Experienced self-employed professional seeking contract work in accounting or finance.  References available on request. 


JANET MARIE, Accounting, Bookkeeping and Business Management Services

As a self-employed Business Manager and Full-Charge Bookkeeper, Marie has provided accounting services to a wide variety of clientele, giving her a wide breadth of information about many different types of businesses.

    Past Clientele Types:

Production Company, Music Publisher, Attorney(s), Estate(s), Real Estate Investor(s), Design Studio, Independent Artist, Construction Company, Landscape Firm, Manufacturer(s).

    Functions Performed for Clients:

Marie is an M.B.A. who specializes in “bringing order to chaos” – she has helped many clients set up their “back office” from the ground up and many others to straighten out years of neglect. As such, she can set up the books in QuickBooks Pro according to GAAP, train internal personnel, and streamline and/or define office procedures. She is knowledgeable in A/P, A/R, Payroll, financial statements, financial analysis, job costing, journal entries, closings, 1099 preparation, sales tax and contracts. She interfaces with staff, bankers, property managers, stockbrokers, attorneys and C.P.A.’s to appropriately manage a client’s affairs. Ms. Marie’s main focus is to organize a client’s affairs in a smoothly running, cost-efficient way, so that the client can focus on their own core objectives and the overall management of their business.

Corporate Experience (Partial List):

    Unit Manager, ABC-TV - “1984 Olympics”, in charge of all Special Camera Units; Post-Production - “American Bandstand”, “Love Boat”, syndicated versions.

    Financial Analyst, ABC-TV  - business manager, $5MM in administrative operating budgets.

    Production Cost Analyst, ABC-TV - “General Hospital”, “Barney Miller”, “Family Feud”, et al. Note: Ms. Marie oversaw over $50MM in expenditures for “General Hospital” alone.

    Senior Cost Accountant, Accountants Overload  - Job cost analysis for Carnation.


    General – Financial analysis (strong spreadsheet skills), corporate accounting, bookkeeping, GAAP, small business management, planning, forecasting, job costing, budget to actual reconciliation, business plans, presentations, excellent communication skills.

    Computer - QuickBooks Pro, Excel, Word, Publisher, Front Page, Adobe Acrobat Pro, Sony Acid, Sound Forge and Vegas Suite and more. Very fast learner.

    Additional skill sets: Writing, basic website maintenance, television and radio production, music licensing, composing, publishing and production, contracts, desktop publishing, real estate.


    M.B.A., Marketing, Mellon Grant, Pace University, New York, New York

    A.B., Theatre Arts, Distinction, Dean’s List, Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts

Janet Marie, P.O. Box 2211, Malibu, California 90265-7211