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Accountant/Book Keeper - Part Time

Job Description

As a Part-Time Accountant/Book Keeper your responsibilities will include, but are not be limited to the following: 
Accounts payable Payroll Bank reconciliation Mail Employee information management 

Qualifications:

3 – 5 years of experience Excellent knowledge of Excel and QuickBooks Excellent organizational skills Ability to work independently Good work history 
Flexible Hours:
10 to 15 hours per week The hours can be divided over several days each week. Wednesday is required every other week. 
Once fully trained you may be able to work remotely for some of your scheduled hours. 

Company Description

We are AAHA Certified. We are Cat Friendly Certified.
We are a progressive practice always striving for improvement.
We incorporate excellent patient care through a detailed, team based approach to client education.
We use low stress handling restraint and behavior techniques. We are equipped with in house labs, digital dental radiography, digital radiography, ultrasound, class IV therapy laser and more.
We also offer chiropractic services and puppy behavior training classes.
We work as a team and we support our team!
We are located in one of most beautiful parts of the city of Chicago in Lincoln Park. We are blocks away from the Lincoln Park Zoo, near the Chicago lakefront and right across the street from Oz Park.
Last but not least we encourage a fun work environment.

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Animal Technician

In addition to formal training, on-the-job training occurs as we assign our consultants to projects and devote our Research personnel to research initiatives. Our goal is to continuously broaden and deepen each individual?s knowledge and experience.

Summary of Job Purpose and Function
This position works with the veterinary medical team to provide and prepare for the best medical care of pets, and to ensure this is provided in a happy, welcoming, friendly and efficient manner, influencing clients to return and refer their friends and families.

Essential Responsibilities and Tasks

Prepare the treatment room for examination of pets and all necessary medical item and supplies (e.g. vaccinations, fecal loops, slides, etc.) for the veterinarian and/or veterinary technician. Set up fecals, smears, and skin scrapings as allowed by state rules and regulations.
Maintain the flow of the Cycle of Service in accordance to position. Provide Client Education regarding preventive care, Optimum Wellness Plans, and basic status of hospitalized pets. Serve as support to the Client Services Coordinator staff on an as-needed basis.
Hold or restrain pets during examination, treatment, or inoculation.
Prepare routine in-house laboratory tests (e.g. canine heartworm, feline leukemia, FIV, and canine parvovirus) as allowed by state rules and regulations.
Monitor the comfort of hospitalized patients. Ensure the comfort of hospitalized patients by "walking", exercising, feeding, and cleaning cages and pet (when approved by the veterinarian or veterinary technician).
Bathe and dip pets when necessary to treat dermatological conditions (when advised by veterinarian or veterinary technician.
Clean the surgical suite and instruments.
Ensure cleanliness of the hospital including but not limited to housekeeping such as laundry, dishes, mopping, cage cleaning, trash collection and removal and instrument cleaning as outlined by hospital protocols
Other job duties as assigned.

Special Working Conditions

Ability to work at a computer for long periods of time.
Ability to be confident around pets (i.e., dogs, cats, birds, reptiles, etc.)
Client needs and work volume may often require more than 40 hours per week to complete essential duties of this job. This position requires special hours including working weekends and evenings.
Must have mental processes for reasoning, remembering, mathematics and language ability (reading, writing, and speaking the English language) to perform the duties proficiently.
The noise level in the work environment is moderately high.
Requires sufficient ambulatory skills in order to perform duties while at hospital.
Ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and climb as well as manipulate (lift, carry, move) up to 50 pounds.
Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm-hand-finger dexterity with the ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard and operate equipment.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
Associate is routinely exposed to a variety of pets that may bite or scratch, and on occasion, exposed to anesthesia, radiation, biological hazards and medication/controlled substances.

Job Requirements

Experience, Education and/or Training
High School Diploma preferred.
Must be at least 18 years old to perform duties involving radiography (x-ray) and exposure to radioactive substances.
One year related experience required with customer service preferred.

Our performance management system is critical to our professional development activities. Ongoing reviews promote continuous growth and development by evaluating existing strengths, targeting future development opportunities and working with each individual to identify success factors.


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Animal Care Aide

Everyone at our Company, from our entry-level consultants to our Principals, interacts with clients in several ways. Examples often include field inspections, marketing presentations, industry conferences, and project reporting. The responsibility for client interaction, management, and development increases as you progress along our consulting career path.

Building client relationships starts right away. Our Engineers/Scientists and Senior Engineer/Scientists often participate in field inspections, teleconferences, or face-to-face client meetings.

Working with our established consultants, they receive hands-on experience and begin the process of building these relationships by doing excellent work on time and within budget. Many of our entry-level hires have found themselves on an inspection during their first week at our Company!

Job Summary:

Under direct supervision, performs daily health monitoring, clinical care, surgical support and enrichment for laboratory animals.

Must be able to lift 20 to 25 lbs. Must be able to work staggered shift schedule, overtime, weekends and holidays as required.

Must be able to read, write and comprehend English in order to read signage and to read and update animal health records. Work space may be small, non-private, and close to other work stations where noise level can be high.

Specific Responsibilities:

Performs daily rounds under the direct supervision of the clinical veterinarians or Animal Health Techincian, Leads to triage new animal health reports and monitor ongoing clinical cases. Communicates with veterinary staff and laboratory personnel to notify and update regarding the status of clinical cases. Performs physical examinations and treatments as deemed necessary by the clinical veterinarians;
Assists the clinical veterinarians or other qualified individuals with surgical procedures. Prepares sterile instrument packs and prepares surgical suite animals for asceptic surgery. Under the direction of the clinical veterinarians, AHT Sr or Lead, administers anesthetic agents, intravenous fluids and monitors anesthesia and post surgical recovery;
Ensures that environmental and social enrichment is provided to the laboratory animals.
Dispenses non-controlled drugs and supplies from the CCM pharmacy to laboratory personnel. Performs periodic inventories of drugs, supplies, assay kits and instruments. Prepares and submits animals or specimens (blood, tissue, feces) for testing at diagnostic laboratories as determined necessary by the clinical veterinarians;
Maintains and monitors various reports and records including animal health records, activity reports and enrichment logs. Participates in the training of animal care staff, laboratory personnel and interns in proper animal restraint, barrier technique and asepsis;
Remains current with all regulations pertaining to laboratory animals including the Guide, Animal Welfare Act, etc. Participates in various staff meetings, staff training and continuing professional education. Becomes familiar with relevant Animal Study Protocols and meets with investigators and laboratory personnel to discuss research needs and animal health concerns;
Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

One year of experience as a veterinary assistant or technician in a veterinary medical facility, research facility or diagnostic laboratory or the equivalent combination of education, training and experience where the required knowledge, skills and abilities are acquired.

As our consultants progress into Manager and Senior Manager roles, they are responsible for managing key client relationships and developing business for themselves and others. They market our multidisciplinary services to both existing our Company clients and potential new ones. Our Principals are often working with our largest clients and managing our most significant and challenging projects.



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Animal Care Provider

Our Group is the world's leading global political risk research and consulting firm. By examining political, economic, social, and security developments and their impact on the stability of countries, regions, and markets, we help our clients make informed business decisions in countries where understanding the political landscape is critical.

Job Summary

This position must be able to provide professional, efficient and exceptional service at all times.
Possess computer aptitudes that enable applicant to quickly learn a mostly paperless hospital system.
Ability to multi-task with strong written and verbal communication skills.
Perform procedures including but not limited to: placing IV catheters, inducing anesthesia, intubating patients, preparing pets for procedures, monitoring hospitalized and surgical patients, administering injections and medications, running lab work, drawing blood, etc.

Further duties include:

Educate clients, maintain proper and complete medical charts, and maintain clean, sterile and organized treatment areas, exam rooms, and labs.

Minimum of one year experience preferred but will train the right individual.
Our employment package is commensurate on experience and includes a generous salary and benefits such as paid time off, uniform allowance, retirement program, and discounted medical care for employee pets commensurate .
If you are ambitious, friendly, adventurous and enthusiastic about veterinary medicine we want to hear from you.

Our staff is made up of highly talented, diverse, and motivated people who are dedicated to the company's work. With offices in New York City, Washington, and London, the firm offers exceptional opportunities for individuals at all levels in their careers.


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Animal Health Technician

The supply chain management services are primarily focused on the bigger picture. The global supply consulting services are based on the international reach through offices and logistics consultants all over the world as well as the previous experience from global supply chain projects.

Position SUmmary

Education and Essential Qualifications

HS Diploma/GED
1 - 3 years related experience
Basic computer literacy including the ability to type on a computer keyboard, use a computer mouse, and view information on a computer screen is required.
Employees must have the physical strength and ability to lift and carry a pet or other object weighing up to 50 pounds without assistance. Must be able to assist in lifting patients or other objects weighing more than 50 pounds.
Must be able to safely and competently operate equipment pertinent to carrying out their duties, including but not limited to laboratory equipment, anesthesia and dental equipment, and the xray machine and processor.
Must be able to view physical symptoms or medical problems, read medical instruments, and follow handwritten instructions.

General Job Requirements

Follow all hospital standard procedures and protocols, both current and future, as contained within the training manuals or as written or communicated by doctors or other supervisory staff
Carry out all duties in a professional and courteous manner and remain respectful and polite in speech, tone, and actions under all circumstances
Remain flexible and willing to implement new or changing procedures in the future
Follow OSHA standards and be familiar with Material Data Safety Sheets. Occupational hazards may include but are not limited to animal bite or scratch wounds and exposure to x-rays, anesthetic gases, CO2 Laser, caustic or toxic materials, and zoonotic diseases. Employees must follow all safety guidelines contained in the employee handbook and posted in hazardous areas.

Development of supply chain strategies demands an understanding for the modern opportunities in the form of support systems, infrastructure and professional services that make up the prerequisites for the structures in a global logistics design. The local knowledge of the practical hands-on logistics and cultural features are required to ensure that the strategies will be possible to transform into reality.


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Laboratory Animal Care Specialist

Our supply chain management consultants can leverage significant supply chain experience, acquired while developing and implementing strategies for some of the world?s best known companies over the past forty years in more than one-thousand client engagements, and apply it, hands-on, to your organization.

Responsibilities:

Review and comply with all policies pertaining to the animal care program.
Care for and maintain laboratory animals in accordance with USDA Animal Welfare Act and policies, the ?Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals? and other applicable regulations and policies.
Work closely with the veterinarian(s) to perform daily health assessments of laboratory animals in the colony and maintain all records as needed and associated with this monitoring.
Provide animal treatments as instructed by the veterinarian(s).
Contribute to the preventative animal health program and the animal health surveillance program as needed, such as specimen collections and documentation, processing samples, providing summaries, conducting written and telephone communications with diagnostic laboratories, serving as contact for intra-institutional animal transfers and related responsibilities.
Perform technical functions required by research protocols, such as daily clinical observations and health examinations of sick animals, prior to reporting adverse findings to Veterinarian responsible for that area.
Provide technical skills training to the research community in support of IACUC-approved research protocols, e.g. animal handling and restraint, weaning, tail snips, ear tagging, blood and other tissues sample collection, injections, treatments, surgical preparation, pre-, peri-, and post-operative observations, euthanasia, and assists with research procedures as directed.
Interact with research staff to provide technical assistance.
Coordinate and process orders for animal medications (drugs, anesthetics, analgesics, etc.). Document distribution of same, and provides guidance on recordkeeping requirements.
Prepare and submit written reports, monthly billing summaries (drug orders, overcrowded cage charges) charts, logs and inventories as requested by supervisor.
Provide training for the ARCH staff as it relates to animal care, health and regulations.
Attend and participate in management staff meetings, as well as Rodent User Group meetings,
Animal Tech and other meetings as required.
Operate equipment and uses supplies according to safety guidelines; perform general housekeeping and adhere to safety procedures. Comply with safety policies and procedures and MSDS guidelines, including those related to biohazards and radioactive substances.
Assist with the receipt, stocking and maintenance of supply inventories.
Maintain required attendance levels and adhere to work schedule in accordance with required staffing levels in order to ensure that assigned duties are completed.
Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Education: Related education/training or equivalent in animal science.
Experience: Minimum of one year related animal care and handling experience required. One year of technical experience as detailed in the essential duties and responsibilities section preferred.
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.
Other: Basic knowledge of rodent technical skills and capability of identifying sick animals, summarizing findings, and providing medical treatment as prescribed.
Computer literacy in word processing and database record keeping preferred.
Must be able to follow verbal and written instructions and exhibit interpersonal skills that are conducive to effective professional communication and that contribute to a congenial work environment.
Maintain positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a professional manner with clients, customers, coworkers, and supervisors.
Ability to work independently in a responsible manner and also serve as an effective team member.
Ability to read, write, speak and understand English.

We have extensive experience in helping companies keep up with the dramatic changes in distribution center and warehouse operations. Our warehouse design consulting team combines on-the-floor data gathering with sophisticated modeling techniques to produce and implement warehouse/distribution center operation plans that provide increased savings and reliability for tomorrow while keeping the inventory moving today.


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Laboratory Animal Care Specialist

Because we seek distinctive candidates, our interview process is thorough and progresses through a series of telephone discussions and in-person meetings. The process allows you to learn more about our Company Group and to find out more about your qualifications as a candidate. Incoming resumes are reviewed against our current needs and candidates with appropriate backgrounds are invited into the recruiting process.

Responsibilities:

Review and comply with all policies pertaining to the animal care program.
Care for and maintain laboratory animals in accordance with USDA Animal Welfare Act and policies, the ?Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals? and other applicable regulations and policies.
Work closely with the veterinarian(s) to perform daily health assessments of laboratory animals in the colony and maintain all records as needed and associated with this monitoring.
Provide animal treatments as instructed by the veterinarian(s).
Contribute to the preventative animal health program and the animal health surveillance program as needed, such as specimen collections and documentation, processing samples, providing summaries, conducting written and telephone communications with diagnostic laboratories, serving as contact for intra-institutional animal transfers and related responsibilities.
Perform technical functions required by research protocols, such as daily clinical observations and health examinations of sick animals, prior to reporting adverse findings to Veterinarian responsible for that area.
Provide technical skills training to the research community in support of IACUC-approved research protocols, e.g. animal handling and restraint, weaning, tail snips, ear tagging, blood and other tissues sample collection, injections, treatments, surgical preparation, pre-, peri-, and post-operative observations, euthanasia, and assists with research procedures as directed.
Interact with research staff to provide technical assistance.
Coordinate and process orders for animal medications (drugs, anesthetics, analgesics, etc.). Document distribution of same, and provides guidance on recordkeeping requirements.
Prepare and submit written reports, monthly billing summaries (drug orders, overcrowded cage charges) charts, logs and inventories as requested by supervisor.
Provide training for the ARCH staff as it relates to animal care, health and regulations.
Attend and participate in management staff meetings, as well as Rodent User Group meetings,
Animal Tech and other meetings as required.
Operate equipment and uses supplies according to safety guidelines; perform general housekeeping and adhere to safety procedures. Comply with safety policies and procedures and MSDS guidelines, including those related to biohazards and radioactive substances.
Assist with the receipt, stocking and maintenance of supply inventories.
Maintain required attendance levels and adhere to work schedule in accordance with required staffing levels in order to ensure that assigned duties are completed.
Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Education: Related education/training or equivalent in animal science.
Experience: Minimum of one year related animal care and handling experience required. One year of technical experience as detailed in the essential duties and responsibilities section preferred.
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.
Other: Basic knowledge of rodent technical skills and capability of identifying sick animals, summarizing findings, and providing medical treatment as prescribed.
Computer literacy in word processing and database record keeping preferred.
Must be able to follow verbal and written instructions and exhibit interpersonal skills that are conducive to effective professional communication and that contribute to a congenial work environment.
Maintain positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a professional manner with clients, customers, coworkers, and supervisors.
Ability to work independently in a responsible manner and also serve as an effective team member.
Ability to read, write, speak and understand English.

Our Interview Process
HR interview. All candidates meet initially with someone from the our Company Group HR team, either by telephone or in person, to further review background and qualifications and to discuss the specific requirements of the position.
Case interview. The case interview will be with one of our consultants or research team members and will address skills and experience. Additionally, structured thinking, intellectual curiosity, collaborative style and drive for results are evaluated. Interview cases are typically drawn from the interviewers? experiences and may include specific scenarios for those candidates with a focused background.
Final interviews. Final interviews take place in one of our office locations and consist of a round of meetings that include several senior members of our leadership team. Those meetings provide you with the opportunity to ask questions, learn more about our culture and environment and meet our people face to face. We typically make offer decisions shortly after the final round of interviews.


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Laboratory Animal Care Specialist

Because collaboration and contribution to the firm is a priority at our Company Group, we balance your client work with opportunities that allow you to contribute your expertise, strategic insights and innovative thinking in efforts to evolve our methodology, decision frameworks and other intellectual capital. You will also have opportunities to shape the industry by authoring thought-leadership articles and market-analysis whitepapers.

Responsibilities:

Review and comply with all policies pertaining to the animal care program.
Care for and maintain laboratory animals in accordance with USDA Animal Welfare Act and policies, the ?Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals? and other applicable regulations and policies.
Work closely with the veterinarian(s) to perform daily health assessments of laboratory animals in the colony and maintain all records as needed and associated with this monitoring.
Provide animal treatments as instructed by the veterinarian(s).
Contribute to the preventative animal health program and the animal health surveillance program as needed, such as specimen collections and documentation, processing samples, providing summaries, conducting written and telephone communications with diagnostic laboratories, serving as contact for intra-institutional animal transfers and related responsibilities.
Perform technical functions required by research protocols, such as daily clinical observations and health examinations of sick animals, prior to reporting adverse findings to Veterinarian responsible for that area.
Provide technical skills training to the research community in support of IACUC-approved research protocols, e.g. animal handling and restraint, weaning, tail snips, ear tagging, blood and other tissues sample collection, injections, treatments, surgical preparation, pre-, peri-, and post-operative observations, euthanasia, and assists with research procedures as directed.
Interact with research staff to provide technical assistance.
Coordinate and process orders for animal medications (drugs, anesthetics, analgesics, etc.). Document distribution of same, and provides guidance on recordkeeping requirements.
Prepare and submit written reports, monthly billing summaries (drug orders, overcrowded cage charges) charts, logs and inventories as requested by supervisor.
Provide training for the ARCH staff as it relates to animal care, health and regulations.
Attend and participate in management staff meetings, as well as Rodent User Group meetings,
Animal Tech and other meetings as required.
Operate equipment and uses supplies according to safety guidelines; perform general housekeeping and adhere to safety procedures. Comply with safety policies and procedures and MSDS guidelines, including those related to biohazards and radioactive substances.
Assist with the receipt, stocking and maintenance of supply inventories.
Maintain required attendance levels and adhere to work schedule in accordance with required staffing levels in order to ensure that assigned duties are completed.
Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Education: Related education/training or equivalent in animal science.
Experience: Minimum of one year related animal care and handling experience required. One year of technical experience as detailed in the essential duties and responsibilities section preferred.
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.
Other: Basic knowledge of rodent technical skills and capability of identifying sick animals, summarizing findings, and providing medical treatment as prescribed.
Computer literacy in word processing and database record keeping preferred.
Must be able to follow verbal and written instructions and exhibit interpersonal skills that are conducive to effective professional communication and that contribute to a congenial work environment.
Maintain positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a professional manner with clients, customers, coworkers, and supervisors.
Ability to work independently in a responsible manner and also serve as an effective team member.
Ability to read, write, speak and understand English.

We understand that consulting can be a demanding career. our Company Group is committed to helping our people maintain a healthy work/life by balancing the demands of quality client work with the opportunity to pursue personal aspirations, spend time with their families and contribute to their communities. Our team members have a variety of interests outside of work, and we encourage them to actively balance work with family priorities and outside activities.


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Animation Art Specialist

Are you knowledgeable with animation art and animation history? Then set your sights on a high-profile career in our prestigious environment. Heritage Auctions (HA.com) is #1 in the collectibles auction field and our auction categories include coins, sports, comics, historical, modern & contemporary art, illustration art, decorative arts, entertainment and music ....and many more. 
SUMMARY: Responsible for assisting the Director of Animation Art in processing consignments of auction, building relationships with bidders and consignors, and providing specialist opinion for evaluating, authenticating, and cataloging of properties consigned for online and catalog display. This is a part-time position. 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Candidate should be well acquainted with animation art, including but not restricted to knowledge of specific animation films and TV specials, and of the studios that produce them.
  • Evaluates animation art, including production art, drawings, concept art, cels and cel background art.
  • Schedules animation art consignments for auction.
  • Writes descriptions for online and catalog display based on notes from consignor, the Director of Animation Art, and based on personal knowledge.
  • Answers inquiries.
  • Assists at previews and actively participates in auctions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
  • Must have a high school degree or equivalent
  • Must have a minimum of two years education and/or experience in working with evaluating animation art, or the ability to demonstrate comparable expertise
  • Extensive knowledge of hand drawn animation history and detailed knowledge about physical animation art required
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Must be highly proficient in basic Microsoft applications, specifically Word and Excel, have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, high ability to multitask, pay great attention to detail, and have a positive attitude with exceptional customer service skills.
  • Public speaking talents are a plus!
WORK ENVIRONMENT: Individual must be able to work in a fast-paced team environment.
The following are attributes that we are seeking in all employees at Heritage:
  • Self-motivation, intelligence, and strong work ethic.
  • Willingness to learn.
  • Ability to follow set standards and take direction.
  • Ability to analyze and propose solutions to problems.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, multi-project, and dynamic environment.
  • Absolute drive to complete projects on time and in a detailed manner.
  • Excellent organizational skills: accurate and thorough.
  • Excellent communication skills: listening, writing, and verbal.
We are a non-smoking company and also require that all applicants submit to a drug screen and background check. 
If you are interested in joining the Heritage family, please visit our career center at HA.com/Careers

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Animal Care Helper

We are guided by our basic core values: integrity and professionalism, passion for work, and essential modesty. This ?essential modesty? is the heart of who Establish is. It means we have the competence and determination to lead and steer projects, but we never underestimate the importance of listening to our clients and making sure we understand one another.

Requirements

  1. Must be able to handle dogs of all sizes and cats
  2. Must enjoy working with both people and pets
  3. Must have the stamina to walk energetic dogs as well as ensure our pet resort looks inviting and clean
  4. Must have a flexible work schedule where you can work during the week, as well as, on the weekends and holiday time frames.
  5. Must be able to follow directions and comply with processes and procedures
  6. Must have a keen sense of observation when observing the pets
  7. CAN NOT BE ALLERGIC TO DOGS OR CATS
  8. CSRs: Must be able to multi-task and handle large phone call volumes and walk in tours
  9. CSRs: Must have a positive, upbeat phone voice and personality

Our Committment

We will serve our clients with honesty, integrity, competence, and objectivity.
We will keep client information and records of client engagements confidential and will use proprietary client information only with the client?s permission.
We will not take advantage of confidential client information for ourselves or our firms.
We will not allow conflicts of interest which provide a competitive advantage to one client through our use of confidential information from another client who is a direct competitor without that competitor?s permission.


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