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  • $250 hourly
    As a former PwC consultant, financial director at MTN (listed international telecoms group), and SME start-up advisor at Business Partners Ltd, I now offer my services in strategy and financial consulting to smaller and midsized companies. I can help you to, amongst other things: * design a solid business model for sustainable competitive advantage & profitability * create a professional business plan, either as a roadmap or investment proposal * draft a strategic plan for focus, alignment, engagement & sterling performance * design costing/planning/reporting models to ensure optimal decisionmaking * create a best-in-class finance function to support vision, strategy & objectives When you require an interim executive, a coach, mentor or facilitator - look no further. We can work remotely or on-site, wherever possible. As I'm new in the Upwork space, look at what others had to say about my professional expertise and successes upon completion of some previous assignments: * "Ugly duckling turns into beautiful swan" (successful transformation) - The Press * "You've set new standards (start-up reaching break-even in year one) - Group FD * "EBITDA margin improvement of 37% in 18 months! We owe you."- Investors * "ROI improvement of 18% in 2 years, WOW!" - Board of Directors * "A benchmark for future projects" (successful capital restructuring) - Treasurer * "My head is spinning" (outstanding competitive analysis)" - Business Owner * "Your work is excellent; you are an outstanding consultant" - Company CEO * "You are a great coach and mentor, thanks very much" - Company VP Just imagine how I can do the same for you! For a glimpse of my quality of work, check out my portfolio. Reference contacts are available at request. I am highly skilled in the following: * Strategic planning & business modeling * Business analysis & diagnostics * Organisational transformations & change * Start-up consulting & capital/fundraising * Accounting standards (IFRS) * Financial planning & analysis * Coaching, mentoring & facilitation My business-related academic qualifications and training courses completed are: * MBA - with merit (Imperial College London) * Hons BCom (University of South Africa) * BCom - cum laude (University of Pretoria) * Leading Change & Organisational Renewal (Harvard Business School, MA, USA) * Performance Management Programme (University of Stellenbosch, South Africa) * Executive & Management Coaching (University of Cape Town, South Africa) Whether you're starting a new venture or transforming your existing company, I will offer you Big Four consulting expertise at a fraction of the cost. Let's talk!
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  • $56 hourly
    PROFILE: -Currently I am a Freelance Business Manager (CFO/COO/CIO) and Business Transformation Consultant -In the market, (local & global), for Interim or Part Time roles, open to a Remote / Hybrid work-style - Based in Johannesburg, South Africa. WORKING JOURNEY: - 23 years' experience in manufacturing / retail / distribution companies - Major Group experience (Hudaco, Anglo American, Steinhoff, Altron) (various Senior Finance, FP&A, Controller, CFO, CIO & COO roles) - Interim Management and Consulting business for the last 11 years QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor Accounting Science (Majors: Accountancy, Auditing & Taxation), MBA (Business Finance), SAICA AGA(SA) (Articles KPMG), NQF 9 (Henley Executive MBA – University of Reading, United Kingdom), (South African Institute of Chartered Accountants - Membership No: 30663517) MBA Dissertation: Leveraging off Furniture Lifestyles: Equities Research and Shareholder Value Analysis evaluation (free cashflow method) of the Furniture Manufacturing and Retail Industry in South Africa – from a risk investment perspective AREA'S OF COMPETENCE AND EXPERTISE: •Ability to work across all business disciplines, with Finance as the core; extensive experience in strategic & change management, including business turnaround and business transformation *Perm / Interim CFO, Interim CEO / COO, including Operations (non-technical) business management. *Finance Business Partner / Finance & Operations / Commercial & Financial Controller / FP&A roles *CIO experience for a group of 8 companies, including SAP FI/CO implementation, super-user & SAP BPC •Qlikview reporting, Project Managed designed & implementation through Syspro ERP •Project managed a SAGE CRM implementation •Costing & Production Efficiency review/enhancement •Shared Services; Service Level Agreement creation and management (Finance, IT, Payroll, HR, Treasury) •M&A, Due Diligence, Investment Analysis and Structured Investment Deals / Management Buy Out, experience •Business & Strategic modelling roles •Review & Alignment of strategic initiatives, (analysis /choice / implementation) •Extensive commodity, forex hedging and treasury management experience •Business analysis, processes and flowchart creation, review and enhancement (detailed & hands-on) •Chairman and Trustee of a Provident Fund Skills: (ATS Management Score) Financial Skills: (80%) Business CFO, Group Financial Management, Business Finance, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Group Financial Reporting, Cost Control, Budgeting, Cashflow Analysis & Reporting, Forecasting, Forex and Commodity Hedging, Treasury Management, Interim Business Management(CFO/COO), C-Level Board & Investor Presentations, Annual Audit, Year-end Audit Packs & IFRS Reporting, Provisional & Annual Tax Computations, Group Consolidations, Foreign Reporting, M&A – Due Diligence, Transfer Pricing, Shared Services & SLA creation. IT Skills: (10%) Business CIO, MS Office, MS (Projects, Visio, VBA), ERP, CRM, SAP, SAGE, Syspro, Microsoft BI, Agile, BPM Other Business Skills: (10%) Business COO, Business Strategy, Strategy Assessment & Alignment, Business modelling, Business Transformation , Digital Transformation, Project Management, Import / Export management
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  • $6 hourly
    I am an African woman with experience in academic writing, blog writing, report writing and environmental and human social development. I have a strong and unique understanding of the African development context and can provide advice and understanding of the development challenges that we face in Africa. I have just completed my PhD in environmental education, and am involved in various international exchanges to the USA, Canada and Europe where I help to foster connections between cultures and economies. I provide a unique perspective on these topics given my multicultural background. You will notice I share the surname of the late great Nelson Madiba Mandela.
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  • $20 hourly
    🌟 Welcome to My Profile! 🌟 🎓 Academic Excellence: I am a highly motivated graduate with a Bachelor of Commerce in Financial Management. My academic background has equipped me with a strong foundation in various financial disciplines, including financial reporting, data analysis, accounting, statistical analysis, taxation, and research. 🤝 Professional Skills: During my journey, I have honed valuable skills in collaboration, networking, customer service, and efficient administration while serving as an Office Administrator. In addition, my experience as a Financial Clerk has allowed me to develop keen financial analytical abilities. 💼 Career Aspirations: Currently, I am actively seeking entry-level roles in finance and accounting at forward-thinking organizations that prioritize growth and development. My commitment to personal and professional growth is exemplified by my certificates in Investment Management and Retail Banking. 🚀 Tech Enthusiast: My passion for technology has led me to pursue certifications in Cybersecurity and Artificial Intelligence. I am eager to blend my financial expertise with technology-driven insights to provide innovative solutions. 📚 Lifelong Learning: I am a staunch advocate of continuous learning and development. In today's dynamic world, I am committed to staying at the forefront of industry trends and keeping my skills razor-sharp. 🖋️ Content Development Expertise: Beyond my finance and tech acumen, I have hands-on experience as a website content developer. I have crafted compelling content for diverse subject matters, showcasing my versatility and ability to adapt to various niches. 🤝 Let's Collaborate: I am excited about the prospect of collaborating with you. Whether you need financial expertise, tech-savvy solutions, or content that captivates your audience, I am ready to contribute to your projects. Feel free to connect with me, and let's explore how I can add value to your endeavours!
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