John S. Bain

John Bain is our exclusively recommended Accounting Services expert in the Bahamas on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact John directly using the contact details listed above.

John earned a Ph.D. in Business Administration (specialty – Computers and Information Security) from Northcentral University, Arizona (United States of America). He is an FCCA (Fellow, United Kingdom Chartered Certified Accountant), and has an MBA in Finance from Alliance Manchester Business School and the University of Whales, United Kingdom.

He holds Diplomate status with the American Board of Certified Forensic Examiners. He is also a MAFF (Master Analyst in Financial Forensics) sponsored by the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts, a CMA (United States Certified in Management Accounting), sponsored by the Institute of Management Accountants, a CFM (United States Certified in Financial Management) sponsored by the Institute of Management Accountants, a CFE (Certified Fraud Examiner) sponsored by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, and a CSAR (Certified Specialist in Asset Recovery), sponsored by the International Association of Asset Recovery. He is a member of the International Association of Restructuring, Insolvency and Bankruptcy Professionals (INSOL), sponsored by INSOL International, and the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA). He is also a licensed Public Accountant and Insolvency Practitioner by the Bahamas Institute of Chartered Accountants.

John has more than 33 years of post-qualification experience in auditing, beginning at Ernst and Young, and the Forensic and Litigation Partner with HLB Galanis Bain, a member of the Forum of Firms International Accounting Network.

He is proficient in investigative accounting, risk assessments, systems analysis, computer auditing, data science, data analytics, digital strategies, and advising large and medium-sized law firms and companies. He has extensive experience in forensic accounting, computer security, business litigation, fraud investigations, insolvencies and bankruptcies, calculation of economic damages, and business valuations.

His experiences include providing attest and consulting services to both public and privately held companies. These companies range in size, from start-ups to hundreds of millions in revenues.

He is a member of UHY’s Special Interest Group on Auditing and is certified by the ACCA in International Auditing. John is also an Adjunct Professor in Advanced Accounting and Accounting Information Systems at the University of The Bahamas.

He is the founder of UHY Bain and Associates (UHY is a member of the Forum of Firms), and has served in many client-facing management and leadership roles. He works closely with his clients as a quality resource, coordinating the services of UHY- Bain and Associates to deliver timely and proactive advice.

John’s experience includes five years with a Big Four firm. John has considerable financial services experience, including having served as a CFO of two substantial publicly traded financial services institutions, Lloyds (TSA) Bank and Trust, and the National Bank of Canada.

He is the partner in charge of business development and served as a Board member in both public institutions and a not-for-profit charity.

John Bain has assisted attorneys in litigation matters, and has worked with most of the QCs in The Bahamas in matters including Economic Damages, Business Valuations, Insolvencies, Partnership disputes, Shareholder Disputes, and Forensic examinations, including Fraud, Receivership, and Liquidations. He also worked with renowned British QC Edward Fitzgerald on a matter taking place in a United Kingdom overseas territory.

Firm Overview:

UHY Bain and Associates is a part of UHY International, a global network providing audit, accounting, tax, forensics, data analytics, litigation support, and business consultancy services worldwide. The Firm was started in 2010 in Nassau, The Bahamas.

The network offers an exceptional competitive advantage–national capabilities, attentive personal services, and a presence across major business centres globally.

UHY professionals pride themselves on their abilities to combine local knowledge with national, regional, and international expertise.

This Firm can help your business compete effectively locally, internationally, or cross-border. Our client receives Big Four experiences from a smaller, nimbler firm of talented accountants.

Our customers are guaranteed a high-quality professional standard through UHY’s membership to the Forum of Firms. Our work is peer reviewed through both the Bahamas Institute of Chartered Accountants, and the UHY network.

UHY Bain and Associates is a multi-disciplinary firm of professional services with over 40 years of experience providing tailor-made solutions to our clients.

UHY International is currently amongst the top 15 leading firms internationally of professional services.

Internationally, through our global network UHY, we have access to offices in 325 business centres in 100 countries, and 8,750 professionals. UHY allows us to help you achieve your business objectives effectively and seamlessly around the world.

Ingrid Drozg

Ingrid Drozg is our exclusively recommended Accounting Services, Tax and Payrolls expert in Slovenia on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Ingrid directly using the contact details listed above.

At Foreign Entrepreneur Business Center, we offer business immigration consulting in any procedure about obtaining work and resident permit, company formation and also investments. We also offer guidance through the whole process of gaining your work and residence permit for you and your family. Our main objective is to help with immigration and for you to start your or your family’s new life as smoothly as possible.

You want to invest in Slovenia? You can invest in your business our real estate. We can help you to choose your investment.

Our goal is to help you find the home or investments of your dreams. Our partners will listen to your needs and wishes and come up with the real estate that will suit you best. If it is an investment that you’re looking for, our experts will create a plan where you will maximise your profit with your real estate. But if it is a new home that you are looking for, then we will find the best place for you and your family. We will also take care of documents and procedures of purchasing your real estate and also find a tenant.

Accounting Practice:

We are specialised in foreign clients. We are a professional accounting firm with a qualified and dedicated team of accountants and tax experts. We provide a wide range of high-quality accounting, tax, financial and business services to foreign clients. In 2015 and 2014, we were selected among the top three accounting firms in Republic of Slovenia. Later there were no selections.

We can provide an all-round service to you from abroad. Carrying out on your behalf any national procedure concerning residence, permit acquisition, investment, communication with authorities, and business. While you are out of Slovenia, we can also work with you using modern e-communication channels. The software we are using makes it possible to conduct e-business remotely and paperless.

Our accountants will carefully listen to you and your needs. We’ll do our best to adjust communication and the way we work to best suit your needs. Establishing a long-term relationship of partnership that is based on respect, effective collaboration, and high-quality work is our priority. We also wish to communicate with you on a regular basis, provide you with advice and interpret accounting information because your success is also a prerequisite for our growth.

When we start our collaboration, you will be assigned a personal accountant, who will keep your books. He or she will also check your operations and advise you in a professional and responsible manner. Your personal accountant will answer all your questions and explain what to look out for as you start your business. You will be informed about your obligations and the possibilities for managing your business as efficiently as possible. Our accountant will also be your personal contact point in case you need to carry out any administrative procedure.

We offer consulting at business immigration to Europe, work and residence permit, company formation, investments, accounting and more. As top experts in the field, we will answer all your questions and carry out professionally any procedure that is required to start your new life in Slovenia or open your business. We ll take you through the entire process from gaining residence and work permit, finding the right real estate for you to helping you with everyday life situation. You too will be given an all-round support, and we expect from you numerous questions about living conditions in Slovenia, institutions, addresses and anything that matters in your new environment. We can also help you open your own business. Your new company will also receive comprehensive support when it comes to accounting, tax, financial, HR and legal services.

Emmanuel Medina Henríquez

Emmanuel Medina Henríquez is our exclusively recommended Accounting Services expert in Ecuador on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Emmanuel directly using the contact details listed above.

Emmanuel is the general manager of ROSS Auditores y Consultores. He is a CPA who began his professional career in Maracay, Venezuela, first at Bravo Peraza & Associates, Public Accountants, then later as the General Manager of Auditing at Bravo Bastidas & Associates, Public Accountants. He has also held important management positions in other fields: he was the General Manager of Finance for a transportation company, he was also appointed as a general manager for over eight years in the manufacturing and broadcasting industries. Mr. Medina has also served as the Audit Board Coordinator of the Association of Public Accountants in Aragua, Venezuela.

Besides being a certified public accountant, Emmanuel has a Master’s Degree in Accounting Sciences from the University of Carabobo, Venezuela. He is also an expert in matters related to IFRS and IAS, and is an experienced speaker on both of these subjects. Mr. Medina is also in the process of completing his doctoral thesis for the Doctorate Program in Administrative and Management Sciences at the University of Carabobo, Venezuela.

Emmanuel Medina Henríquez is currently an Accounting professor at the University of Guayaquil, Ecuador. Previously, he held multiple positions in many learning institutions: he was an Auditing professor at the University of Carabobo, Venezuela and at the Bicentenaria University of Aragua, Venezuela; he was also an Accounting professor at the Extension and Technical Advisory Centre for Businesses of the University of Carabobo, Venezuela. At this university, Mr. Medina was recognised as the best professor in matters related to IFRS. He has also been a speaker on professional issues at ESPOL, University of Guayaquil, Association of Accountants in Guayas, Association of Commercial Engineers of Guayas, and at the Institute of Accounting Research of Ecuador. In 2015, Mr. Medina received the Honorific Order of the Public Accountants awarded by the Venezuelan Federation of Public Accountants.

Firm Overview:

ROSS Auditores y Consultores is a national audit firm comprised of accountants, auditors and lawyers – all with extensive professional experience servicing many of the different sectors of the Ecuadorian economy. We have the very highest standards, and our reputation for excellence and integrity is our most valuable asset.

For over 15 years, our partners and managers have been offering complete and precise auditing and consulting services to our clients. Our management culture and therefore our performance is based on our four pillars of Order, Accuracy, Knowledge, and Experience.

Miguel Pavez B.

Miguel Pavez B. is our exclusively recommended Audit and Accounting Services expert in Chile on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Miguel directly using the contact details listed above.

Miguel is the Principal Partner at Keystone Auditores in Santiago, Chile.

Experience:

  • Audit
  • Accounting
  • Tax Consulting

As a primary objective and leader of the group, it transmits to the partners, area managers and staff of the firm in general, to always make the following advantages of the firm available:

  • Access to a worldwide network of auditing and accounting firms with extensive practical and commercial experience.
  • Access to experts with appropriate experience and knowledge, located in the appropriate place.
  • Personal and professional service based on firm, well-established and long-term relationships.
  • Understanding the big picture and detailed knowledge at the local level.
  • Quick exchange of information.
  • Industrial Specialisation.
  • Customer service, our priority.

Our firm has been in the Chilean market for 23 years and we look forward to communicating with PrimeGlobal members to share our experience. Our aim is to connect and build relationships with our fellow members, to make ourselves available to them as a resource in Chile and to refer services from Chile to their international locations.

Keystone Auditores Chile was founded in 1997 and has grown under the leadership of three of its founding partners, with the support of additional partners who have brought focused expertise in their respective business areas. The firm has 33 professionals in multiple service areas, each led by a specialist partner. Keystone Auditores Chile has rich experience in the field of business consultancies and audits and the integral management of consultancies. The firm focusses on supporting clients in strategic operational areas, including human resources, tax and legal services among others. Keystone Auditores Chile also utilises outsourced professionals who have experience supporting the firm for many years, to ensure a full service is provided to clients by a team of trusted professionals. At Keystone Auditores Chile, the goal is to become a true strategic ally to clients to ensure their long-term success.

Nicole FLORANGE

Nicole Florange is our exclusively recommended Accounting Services expert in Luxembourg on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Nicole directly using the details listed above.

Centre Général d’Expertises Comptables is a Strassen-based accounting firm, whose business brings together various services, including corporate domicile, corporate registration assistance, accounting, tax and social services. CGE Sàrl is a Member of the Order of Chartered Accountants. Its objective is to satisfy its clientele in a climate of trust, supervised by a young team, human size, dynamic, experienced, listening to the client and bound to professional secrecy.

The company has almost 25 years of experience in the Luxembourg territory though its co-founder Willem VAN CAUTER, and more than 15 years of experience for its other Founder Nicole M.I. FLORANGE. Office procedures also benefit from an analytical function by one of its managers who practices a Forensic Auditing activity in a separate structure.

CGE Sàrl is a Member of the Order of Chartered Accountants. Its objective is to satisfy its customers in a climate of trust.

Please contact us for any questions or further information.

Savvas Papasavvas

Savvas Papasavvas is our exclusively recommended Accounting Services expert in Cyprus on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Savvas directly using the contact details listed above.

Savvas is the founder and managing partner of SMPA Advisory Ltd, an accounting firm that is based in Limassol, Cyprus, and has a clientele of local and international companies.

Savvas joined Deloitte in 2005 after he finished his studies in the UK and left Deloitte in December 2019 at the level of director. He was a member of the IFRS Consultation Centre of Deloitte Cyprus and specialised in the audit of large local and international companies in various industries, including: Shipping, Manufacturing, Oil and Gas, Hotel, Investment Holdings, etc.

Savvas gained extensive experience in providing tax advisory services, including advises about the formation of international tax structures, financial advisory services and general business advisory services.

Savvas holds a BA (Hons) degree in Accounting and Finance and he is a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Cyprus (ICPAC).