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In addition to being a certified public accountant and holding a Master's degree in Accounting, I have taught undergraduate financial accounting and taxation classes at accredited colleges. I have tutored accounting and finance students in person and over the Internet for over two years. Further, I prepared full-disclosure personal and business financial statements and a variety of local, state, and federal income and payroll tax returns for over 10 years. Finally, I was a state sales tax auditor for 10 years and an internal revenue agent for almost 4 years.
I teach principles of accounting, intermediate accounting, managerial accounting, and advanced accounting.
In addition to holding a Master's degree in Accounting, I consulted with small businesses on everything from financing to hiring employees in my CPA firm for almost 7 years. I regularly tutor students on strategic management, including Porter's Five Forces analysis, Porter's generic strategies, PEST analysis, SWOT analysis, and product life cycle management.
I teach the principles of corporate finance. I have a great deal of experience teaching capital budgeting and weighted-average cost of capital.
I teach basic Excel functions in all versions of Excel, as well as certain advanced functions. I regularly use pivot tables, SUMIF, SUMIFS, COUNTIF, VLOOKUP, HLOOKUP, INDEX-MATCH and linked worksheets within a workbook.
I have over 10 years experience performing bookkeeping on Quickbooks and training others in its use. I have used it in a variety of industries, from retail stores to professional service forms, and for all types of business entities.
In addition to being a certified public accountant, I emphasized income tax law in my master's degree program. I prepared income tax returns from 1982 to 2003, most recently in my certified public accounting firm. Additionally, I worked as an internal revenue agent at the Internal Revenue Service from 2003 to 2007. Finally, I taught income tax classes for the University of Maryland University College in 2009 and 2010.
Extremely Knowledgeable and Thorough in his Approach — I had several tutoring sessions in the last weeks and Barry was extremely patient and effective. He will explain the concepts with examples and ensure that you have grasped the information. Anyone would benefit from his services. Highly recommended. ...
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