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Marc andrew L.

Marc andrew L. Agency Contractor

Real Estate VA / Bookkeeper

Philippines - Tests: 17 - Portfolio: 2

Real Estate Virtual Assitant. - Skip Tracing - Evictions - Probates - Code Violations - Campaign Mailings - Experienced with MLS and CRM - Other small tasks client need help with - Years of experience in data entry and web research on different categories. Bookkeper - Bank Reconciliations - Journal Entries - Familiar with US tax forms such as 20c,20s 64, PTEC, and others.

Associated with: Vapinionwide

98% Job Success
$5.00 /hr
3,029 hours

Liza K.

Liza K.

Data Entry/IT/System Administrator

Turkey - Tests: 6

Since I was graduated in the year 2001 as Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, I have wide knowledge of computer technology. I am very creative, fast learner and devoted thoroughly the IT world to be able to accomplish my tasks and utilize my proficiency in technical and management skills of software development. Based on my experiences from the past 10 years, I have much developed my skills. I believe that my abilities will guarantee a successful job.I would like to implement my innovative ideas, wide experience, skills and creativity to accomplish my goals.

$5.56 /hr
626 hours

Brandon Horvat

Senior Financial Analyst w/ 5+ years experience

United States

I'm looking for ways to put my experience and interests to use to earn supplemental income. I graduated college with a degree in Business/Accounting and have 5+ years of Finance experience in budgeting, planning, analysis, building models, etc. I currently work in the entertainment industry on the distribution side. About me - I am a huge sports fan, I enjoy the outdoors, living an active lifestyle, and I moved to Los Angeles in 2012 and enjoy exploring the city and everything it has to offer. I look forward to providing you with quality work and working as an asset for your company or project. Thanks Brandon

$5.00 /hr
1 hours

Lizette Oosthuysen

Lizette Oosthuysen

Virtual Assistant

South Africa - Portfolio: 7

I can be your Virtual Assistant, Virtual PA, Data Entrist or Social Media Manager. Professional and excellent quality work is my number one priority. I have more than 5 years’ experience in office management, admin duties, Microsoft office programs, being a personal assistant and doing time management. As well as 10 years experience in social media management and I am not afraid of a challenge and can take on any job assigned to me. I am fluent and error free in English and Afrikaans, (Verbal and Written) and I am a very efficient internet researcher. You are more than welcome to test my abilities for yourselves and I am confident that I will not disappoint you. I am a good organizer and have great people skills, am determined, goal orientated, a fast learner, good typing skills, friendly but focused, I can work under pressure and/or independently. I’m also a very hard worker, productive, self-motivated, trustworthy, reliable, confident, multi-skilled, and loyal and have excellent communicating skills. I always lead by good example, am prepared, professional and have strong leadership qualities. If you give me a chance to prove myself, I will certainly not disappoint you. I am a serious over achiever. I am looking to broaden my knowledge and grow my expertise in a Virtual environment. With proper training and explanation of what is expected of me, I believe I will be the best. I enjoy modelling, singing, dancing and acting. And I love having a good time with family or friends. I do believe in doing what you love and loving life! Reaching my dreams is my ultimate goal and I am prepared to work hard to achieve them. Please Contact me for any opportunity you might have. I will go the extra mile and more....

$143.00 /hr
0 hours

Erik Quiroga

Erik Quiroga

Business Operations & Financial Analyst | MBA |

United States - Portfolio: 4

Small, mid- size business consultant and corporate finance professional who enjoys solving complex challenges. My areas of interest are financial modeling, business development and growth, strategic planning, and equity valuations. I hold an MBA with a concentration in International Finance and a BBA with a concentration in Management. An avid reader of some of the worlds leading business publications, journals, and consulting articles such as the Harvard Business Review, Booth Capital Ideas, and Bain & Company to keep abreast with new fresh, ideas. This translates into actionable advice my clients can implement to gain a competitive advantage in their industry/ sector. My professional background includes business operations, logistics & supply chain solutions, and financial analysis while working global firms like UPS, Penske Logistics, and Ceva Logistics. In addition, I speak Spanish and understand the Hispanic culture very well, which should appeal to firms wishing to expand or do business in Mexico or Latin America.

$27.00 /hr
0 hours

Theodore Albert Lim

Theodore Albert Lim

Certified Public Accountant, Quickbooks/Xero Bookkeeper, Excel Expert

Philippines - Tests: 16

With several years experience as a Consultant in the field of Finance, over 11 years of experience in the corporate world as an Administrator, Tech. Support and Project Manager, and more recently as a College Professor and a Freelance Bookkeeper and Accountant, I am venturing into the outsourcing arena for opportunities to add value to my clients and expand my experience. As an Accountant, I am aware of the factors that affect business, and hope to use this knowledge to enhance the value of your organization.

100% Job Success
$13.33 /hr
12,323 hours

Noemi Ruth Ramirez

Noemi Ruth Ramirez

Certified Public Accountant - Quickbooks/Xero Bookkeeper

Philippines - Tests: 7

I'm a Certified Public Accountant Licensure Examination passer with a commendable general average grade. As a Certified Public Accountant, I offer various Finance and accounting-related services to any type of business entity or individuals in any part of the world. Below are some services I offer: Financial Statement Preparation (Balance Sheet, Income Statement, Statement of Cash flows and other reports; Financial Statement Analysis; Provides Guidelines and corrective actions to Feasibility Studies projects; Bank Reconciliation; Computation and preparation of Income Tax, Business Tax, Withholding Taxes and other Taxes; Answers Financial and Managerial Accounting questions and homework; Prepare systematic accounting system using MS Excel; Provide Tutorial services in different finance and accounting subjects

100% Job Success
$15.00 /hr
3,591 hours

Ryan M.

Ryan M.

Customer Support Expert, QuickBooks Specialist, Java Programmer

Philippines - Tests: 3

After graduating in 2006, I have worked in the BPO industry providing technical support to hardware, networking, and accounting software clients in the United States. I have direct contact with customers of our clients helping them solve issues ranging from simple computer operation to complex accounting software resolution. I am available to work every 10 am - 7 pm PST.

100% Job Success
$11.11 /hr
8,607 hours

Lilla L.

Lilla L.

Administrative Support, Translation and Bookkeeping

Hungary - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 6

I have been an oDesk-er for the last 3 years, mostly working on projects related to data-entry, web research, and other administrative tasks and some bookkeeping as well. I also have some experience in English to Hungarian translation. I am a really imaginative and creative person with keen eyes for details. My best features are that I am hardworking and I always aspire to the maximum. If you want to hire a reliable person then I am the best choice for you:) • Data entry • Document conversion • Web research • Customer service • Translation and Proofreading: English-Hungarian • Voice-over: Hungarian • Creative Writing - Articles, Blog posts, newsletters, website content: Hungarian • Social Media Management: Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest...etc. • Bookkeeping/Accounting: bank reconciliations, invoicing etc. - using Xero Accounting Software • Managing inventory, creating blog posts, product pages etc. - using Shopify • Microsoft Office: - Word - Excel - Power Point • Adobe Photoshop • Xero Accounting • Shopify • Wordpress • Campaign Monitor • Sprout Social • Hootsuite

98% Job Success
$8.00 /hr
2,665 hours