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  1. Juan G.

    Research Analyst

    United States - Last active: 07/15/2013 - Tests: 1

    EDUCATION NEW YORK UNIVERSITY, LEONARD N. STERN SCHOOL OF BUSINESS New York, NY Dual Program: B.S/M.S Accounting, B.S Finance, Minor in Computer Science & Linguistics Aug 2016 • GPA: 3.6 • Coursework: Financial Accounting, Microeconomics, Business and Its Publics, Statistics for Business Control and Regression Models CYPRESS BAY HIGH SCHOOL Weston, FL Class of 2011with Highest Honors May 2011 • GPA: 3.7/4.00 SAT: 2010 HONORS Advance Placement Scholar with Distinction | National Honor Society| Rho Kappa – Social Studies Honor Society | Silver Chord Recipient – Awarded for Outstanding Community Service – 750 Hours | Third Place at International Business Competition (DECA 2011) | First Place in State wide Business Competition (DECA 2010) | First Place in State wide Business Competition (DECA 2011) | Fifth Place in State wide Business Competition (DECA 2009) PROFFESIONAL EXPERIENCE RELATIONSHIP SCIENCE LLC New York, NY Research Analyst Intern Dec 2012 – Current • Organized ranked lists of clients to accurately present a comprehensive entity profile – Forbes: The World’s Billionaires, Fast Company - 500 • Assisted in the development of infrastructure for a new database universe for entertainment industry • Monitored and assisted external Odesk users in data entry, entity validation, and external research • Performed internal and external research to collect client information and maximize entity • Analyzed QC process to develop comprehensive algorithms that reduced bad data input PINKBERRY Aventura, FL Shift Leader, Assistant Manager Aug 2011 – May 2012 • Managed labor, tills, safe counts, and prepared daily deposit to establish accurate and efficient money handling practices • Constructed marketing distribution plan to increase customer loyalty, brand awareness, and store popularity • Updated yield formulas in excel to minimize product waste and optimize product quality • Reorganized inventory model to ensure efficiency and better product handling IPHONE APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT Weston, FL Founder & Creator Jun 2010 – Jun 2011 • Developed iPhone application to centralize events and enhance students extra-curricular experience • Synchronized application with grade system so students could check grades remotely LEADERSHIP ACTIVITIES ESPI—SOCIAL IMPACT ORGANIZATION New York, NY Founder Jan 2013 – Current • Collaborated with other BIP Social Impact Project members to maximize impact • Designed primary business model, layout, and front-end of the product • Appropriated NYU Stern’s funding for product development DECA – INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS ORGANIZATION Weston, FL Elected Chief Executive Officer of CBHS Chapter Mar 2010 – Jun 2011 • Collaborated with two separate ten-member officer teams to handle chapter events and competition preparation • Created and implemented member recruitment program to ensure the future excellence of the organization • Coordinated the largest chapter in the world, 650 members, in all activities, fundraisers, and chapter events • Allocated over $100,000 budget and developed a new dynamic budget model in excel • Managed the school business along with staff to ensure quality NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY Weston, FL Elected Senator Sep 2010 – Jun 2011 • Scheduled multiple community service events that involved the whole chapter to maximize impact on our community • Cooperated with officers and members to expand impact on community through new and improved events • Created community-service events to allow members to connect with their community • Created goals and guidelines of the organization for the year RHO KAPPA – SOCIAL STUDIES HONOR SOCIETY Weston, FL Elected Vice-President Jun 2011 – May 2012 • Mediated chapter meetings and events to communicate effectively with members • Established school-wide tutoring program for over thirty Social Studies courses • Chaired program board to co-sponsor community service events • Boosted membership through member recruitment events SKILLS & INTERESTS • Community Service: NYU—Project Outreach, Habitat for Humanity, Salvation Army, National Breast Cancer Awareness, Relay for Life • Skills: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Minitab, Photoshop, Illustrator • Interests: NYU Intramurals, Texas Hold ‘em, Tennis, Weightlifting, HBO Network Shows, and Yoga • Languages: Proficient in English and Spanish

    $11.11 /hr
    380 hours
  2. Fayyaz Rasool

    Fayyaz Rasool Agency Contractor

    Business Assistant

    Pakistan - Last active: 11/04/2014 - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 1

    I am very skilled Business Assistant providing services of market research, data analysis, data entry, direct marketing, internet marketing, email marketing, email management, social media marketing, personal assistant, power point presentations, accounting, bookkeeping and other administrative support services.

    Associated with: Business Consulting Unit

    $4.00 /hr
    162 hours
  3. Thanh Ha Ngo

    Thanh Ha Ngo Agency Contractor

    Experienced, skilled and reliable English - Vietnamese translator

    Vietnam - Last active: 14 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 1

    - Professional, reliable and skilled translator of English - Vienamese translator - More than 7 years working in translation industry - Have collaborated with many domestic and foreign agencies - Delivery high quality translation - Expertise in economics, audit, accounting, software/hardware, IT, web localization, general text,... - Competative price and quick turnaround

    Associated with: Thanh Ha

    $16.67 /hr
    0 hours
  4. Catherine M Jorge

    Catherine M Jorge Agency Contractor

    Accountant, Bookkeeper, Quickbooks, XERO, Freshbooks, MYOB, Payroll

    Philippines - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 6

    I provide the following services: Accounting * Accounting Type: Cash or Accrual Basis Reporting speak with out teamStaff Supplied: Controller, Full-Charge Bookkeeper, and Accounting Software Specialist * Clients with sales big and small * Banking, Daily Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, & Payroll maintained GAAP based Financials * Provide Accrual Basis Reporting (including accrued expenses, prepaid expenses, deferred revenue, accrued payroll, etc.) Bookkeeping: * Accounting Type: Modified Cash or Accrual Basis Reporting * Staff Supplied: Controller Oversight & Bookkeeper * Clients with sales big and small * Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Banking, & Payroll maintained * Monthly Financial Reports * Pay your bills * Invoice your clients * Follow-up on past due payments * Track your revenues and expenses

    Associated with: TransNet Transcription Services, Tala Data Services, Compyoot Accounting and Bookkeeping Services, VPRO Global Services

    $10.00 /hr
    5 hours
  5. Latoya McDermott

    Latoya McDermott

    I.T specialist / Technical Writer/Accountant/Admin Support

    Jamaica - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 1

    I'm a hard working individual, who is open to learning and obtaining new skills. I am current completing CompTIA A+ training and I also obtained a Bachelor of Science with a Major in Information Technology and a Minor in Networking from the University of Technology, Jamaica.

    $6.67 /hr
    3,272 hours
  6. Aireen Rose Empeo

    Aireen Rose Empeo

    Customer Service/Email Support//Chat Support/Virtual Assistant

    Philippines - Last active: 6 hours ago - Tests: 7

    For the past six years I have developed excellent skills in the BPO industry which includes good customer handling, extraordinary patience and diligence in my work. I also acquired enough knowledge and experience in this field which makes me confident that I can deliver a service better than expected.

    $7.00 /hr
    5,201 hours
  7. Mohamed Rilwan

    Mohamed Rilwan

    Virtual Assistant / Data Entry Operator

    Sri Lanka - Last active: 9 days ago - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 9

    A reliable virtual assistant with expertise in Accounting, Management, Data Entry, Scheduling, E-mail Management. Thrive to perform functions at the best satisfaction of my clients to retain a strong loyalty.

    $3.33 /hr
    376 hours