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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, 391 Accounting projects are completed every quarter on Upwork.

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Accounting Upwork freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.65.

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  1. Mayank C.

    Mayank C.

    eBay & Amazon Product Listing & Customer Service

    India - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 11

    -eBay Guru/Expert -Amazon Seller Central Expert -HTML Template/Store Design/Logo Design -eBay Store Manager -Customer Service 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.

    Groups: Pro Customer Service

    $11.11 /hr
    2,149 hours
    5.00
  2. Ricardo Ferreira

    Ricardo Ferreira

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

    Portugal - Last active: 29 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
  3. Tammy Sexton

    Tammy Sexton

    Small Business and Startup Accountant

    United States - Last active: 13 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. Marjorie N.

    Marjorie N.

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

    Philippines - Last active: 15 hours 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.

    $16.00 /hr
    4,559 hours
    4.59
  5. Molly P.

    Molly P.

    Human Resources, Payroll, Bookkeeping Professional

    United States - Last active: 15 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
    1,914 hours
    4.98
  6. Ken Villanueva

    Ken Villanueva

    Reliable Data Entry Specialist / Superb Photoshop Expert

    Philippines - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 3

    Commitment with Consistency, Positive Attitude, and Highly Developed Skills in the field of Data Extracting, Mining, Scraping, Compiling, Database Creation, MS Office, Accounting, Adobe Photoshop, and other related skills within the scope of my expertise are the attributes that I'm about to share to all of my valued clients. Backup with my Bachelor's Degree in Commerce and with my past professional banking career, gave me the advantage and confidence in delivering my utmost service. And one of the things that is very essential to me is Progress and Development. I attended a series of meetings, seminars, workshops, and boot camps mostly related in academics and leaderships. My goal is to establish strong and professional working relationship to all my clients.

    $3.50 /hr
    360 hours
    5.00
  7. Christina s. F.

    Christina s. F.

    Strategic and Creative HR & Communications Professional

    United States - Last active: 7 days ago - Tests: 7

    Dear Recruiters: I possess over twenty (20) years of professional interdisciplinary experience within a variety of industries in human resources, finance and accounting, writing and editing, research and analysis, project management, operations management, legal compliance, marketing and more. I have been self-employed and employed as a W2 employee as well which has provided me with a very strong foundation for consultancy work. I hold a Bachelor's Degree in Legal Studies, several specialized certificates and am well versed with a myriad of complicated US federal and CA state laws. I adapt very easily and am able to move from one project/area to another with little to no notice dependent on priority. I have worked at the senior management level in HR and possess hands-on, in-depth experience in life cycle recruiting, employee benefits, compensation, policies and procedures, employee and labor relations (includes union contract negotiations, grievances and arbitration), organizational changes, employee training, HRIS and payroll systems management, required and ad hoc reporting, EEO/AA, diversity initiatives, employee development and more. I have invaluable experience with highly sensitive and confidential employment issues and am an unbiased individual in workplace situations. I also have a great deal of experience in accounting, including but not limited to general bookkeeping, fund accounting, accounts payable and receivable, payroll, general ledger, required and ad hoc reporting, spreadsheet production, taxes and other related filings. Related areas of expertise include serving as fiduciary to fiscally manage over $25M in retirement assets and includes 5500 and other related financial reporting. I possess valuable audit experience and have participated in and successfully passed Department of Labor and Internal Revenue Service audits. I have served as a paralegal providing legal research and analyses, document production and redrafting (contracts, LLC formations/filings, MOUs, credit matters, motions/pleadings, corporation/stocks, employment and consulting contracts, and more), benchmarking and other varied legal responsibilities. My technical writing skills may be evidenced in the University of California 457(b) Deferred Compensation Plan, where I served as lead researcher and author. I also have produced hundreds of written communications ranging from policies and procedures, FAQs, technical documents, academic papers and other written materials covering a broad scope of subject matter and topics. I am a trusted business partner and I practice honesty, truth, discretion and ethical conduct in all that I do. I strive to develop and maintain professional credibility and respect with my colleagues. I recognize the value of listening and collecting information when responding to others. I strongly believe in and practice positive people relations. I have a great deal of experience working independently as well as collaboratively. I possess a wider variety of skills than I am able to include in this description. I have experience ensuring the provision of superior customer service in a wide variety of settings; in marketing and advertising; in liaising with a wide variety of individuals; in providing various other operational responsibilities; and more. Robert Half International has recently rated me as "Expert" in Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint. I am highly efficient -- yet careful and thorough -- across the broad spectrum of project management. I offer prospective clients/employers an invaluable combination of up-to-date, varied professional experience coupled with demonstrated business skills. I have consistently received excellent feedback from clients and employers and I am an expert multitasker who knows which priorities are priorities and I strictly maintain my timelines and deadlines with accuracy. Thank you for taking the time to review my credentials. I am confident that you will find my experience and skills to be highly beneficial to you and your organization. Very truly yours, Christie Farren

    $50.00 /hr
    345 hours
    4.50
  8. Kristen Schilder

    Kristen Schilder

    Customer Service Expert and Extremely Computer Proficient

    United States - Last active: 15 hours ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 1

    I am proficient in a variety of computer software programs and even hardware (including Quickbooks, Lawson Portal, Excel, Office, Outlook) as well as an extremely accurate and quick typist. I am experienced in handling general office duties, payroll, insurance claims (dental), office management and human resources, timecards, automated clock in and out systems, retail sales, and answering phones cordially and courteously. I’ve also handled all taxes for a business, A/P, handled cash, business budgeting, financial reports, credit card, and check payments and am an extremely quick learner when needed. You can always depend on me.

    $10.00 /hr
    359 hours
    5.00
  9. Celeste C.

    Celeste C.

    Qualified and Ambitious Assistant

    United States - Last active: 3 days ago - Portfolio: 6

    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
    1,013 hours
    4.99
  10. Maria N.

    Maria N.

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

    Canada - Last active: 15 hours 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
    325 hours
    4.89