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  1. Joseph Diola

    Joseph Diola

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

    Philippines - 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.

    $4.44 /hr
    2,033 hours
    3.72
  2. Nadine L

    Nadine L

    Transcriber, 110wpm, film/photo editor, tutor, writer

    United Kingdom

    Education: BSc Psychology (2:1) MA Philosophy of Biological & Cognitive Sciences (ongoing). I have experience in a wide range of jobs and projects including event organising, tutoring, film and photo editing, personal assistant for several start-up businesses and website design. If there are a range of jobs you need doing chances are I can help with all. Fluent in English including spelling and grammatical differences for UK and US English. Some French, German and Arabic. General: Speed typing (110 WPM), proofreading, grammar-checking, essay & article writing, general admin and computer work including but not limited to Powerpoint, Excel, SPSS, Photoshop CS5, iMovie, Final Cut Pro. Photo and video editing. Tutoring: up to (I)GCSE level in all subjects (not including 2nd language) A-level and Undergrad in Philosophy and Psychology, including Statistics & Research Methods and SPSS.

    $20.00 /hr
    2 hours
    5.00
  3. Maria Elizabeth Jabonillo

    Maria Elizabeth Jabonillo

    Recruitment Specialist

    Philippines - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 4

    For the last 7 years or more, I have been in different industries, practicing my profession and trying out new things. I have been a bookkeeper, a very challenging job, and I was able to enhance my accounting skills, dealing with real problems that are far different from what I studied. I have also worked as a call center agent. Not only did I enhance my English-speaking skills, I was also able to learn more from it. I have faced with customers' tough problems and was able to find solutions to it all. Currently, I am a copyeditor/proofreader. I am more knowledgeable when it comes to grammar correction, syntax correction, etc. I can say that I have now acquired more skills than I ever needed. Skills that will stay with me wherever I go. On the other hand, my focus is both on proofreading/copyediting and customer service support (phone/chat/email). However, I want to try new skills like data entry, writing, spinning articles, etc., to challenge my capacity and capability and to enhance my knowledge as well. I can also do accounting/bookkeeping to broaden my skills more on those fields.

    $6.00 /hr
    535 hours
    4.88
  4. Beverly Flores

    Beverly Flores

    Computer Skills, Data Entry, Copywriter, Web-Researcher

    Philippines - Tests: 7

    I am ready to work as Freelancer and I will feel proud to be a part of your team . I am a highly skilled web researcher, copywriter and data entry specialist. I am very optimistic when it comes to work, professional, hard worker, and flexible. I want to be effective and efficient in my job and I am keen to details. If you are looking for quality work related to the above services then no doubt you are in the right place. If hired by you I will deliver my work to the highest quality.

    $4.00 /hr
    35 hours
    4.85
  5. Keti Mihaylova

    Keti Mihaylova

    Concept Lovin Criminal

    Bulgaria - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 1

    Hello, everyone! My name is Keti, born and raised in Sofia, Bulgaria. I am a Law graduate and a Proficiency Diploma owner in English. I finished high school with Literature and History profile. I am a Social Media monkey and Marketing savvy.  My professional background has included working for a big customer service company, an advertising agency and a government enterprise. I am looking towards expending my horizons in Writing, Copywriting, Digital, SEO, Commerce and Advertising. The very detailed story of my past academic and work adventures, you can see here: http://kitketty.com/ http://kitketty.com/resume/ https://bg.linkedin.com/in/kitketty In short: I am able to take the perspective of and empathize with others. Establishing and maintaining relationships, respect for others. I have absolutely positive and optimistic approach to activities, people & events; Able to control my emotions, I'm disposed to lifelong learning and I hope my competences to grow with my work. I am a fashion-lover and a sneaker-head, I am obsessed with art and design. Hopefully, together we can reach great results! So don't be a stranger and call for action! Warm regards, Keti

    $9.00 /hr
    88 hours
    5.00
  6. Md Waliullah

    Md Waliullah

    Fast Data Entry, Web Research, V. A, Graphic Designer

    Bangladesh - Tests: 10

    Hi, I am Wali from Bangladesh who is determined, hardworking, ambitious and results-driven. Also very much conscious about responsibility. With over 5 years of combined work experience in All type of Data Entry (Online, Offline), Web Researching, Administrative Support/Virtual assistant, Directory submission, sales and marketing, and public and media relations, I know that I am able to provide your company with excellent professional service. Why you should hire me: 1. I will always try to keep me updated about the progresses of your work. 2. I will surely stay in touch via Skype and e-mail always. (I am using e-mail & Skype via my smart-phone). 3. I am promised to provide 100% qualified output. 4. I will try to support you in any need. Again I am determined to provide you a qualified output. I am Looking forward to working with you.

    $3.33 /hr
    4,371 hours
    5.00
  7. Megan Dela Cruz

    Megan Dela Cruz

    Web Research, Data Entry, Winword, Excel, Powerpoint

    Philippines - Tests: 8

    In today's costumer service oriented society, timely, friendly, proactive service is sought to enhance future business growth. Costumer loyalty is always impacted when you employ the right service. I am an excellent trainer who achieves ongoing success with teams by building morale. I am an Associate holder, with specialization in Shorthand, transcription, Public Relation,and formal etiquette. I have skills and expertise with proficiency in all MS Programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Access

    $3.00 /hr
    21 hours
    5.00
  8. Julee-Ann Kressel Tulagan

    Julee-Ann Kressel Tulagan Agency Contractor

    CPA | Bookkeeper | Quickbook | MYOB | Data Entry Expert

    Philippines - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 12

    I just passed the examination to be a Certified Public Accountant last May 2013. My goal is to be able to apply all my accounting knowledge and skills in a way I can do to help the company and to achieve success through hardworking and perseverance. 1. Accounting clients handled: Real state, Franchise of Fast Food Chain, Manufacturer and Exporter of Textile, Holdings and Rental Company Accounting software used: MYOB and Intuit Quickbooks • Analyzing of transactions; • Recording of receipts and vouchers; • Journalizing the accruals and deferrals (general journals); • Revaluating the dollar accounts and listed shares; • Preparation of schedules (e.g. lapsing of prepayment and depreciation); • Monitoring of Accounts Receivables and Accounts Payables; • Preparation of necessary adjustments; • Preparation of financial statements; • Bank reconciliation • Preparation of Expanded withholding tax (expanded, compensation, final), VAT, Income tax return and other BIR forms. 2. Audit clients: Non - Profit Organizations and Merchandising Company Accounting software used: SAP • Vouching and tracing for Balance Sheet and Income Statement accounts; • Performing subsequent procedures (Accounts Receivable for future collection and Accounts Payable for future payment); • Roll-forward analysis and test of reasonableness (Property, Plant and Equipment) • Tax reconciliation for BIR related payments; • Preparation of working papers; • Preparation of Audited Financial Statement. 3. Tax Advisory • Preparation of the necessary letters and documents in reply to the Preliminary Notice/Letter of Assessment issued by the BIR; • Claiming of Tax Credit; • Assistance to newly formed company; • Give an advice beneficial to the client but still in compliance to the requirements of the pursuing regulatory body. 4. Special Engagement: Retail company • Check the reliability and accuracy of inventory count and the reporting of client per branch (Mindoro, Batangas City, Cebu, Davao)

    Associated with: Czarina Cleopatra, AYC Data Entry Professionals

    $11.11 /hr
    972 hours
    4.59