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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 4.66.

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  1. Marjorie N.

    Marjorie N.

    Xero, Quickbooks, Quicken, MYOB, Bookkeeping, Accounting, GST, BAS

    Philippines - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 14 - Portfolio: 9

    Experienced Accounting professional offering 14 years solid experience in Accounting, Bookkeeping, Auditing, Payroll, Financial Management, Budgeting and Forecasting, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable and Process Improvement. I am competently qualified and superbly experienced with QuickBooks and Xero. I have advanced skills with Quicken, MYOB, Wave and Freshbooks. I can fulfill immediate and temporary needs such as fixing bookkeeping errors, rectifying files that had been severely mishandled by previous bookkeepers, migrate data files from other accounting system or start a new file for you. I also have capabilities in directing a team as well as simultaneously coordinating projects in different locations. I am an excellent problem solver with strong communication skills and ability to deliver results both independently and in a team environment.

    $20.00 /hr
    4,491 hours
    4.59
  2. Jan D.

    Jan D.

    Full Charge Bookkeeper

    United States - Last active: 16 days ago - Tests: 6

    More than 20 years experience in the Bookkeeping/Accounting field as a Full Charge Bookkeeper and Small Business Consultant. Flexible, adaptable and a quick thinker, I take pride in the ability to adapt bookkeeping processes to best meet the client's needs while maintaining best accounting practices, controls and efficiency. From Data Entry to Corporate Tax preparation, I apply the same commitment to excellence. I am looking to build new business relationships, utilizing my diverse skill set to provide outstanding Bookkeeping/Accounting/Consulting to help you streamline your processes and maintain a clear financial picture while you focus on running and growing your business.

    $27.78 /hr
    695 hours
    5.00
  3. Amaris B.

    Amaris B.

    US-based 360 degree Project Manager / Bookkeeper / Web Designer

    United States - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 5

    Your search stops here!!! I am a well-rounded and seasoned virtual assistant with over 10 years of documented executive administrative support and bookkeeping experience. I am familiar with A/P, A/R & Payroll via Quickbooks, Freshbooks and Wave; managing a CRM and sales pipeline with Salesforce and Zoho; project management with Asana and Basecamp; and web design. I have developed a wide range of W3C standards compliant websites for startup companies and small businesses using HTML/HTML5, CSS/CSS3, DHTML, PHP, MySQL, Javascript and jQuery. I am seeking opportunities where I can use all of my skills to assist you and your growing business. You can also benefit from my experience in the following areas: - Administrative Support - Bookkeeping - Computer Repair - Data Entry - HR/Payroll - Project Management - Search Engine Optimization - Social Media Management - Technical Support - Web Design

    $27.78 /hr
    27 hours
    4.88
  4. Jose Manuel Garcia Ribas

    Jose Manuel Garcia Ribas

    English-Spanish Translator / Accountant / Researcher

    Spain - Last active: 27 days ago - Tests: 18 - Portfolio: 20

    I'm a native Spanish with more than 10 years experience as accountant/financial advisor in Spain, but my best asset at oDesk is English to Spanish translation and proofreading. Take a look at my high test scores: First place on English To Spanish Translation & Spanish Spelling Skills Test and a lot more. I'd like to develope my skills with new online projects, always giving my best effort so that my clients can achieve all their goals. These are some examples of the tasks I can do. ▬ English to Spanish translations. I have a basketball website (www.allstarnba.es), so I have a good SEO knowledge to complement my translations. ▬ I can make translations editing XML/HTML files and also PO files (PoEdit). ▬ English to Catalan translations. Being from Ibiza island, Catalan is also my mother tongue. ▬ Accounting services for business/people in Spain. Including bookkeeping, taxes and general advice.

    $10.99 /hr
    181 hours
    4.98
  5. Hernalyn M.

    Hernalyn M.

    Real Estate VA/Data Entry Specialist, Web Researcher, Admin Support

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

    I am Full Time Freelancer now since I decided to resign in my job after the Super Typhoon (November 8, 2013) hit Tacloban City, Philippines which I was assigned to work there as a Bookkeeper. I am a skilled and experienced Virtual Assistant, Admin Support / Marketing Assistance in Real Estate processes for 2 years. I can do Multi-Tasking from data entry to accounting....... I can do the following: - Gather data on Foreclosure Homes, Sale - Probate - Data Mining - Lead Generation - Google Docs - Drop Box - Research - E-book promotions - Expenses Categorizations ( Bank Statement/Credit Card Statement) - PDF to word and excel

    $5.56 /hr
    6,556 hours
    4.83
  6. Umer Fayyaz

    Umer Fayyaz

    Professional Bookkeeper & Accountant, Quickbooks, Xero, US Taxation

    Pakistan - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 2

    Focus oriented to Provide quality of services to Clients while working in professional environment through Hard work, commitment and Professional ethics. For the last 8 years, I have been engaged in Managing & handling Accounts & Tax Matters in trading concern. I am proficient in different QuickBooks versions like Online Plus,Pro. Enterprise, and Premiere Retail. Although i am new to odesk but not new to business services that i provide. My experties are as under: - Bookkeeping - Financial Statements - Excel - Bank Reconciliation - Accounts Payable/Receivable Analysis - Financial Statements - Communication - Taxation - Quickbooks - Google Docs - Financial Analysis - Budgeting - Excel Financial Modeling - Financial Accounting - Financial Statements Analysis

    $5.56 /hr
    731 hours
    4.92
  7. Molly P.

    Molly P.

    Human Resources, Payroll, Bookkeeping Professional

    United States - Last active: 9 hours 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
    1,908 hours
    4.98
  8. DANTE DORADO

    DANTE DORADO

    Administrative Support | Bookkeeping | Accounting

    Philippines - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 11

    Guaranteed to provide professional services with a good quality of work and 100% accuracy to meet customers/clients satisfactions. I am highly organized, fast learner, hardworking, reliable, efficient and able to meet deadlines in a quick turnaround time. Proficient in MS Excel, Word & Powerpoint, Adobe Acrobat Professionals, Adobe Livecycle Designer & SAP. Equipped with more than 13 years of combined experiences in Bookkeeping|Accounting and Administrative Support from various companies wherein my computer skills, communication & accounting skills were profitably utilized.

    $8.89 /hr
    1,339 hours
    4.65
  9. Kathy C.

    Kathy C.

    Set UP, Clean UP, Catch UP, Keep UP

    United States - Last active: 10 days ago - Tests: 1

    I offer over 30 years experience in the accounting field, including 15 years hands-on Quickbooks work. I can assist you with your accounting tasks from bookkeeping set up for various industry entities to bank reconciliation and financial reporting. I have accounting expertise in contracting, distributing, manufacturing, online, retail and service industries. Whether you need bookkeeping help on a one time basis or are seeking a continued relationship with periodic bookkeeping and ongoing accounting analysis, you will find my services outstanding. If you're in need of an administrative assistant, general office or transcription, I have expertise in organizing to help you make sense of your business. I'm comfortable using MS Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Publisher, as well as MS Works spreadsheet and database programs. I'm available to assist you with your business-from intensive accounting and bookkeeping functions to general office tasks.

    $27.50 /hr
    2,919 hours
    4.88
  10. Ricardo Ferreira

    Ricardo Ferreira

    Data Entry, Excel and Word expert and English - Portuguese translation

    Portugal - Last active: 19 days ago - Tests: 8

    I have good English skills, great experience with MS Excel and Word (over fifteen years). I also have several years of experience in Accountancy, so my accuracy on data-entry is very high. It's not my area of expertise, but I've done some small jobs of English to Portuguese translation. I'm hard worker and methodical and I will do anything to finish my works on time.

    $10.00 /hr
    13 hours
    4.83