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Lakshmi K.

Lakshmi K.

Admin, Research, Data Management & Reporting


** Looking for only long term projects ** 2 1/2 Yrs - Elance FT; 8 Yrs FT out of Elance ** Currently on a full time telecommuting job Internet Research, LinkedIn, Website management, Reporting, E-Commerce Product Management, Administrative Support, Salesforce, Mailchimp, MS Office Suite - Excel, Word, Powerpoint, HTML, CRM Profile: * US citizen with 8 years of work experience in US (currently living in India) * 2 1/2 Years Elance Full Time * On time professional service delivery * US Culture, Geography and Etiquette * Report creation and data management * Excel, Word, Access, Powerpoint and other computer applications * Web Research, Contact Building (LinkedIn), Cross referencing * Email Handling, Calendar Management * Technical Writing * Time & Project Management * Transcription of videos * Online data sources and social networking sites * Excellent English Skills * Great work ethics and communication skills * SQL

$20.00 /hr
4,033 hours

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
3,035 hours

Joseph Diola

Joseph Diola

Web Researcher/Expert Data Entry/Lead Generation/Craiglist Expert

Philippines - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 5

To obtain a full time position that will utilize my persuasive abilities and outgoing personality for maximum success. I want to be part of the company that is related on my field of studies, because for me its fun, challenging and exciting. I learn faster when it comes to this field which is computer related job. Base on my experience, I really feel excitement on having new project or meeting new people on the job. That's why it inspires me working everyday. So I'm looking forward on working other projects specially on computer related job, and I will give my very best shot out of it. My skills sets include: * Data Entry Expert * Marketing/Data Entry Specialist * Craigslist Expert * Market Research * Web Researcher * Lead Generation * SEO * LinkedIn Audit

100% Job Success
$4.44 /hr
2,291 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
12,370 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
8,636 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
3,634 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
2,681 hours

Shahzad Akram

Shahzad Akram

Financial Planner/Book Keeper, Admin Assistant

Pakistan - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 6

I am detailed and through professional with over 7 years of administration, bookkeeping, financial management, data entry and internet research experience. I have done Master in Finance.I provide creative and detailed bookkeeping, administrative, editing , data processing and documentation services. I ensure efficiency, reliability and accuracy. I like to have long term relations with my clients and be a useful part of any team I work for.

100% Job Success
$4.00 /hr
1,213 hours

Joylyn S.

Joylyn S.

Expert Accountant with MYOB, Xero, QB, Saasu, Reckone Experience.

Philippines - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 2

An expert, organized, detailed, hard-working, independent and honest accountant having 9 years’ experience in the profession, knowledgeable of different accounting software such as MYOB, Quick-books, Xero, Saasu, Reckone, Peachtree and Oracle Financials as well as using MS Excel. I worked with various clients before which relates to creation of financial forecast with KPI dashboards for business planning purposes, updating and reconciling their 1-3 backlogged data, setting up their chart of accounts and tax codes in their accounting software, finalizing and maneuvering their financial reports, regular bookkeeping and accounting work, payroll, Generation of Business and Installment Activity Statement, financial analysis, substantive audit and other financial & management accounting tasks.

99% Job Success
$5.00 /hr
1,092 hours