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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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Accounting Upwork freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.64.

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  1. Hannah dean T.

    Hannah dean T.

    Bookkeeping, Accounting, Admin Support and Financial Management

    Philippines - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 7

    I am a degree holder of Bachelor of Science in Accountancy with over 5 years of work experience in the field of Accounting, Bookkeeping, Administrative, Management and Customer Service. I am proficient in different QuickBooks versions like QuickBooks Online Plus, QuickBooks Pro. Enterprise, and QuickBooks Premiere Retail. I am also efficient in different SAAS like Xero, Wave and ZOHO. I have advance skills in Excel, Microsoft Office, Google Docs and database management. I am an honest, dedicated and able to work autonomously and can multi task. I'm fast learner and can follow directions easily. I am available for part time bookkeeping and accounting jobs.

    $5.56 /hr
    3,176 hours
    5.00
  2. Md. Abdullah Al Zobaer

    Md. Abdullah Al Zobaer

    Expert in Admin Support and Accounting

    Bangladesh - Last active: 23 hours ago - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 3

    I have been working in Upwork since August 2014, 2000+ hours of work with 100% job success rate reflects the quality and my dedication to work. I am proud to showcase my skills in Administrative Support, Internet Research, Data Entry, Email Marketing, Accounting, HR / Payroll. I have also two years experience as account officer. Moreover i am now developing my skills in HTML, CSS and Wordpress. My first priority is to create a wonderful working relationship with my Upwork employer. I prefer long term clients for administrative work. I believe i can satisfy my employer by using my skills. My goal is to complete every project correctly, accurately, timely and to surpass my clients expectations. I scrutinize every angle, triple check all work and perfecting it over-all and going the extra mile to retain client's trust and satisfaction. Once i entrusted any task by clients, i leave no stone unturned to complete work with entire satisfaction of clients. Sincere, reliable and remarkable professional work is what you'll get.

    $7.50 /hr
    2,278 hours
    5.00
  3. Valiantsina Zianishyna

    Valiantsina Zianishyna

    Accountant, Bookkeeper, QuickBooks, XERO, Excel

    United States - Last active: 23 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. CHERRY CHUA

    CHERRY CHUA Agency Contractor

    Social Media Specialist / Admin and Accounting Support

    Philippines - Last active: 05/18/2014 - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 1

    Hi I am Cherry Chua your Awesome Innovative Virtual Assistant! Your company will benefit from my 7 years of experience assisting CEOs, interacting with clients and suppliers, providing personal assistance such as research and online booking, doing accounting tasks such as payrolls, payables and receivables, preparing sales invoice, sales reports and sales agent commission. You can also rely on my strategic knowledge and skills on Social Media and Video Marketing Management which can help to grow your business, boost your online presence, build strong engagement, increase followers, turn your followers to potential buyers. You never have to worry about your marketing plans, creating and designing your social media accounts, promotions, videos, presentations, reports, scheduling and postings, data encoding and more. Let your Awesome Innovative Virtual Assistant help you handle your Accounting, Social Media and Video Marketing!

    Associated with: Team LCOR Agency

    $22.22 /hr
    275 hours
    4.99
  7. Maria Josefina Ilao-Haran

    Maria Josefina Ilao-Haran

    IT Accounting Consultant

    United States - Last active: 10/15/2014 - Tests: 15 - Portfolio: 1

    My more than 25 years of experience in developing and improving business processes have greatly developed both my Accounting and IT skills. I am continuously improving my knowledge and skills by getting myself involved in projects that would open opportunities for me to learn from new methods, new ideas from people and challenging opportunities. There is no job too small or too difficult. Getting things done while maximizing available resources have always been my equal primary objectives in every task or project I work on. The close secondary objective is to add value to the business, to the lives of the people who are affected by the processes and output and to myself as a professional.

    $55.56 /hr
    1,112 hours
    5.00
  8. Kevin Kennedy

    Kevin Kennedy

    Part-Time CFO & Controller

    United States - Last active: 04/17/2013 - Tests: 1

    I am an accomplished accounting and financial professional with more than 15 years of experience working primarily with small businesses, associations and nonprofits. I have served as a senior level executive holding various positions including CFO, Vice President, Treasurer, Director of Accounting, Director of Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions, Program Control/Internal Auditor and various Controllerships. In those capacities, I have effectively managed the responsibilities that accompany those positions at trade associations, nonprofit foundations, professional consulting firms and in the software, technology, healthcare, retail and government contracting sectors. Below are some additional qualifications and accomplishments: • Specialize in applying “best practices” in all aspects of the accounting cycle to small and medium size businesses, nonprofit organizations and trade associations. These practices were learned by having worked for and with more than 75 small to mid-sized organizations. • Dozens of accounting conversions from cash-based to accrual-based accounting in accordance with GAAP. • Designed extensive budget for trade association covering all revenues and operational expenses and detailed budgets for all events based on historical expenses and attendance. • Responsible for all financial report preparation, analysis and presentation of the results and accompanied analytics to executive management and Board of Directors. • Authored, with Board approval, a full cycle accounting polices and procedures manual. • Advanced knowledge of revenue recognition including SOP 97-2, 98-9, 81-1, SAB 104 and financial reporting including FAS 116 and 117 for nonprofits 501(c)(3) and 501(c)(6) organizations. • A Certified QuickBooks User and extensive hands on experience with MAS 90, MAS 200, Microsoft Dynamics GP, PeachTree, Oracle Financials, PeopleSoft and various other accounting software packages. Expert knowledge of Microsoft Excel. Specialties Trade Associations • Non-Profit Organizations • Small Businesses • Professional Associations • Financial Reporting & Analysis • Policies & Procedures • Forecasting & Budgeting • Cash & Treasury Functions • Audits • Business Productivity & Performance Improvement • GAAP • M&A • Due Diligence • Acquisition Integration • Risk & Internal Controls • Business Turnaround • Leadership & Strategic Planning • Accounting Systems & System Implementation Websites: http://www.doublekconsultingllc.com http://www.linkedin.com/in/kevinkennedycfo

    $55.56 /hr
    6 hours
    5.00
  9. Medani Navoda

    Medani Navoda

    Administrative Supporter

    Sri Lanka - Last active: 08/24/2013 - Tests: 5

    My objective is to engage in the areas of Data Entry,Copy-Editing, Microsoft-word, Microsoft-Excel, e-commerce, Internet Marketing and many other similar activities and i am effectively capable in the above mentioned activities. Therefore, I am seeking opportunities to maintain my standard of quality work and to use the best of my talents while improving my abilities and knowledge.I will give you my heartiest, vigorous and honest response if you are willing to use my talents and knowledge.

    $55.56 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00