Mali and crossed the Sahara desert three times by now. I have also personal experience with terrorists like Al Qaeda. Travel photography and writing is also my passion along with fighting for human rights. I have undertaken work for many high profile companies such as; Shell, Xerox, Canon, Sony Ericsson, Behringer, DVLA-Piper (the 2nd largest law firm in this world), Nikon, Carolinska University Hospital in Stockholm, Sweden, the Governments of Great Britain, Norway and Sweden, Tequila Patron in Mexico, The Arab Lounge to name just a few. I also undertake work for 34 translation agencies around the world. I wrote 80 articles for one retail company only in 2010, which have all been published and many more articles for various other companies around the world. Most fields or subjects if you like interest me and I am therefore capable of producing articles on a short notice as I have extensive knowledge in many fields and keep myself updated all the time. I am also able to do great research and I learn quickly about new issues. I am known for being very good at writing funny articles, as I have a wicked sense of humour, and I have been told I write more funny articles than Jeremy Clarkson, best known from Top Gear. I have also been praised for my very serious articles about human rights abuse as well as making the reader identify with what I am writing. I have great passion for writing and put my heart and soul into my work. I am able to make the reader both cry and laugh, feel hate and love. I submit this testimony as my application to you work proposal and please do not hesitate to contact me for further information. I would also like to mention that I use Paypal. I look forward to hearing from you. Kindest regards Maria Nerdrum maria@nerdrum.dk (Please, just call me Maria)
Nothingham, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
Adriana Silveira - Freelance Book Cover Design & Business Card Design
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$20
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Adriana Silveira was born in Santos, Brazil in 1973. Self-taught at an early age, she drew and painted in surfaces such as paper and fabric. At age 16 she started working as fashion designer for Casas Pernambucanas an Rakan Tecidos, in Salvador, Bahia. She traveled to the United States and Italy in 1996 where she was introduced to the work of Michelangelo, Norman Rockwell and Andy Warhol. She combined influences from Michelangelo's human figures with pop to create joyful and vibrant artwork. In 2006 Adriana left the United States to become an emerging International artist in Italy. She also worked in the modeling industry for Olivella, Cosmoprof, and Spoleto Festival. Not only a visual artist but also a singer, Adri performed with extraordinary Italian Jazz musicians in Spoleto, Bologne, Treviso and Rome, being one of the most important performances at the Confindustria Conference, performing to Italian celebrities such as Piero de Montezemolo, Emma Marcegaglia, and Berlusconi. In 2007 she was selected out of 870 Italian artists by Harley Davidson of Rome, Italy due to her artwork " House of Milwaukee", having her art published in the artistic book created by the company. In the following years she participated of several artshows with different artists from Italy and other countries. Adri's work has been sold in Brazil, Italy and the United States since 2006. The Brazilian artist currently works with Audition America in Maryland, USA developing talent for the modeling and television industry, and continues to create joyful and vibrant paintings.
Crofton, Maryland, United States
Ron McKinney - Freelance Medical Illustration & Technical Illustration
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Ron McKinney 118 N Conistor, Suite B, #290, Liberty MO 64068 Phone (816) 799-2234 deanomac5@yahoo.com summary Twenty-five years in sales, management and marketing. Successfully developed and fostered relationships with distributors, direct accounts and executives utilizing interpersonal skills combined with persistence and reliability. Managed political relationships at all levels in medium, large and jumbo governmental plans. Comfortable in state and local governmental board management. I am computer literate, with a variety of software experience. Series 6, 63 and 65 registered; Registered Investment Advisor and have passed the Qualified Retirement Advisor program. Licensed Life, Health and accident Insurance Agent – Missouri and Kansas Proven track record in: • Exceeding annual sales objectives • Developing long-term relationships • Developing connections at all levels of state and local governmental employers • Successfully marketing and introducing new products into the marketplace. • Educating and training customers on products and application procedures. • Managing the RFP process from start to finish internally and externally employment February 2008 –current Positivity Gym Owner Partner of an All-Star Cheer Gym. Implemented start-up and continue day-to-day financial and facilities management. Grew business from 21 athletes year one and annual revenue of $26,000 to the current 240 athletes and 2010 revenue of $192,000. October 2002 –February 2008 ICMA Retirement Corporation Managing Director Institutional Sales, Midwest Promoted to Institutional Sales Representative covering eight states with a target market of governmental retirement plans with assets in excess of $10 million. 2004 Sales = $101 Million; 2005 sales = $305 Million;2006 Sales = $379 Million; 2007 Sales = $36 Million December 2000 – September 2002 ICMA Retirement Corporation Retirement Plans Specialist As a Retirement Plans Specialist with the ICMA Retirement Corporation, my role was to help employees and employers within the public sector with 457, 401 and IRA plans. My territory covered all of Kansas, specific accounts in the Kansas City metro area as well as others in the state of Missouri. Total assets under my jurisdiction exceeded 60 million with 36 plans included in this number. The job encompassed a wide variety of tasks within the public sector, including but not limited to: • Group presentations to employees and employers • Individual counseling with participants and prospective participants • Territory management; reports, communications with decision-makers, planning committees • New business acquisition • Business retention August 1999 – December 2000 Northwestern Mutual Life/Financial Services Representative I was a Financial Services Representative with the Northwestern Mutual Financial Network. As a self-employed professional, I was responsible for helping individuals as well as small businesses. Through a comprehensive evaluation, I helped them identify any holes in their financial plan. I set appointments through cold-calling and referrals, established a relationship where possible, evaluated their plans and goals, then followed up with a proposal. Once established as clients, I stayed in touch on a regular basis to help with their changing needs. This position came with comprehensive training in financial services including insurance and investments. I am a registered Series 6 and 63 Broker as well as a fully licensed Life, Health and Accident agent. July 1998 – October 1999 Nazdar Inc./Quality Control Supervisor I supervised both the Quality Control and Color Matching departments that jointly contained14 technicians. My duties included all personnel management as well as project scheduling, color approval, and liaison between all other departments. We checked approximately 60 batches per day and output 8-10 color matches per day. I also assisted the Quality Manager with Nazdar’s ISO 9002 implementation. This included writing work instructions and training the entire facility to prepare for the year-end deadline. December 1997 – July 1998 Service Corporation International At Forest Hill Cemetery, I started as a pre-need counselor selling the complete line of property and services offered by the cemetery. I quickly moved into a Family Service position in addition to working as a pre-need counselor. Family Service duties included helping families at need to arrange for spaces, merchandise and service arrangements. I transferred to another location after four months; Mt. Moriah Terrace Park. This location had a funeral home in addition to a memorial park cemetery. I intended to learn the funeral side of pre-need and at-need. I worked as a family service counselor as well as selling both cemetery services and funerals pre-need. I obtained my Life Insurance license at this time. September 1996 – October 1997 Akron Paint & Varnish I worked for APV as a Technical Sales Representative. APV manufactured a variety of coatings including paints, inks, caulks and adhesives. I was responsible for expanding their screen printing ink business through direct and distributor sales in the entire US. I assisted with the development of marketing strategies, including advertising and marketing materials. I also covered several tire-manufacturing accounts – selling tire inks, cements and lubricants. I implemented a sales contact/customer service/sample database utilizing MS ACCESS, which would allow us to better track our marketing efforts. March 1989 – September 1996 Summit Screen Inks Summit, a division of Flint Ink, Inc., manufactured UV, waterbase and solvent screen printing inks. I began as the first Customer Service Representative with actual industry experience. After six months, I was given responsibility of the Lab Technicians and Sample personnel (seven employees). I oversaw the scheduling and implementation of all lab projects including color matches, substrate testing and sample shipments. I also took over as Facilitator of the Quality Program after a year. These responsibilities included employee involvement teams, SPC, quality training, Quality Manual and ISO 9000 Implementation. At the same time, I was able to convince management that we needed to establish a LAN to aid in all aspects of sales and lab support. I took on the role of Network Administrator and established a LANtastic, Peer-to-Peer, PC network linking the lab, administrative/sales/customer service and Production. I was then given outside Technical Representative status in 1994 and began traveling extensively as technical distributor support. Beginning January 1995, I was given a specific Technical Sales territory and began covering both direct accounts and distributors as a commissioned Representative. Through all this I maintained my status as Network Administrator and Quality Facilitator. July 1987 – March 1989 Associated Wholesale Grocers/Assistant Manager/Sign Division • Supervised 16 employees • Established an in-house screen making facility to reduce the cost of outside purchases. • Designed signage and textile products education Bachelor of Science in Biology/Art 1985 Central Missouri State University Licensed Life, Health and accident Insurance Agent – Missouri and Kansas Licensed Series 6 and 63 investment broker references Kristi Tedrow, Human Resources Manager, MeadWest Vaco, 816-986-6041 Greg Hertfelder, Media Manager, Cerner Corporation/NKC, MO, 816-201-1987
Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Stephanie Hammond - Freelance Data Entry & Customer Response
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3.0
2 Skills
$20
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Objective · To obtain an employment opportunity with Ice Design Studio Education · Bachelor of Science in Business Administration December 2017 · City University of New York College Queens, NY Major: Management Minor: Studio Art Expected: Fall 2017 Skills & Abilities • Customer service oriented • Problem solver • Positive attitude and friendly • Highly organized and multi-tasker • Creativity • Adaptability Experience Hammond Architecture and Expediting Queens, NY Administrative Assistant, Fall ‘10 – Present · Answered all incoming calls, scheduled appointments and handled caller’s inquiries · Maintained a sufficient record of office supplies and coordinated all repairs and maintenance · Provided word-processing and clerical support · Maintained the common filing system and file all letters CVS Caremark Pharmacy Queens, NY Clerk/Cashier, Fall ‘14 – Spring’2017 · Courteously greeted customers and efficiently processed transactions within busy environments · Operated cash register, scanners and computers to itemize and total customer purchases; collect payments and make change for cash transactions; and balance drawer at the end of each shift · Assist with store stocking, floor-sets and opening/closing procedures · Rite Aid Pharmacy Rockville Centre, NY Clerk/Cashier, Fall ‘12 – Summer ‘13 · Courteously greeted customers and efficiently processed transactions within busy environments · Operated cash register, scanners and computers to itemize and total customer purchases; collect payments and make change for cash transactions; and balance drawer at the end of each shift ·Assist with store stocking, floor-sets and opening/closing procedures References Cari Jaramillo, Account Manager (646-620-8690) Monica Duhney, CAD Operator and Designer, (516-965-5204) Briana Brown, Quality Engineer, (845-825-9368) Maria Charalabidis, Parent Coordinator (347)-393-5889)
Springfield Gardens, New York, United States
Todd Terrell - Freelance Advertising & Public Relations
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Public relations and marketing communications executive with over 25 years experience including NYC experience working with clients including The Trump Organization, NBA player, Vince Carter, and U. S. Senator Ernest F. Hollings.
Dallas, Texas, United States