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Hire a freelance accountant today to handle all your bookkeeping, auditing, taxation and accounting needs. Certified Public Accountants (CPA) can help you with payroll processing or manage your escrow account and brokerage. Some accountants specialize in certain accounting principles, including forensic accounting and financial accounting.

Accounting is the process of producing financial records about an individual or organization. These financial statements can be used to help a company’s management team assess economic resources under their control. Accountants often use enterprise resource planning software or accounting software to help organize their clients’ finances. On Upwork, the world’s largest online workplace, you’ll find accountants who can provide accounting services to small businesses and professionals around the world.

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  1. Greg Rawlings

    Greg Rawlings

    CPA with Masters Degree in Business Taxation

    United States - Last active: 19 hours ago - Tests: 8

    Assisting Entreprenuers on an Independent Basis in the Areas of Accounting, Finance and Taxation: Senior Tax Accountant - Price Waterhouse Los Angeles; Accounting Instructor - University of La Verne; Sole Proprietor - Greg L. Rawlings CPA; Chief Financial Officer - RWR Homes and related companies; Trustee - family trusts of undisclosed high net worth family; Valuation Consultant - FDIC structured transaction pools

    $125.00 /hr
    761 hours
    4.99
  2. Valiantsina Zianishyna

    Valiantsina Zianishyna

    Accountant, Bookkeeper, QuickBooks, XERO, Excel

    United States - Last active: 19 hours ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 4

    Have bachelor's of science in economics & marketing + extra accounting units (all As), currently studying to sit for the CPA exam. Proficient with QuickBooks (many PC & Mac versions), XERO, MS Excel. 5 years full charge accounting experience, including but not limited to setting up an accounting system for a company, bank and c/c reconciliations, AP/AR, payroll, inventories, depreciation and amortization, financial statements presentations, GAAP and tax compliance. Other office experience includes data entry & analysis, Internet research, logistics, marketing, e-commerce, translations Russian - English and administrative support. Honesty and reliability are my priorities, I see challenging problems as a space to learn and grow, ready to go the extra mile to achieve the best results in the shortest time.

    $50.00 /hr
    889 hours
    5.00
  3. Keith Maritato

    Keith Maritato

    CPA, Auditor, Tax, CFO Services

    United States - Last active: 16 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 2

    Keith Maritato – CPA, CIA provides comprehensive business solutions relating to accounting, auditing, tax, financial statements, finance and technology. Specializing in start-up companies headquartered internationally looking to establish a presence here in the U.S. Typical services include setting up bank accounts, payroll, tax identification numbers, accounting system, personnel policies and handbook as well as full bookkeeping, accounting, and reporting. Our services also include preparation of Federal and State income tax returns.

    $44.44 /hr
    84 hours
    4.71
  4. Jared T.

    Jared T.

    CPA - Audit & Tax

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 4

    I'm a licensed certified public accountant with many years of experience in taxation (individual, corporate, not-for-profit), auditing & attestation (compilations, reviews, audits) and general bookkeeping (primarily QuickBooks). I have a diverse client base, with a focus on sole proprietors and small businesses. I have an active CPA license in PA, and I'm a member of the AICPA and PICPA. In addition, I also serve on the Board of Directors of a local not-for-profit organization.

    $50.00 /hr
    18 hours
    5.00
  5. Bryan Kelly

    Bryan Kelly

    Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CMA)

    Canada - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 2

    To view my complete CV and freelance work history, please feel free to visit my website at www.bryankellycpa.ca I'm a certified accountant (CPA, CMA) with over 12 years of experience as both a freelance and corporate accountant. I currently work with a wide variety of small business owners (both in Canada an internationally) providing services including financial planning, accounting, payroll and tax. My freelance experience is backed by nearly 10 years spent working in the energy and manufacturing sectors holding a wide variety of roles as a front-line accountant, internal auditor, and manager with oversight for Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance and an IFRS conversion.

    $44.44 /hr
    747 hours
    5.00
  6. Amanda D.

    Amanda D.

    Nonprofit Professional skilled in strategy and general business ops

    United States - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 8

    Writing has always been my passion; somehow, I've been lucky enough to find a way to fold it into my work. My ability to speak in the voice of the audience, as well as the voice of the brand, has led to success in grant writing, social media marketing and content planning. After an inspiring volunteer experience, I started working for a progressive nonprofit that both accepted, and fostered my desire for an entrepreneurial approach to nonprofit management. I bring almost a decade of experience, enthusiasm, and passion for the world of nonprofit. My projects range from short-term to long-term, and I am also a skilled strategy consultant. My motto has always been "nonprofit at heart, entrepreneurial in spirit." My own personal mission is to leave an organization in better shape than I found it. So far, so good! Specialties: 1) Grant Research, Writing & Reporting: - Research and build prospect database - Draft letter's of inquiry (LOI's) - Prepare grant proposals (RFP's) 2) Program build-out: - Narrative drafting - Outcome analysis and development - Volunteer recruitment & management 3) Fundraising & Development: - Strategic plan development - Craft and prepare fundraising strategy - Corporate Sponsorship/CSR program development - Third-party event management - Marketing and public relations 4) Website Development: - Content planning - Site design (via enduser-friendly Wix) 5) Accounting & Bookkeeping: - Budget planning: operating & programmatic - General Bookkeeping: QuickBooks Pro, QuickBooks Online 6) Resume & Cover Letter Writing - Having maintained leadership roles in high-level positions, I am also skilled resume and cover letter writing. If you have any questions, please feel free to ask! I put the mission of the organization first and foremost,which makes me flexible and efficient.

    $38.89 /hr
    254 hours
    5.00
  7. Carl Jaquint

    Carl Jaquint

    QuickBooks Online ProAdvisor

    United States - Last active: 19 hours ago - Tests: 2

    I'm a QuickBooks Online ProAdvisor with over 10 years of extensive experience in providing bookkeeping, payroll and training services using QuickBooks. I specialize in helping companies automate their processes so they can spend more time increasing sales and less time on bookkeeping issues. I also offer Payroll Services that will save you time and money. I'm a meticulous financial and accounting professional acknowledged for sound decision-making abilities, analytic skills, business acuity, attention to detail and expert with QuickBooks Online and proficient with Microsoft Excel and Word. Here are some benefits you can always look forward to: 1. Flexibility 2, Quality & Timely Services 3. Personal & Professional 4. Cost Benefit 5. Responsive & Friendly

    $50.00 /hr
    364 hours
    5.00
  8. Scott Keithly, C.P.A.

    Scott Keithly, C.P.A.

    Senior Tax Strategist

    United States - Last active: 24 days ago - Tests: 3

    I am a Certified Public Accountant. I specialize in issues involving tax controversy: filing old tax returns, settling back taxes, dealing with IRS and state tax issues, and generally analyzing complex tax situations. My belief is that nobody should pay one penny more in taxes than they legally have to. I began my career at Ernst & Young and am now working on individual tax projects on a freelance basis. Also, I prefer to work on a flat-fee basis. I find it works out best for everyone that way.

    $44.44 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  9. Rick M.

    Rick M.

    Tax Preparation | Accounting | Bookkeeping | QuickBooks | Xero

    United States - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 2

    I provide accounting, tax, and bookkeeping services using QuickBooks and Xero to both individuals and small business. I help my clients maximize income, minimize taxes, and maintain a work-life balance. I have a decade of experience in both public and private accounting and am the current owner of an Accounting & Tax Firm in the US. I am an Enrolled Agent, a certification given by the IRS, achieved by passing 3 rigorous exams in taxation. Look forward to hearing from you and building a long-term relationship. Regards, Rick McCutcheon, EA

    $44.44 /hr
    4 hours
    4.98
  10. Md. Rashiduzzaman, CFA, FRM

    Md. Rashiduzzaman, CFA, FRM Agency Contractor

    Financial Analyst, Investment Banker

    Bangladesh - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 12

    I am an investment banking analyst working at a leading investment bank of Bangladesh. I am also a CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst), and FRM (Financial Risk Manager) Charterholder. With more than four years of working knowledge in the investment banking industry, I draw upon a wealth of practical, first-hand experience to benefit clients in the ways that matter most. Being a finance graduate, I am very much passionate about Finance and would love to help you with financial analysis, financial modeling, research, risk management, investment, due diligence, preparation of information memorandum and other related jobs.

    Associated with: Financial Solutions

    $45.00 /hr
    81 hours
    4.98