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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. Hannah dean T.

    Hannah dean T.

    Bookkeeping, Accounting, Admin Support and Financial Management

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

    I am a degree holder of Bachelor of Science in Accountancy with over 5 years of work experience in the field of Accounting, Bookkeeping, Administrative, Management and Customer Service. I am proficient in different QuickBooks versions like QuickBooks Online Plus, QuickBooks Pro. Enterprise, and QuickBooks Premiere Retail. I am also efficient in different SAAS like Xero, Wave and ZOHO. I have advance skills in Excel, Microsoft Office, Google Docs and database management. I am an honest, dedicated and able to work autonomously and can multi task. I'm fast learner and can follow directions easily. I am available for part time bookkeeping and accounting jobs.

    $5.56 /hr
    3,083 hours
    5.00
  2. Arsalan A.

    Arsalan A.

    Admin. Support/ Accounting/ VA /Project Manager/ Infographics Designer

    Pakistan - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 5

    I am an administrative & business support freelancer, I have worked on a wide range of administrative support projects since 2010, These projects involved Web research, Data entry/mining, Virtual Assistance, email response handling, Accounting/Bookkeeping(Quickbooks & xero). I have also worked on writing projects, SEO projects, and Hiring procedures. My objective is to provide full administrative support solutions to my clients and in order to achieve this objective I always keep myself updated with every latest development not only in the IT field but also in Business field as well.

    $8.89 /hr
    2,487 hours
    4.97
  3. Valiantsina Zianishyna

    Valiantsina Zianishyna

    Accountant, Bookkeeper, QuickBooks, XERO, Excel

    United States - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 1

    Have bachelor's of science in economics & marketing + extra accounting units (all As), currently studying to sit for the CPA exam. Proficient with QuickBooks (many PC & Mac versions), XERO, MS Excel. 5 years full charge accounting experience, including but not limited to setting up an accounting system for a company, bank and c/c reconciliations, AP/AR, payroll, inventories, depreciation and amortization, financial statements presentations, GAAP and tax compliance. Other office experience includes data entry & analysis, Internet research, logistics, marketing, e-commerce, translations Russian - English and administrative support. Honesty and reliability are my priorities, I see challenging problems as a space to learn and grow, ready to go the extra mile to achieve the best results in the shortest time.

    $50.00 /hr
    858 hours
    5.00
  4. Keith Maritato

    Keith Maritato

    CPA, Auditor, Tax, CFO Services

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 2

    Keith Maritato – CPA, CIA provides comprehensive business solutions relating to accounting, auditing, tax, financial statements, finance and technology. Specializing in start-up companies headquartered internationally looking to establish a presence here in the U.S. Typical services include setting up bank accounts, payroll, tax identification numbers, accounting system, personnel policies and handbook as well as full bookkeeping, accounting, and reporting. Our services also include preparation of Federal and State income tax returns.

    $44.44 /hr
    84 hours
    4.71
  5. Amanda D.

    Amanda D.

    Nonprofit Professional skilled in strategy and general business ops

    United States - Last active: 12 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 8

    Writing has always been my passion; somehow, I've been lucky enough to find a way to fold it into my work. My ability to speak in the voice of the audience, as well as the voice of the brand, has led to success in grant writing, social media marketing and content planning. After an inspiring volunteer experience, I started working for a progressive nonprofit that both accepted, and fostered my desire for an entrepreneurial approach to nonprofit management. I bring almost a decade of experience, enthusiasm, and passion for the world of nonprofit. My projects range from short-term to long-term, and I am also a skilled strategy consultant. My motto has always been "nonprofit at heart, entrepreneurial in spirit." My own personal mission is to leave an organization in better shape than I found it. So far, so good! Specialties: 1) Grant Research, Writing & Reporting: - Research and build prospect database - Draft letter's of inquiry (LOI's) - Prepare grant proposals (RFP's) 2) Program build-out: - Narrative drafting - Outcome analysis and development - Volunteer recruitment & management 3) Fundraising & Development: - Strategic plan development - Craft and prepare fundraising strategy - Corporate Sponsorship/CSR program development - Third-party event management - Marketing and public relations 4) Website Development: - Content planning - Site design (via enduser-friendly Wix) 5) Accounting & Bookkeeping: - Budget planning: operating & programmatic - General Bookkeeping: QuickBooks Pro, QuickBooks Online 6) Resume & Cover Letter Writing - Having maintained leadership roles in high-level positions, I am also skilled resume and cover letter writing. If you have any questions, please feel free to ask! I put the mission of the organization first and foremost,which makes me flexible and efficient.

    $38.89 /hr
    253 hours
    5.00
  6. CHERRY CHUA

    CHERRY CHUA Agency Contractor

    Social Media Specialist / Admin and Accounting Support

    Philippines - Last active: 05/18/2014 - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 1

    Hi I am Cherry Chua your Awesome Innovative Virtual Assistant! Your company will benefit from my 7 years of experience assisting CEOs, interacting with clients and suppliers, providing personal assistance such as research and online booking, doing accounting tasks such as payrolls, payables and receivables, preparing sales invoice, sales reports and sales agent commission. You can also rely on my strategic knowledge and skills on Social Media and Video Marketing Management which can help to grow your business, boost your online presence, build strong engagement, increase followers, turn your followers to potential buyers. You never have to worry about your marketing plans, creating and designing your social media accounts, promotions, videos, presentations, reports, scheduling and postings, data encoding and more. Let your Awesome Innovative Virtual Assistant help you handle your Accounting, Social Media and Video Marketing!

    Associated with: Team LCOR Agency

    $22.22 /hr
    275 hours
    4.99
  7. Muhammad Ali Awais Khan

    Muhammad Ali Awais Khan Agency Contractor

    Expert in Accounting, Xero and Quickbooks etc

    Pakistan - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 2

    My objective is to provide high quality services to my clients in the fields of Accounting, Bookkeeping, Finance , Tax, Corporate, HR and other support management tasks at international level in order to earn good repute internationally among professional accountants and after consistent struggle and hard work of 7 years I have earned the status of top rated professional accountant at odesk and now I would work even hard to hold this status.

    Associated with: BestExpertProviders

    $35.00 /hr
    11,926 hours
    4.78
  8. Randall Parker, MBA

    Randall Parker, MBA

    MBA with extensive background in International Accounting and Finance.

    Philippines - Last active: 10/11/2014 - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 1

    Do you need Accounting/Bookkeeping help? Note these score rankings for oDesk's Accounting/Bookkeeping exams: Accounting (Assets & Revenue): #74 = 99th Percentile Accounting (Accounts Payable): #65 = 99th Percentile Accounting (Accounts Receivable): #77 = 98th Percentile Accounting (Principles): #222 = 98th Percentile Bookkeeping: #98 = 99th Percentile Financial Reports: #26 = 98th Percentile Quickbooks 2008: #168 = 97th Percentile In addition to superior accounting/bookkeeping skills, I have been a beta-tester for Intuit (QuickBooks, Quicken and TurboTax) products for about ten years, and also beta-tested Microsoft Office 2007 & 2010 (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc.). I have used a variety of accounting software packages including QuickBooks, Oracle, Pacioli and more. Living in the Philippines is much cheaper than living in the USA, which will save you tens of thousands of dollars per year on my services. At present, I am seeking part-time and/or full-time work to fill-out my schedule. My work history includes work for the following industries: Agriculture, Automotive, Entertainment, Hospitality, Manufacturing, Restaurant/Bar Retail, Transportation and more. In addition, having been previously licensed to sell insurance, securities, real estate and mortgages as a Financial Planner, I am more than qualified to help you in these areas as well. Please, contact me to set-up an interview or a quotation to meet your needs. Thank you for your time. Specialties: Real Estate and Mortgage Consulting, Property Management, Financial Planning, International Cash Transactions and Transfers, Direct Investments, Retirement Planning, Debt Management, and much, much more.

    $55.56 /hr
    19 hours
    5.00
  9. Medani Navoda

    Medani Navoda

    Administrative Supporter

    Sri Lanka - Last active: 08/24/2013 - Tests: 5

    My objective is to engage in the areas of Data Entry,Copy-Editing, Microsoft-word, Microsoft-Excel, e-commerce, Internet Marketing and many other similar activities and i am effectively capable in the above mentioned activities. Therefore, I am seeking opportunities to maintain my standard of quality work and to use the best of my talents while improving my abilities and knowledge.I will give you my heartiest, vigorous and honest response if you are willing to use my talents and knowledge.

    $55.56 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00