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Joseph Peterson

Joseph Peterson

Guaranteed results at a fair price

Canada - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 3

"Joe wowed our team with his work on our project! His ability to understand our needs and translate them into a great working Excel file is super." - Manager of Administrative Services, Holland Bloorview Kids Rehab Hospital, Toronto, Canada For 20+ years I have built custom Excel worksheets and Access databases for organizations. Also, I am a professional accountant (CPA, CGA) and provide bookkeeping and financial consulting services for companies. I guarantee high-quality work that is always completed on time...and at a fair price. If you need help with computer applications I'm qualified having trained over 50,000 people in improving their computer skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Visio, Project, Adobe...) If you need a special Excel file built - I have built over 70 special Excel files for companies across North America. Some of the Excel work includes foreign exchange calculations, tax calculations, easy to fill-in forms for gathering customer information. All my Excel files are user-friendly - complete with dropdown lists, check-boxes, etc. If you need database work - I have created 50+ databases for organizations including Mohawk College, Mister Transmission, Mt Sinai Hospital, & Trillium Health. If your company requires a skilled bookkeeper - I have been a professional accountant for over 35 years! I listen to what people need and then build the tools they need to meet their needs.

100% Job Success
$50.00 /hr
4 hours

Melanie Kaneas

Melanie Kaneas

Accounting/Finance 20+ Yrs U.S. Experience

United States - Portfolio: 2

A CPA with an MBA in Finance, I have over 20 years US Corporate experience in all aspects of financial and administrative management. An analytical, strategic, insightful, client-focused, organized provider with attention to detail and eye on the big picture, I partner with clients to positively impact their business.

100% Job Success
$29.50 /hr
1,938 hours

Mandy Weinberg

Mandy Weinberg

Salesforce, NetSuite, ERP Consultant, Project Manager, Accountant

United States - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 1

An experienced business application consultant seeking project based employment to fulfill successful software deployments. Application experience ranges from complex financial and supply chain solutions to basic sales automation and web-based communications and collaboration tools. System experience includes Quickbooks, Quickbooks Online, Netsuite, Salesforce, Wordpress, and Kickapps. Professional characteristics include attention to detail, effective and direct communication style, and a commitment to understand customer needs and set expectations appropriately.

$50.00 /hr
84 hours

Irfan Qadir

Irfan Qadir Agency Contractor

Spreadsheet and database solutions that work

United States - Portfolio: 5

“Nothing is impossible to be done in excel thanks to them!” “had the exact expertise in what I was looking for and therefore was able to provide results above expectations, below cost and faster than agreed timing. I would highly recommend them for excel projects.” “Fantastic to work with! Quick response and did all of my requested updates quickly and accurately” “We were very impressed... We had agreed on a specified timeline and unforeseen circumstances led us to needing the project a week before this date. They were able to hire an additional resource in order to meet our needs and delivered on every aspect of the project that we asked for. Would highly recommend this group and use them for future projects.” Looking for help with a spreadsheet, a database or automation of a process? Our unblemished track record and Elance testimonials prove that we can deliver hassle free and timely results.

Associated with: Premlinx Data Solutions

72% Job Success
$33.00 /hr
0 hours

Muhammad Naveed Fattani

Muhammad Naveed Fattani

Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Techno Functional Professional

Pakistan - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 1

Working as Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 techno functional professional in Ghazi Brothers integrate biometric with payroll module X++,VB.NET,C# developer,SSRS Reports. Microsoft Certified Professional of Development Introduction MB6-869 Microsoft Certified Professional of Financials MB6-871

$15.00 /hr
1 hours

Donald Jafferson

Donald Jafferson Agency Contractor

QuickBook | Admin Support | Accounting | Data Entry | VA | Research |

Bangladesh - Tests: 24 - Portfolio: 7

What you can expect from me? Fast turn around of your project. Cost savings and revenue increase. Significant improvement in the quality and productivity of your business. My Strengths : 1. Understanding your needs. 2. Excellent communication. 3. Outsourcing expertise 4. 6 Years of experience in serving global customers. 5. Excellence in executing short and long-term projects to your specific requirements. 6. Exploiting the full potential of the internet to get and execute project. My Skills; * Admin Support * Project Management * Virtual Assistant * Web Research * Data Entry Service * Transcription * Customer Service * Lead Generation Upwork is the main source of income so I work 6 days weekly and 12 hours daily that means 70+ hours weekly. Let me know if you are interested. I am available 24/7 through mail or Skype. Thanks, Donald

Associated with: DAN Tech. Support (DTS)

74% Job Success
$6.00 /hr
130 hours

Paulo Freitas

Paulo Freitas

Manager / Project Manager

Portugal - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 7

During my life experience and professional work, as a manager I had the responsibility to manage teams in various market activities, within IT (Financial, Oi&Gas, Energy, Telecomunications) I have worked before online in other companies and in other platforms similar to oDesk. During this experience, I have contacted people from Pakistan, Russia, USA, Iran and others countries, in order to build teams to develop technological solutions. If you like my profile, I can work during a trial period and if you like my work, when can do a final agreement between us. What follows is my general profile. Any question, please contact me. Thank you. I am an expert Manager, especially in start-up companies since a long time ( 6 years expertise ). The start-up companies that I helped to grow had their market target in multiple areas as: IT Software Development, Telecommunications, Banking and Energy Management. Regarding academic and education, and I have a Master Business Administration post-graduation in Executive Management, also I have the Project Management Institute (PMI) professionally certification, plus a postgraduate in Project Management. Also I have the IT Service Management Certification (ITIL). During my experience I was responsible for: - Manage Companies; - HR management; - Payments and Procurement management; - Clients Management; - Contribute for the preparation and delivery of new proposals, defining project plans and the risks management; - Support the sales team in the negotiation proposals meetings; - Planning and managing the plan of each project; - Manage budgets and timing/milestones negotiated in new projects; - Ensure the implementation of projects in a defined timings, effort, quality and budgets; - Manage the Stakholders expectations; - Facilitate the identification and allocation of individuals to project teams and proposals; - Manage third party contributions and contracts to projects; - Reporting the progress of the open projects and its indicators to the Project Manager Director; - Create a strong dynamic and an excellent team spirit in each project. My personal characteristics are: - Excellent interpretation and perception capacity; - Proactive and dynamic; - Organizational and time management skills; - Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously; - Ease of interpersonal relationships. I'm available for any meeting by phone or by teleconference to have a first contact. Thank you so much for your opportunity. Best regards, Paulo Freitas

$15.00 /hr
861 hours

Karan S.

Karan S.

World-Class Communicator & Back-Office Supporter

India - Portfolio: 1

Born and raised in Miami, FL. Graduated summa cum laude form the great University of Queensland, Australia. I have lived and worked all-over the places form America to New Zealand. I am a world-class communicator and an well-experienced back-office supporter. I have sound experience over wide range of fields starting form technical support to administrative support. In addition, I have worked with innumerable international clients form all over the globe.

88% Job Success
$6.00 /hr
176 hours