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About me

Let me introduce myself


A bit about me

Independent software trainer in Chicago. MOS Excel Expert, MOS Office Master, Advanced Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor

With previous experience in financial planning & analysis (FP&A), public accounting, enterprise performance management (EPM) software implementation & and business intelligence, I can help bring a deeper level of understanding to the "how's and why's" to get the best ROI out of your technology investment.

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Garrett Charles Tedeman

Personal info

GARRETT CHARLES TEDEMAN

A few personal details. More credentials here.

Phone number: (630) 730-5305
Website: TedemanCPA.com / NewChicagoCPA.com
E-mail: Garrett@TedemanCPA.com

RESUME

How I got here


Experience

  • 2014-future

    Garrett Tedeman, CPA @ Owner

    Developing new focus on providing services to small to mid-sized businesses (SMB's), and since 2015, have been part-time instructor for QuickBooks classes at St. Augustine College in Chicago

  • 2011-2013

    PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP @ Senior Associate Consultant

    Conducted design sessions & implemented SAP BusinessObjects Planning & Consolidation (BPC) on both Microsoft / SQL Server-based and SAP Netweaver environments. Designed & configured custom planning applications, including developing logic scripts for costing allocation and financial consolidation. Led small teams to document and train business users and analysts for several full-cycle roll-outs.

  • 2009-2011

    HCL-Axon @ Managing Consultant

    Conducted design sessions & implemented SAP BusinessObjects Planning & Consolidation (BPC) on both Microsoft / SQL Server-based and SAP Netweaver environments. Designed & configured custom planning applications, including developing logic scripts for costing allocation and financial consolidation. Led small teams to document and train business users and analysts for several full-cycle roll-outs.

  • 2005-2009

    Consulting @ senior consultant

    Provided implementation services for SAP BusinessObjects Planning & Consolidation (BPC) on both Microsoft / SQL Server-based and SAP Netweaver environments.

  • 2000-2005

    Verizon, etc. @ Financial Analyst (contracts)

    Following graduate school, began accumulating experience in temp. projects from staff accountant to commerical web development to (in Chicago) as financial analyst. Used advanced Excel skills, general ledger accounting, SQL Server, Cognos, Hyperion analytics, and SAP FI/CO reporting during implementations

Education

  • 2016

    Microsoft Office Master @ Microsoft

    Access, Word, & Excel 2013 Expert

  • 2015

    Advanced Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor @ Intuit

    QuickBooks Online

    Also Xero Certified Advisor in Nov. 2015

  • 2009

    Microsoft Certified Technical Specialist @ Microsoft

    PerformancePoint Server (on SQL Server)

  • 2003

    Certified Public Accountant @ State of Illinois

  • 2000

    Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer @ Microsoft

    Windows NT 4.0

  • 1998-2000

    Michigan State University @ MBA

    Concentrations in Operations Mgmt. and Information Systems

  • 1992-1997

    Florida Atlantic University @ B.S. Accounting

    Although only a semester away from finishing in Chemistry, I heard the siren call of the world of business.

Other Stats

nature buff
94 ft
deepest scuba
avid runner
88 min
Hot Choc. 15K
museum nerd
>3000
photos taken of Rome & Greece

Portfolio

My latest projects


Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Fascinating first run-down on the new You Need a Budget (YNAB) from Bogleheads.org:

https://www.bogleheads.org/forum/viewtopic.php?t=180769


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Notes:

1.  Now includes auto-import, or transaction sync'ing like Mint.com
2.  Subscription-based ($5/mon or $50/yr), with 30-day initial trial
3.  Some updated features
4.  Transition video tutorials available on YouTube


Other key links from the article:

Blog posts from YNAB with more details:
Less Tedium, More Focus, Older Money with the New YNAB
The New YNAB is Here
The Why Behind the New YNAB

Other helpful links:
YNAB4 Transition Guide

Services

How I Can Help


In-Person

Providing classroom and on-site presentations.

Freelance

Available for freelance data analysis and/or business intelligence projects.

Passionate

Committed to helping find solutions.

Contact

Send a quick question here:


Adress/Street

1400 N Lake Shore Drive #3C

Chicago, IL 60610

Phone Number

(630) 730-5305