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  1. Neha J.

    Neha J.

    Certified Excel VBA / Finance Professional / Business Plan / Budgets

    India - Last active: 22 hours ago - Tests: 15 - Portfolio: 78

    1. Have Ten years of experience in working with MS Excel (2003, 2007, 2010, 2013 Formules, Macros, Pivot Tables/Charts/ Reports, Forms). Strong knowledge of integrating Visual Basic with Excel alongwith Strong Database manipulation and analytical skills. Additional knowledge of PL/SQL in Oracle, Database creation, writing Structured Query Language. Experience of Six years in working with other MS Office applications like MS Word 2007, MS Powerpoint 2007. 2. Certified Finance professional for Accounting and Business Analysis. Business Plans writer, Forecasting, Budget and Cashflow Models. ----PLEASE NOTE: I DON'T HAVE MAC OS AND CAN WORK ONLY IN WINDOWS MS OFFICE EXCEL AND VBA MACROS--------------------------------------------- ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    $22.22 /hr
    3,409 hours
    4.92
  2. Misun Nam

    Misun Nam

    CPA

    United States - Last active: 4 days ago

    Misun Nam, CPA Accounting and Tax CPA with over 15 years of experiences for small business bookkeeping and tax preparation using QuickBooks and ProSeries, ProSystem-fx and UltraTax Software. Well versed in all aspects of closed held business taxes including income tax, sales tax, payroll tax and personal property rendition, etc.

    $33.00 /hr
    455 hours
    4.89
  3. Viktoria B.

    Viktoria B.

    Finance Professional CPA CFO QuickBooks ProAdvisor Xero Expert

    Hungary - Last active: 11 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 9

    Finance professional, Top Rated on Upwork -former CFO- CPA, QuickBooks ProAdvisor, working for multinational companies (Air France, Motorola and Carlsberg), having more than 15 years of experience in Financial Management. Proven track record in financial planning, analysis, accounting, treasury, taxation, audit, system implementation (Oracle and Microsoft Navision, Quickbooks, Xero) US GAAP and IFRS reporting, international VAT, compensation and benefits, HR, process mapping and engineering. Extensive use of Hyperion financial data warehouse and Smartsheet project management tool.

    $33.00 /hr
    473 hours
    4.89
  4. David W.

    David W.

    C#, .Net 4.5,Data Analyst,Delphi 7,MSSql,Parallel

    Australia - Last active: 15 days ago - Portfolio: 5

    .Net developer for 10 yrs using C# ,C++,Delphi7; Data structure designer; Systems Analysis using business vocabulary and rules concept; Object-oriented and agile development methodology; Client/Server achitecture; Qualification in theoretical mathematics, physics, and economics(econometrics), MBA(finance & Statistics).

    $27.00 /hr
    34 hours
    4.99
  5. Joseph D.

    Joseph D.

    Web Researcher/Expert Data Entry/Lead Generation/Craiglist Expert

    Philippines - Last active: 22 hours ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 5

    To obtain a full time position that will utilize my persuasive abilities and outgoing personality for maximum success. I want to be part of the company that is related on my field of studies, because for me its fun, challenging and exciting. I learn faster when it comes to this field which is computer related job. Base on my experience, I really feel excitement on having new project or meeting new people on the job. That's why it inspires me working everyday. So I'm looking forward on working other projects specially on computer related job, and I will give my very best shot out of it.

    $4.50 /hr
    1,885 hours
    3.68
  6. Lilla L.

    Lilla L.

    Administrative Support, Translation and Bookkeeping

    Hungary - Last active: 22 hours ago - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 6

    I have been an oDesk-er for the last 3 years, mostly working on projects related to data-entry, web research, and other administrative tasks and some bookkeeping as well. I also have some experience in English to Hungarian translation. I am a really imaginative and creative person with keen eyes for details. My best features are that I am hardworking and I always aspire to the maximum. If you want to hire a reliable person then I am the best choice for you:) • Data entry • Document conversion • Web research • Customer service • Translation and Proofreading: English-Hungarian • Voice-over: Hungarian • Creative Writing - Articles, Blog posts, newsletters, website content: Hungarian • Social Media Management: Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest...etc. • Bookkeeping/Accounting: bank reconciliations, invoicing etc. - using Xero Accounting Software • Managing inventory, creating blog posts, product pages etc. - using Shopify • Microsoft Office: - Word - Excel - Power Point • Adobe Photoshop • Xero Accounting • Shopify • Wordpress • Campaign Monitor • Sprout Social • Hootsuite

    $8.00 /hr
    2,574 hours
    4.99
  7. Julie B.

    Julie B.

    Data Encoder & Researcher, Admin. Asst., Tagalog Translator

    Philippines - Last active: 29 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 3

    Seeking a position where my existing skills in the areas of administration and customer service can be utilized by a progressive and innovative company. I am proficient with Data-Entry, Data-Encoding, Fast-Typing, MS Excel, Word, Web-research, Data collection and research, Bookkeeping, Administrative Assistant, Order-processing, Customer Chat and Email Support, English-Filipino Translator/Transcription and Basic English Teaching. I'm professional, organized and always efficient to meet deadlines.

    $5.00 /hr
    2,982 hours
    4.06
  8. Rosemary Sauter Frett

    Rosemary Sauter Frett

    Expert Virtual Assistant/Transaction Coordinator

    United States Virgin Islands - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 2

    I have over 40 yrs of real estate experience. I thought I would like retirement but it is not for me. I have decided to assist other Realtors manage their business. I also have an accounting background and can be helpful in this field as well. I am proficient in the MLS and contractual requirements for California, Oregon, Washington State, Maryland, Colorado and Texas. I am familiar with many portals including but not limited to requirements by Keller Williams, The Force Realty, Century 21 and Re/Max. I am also familiar with CRM programs and I am proficient in Top Producer8i, Market Leader, and SmartZip. I work well under pressure and I am a self starter, having been self employed all of my life. I can assist in generating leads. I use Dropbox, google docs, Docusign and dotloop as well. I look forward to working with you and helping to bring your business to the next level.

    $17.78 /hr
    148 hours
    4.97
  9. Cindy K. Obeius

    Cindy K. Obeius

    Administrative and Accounting Professional

    United States Virgin Islands - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 1

    I am new to Odesk but I am a committed and dedicated worker. I have ample experience in administrative work as well as accounting. With my great organizational and computer skills of which include Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Publisher, I am willing to put a strong effort towards accomplishing whatever project you may have. My previous positions have included administrative assistant, office assistant, and accountant. Through these positions I have strengthened my interpersonal, decision-making, analytical, problem solving and computer abilities.

    $3.50 /hr
    862 hours
    5.00
  10. Ma Ellen Dela Cerna

    Ma Ellen Dela Cerna

    Business Solutions Provider

    Philippines - Last active: 26 days ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 20

    Generally, I am an independent person. I am hardworking, reliable, and fast. I can initially understand the problem and recognize what are the tasks underlying it. I can deliver before the deadline. Most of the time, I communicate with the clients to build rapport and relationship, and to settle any indifference during the contract period. I am inviting you to visit my websites: missmaellen.weebly.com The following are the services I could provide: Business Services As an accounting graduate, I have learned different business related services. I have also applied to my previous work what I have learned from school. My business services are accounting, bookkeeping, business consulting, financial services, human resource and payroll, order processing, payment processing, project management, recruiting, and statistical analysis. Self-assessment: Intermediate to Expert Level Sales and Marketing I have a lot of theoretical background with the sales and marketing aspect, and like the business services, I have applied them in my previous work and present work. My sales and marketing services are advertising, business plans and marketing strategy, email marketing, market research and surveys, social media marketing, and sales generation. Self-assessment: Entry to Intermediate Level Writing and Translation I love to write journals and diaries. I love to write stories as well. I have been a consistent writer in our primary and secondary schools. My writing and translation services comprise of blog writing, article writing, copy writing, creative writing, presentation, technical writing, translation, and web content. Self-assessment: Entry to Intermediate Level Administrative Support I have an experience in administrative support work. My work experiences, which I could use on my future work engagements, include data entry, email response handling, personal virtual assistant, transcription, web research, customer service, and live chat. Self-assessment: Entry to Intermediate Level Networking and Information Systems I would love to handle network and information systems work because I am an organize person. I could provide work such as Customer Relationship Management Implementation, Web Administration, Email and Social Media Administration, and Database Administration. Self-assessment: Entry Level. Layouts and Designs As a former officer of different school and community clubs, I have experienced a lot of layout and design for our programs, shows, meetings, conferences, seminars, and training. Using my skills in layout and design, I could provide you newspaper layouts, magazine layouts, business cards, brochures, leaflets, flyers, invitations, and programs. Self-assessment: Intermediate to Expert Level Education and Learning Since secondary school, I have been rendering tutorial classes for the kids in our neighborhood. Teaching and helping kids and teens from their studies has been my hobby. I could help them by rendering academic research, dissertation, and tutorial services. Self-assessment: Intermediate to Expert Level Visit my websites: missmaellen.weebly.com missmaellen.webs.com

    $3.00 /hr
    183 hours
    4.97