Oliver Bleuer CA
Financial management, accounting system development and business consulting firm providing services to an international client base of medium-to-large companies across a wide array of industries, including pharmaceutical, transportation,food service, professional services, clothing, legal, technology and mining.
October 2003 - March2005 | February 1991 - September 2002 | February 2009 - Present
Roles: Selected, designed and implemented effective financial management and accounting systems tailored to the business objectives of clients; developed and executed strategies, plans and processes to significantly improve complexfinancial reporting environments and the management of client resources; trainedstaff; rapidly developed tailored applications at a reasonable cost; evaluated,selected and coordinated with technology suppliers; prepared and deliveredpresentations; executed all business development and lead generation.
Delivered presentations throughout North America to key financial and operational executives at industry trade shows and conferences on such topics as system selection, data mining and business intelligence;
Client: Bombardier (2month contract) - delivered cost justification based on multidimensional analysis for an IT project presented to the National Transportation Council of a foreign government;
Client: Cambior Inc. (6 month contract) - developed a customized Hedger Financial Instrument Trading System for one of Canada's largest gold producers to effectively monitor over $650M USD of financial future instruments covering the production of 6 mining properties with life spans upto 10 years; the tailored system was so effective that the Company acquired thefull rights for a significant sum to ensure that the impressive applicationcould not be duplicated by competitors;
Client: Richter Management Ltd. (7 month contract) - assisted a provider of accounting firm management services by developing and integrating systems that managed finances,project accounting, billing, customer relationships and HR, as well as a traveland expense management system that delivered improved control of $4M in annual spending by more than 400 staff; managed and trained a staff of 6;
Client: Pizza Hut (18month contract) - designed, developed and implemented effective financial and consolidated reporting systems for a master franchisee for use across 39 locationsin Montreal and the North Shore; directly trained and managed a staff of 5;
Client: Omai Goldmines (16 month contract) - designed and implemented comprehensive Financial and Mobile Equipment Maintenance systems for a gold mine in Guyana, South America;
Client: Canderm Pharma (8month contract) - developed and implemented Financial and Inventory Lot NumberControl systems for Canada’s leading independent skin care company manufacturing and distributing therapeutic skincare products nationally; trained and managed a staff of 5;
Client: Hoechst Marion Roussel (6 month contract) - successfully designed and implemented effective Financial and Reporting Systems for broad consumer product lines on an international scope for a world leader in pharmaceutical-based health care andaligned them to existing external systems for enhanced reporting and control;trained and managed a staff of 3;
Client: Colby Monet (9 month contract) - managed the successful integration of a merger between two Montreal-based law firms with 15 partners and 20 staff; established new IT standards, unified and optimized legacy systems and developed their first trulyeffective client relationship management system;
Client: Btrieve Technologies
(5 month contract)- designed and implemented an effective customer relationship management systemto enhance international distribution for a database system developer in Austin, Texas.