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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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  1. Salik Chaturbhai

    Salik Chaturbhai

    Financial and Business Analyst

    Pakistan - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 9

    I am a fresh Accounting and Finance graduate from Lahore University of Management Sciences. I have also passed CFA level I exam. I am an effective and efficient worker and team member. My expertise lie in the field of finance and business planning. Proficient in MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint and STATA. My projects at work include, working with SAP module of finance and compiling the semi-annual financial statement for the company.I have been exposed to all types of departments in a bank. These included general banking, customer relations, foreign currency banking and risk management.

    $7.00 /hr
    150 hours
    4.99
  2. 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
  3. Molly P.

    Molly P.

    Human Resources, Payroll, Bookkeeping, Admin Assistant

    United States - Last active: 5 days 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
    1,907 hours
    4.98
  4. Ken Villanueva

    Ken Villanueva

    Reliable Data Entry Specialist / Superb Photoshop Expert

    Philippines - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 8

    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 leadership. My goal is to establish strong and professional working relationship to all my clients.

    $3.50 /hr
    360 hours
    5.00
  5. Ricardo Ferreira

    Ricardo Ferreira

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

    Portugal - Last active: 18 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
  6. Kristen Schilder

    Kristen Schilder

    Customer Service Expert and Extremely Computer Proficient

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 7

    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
    334 hours
    5.00
  7. Marichu Francisco

    Marichu Francisco

    Certified Public Accountant/Bookkeeper / Fast Data Encoder /Typist

    Philippines - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 3

    Over the last 7 years since I started to work, I have worked in a a real estate business which now is one of the fastest growing company in the industry. During these times, I have been assigned to many departments, not only accounting which reflects that I am flexible enough to complete a task. Previous assignments were business process re-engineering and internal audit. I also have went to graduate school wherein I have been trained to be more analytical and be more creative, especially in decision-making.

    $4.44 /hr
    1 hours
    5.00
  8. Mike Ingenthron

    Mike Ingenthron

    Finance Director

    United States - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 10

    I have 15+ years experience as a controller and finance director, for both for-profit and not-for-profit companies. I specialize in financial reporting and analysis, budgeting, forecasting/trends and financial modeling. I'm very proficient in Excel including using of pivot tables and macros and have worked with several different accounting packages (Peoplesoft, Deltek, Peachtree, Quickbooks). I have a degree in Accounting from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. I can provide you with accurate, extremely efficient financial solutions and reports.

    $25.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  9. Dyanne F.

    Dyanne F.

    Project Manager/Freelance Consultant

    Canada - Last active: 29 days ago - Tests: 8

    With over 8 years of work experience in system design and development, support and implementation, and project management, I yearn to learn more in the field of information technology and it's related industries. With the addition that I also want to share my expertise and experience. Skills and Qualifications: - Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. - Possesses leadership abilities and team effectiveness. - Highly motivated, hardworking, committed and dedicated. - Excellent foundation in basic and intermediate accounting. - Excellent foundation in word processing programs (MS OFFICE, MSOrgChart) - Knowledgeable in Web Development Software (Macromedia Dreamweaver, MS Frontpage, HTML, ASP). - Knowledgeable in Development Software (Visual Basic 6, Visual Studio .Net, C++, SQL Server Scripting—Query Statements on SQL). - Knowledgeable in Design Programs (Photoshop). - Knowledgeable in Microsoft Dynamics GP (Distribution and Financial Management Modules).

    $11.50 /hr
    7 hours
    4.95
  10. Sarah C.

    Sarah C.

    Experienced bookkeeper, Accountant, and Data Entry Professional

    United States - Last active: 3 months ago - Tests: 1

    I chose to leave my position as a corporate executive (2nd Vice President) for a part-time career with flexible hours. I have extensive experience with Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel, various accounting software including Quicken and QuickBooks, and Access. I have a Masters degree in Accounting and an undergraduate degree from Purdue University. I have over 10 years experience in managing people, projects, and processes. I currently manage the bookkeeping and accounting for four not-for profits. My responsibilities include entering and auditing the QuickBooks entries, preparing the financial reports and tax documents. I am detail-oriented, professional, and goal-oriented. My native language is English and I reside in the United States.

    $20.00 /hr
    17 hours
    5.00