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Utsav Rathi

Utsav Rathi



Ability to do fast research and come up with insightful solutions are the strengths that I have acquired over the years. Your project requirement seems interesting as it seems to provide me the opportunity to use my skill and make meaningful contribution. I wish to be associated in your project and look forward for an opportunity thereon. Needless to mention, you can expect a coherent, error free and copyscape proof piece from me.

$8.00 /hr
0 hours

Chrystal Mahan

Chrystal Mahan

MBA Professional

United States - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 9

For you, the client, I provide fast, quality work in Accounting/Bookkeeping with 20 years experience with an MBA. Court Transcription Proofreading and General Proofing, Website setup and design services. Data Entry, Virtual Assistance, Transcription, Social Media Marketing and Copywriting with 10 years experience. Experienced eBook Publisher.

58% Job Success
$16.00 /hr
69 hours

Mufassal Ameer

Mufassal Ameer

Fluent in work and having more than 3+ years experiance in data entry

Sri Lanka - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 1

My main objective on Upwork is to deliver 100% high quality work in fast turnaround. I am determined to get my job done well and on time. Very Hardworking, Experienced well-educated, Executive Assistant and Office Manager with broad professional background. Familiarity with today's most popular word processing and related software, you can be assured of a quality product, delivered on time and at a fair price. I always work efficiently and accurately to ensure your job is done on or ahead of time. If you are looking for a task done correctly the first time I am your man. I have worked with companies in Australia , Europe and the United States so am familiar with international standards. I am an expert in excel, word, google docs and other popular software and always deliver quality service at a fair price.

$3.33 /hr
0 hours

Stephanie W.

Stephanie W.

German/English Translation, Proofreading and Creative Writing, PA/VA

United Kingdom - Tests: 8

*Overview of Skills* - Typewriting (220 hits/minute) - Excellent Time-Management - Excellent Analytical and Problem Solving Skills - English-German-English translation - Office Management/Business Management/Business Development - German Proofreading - Travel Articles - Creative Writing - Solid Administration (Executive and Personal Assistant) Experience My name is Stephanie and I am a German national, holding an undergraduate and postgraduate degree from two different English Universities. I have been exposed to the English language for more than 15 years (studies, work abroad, travel). During the last two years I was working for a grass root NGO in the Middle East where I provided assistance with daily international correspondence, proofreading, report writing and proposal drafting (please see my work experience below) but also relocated to the UK where I have been working as a PA (assisting the CE, Chief Economist and Chair). In my free time, I work on my blog , on a book for children and write short stories (just received a runner-up award for non-native speakers above 18 from, poetry or travel notes ( I have been dedicating myself to my small jewelry business but also teach German on a 1on1 basis. Having worked previously as a freelance tutor as well as translator (from German to English and vice versa as well as Spanish to German/English and vice versa), I am confident to meet your expectations. I guarantee to provide your results on time and to your utmost satisfaction. If you are on linkedin, please look me up: Former employers consider me to be a highly motivated, punctual, professional and discrete individual who is an excellent communicator and who gets the job done. Let me work for you and if in doubt, I am happy to provide you with a free sample. - I am looking forward to working with you -

$18.00 /hr
0 hours

Brittany Carter

Brittany Carter

Personal Assistant, Organizing and Planning

United States - Tests: 2

To deliver results on all my assignments (small or large) that will surpass your expectations by employing my 7 years of experience of strong administrative, organizational, multitasking and personal assistant skills, my professional hands-on experience, as well as my ability to learn and adapt quickly. I will provide you with an exceptionally reliable, professional worker, able to perform with minimal supervision, quickly and efficiently. Many of my services set me apart from other virtual and personal assistants. These skills include my eye for detail, my positive and personable nature, and my ability to perform to your highest standards. I succeed and perform my best in a demanding, fast-paced environment and am highly self-motivated and have a strong drive to achieve personal and corporate objectives. Kevin Fell of says "I've contracted with Brittany multiple times over the last 3 years, and she has done an amazing job with everything I give her, and also did a fantastic job helping me organize my office as well. As a small business owner, unable to hire a full-time person for one job, it's great to have Brittany available to help me with special projects that she's MUCH better at than I would be." My valuable skills include, but are not limited to: - Competent, problem solver, adapts well to any environment, flexible about working overtime. - Exceptional written and interpersonal communication, customer service, organizational, and multi-tasking skills. - Highly motivated, detail oriented, and eager to accept new challenges. - Excellent planning skills with attention to detail. - Strong commitment to team performance and excellence with the ability to contribute and follow directives when appropriate. - Highly effective leadership, communication, and motivational skills. - Proficient at developing and maintaining administrative processes to improve accuracy and efficiency. - Able to identify goals, prioritize and resolve issues. - Effective at meeting deadlines and working under pressure.

$18.52 /hr
101 hours

Julie Barnes

Julie Barnes

Versatile Professional

United States - Portfolio: 79

Is your message resonating with your intended audience? Is it your delivery or your message? Allow me to give you an unvarnished opinion with fresh eyes and a wealth of experience. As a CPA, previous owner of 3 businesses (software, publishing, business brokerage), and author and creator of 4 self-hosted WordPress with subjects ranging from business advice to a memoir of my 4 years in Siberia, there's not much I don't write about - well. I enjoy a 100% recommended rating from all of my clients at eLance and have just recently returned from a year spent working on my book: so please search feedback for my earlier works.

68% Job Success
$35.00 /hr
18 hours

Niyati Mavinkurve

Niyati Mavinkurve

Beta Reader, Developmental Editor, Blogger

India - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 9

I'm an optimist and an enthusiast!! I love writing especially on travel. I have my own blog (Link I'm an Audit Professional interested in freelance work

$5.00 /hr
0 hours

Irish ruby P.

Irish ruby P.

Snippet Writer

Philippines - Tests: 3

I am a work oriented and team player. My four years of experience came from being an office staff at different local companies. My tasks commonly circulates on data entry, bookkeeping and accounting. I am experienced in various microsft office applications and in browsing the internet. I was a working student and yet I remained at the top of the class. I am also a good public speaker and academic writer. I am currently seeking a career that is home based and where I could apply my skills, learn and at the same time earn.

$4.11 /hr
2,108 hours

Lesseree rose S.

Lesseree rose S.

Data Entry - Analyst - Researcher - Sourcing Specialist - Assistant

Philippines - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 5

I am one of UpWork's top rated freelancers with 99% success rate 23 jobs accomplished 1000+ hours worked Having difficulty in your Math subjects? Let's give that subject an A! Having trouble with sales on your online store (Amazon, Etsy and eBay)? I'll help you reach the top sales $$$ Need help with research? I'll give you as much information you need! Are you having trouble writing an article for a magazine or a paper to be submitted in class? Do you need a powerpoint for your report? I could do it for you! With experience as a data entry specialist, researcher, eCommerce store manager, writer, tutor and technical support, I'll accomplish the tasks that you need help with!

99% Job Success
$8.89 /hr
1,143 hours

Deepthika P.

Deepthika P.

Accountant / Creative Writer

Sri Lanka - Tests: 6

My passions are taking on challenging accounting work and creative writing. Highly contrasting interests, but equally enjoyable to me!! I am good at writing about anything and everything but writing fiction is at the top of my list. I love creating interesting and witty stories based on any story outline given to me and also developing plots for books, myself. I like to write stories that can be enjoyed by a wide audience. From the accounting aspect, I use my professional knowledge as a fellow member of The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants of UK and my comprehensive work experience to submit hundred percent accurate assignments to my clients within the scheduled time frame as I understand the importance of accurate and timely financial reporting and analysis to companies. I have 20 years experience in accounting work and have used Xero, QuickBooks, MYOB, Access Data Bases, Excel and other related software during the course of my work. I have worked in Australia and Sri Lanka.

100% Job Success
$16.67 /hr
705 hours