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  1. Frances Foytek

    Frances Foytek

    Accountant/Bookkeeper

    United States - Last active: 22 hours ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 1

    I am an experienced U.S. degreed accounting professional and CPA candidate with over ten years in corporate and small business accounting and management. I offer intelligent business support, excellent problem solving, and leadership skills. I have successful oDesk virtual accounting, bookkeeping, and business support experience. I have QuickBooks, QuickBooks Online, Peachtree, and Mas 90 accounting software experience. QuickBooks Online conversion experience, Microsoft Office with Excel reporting and analysis. Best results are obtained by applying best practices, current Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), and U.S. tax knowledge. You can Lower your ongoing accounting costs by converting your company's financial information to QuickBooks Online. My tax tip for 2nd Qtr. 2015: Home Office deduction can apply if you use a part of your home regularly and exclusively for business: The Simplified Option: You can deduct $5 per square foot for a maximum of 300-square-feet for your home office. This equates to a $1,500 deduction. •The Regular Method: You can write-off a portion of your insurance and utility bills, as well as a percentage of your home depreciation or rent.

    $30.00 /hr
    4,648 hours
    4.84
  2. Agnieszka D.

    Agnieszka D.

    Accessible HR

    United States - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 2

    I believe that all companies of all sizes should have access to Human Resources tools and great pool of talent. Hence I created a company Accessible HR. We operate under the principle that most of the problems faced by employers can be solved with simple and creative solutions which are only possible through a custom approach, understanding of your needs and treating every client and their business as a unique challenge. We offer the following services: Recruitment Employee Relations Retention Policy Writing Policy Interpretation Labor Law Exit Interviews Consultation Training Team building Motivation ​Retreats Payroll Benefits administration New hire processing We specialize in providing creative and affordable Human Resources solutions to businesses of all sizes. We can help your business with any Human Resources related question, issue or task. We pride ourselves in providing our clients with high quality customer service, integrity and transparency. We offer flexible rates and you can choose services based on your need. We look forward to hearing from you and we promise that we will work to meet your needs with integrity, honesty, dedication and commitment to your success. About Agnieszka (Aggie) Aggie Dellandre has a Masters degree in Business Administration with emphasis in Human Resources and 15 years of experience in both the private and public sectors. Aggie has worked with large employers and small companies, in the healthcare, technology, retail, government, oil and gas and the mental health arenas. Her human resource experience includes recruitment, retention, advertising, job fairs, training, equal employment opportunity, salary configuration and negotiation, policy interpretation, interviewing and much more. Aggie's goal is to bring the benefits of a human resource department to employers of all sizes.

    $30.00 /hr
    1,299 hours
    5.00
  3. Max Bratsun

    Max Bratsun

    Senior Drupal developer - EU (responsive sites, consulting)

    Lithuania - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 9

    My major interest is Drupal development and only Drupal development. I'm concentrated on the exact CMS as I believe that one can be a real professional in only one applied area. That's the reason why I deal with Drupal, HTML, CSS, jQuery, PHP, MySQL, and Photoshop/Illustrator/InDesign for more than 7 years in a row and do my best to meet the client's requirements. I have an eye on design as well coding skills coupled with broad knowledge of best modern UX practices, it makes a perfect combination for PSD to Drupal service taken to the next level in comparison to most other similar services out there. I do use Drupal at its best and utilize the power of template engines, Drupal hooks, and popular contributed modules to deliver the templates which are easy to use and maintain. All templates of mine come as Drupal field based solutions where you don't need to know even a bit of HTML to manage your content and its look and feel. It makes back-end management UI extremely user friendly and front-end output as bullet proof and predictable as provided PSD, only in HTML/CSS/JS flesh and Drupal blood. Also all templates are QA tested for cross browser compatibility (down to IE9), as well as retina and responsive readiness. Check out www.idealabs.eu for more details.

    $80.00 /hr
    1,460 hours
    4.77
  4. Wallaa E.

    Wallaa E.

    Business Manager, Social Media Developer, Project Manager

    Canada - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 7

    As a Certified Online Business Manager I ensure my clients have "peace of mind" by implementing tools & systems that help them to achieve their goals and grow their business! I possess more than 15 years of experience in the areas of Business Management, Project management, CRM, Internet Marketing and Social Media Marketing. I hold Maters degree in Business Administration, Business Management certification, Marketing Certification, Project Management Certification and a bachelor degree of commerce. My background in Business Management, Project Management and Internet Marketing has enabled me to hone my organizational and time management skills; consequently, juggling multiple projects will not be a challenge for me. I work with Coaches, Speakers & Business owners who value collaboration! They have a purpose & passion to serve in the world. It motivates them to create exceptional work, with a standard of excellence. I partner with them to sustain the level of excellence & continue to build the structure that will in turn, free the client to develop and influence the purpose & passion they are meant to serve. Result; you are more focused and have more balance in your life. With the right processes and systems implemented you "allow your brilliance to shine"!

    $33.33 /hr
    2,124 hours
    4.61
  5. Lakshmi S.

    Lakshmi S.

    Agile PM/Scrum master, Agile Coach,SAFE Agilist

    India - Last active: 11 days ago - Tests: 11

    Thank you for viewing my profile. I started my career as a software developer and moved up the ladder to take on complex project management tasks. I have worked on all phases of software projects i.e: pre-sales support, project planning and tracking, requirement analysis, user-interface design, development, testing, maintenance and product implementations. While I used waterfall model on my projects earlier, I have been using agile methodologies in recent years. I am a Certified Scrum Master as well as a Certified Scrum Professional from Scrumalliance. I have also been certified as a SAFE Agilist (SAFE stands for ScaledAgileFramework). This is a framework which is recommended for large and complex Scrum/Agile projects. I am comfortable using : - MS project for planning and tracking - Jira, Pivotal Tracker, Ontime for release/sprint planning , tracking - Balsamiq, Irise for mockups I have worked with remote teams and enjoyed the experience. Weekly meetings, triages and regular communication have helped in effective project management. I have worked on projects in the finance, social nedia, health, retail and e-learning domains. I have worked in large organizations like Siemens and Microsoft and also small startups. I believe this exposure helps me adapt to different organizations. I have been training as well as coaching organizations new to Agile & Scrum

    $38.89 /hr
    3,360 hours
    4.98
  6. Molly P.

    Molly P.

    Human Resources, Payroll, Bookkeeping, Admin Assistant

    United States - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 10

    With more than 25 of experience managing a people oriented business, I am a master mulit-tasker. Managing the financial as well as the human side of a business. I am well versed in several accounting programs, including Peachtree, Quickbooks, Sage AccPac, ADP Payroll, and Cougar Mountain. Payroll, HR, Financial Reporting, Accounting, Database management, research, spreadsheets, and budgeting. I believe the proof is in the details.

    $33.33 /hr
    1,907 hours
    4.98
  7. Igor P.

    Igor P.

    PHP MySQL Yii CodeIgniter Zend developer, with 7+ yrs of experience

    Russia - Last active: 12 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 14

    I am a web application developer specializing in PHP/MySQL, with 7+ years of commercial experience. Worked with the different projects - starting from a little web-sites and web-widgets to the big web-systems and services. My main qualities are reliability, persevering and patient. Tell me your ideas, we will discuss it and I'll give you a structure of the future system and a plan of work. I think there is nothing impossible - just are necessary time, money and the desire to work!

    Groups: PayPal

    $40.00 /hr
    9,683 hours
    4.99
  8. James H.

    James H.

    Program Manager, Proposal Writer and Strategic Thinker

    Thailand - Last active: 22 hours ago - Tests: 7

    Proposal Lead and Writer, Cost Savings Technologist, Project Manager, Project Planning and Strategic Thinker. Business and Executive mentoring, personnel development and trainer. Consultancy services including: • Commercialization and Innovation • Business Transformation and Planning • Business growth strategies and development • Project Management • Risk Identification and mitigation planning • Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability • Business Capture Management • Proposal Architecting and Writing I am a recently retired experienced Senior Program Manager with over 30 years experience in the Aerospace and Defense Industry looking to help others with their projects. Specializing in program management, technical management and subcontract management team leadership. I have led program management development programs that has trained and certified program managers for large aerospace company. I have led large proposal teams for management and cost volumes for proposals with value greater that $250M USD. Relevant background and program experience in defining and managing the work scope for subcontracts and teammates in large distributed development environments. Strong managerial skills with proven success in project definition, project planning, negotiation and execution Earned Value Management Systems. I am a proven highly effective team leader with excellent interpersonal, coaching and mentoring skills, communication, and team building skills. I am an experienced and trained Black Belt-Six Sigma Facilitator. As my profile shows I currently have oDesk contracts with five major IT companies that utilize my skills and expertise to assist with project management and proposal writing consultancy. I had a past client who has left me somewhat questionable feedback due to unhappiness he experienced. I learned from this experience to only communicate with the hiring client on proposal requirements. He had delegated daily communications with an employee of his who provided conflicting guidance. I followed his employee's guidance, which wasn't the strategy that the hiring client had. Let these four active oDesk contracts and my past experiences be your guide on my abilities and experiences. Linked In Profile: http://www.linkedin.com/in/jhoxsie

    $33.33 /hr
    1,538 hours
    4.95
  9. Lorin Walker

    Lorin Walker

    Australian Xero Bookkeeper

    Australia - Last active: 22 hours ago - Tests: 2

    I graduated from Curtin University of Technology in Western Australia with a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting & Taxation. I have 19 years experience in Accounting & Taxation in Australia. I have experience in all areas of Xero from creating files to complex invoices and debtor collection. I have an eye for professional work and strive to maintain high work standards with everything I do. I also love doing the mundane tasks others hate to do along with any reception/administration roles.

    $30.00 /hr
    1,303 hours
    4.79
  10. Swati P.

    Swati P.

    Expert Business Analyst, CBAP, BA Trainer, Process Improvement, Agile

    India - Last active: 22 hours ago - Tests: 13 - Portfolio: 10

    Seasoned Business Analyst and Certified Business Analysis Professional™ (CBAP®), Business Analysis Trainer and CBAP CCBA Trainer and practicing Process/BPM Consultant with extensive IT/Business experience across global clients from varied industries and size). Experience of working across many parts and cultures across the globe such as the U.S., U.K., India, Germany and Australia. Experience of training in Business Analysis and CBAP CCBA exam preparation. I have trained several batches (individuals or small batches) of students from the US, UK. I have also trained large size batches from multinational management consultancy and technology services. My objective is to continue excelling as Senior Business Analyst/Consultant while adding value to my clients during various phases of a project such as: • Extensive interaction with key stakeholders like users, senior leaders and vendor representatives. • Keeping tabs on governance/quality of organization-wide RFPs/requirements from various application domains, while functioning as the lead on requirements management process team • Active participation and contribution in stream leader meetings • Planning and actively participating in various workshops on solution concepts, scope, requirements analysis and detailed level functional requirements, gap analysis and design • BPA (Business Process Analysis) and improvement. Creation of As-Is end-to-end process maps highlighting the key processes, data(domain) models, rules and improvement opportunities • Creation of extensive documentation of requirements (new/enhancements) in the form of data and business process models, dashboard designs, use cases, user interface models (wireframes/mock-ups) or screen definitions, worksheets containing critical information like user groups and performance requirements • Assisting IT staff (including outsourced teams) in technical design, testing strategy, test case reviews/testing/QA. Creation of acceptance tests on behalf of business teams • Active participation in overall project planning, status tracking, document control, traceability and post closure activities • Extensive QA/testing and reviews of partner integration B2B transactions (data) to ensure those are per specs • Creating Message Implementation Guides (MIGs) for various interfaces including critical business processes related to Advance Shipment Notice (ASN/ 3B2) and Milestone updates (3B3)s • Designing client specific BPM Methodology based on industry best practices • Training and mentoring in the area of Business Analysis, CBAP-CCBA exam preparation, BPM/BRMS, Quality guidelines and process expertise. Successfully trained batches in the US, Canada and India • Member of Business Process and Data CoE (Centre of Excellence) team for a top tier client’s eBusiness team Professional Highlights: • Over the past 17 years , I have worked in all stages of SDLC, using different methodologies such as waterfall, agile, incremental. During all these years, I have contributed in wide variety of engagements as Business Analyst. I have in depth knowledge of BABOK framework. • I have specialized expertise in process improvement areas such as Business Process management Systems(BPMS), Business Activity Monitoring (BAM), Business Rules management Systems (BRMS), EAI and B2B based integrations. • I have worked with several US, UK and Australia based MNCs (such as Motorola, Genworth Financial, Capital One, British Telecom to name a few) on various IT engagements. While building my career expertise, I have lived and worked in India, U.S., Australia, U.K. and in Germany. As part of my odesk based consulting I have worked with several diversified clients located across U.S. Canada, Australia, Sweden and Dubai. • I have wide variety of business domain experience such as end to end Supply Chain, Trading, Insurance, Risk, Telecom, Performance Monitoring, in general web based systems, and ERP processes related to Sales, Inventory, Purchase and Logistics. I have also worked in the same role with small scale businesses as well, plus I have experience creating a small b2C online business setup. • Come from very strong technical and engineering background. Primary specialties include cloud computing, SOA and web-services, J2EE, client-server, .NET • I am certified NLP Practitioner from Australia and have skills to train/coach on the same as well. • Last but not the least- I have worked with global teams in completely remote model or partly remote model successfully for almost 5 years altogether. I have managed to do so successfully with regular communication and sharing updates, using remote access tools such as VPN, skype, teamviewer, GotoMeeting, WebEx along with appropriate preparation for the meetings and presentations. And yes, of course with help of great teams I have worked with.

    $45.00 /hr
    1,707 hours
    4.99