Tiago Dias

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

Baker Tilly is one of the world’s largest auditing and consulting organisations. It develops its activity in 148 countries, through 740 offices with 39,000 professionals, reaching a worldwide turnover of around USD 4.3 billion.

This international network has a global reach. It also has a substantial presence in Portugal, through its offices in Lisbon and Porto and partner entities.

Backed by a multidisciplinary global structure for providing professional services, Baker Tilly creates value for its clients through Auditing, Management Consulting, Tax and Incentives Consulting, Transfer Pricing, Corporate Finance, Outsourcing and Information Systems.

The quality of human resources and local and international experience have helped to consolidate the brand and to grow locally, nationally and globally and to guarantee the sharing of knowledge and the quality that the best organisations demand.

Considering Portuguese regulations, Baker Tilly operates through the following network of firms:

  • Baker Tilly, PG & Associados, SROC, S.A. – Registered with the Official Auditors Association (OROC) under number 235 and registered with the CMVM under number 20161528. Provides legal auditing, taxation and related services, authorised exclusively or not, to statutory auditors .
  • Baker Tilly Portugal II Advisory, Lda – Consultancy and support services in the application and management of incentives.
  • Baker Tilly Portugal III – Corporate & Governance, Lda – Provides Risk & Business Advisory, Compliance Services & Internal Audit services.
  • BTCFAM, Lda – Provision of financial valuation services, advice on Mergers & Acquisitions, transactional services (Financial Due Diligence), debt advice, company restructuring, support (in the financial component) to litigation processes.
  • BTPTG Outsourcing, Lda – Provides outsourcing services in the areas of Finance & Accounting and Human Resources.
  • Baker Tilly Iv – Global Solutions, Lda – Consultancy in the area of implementation of information systems, development, training, reporting (Power BI) and digitisation of processes.

Advisory Excellence Appoints Tiago Dias and Baker Tilly in Portugal

Franco Alessio

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

Dr. Franco Alessio, Italian Chartered Accountant and Auditor (listed in the Italian body CNDCEC), in 2003 founded “Studio Alessio” with the aim of giving accounting, corporate and tax advice to customers in Italy.

Since 2008, he expands his consulting activities also following customers abroad. Initially just in Europe and then from 2010 outside the borders of Europe too.

Through a network of professionals (chartered accountants, lawyers, and employees’ consultants), provides professional advice at national and international level.

In 2011, he expands his network of collaborators in order to improve the areas related to extraordinary corporate transactions (e.g., Mergers, acquisitions, demergers, spin-offs), asset protections and counselling about real estates.

The headquarter is in Casale Monferrato, that is, by car, one hour far away from: Milan, Turin and Genoa.

From many years, our clients have at their disposal the experience and professionalism of a network composed by chartered accountants (i.e., tax advisors), lawyers, human resource advisors and notaries that are listed in the related Italian bodies.

Firm Overview:

Studio Alessio offers complete professional advice to individuals, sole traders, companies and corporate groups, in the areas related to accounting, annual and consolidated financial statements, national and international tax and company law, corporate transactions such as acquisitions, disposals, mergers, demergers, transfers, transformations, preparation of development and reorganisation plans for companies and corporate groups, drafting of business plans, legal auditing and tax litigation.

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Rolf Verdaasdonk

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

Since May 2008, Rolf Verdaasdonk is employed as Financial Consultant and Auditor by VAAS Certified Auditors Inc. in Willemstad. Main client is an international company operating in the internet gaming industry. Furthermore the company has audit clients in the internet gaming industry which are listed in international stock markets.

In 2014 we have performed an assignment to train the accounting staff of an internet gaming company in Costa Rica.

In 2021 Rolf became a member of IR GLOBAL.

Firm Overview:

VAAS CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS was incorporated in 2003 in Curaçao. Its team of 10 experienced and engaged professionals and three partners specialise in providing high quality international tax planning and audit services to the banking, insurance, financial services, pharmaceutical, telecoms and, in particular, the internet gaming industries.

The firm joined Nexia International in March 2016 to add a global view to its local engaged focus. The firm’s main market is the Island of Curaçao, located in the Caribbean Sea next to Aruba and close to the border of Venezuela. In addition, it services clients from the Islands of Aruba, Bonaire and Saint Martin, also known as the ‘Dutch Caribbean’. VAAS CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS also has an associated office located in Suriname.

The firm services a broad range of clients in the public and private sector, ranging from foundations financed by government grants, banks, insurance companies, trust and financial offshore institutions and subsidiaries of international listed companies.

Advisory Excellence Appoints Rolf Verdaasdonk and VAAS CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS INC. in Curaçao (streetinsider.com)

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 from Northcentral University, Arizona. He is an FCCA, 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 sponsored by the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts, a CMA, sponsored by the Institute of Management Accountants, a CFM sponsored by the Institute of Management Accountants, a CFE sponsored by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, and a CSAR, sponsored by the International Association of Asset Recovery. He is a member of the International Association of Restructuring, Insolvency and Bankruptcy Professionals, sponsored by INSOL International, and the Information Systems Audit and Control Association. 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, 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 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 Centre, 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, human resources 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.