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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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On average, 407 Accounting projects are completed every quarter on Upwork.

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Accounting Upwork freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.66.

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  1. Mayank C.

    Mayank C.

    eBay Guru, eBay Store Design, HTML Template, Amazon Seller Central, VA

    India - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 5

    -eBay Guru/Expert -Amazon Seller Central Expert -HTML Template/Store Design/Logo Design -eBay Store Manager I am a qualified Mechanical Engineer but I started my career in Outsourcing industry in 2010. I used to work part time on oDesk but in 2013 I decided to work as a full time freelancer and started providing my services for eBay, Amazon and other eCommerce platforms. My skills includes (but not limited to) listing auctions as well as fixed price items on eBay/Amazon, managing inventory, order processing, handling customer service, bulk upload/changes, product & price research, HTML templates and almost everything on eBay and Amazon. I have over 4 years of experience in Sales, eCommerce, eBay/Amazon,Product Research, Customer Service (phone, email and Chat), Virtual Assistance, Data Entry, Email Handling and Order Processing. I am hardworking and passionate about what I do. I work according to client's requirement with flexible hours and 24/7 availability with complete data security and power backup. Quality of work and support even after delivery of the work is assured.

    $8.89 /hr
    1,991 hours
    5.00
  2. Julie C.

    Julie C.

    Freelancer

    United Kingdom - Last active: 14 days ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 3

    Looking for a conscientious, hard working and trustworthy professional? Read on: * Over 20 years experience in customer service and sales co-ordination * Over 8 years experience in finance * Strong communication, team playing and decision making skills; working at Company Secretary (CEO) level. * Proficient with Microsoft Office and the use of the internet * Excellent computerized accounting experience using Sage Software both for finance and payroll * Excellent writing skills * Excellent Data Entry Skills

    Groups: MediaPiston Writers

    $13.50 /hr
    551 hours
    5.00
  3. Tammy Sexton

    Tammy Sexton

    Small Business and Startup Accountant

    United States - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 14 - Portfolio: 10

    With over 20 years experience in accounting and over 5 years as a business owner I know I would be a valuable asset to any company. My experience has been both inward to the operating level and outward to the financial level. My core competency lies in adhering to GAAP and management. I also have some experience in the following areas: website development, marketing, e-commerce, administration, and in various other areas.

    $16.67 /hr
    2,861 hours
    4.52
  4. Nishant Palan

    Nishant Palan

    Chartered Accountant (equivalent to CPA)

    India - Last active: 17 days ago - Tests: 14 - Portfolio: 2

    Nishant C Palan & Associates, Chartered Accountants provides financial services of all sorts. It includes accounting, bookkeeping, investment analysis, investment planning, taxation related matters, business restructuring, project planning & appraisal and business consulting. Our goal is to cater to the financial needs of clients at reasonable rates. I always see an opportunity to learn new things in any new assingment. My professional career has been a fruitful learning curve. My motive is to give the best quality work. Client satisfaction is primary objective of my firm. Quality of work is just indispensible.

    $11.11 /hr
    32 hours
    5.00
  5. Maria N.

    Maria N.

    VA - Data Entry - Excel - Word - Web Research - Transcription. 80+WPM.

    Canada - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 15

    Administrative support professional offering versatile office management skills! Provide quality service to those seeking professional assistance in the least amount of time; interpersonal/communication skills to deliver efficient service and quality outputs promptly to clients. I take great pride in a job well done! Proficient 15+ years of: Transcription Specialist! Data Entry! Web & Market Research/Analysis! Lead Generations! Data Conversions! Word Processing! Proofreader & Editor! Active Listener! Social Media Manager & Marketing! WordPress! Email Handling & Marketing! Some SEO! Project Management! MS Office programs-Excel, Word and PowerPoint! Maintain strong work ethics and am dedicated in exceeding expectations of my employer. I am always seeking new opportunities for a challenging and rewarding position to continue to grow as an independent contractor. Looking to expand my existing base of repeat customers. Your search for a reliable and efficient assistant is OVER! Contact me today for all the details on how to make your administrative dreams come true:)

    $10.00 /hr
    287 hours
    4.89
  6. mounira Shedeed

    mounira Shedeed

    Accountant,Data entry professional,Transcription and Translator

    Egypt - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 1

    Seeking a job that might require my skills and linguistics. I have been known in all of my jobs as being a multi-task person that can take on more than one job at the same time with an accurate output for each. I graduated from Alexandria university faculty of commerce accounting department, I worked as an accountant under training for 2 years in a legal accounting office. I took courses on English to improve my language at Berlitz and I have worked as a private teacher for an elementary school students tutoring them English while I was in collage. Also I have translated a several documents from English to Arabic. Also I took courses in MS Excel, Word, Access and PowerPoint, and customer services. I'm a very hard worker, fast learner and do my work fast and accurately. Now I work as a freelancer and gain experience in data entry. I'm looking forward to have more experience and improve my skills.

    $5.00 /hr
    127 hours
    4.69
  7. Hanna T.

    Hanna T.

    Business Student, Translator, Linguist

    Finland - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 9

    I am a master's student in business management. Previously I majored in English for four years. I have ten years of experience in customer service and I have also gained knowledge in general office work and accounting. I enjoy writing and tasks that demand great precision. I'm a Finn but I have also been living in Great Britain and Estonia. I can translate from English to Finnish and vice versa and simple texts from Swedish, Spanish and German into Finnish. Areas of interest and knowledge: languages, translation, cultures, intercultural communication, academic writing, business life, accounting, marketing, civil and commercial law, environmental issues, gender issues, politics, pets, sports, travelling, 19th and 20th century history, cooking & baking, outdoor activities, agriculture and forestry, cars.

    $14.00 /hr
    16 hours
    4.96
  8. Celeste C.

    Celeste C.

    Qualified and Ambitious Assistant

    United States - Last active: 3 days ago

    Accurate, Reliable & Efficient! Motivated to complete your job accurately. Committed to providing the results you need. Confidentiality guaranteed. Don't hesitate to contact me with any questions! * 15+ years experience performing office and administrative duties. * Accurate Data Entry. * Knowledgeable with Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook & Power Point. * Excellent English; Skillful with Proofreading, and Research. * Computer Literate; Familiar with Google Drive, Dropbox * Friendly, Independent Learner * Miscellaneous experience with Photoshop, Online Auctions and Video Gaming.

    $14.00 /hr
    987 hours
    4.99
  9. Jennifer Hofmann

    Jennifer Hofmann

    Native German-English-German Translator

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 3

    My name is Jennifer Hofmann, I am a highly skilled translator for German-English and English-German. I also have experience translating French-English. As a native German with professional experience in the areas of administration, finance and tourism, as well as daily use of both languages and regular visits to Germany, I have both the knowledge of the language and insight in the culture. I continuously further my education not only in the linguistic area but also in areas such as software development and financial topics to be able to provide a broad spectrum of high quality translations. I have always been interested in foreign languages and have made those my priority in my studies. When I had the opportunity to move to the United States in 2004, I didn't hesitate, and have not regretted it since. I was able to work in different areas of the tourism industry and also in administration and accounting since moving to the USA before starting my own translation business. I very much enjoy my work, as languages always have been and still are my passion. I thrive to excel with everything I do and would be happy to assist you with all your translation needs. I am very experienced working with MS Office, as well as some website editors and translation software. For references, please contact me.

    Groups: oTranslators

    $33.33 /hr
    635 hours
    4.75
  10. 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
    4,385 hours
    4.59