Barbara M
A blumer since 26/11/2018
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Office support

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Excellent administration skills. Experienced personal assistant, office and business manager. Practiced in diary management, travel logistics, office moves, bookkeeping. Setting-up and maintaining processes and procedures and writing user guides and PowerPoint presentations. Above-average oral and written communication skills.

Virtual assistant


Accountancy


Data entry

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Experienced accurate at data entry. Good knowledge of data cleansing and preparation for transfer from system to system. Keen eye for detail and great ability to pick-up new systems.

Online research

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Experienced researcher online and with primary and secondary documentation. Good reporting skills.


My biography

Highly effective professional with 30+ years’ experience in operations, office, finance and business administration, characterised by consistent progression in diverse environments, including start-up, charities / not-for-profit, legal and property management and Higher Education.
 

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Virtual Assistant

Highly effective Business Manager with 30+ years’ experience in office and business administration, characterised by consistent progression in diverse environments, including start-up, charities/not-for-profit, legal, property management, and education. Expert in financial operational management with a good knowledge of data management and compliance.

ü Defines and significantly improves company internal control systems; documents and implements efficient processes and company-wide procedures, including creation and maintenance of user guides to ensure smooth running of business.

ü Improves cash-flow and business profitability; provides support to finance teams worldwide and ensures timely payment of invoices.

ü Initiates upgrades and simplification of data entry systems and procedures; engages with stakeholders and development teams to drive change and enhance system usability whilst retaining businesses’ core beliefs.

 “I wanted to let you know how much I have appreciated the time and effort that you put into the due diligence process. I knew that you would bring to it your usual dedication and professionalism but, of course, you have had to go way beyond the normal call of duty. We simply could not have got there without you... You were a real “rock” in the midst of a very stormy sea and your calm willingness to respond to whatever was thrown at you was remarkable.” Chairman, Upstream

Services I provide include:
General admin support£18.25 p/hSend an enquiry
Diary management
Arranging meetings, holidays, thinking space - enabling you to stay on top of your time
£18.25 p/hSend an enquiry
Call handling
Customer service, switchboard or front of house
£18.25 p/hSend an enquiry
Event management
From small office parties to huge conferences
£24.00 p/hSend an enquiry
Data entry
Whatever data you have entered reliably and accurately
£18.25 p/hSend an enquiry
Transcription£19.98 p/hSend an enquiry
Online research
Competitor analysis? Away-day venues? If it is online it will be found
£18.25 p/hSend an enquiry
Desktop publishing
Spruce up your powerpoints and publications
£18.25 p/hSend an enquiry
Database creation/update
Suppliers, customers, staff - set up or update any database
£24.00 p/hSend an enquiry
Social media management
Planning and delivering campaigns
£18.25 p/hSend an enquiry
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Accountancy

Over 20 years' experience working as a financial business manager and bookkeeper. Experienced in invoicing, accounts payable and accounts receivable.  Advanced Excel skills used to create produce reports from raw data. Identifying process or procedural issues and proposing solutions. 

Services I provide include:
General Accountancy£24.00 p/hSend an enquiry
Bookkeeping
Setting up or managing a book-keeping system
£24.00 p/hSend an enquiry
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