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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. Lorelie L.

    Lorelie L.

    Freelance Provider

    Philippines - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 18 - Portfolio: 9

    Finally, I am able to give at least 10 working hours/week here in Odesk and I have taken tests here from time to time to build up my portfolio in the long run. I am an accounting graduate, a licensed teacher in Math with a TESOL certificate and have 9 years of experience working in the call center industry. I type more than 50wpm. I am a typemaster in averaging 60WPM from the 65 races I completed. I am looking to providing services in teaching English, accounting, customer service, sales, data entry and transcription.

    $8.22 /hr
    24 hours
  2. Talha Jamshaid

    Talha Jamshaid

    Virtual Assistant,HR Manager,CRO Expert

    Pakistan - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 4

    IF YOU WANT THE BEST THEN YOU HAVE TO HIRE THE BEST Able to work in pressurize environment with full efficiency and commitment. Have the abilities to manage the accounts of an organizations both manually and computerized... Strong grip on written English and MS Office. 2 years work experience of DATA ENTRY and customer support with multinational companies. 3 years work experience as an administrator. 3 year work experience as HR Manager. 1 year work experience as Virtual Assistant. I ensure sincere and dedicated work in all my commitments. If you are looking for quality and error-free work that needs to be completed before the deadline, then you have come to the right place.

    $4.00 /hr
    13 hours
  3. Daniela Hendrich

    Daniela Hendrich

    Accounting & Financial Reporting

    Brazil - Last active: 7 days ago

    Solid accounting skills and understanding of IFRS developed through three years of practical experience in a Big Four Audit Company (Deloitte Brazil) in addition of five years of experience as management and back office of Citibank Brazil. Demonstrated problem solving and financial analysis skills. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Proven time management, organizational and project management capabilities. Detail oriented, highly motivated team player and fast learner. Quickbooks Accounting Bookkeeper

    $35.00 /hr
    0 hours


    CPA / Accountant / Bookkeeper

    Sweden - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 7

    C•5+ years of experience handling different accounting functions including but not limited to Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivables and Payroll. •Strong background in different accounting software such as Oracle, Xero Accounting and Finance One. •2+ years of experience in banking industry with exposure on different banking products and services. •Worked in different organizations with diverse cultural background. •Excellent customer service skills and proficiency in English language both oral and written.

    $10.00 /hr
    0 hours
  5. Nina Elita

    Nina Elita

    Research Assistant- Asst. Relationship Manager- CAIA/CFA Candidate

    Australia - Last active: 13 days ago - Tests: 3

    My latest projects include: 1. Small Medium Enterprise (SME) Lending - theme Case Study. This project was aimed at postgraduate students taking the Financial Institution Lending subject (25752) at the University of Technology Sydney. I wrote a 25 page case study using materials provided by the project supervisor. The case study comprises of industry/company analysis, financial statements, calculations and interpretations of financial ratios, as well as questions and solutions for students to practice. 2. AMP University Challenge - Financial Planning Case Study. This project was part of the AMP University Challenge competition in 2014 where the participants were to design and recommend a sound financial planning for two hypothetical clients. The main goal was for the clients to have enough for retirement and have their financial needs such as income protection and superannuation consolidation met. 3. Corporate Financial Analysis - Equity Report. In addition to industry analysis including Porter 5 forces, I and four other group members were to value a listed Australian company and to make a buy/sell/hold recommendation based on our analysis of the company. We used the DCF valuation method and conducted peer analysis to compare the company's performance against its competitors. Accomplishments: Chartered Alternative Investments Analyst CAIA) Scholarships. Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Scholarships. Master of Finance (GPA 3.48 WAM 82) My biggest strength is I am not easily discouraged by failures. I am a punctual and organized person, and having this trait has helped me in meeting project deadlines. Cultural awareness and effective communication is another work/life aspect I highly value and take pride in.

    $33.33 /hr
    0 hours
  6. Angelica Mae Rio

    Angelica Mae Rio

    SEO Writer and Part Time Student

    Philippines - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 6

    Educational Background: currently studying Bachelor of Science in Accountancy at National College Of Business and Arts Computer literate, proficient in English language either speaking or writing. Knowledgeable in Microsoft (word, excel, power point, access, visual studio) knowledgeable in Basic, Financial, and Cost Accounting Basic knowledge in Management Accounting and Auditing basic knowledge in SEO writing, data entry, back links and online research Basic Knowledge in using SAP Accounting System

    $4.44 /hr
    0 hours
  7. Capri A.

    Capri A.

    Business Office Assistant

    United States - Last active: 10/15/2013 - Tests: 5

    Over the past 7 years, I have had experience in mostly customer service positions including leaderships roles in my school and community. I am an experienced business office assistant with a unique combination of administrative and accounting experience, business leadership, technical support, and great customer service to lead the delivery and implementation of any business. The current company I am with has help me grow tremendously as far as my accounting experience, customer service, and administrative roles. My desire is to always grow no matter where I am in life. I am seeking a job that not only allows me to expands but requires it.

    $5.56 /hr
    16 hours
  8. Rachel A.

    Rachel A.

    Data Entry, Accounting, Office Assitant, Use of basic computer program

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 4

    I have worked in office assistant jobs for several years. Doing everything from data entry, accounting, customer service, customer emails, over production, shipping and handling, bill pay, research. And any other tasks needed.

    $11.11 /hr
    1,243 hours
  9. Sophia Fellers

    Sophia Fellers

    Independent Consultant

    United States - Last active: 5 days ago

    Graduated from George Mason University (Bachelors degree in Accounting). Independent Consultant, analytical skills, 5+ years management experience, able to handle difficult situations, great client relation skills.

    $25.56 /hr
    2,089 hours
  10. Valeria Nazarova

    Valeria Nazarova

    Russian-English Translator, Project Manager

    Russia - Last active: 12/04/2014 - Tests: 2

    Nizhny Novgorod, Russia I'm currently a student of the fifth (last) year of a Diploma program in Linguistics University of Nizhny Novgorod in Russia. I study for a manager with the in-depth knowledge of English and French. Average grade: A I am a responsible person, who likes to have a settled plan for working. I am always aimed on a result, but as well enjoy the process of working. All my tasks I finish in time and I use time-management techniques in my work. I even published a scientific article on the topic of time-management. During my study I tried myself in different spheres, but mainly as a manager and a translator. Professional experience: 2014 Translator, Nizhny Novgorod Trade fair, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia 2014 Research assistant, OAO "Potok", Nizhny Novgorod, Russia 2014 Assistant of a senior manager, City Administration of Kstovo, Kstovo, Nizhegorodskaya oblast, Russia 2014 Volunteer, Museum of Contemporary Art "ARSENAL", Nizhny Novgorod, Russia 2013 Private guide, translator, Nizhny Novgorod Russia 2013 Administrator, OAO "Autoliga", Nizhny Novgorod, Russia I participated in several conferences such as: Model European Union Mainz, Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, Germany Project "I see", Avans School of International Studies, Breda, the Netherlands I have awards of different levels, most noticeable are: Medal of Ministry of Education of Russian Federation "For excellent results in studies" High Quality Award 25%, Changellenge, Cup Russia in business-case solving Diploma of the Embassy of Russian Federation in Czech Republic for the contribution to popularization of Russian culture in Czech Republic. As for my hobbies I'd like to mention that I'm a soloist of the Academic Choir of Lingustics University of Nizhny Novgorod.

    $7.00 /hr
    0 hours