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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. Ihor B.

    Ihor B.

    VBA Developer, Accountant

    Ukraine - Last active: 11 hours ago - Tests: 7

    I have a great experience in Excel and VBA development for it; Google Docs (Apps Script). Strong financial,accounting background due to ACCA qualification (Affiliate), 3 years audit work and more than 5 years fianacial analyst/controller experience. # Newer take job I cannot finish and propose infinite support for any task performed. I also have experience in the following areas: financial statements, financial modelling, requirements elicitation, processes description, SQL, JavaSctipt, UML 2.0, C

    $15.00 /hr
    228 hours
    5.00
  2. Amaris B.

    Amaris B.

    US-based 360 degree Project Manager / Bookkeeper / Web Designer

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 5

    Your search stops here!!! I am a well-rounded and seasoned virtual assistant with over 10 years of documented executive administrative support and bookkeeping experience. I am familiar with A/P, A/R & Payroll via Quickbooks, Freshbooks and Wave; managing a CRM and sales pipeline with Salesforce and Zoho; project management with Asana and Basecamp; and web design. I have developed a wide range of W3C standards compliant websites for startup companies and small businesses using HTML/HTML5, CSS/CSS3, DHTML, PHP, MySQL, Javascript and jQuery. I am seeking opportunities where I can use all of my skills to assist you and your growing business. You can also benefit from my experience in the following areas: - Administrative Support - Bookkeeping - Computer Repair - Data Entry - HR/Payroll - Project Management - Search Engine Optimization - Social Media Management - Technical Support - Web Design

    $27.78 /hr
    27 hours
    4.87
  3. Hanna T.

    Hanna T.

    Business Student, Translator, Linguist

    Finland - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 9

    I am a master's student in business management. Previously I majored in English for four years. I have ten years of experience in customer service and I have also gained knowledge in general office work and accounting. I enjoy writing and tasks that demand great precision. I'm a Finn but I have also been living in Great Britain and Estonia. I can translate from English to Finnish and vice versa and simple texts from Swedish, Spanish and German into Finnish. Areas of interest and knowledge: languages, translation, cultures, intercultural communication, academic writing, business life, accounting, marketing, civil and commercial law, environmental issues, gender issues, politics, pets, sports, travelling, 19th and 20th century history, cooking & baking, outdoor activities, agriculture and forestry, cars.

    $14.00 /hr
    24 hours
    4.96
  4. Japheth O.

    Japheth O.

    Accountant

    Kenya - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 1

    I have a college Degree in accountancy from City College Of San Francisco(deans list of honour) plus I am a Certified Public Accountant 1 here in Kenya.For over 2 years,I have worked as an accountant in jobs that required high level of skill and competency. I have managed to work with an international company and small local businesses.I promise the best accounting skills out there at a reasonable charge.I also have extensive experience in customer care and data entry.I am experienced in MS Word,MS Access,MS Excel, Quickbooks and Internet usage.My rates are negotiable.When it comes to matters of bookkeeping and accounting, confidentiality is paramount. I therefore give my word not to disclose any of my clients information and I am also willing to sign any non-disclosure agreement.

    $3.33 /hr
    5,300 hours
    4.98
  5. Saikat Mitra

    Saikat Mitra

    Social Media Management, Writing, Web/Market/Business Research Expert

    United States - Last active: 14 days ago - Tests: 10

    I hold a bachelor's degree (Magna Cum Laude) in Accounting from the Newman University of Kansas, USA. Management was my second major and through internships and work experience with hotel management company and accounting firm, I have the skill-set required to perform most accounting related jobs as well as jobs related to technical writing, customer service/support, admin. support, marketing, web research etc. I am looking forward to work with serious clients who wants to get their job done in a timely manner with perfection.

    $9.44 /hr
    73 hours
    5.00
  6. Kristen Schilder

    Kristen Schilder

    Customer Service Expert and Extremely Computer Proficient

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 7

    I am proficient in a variety of computer software programs and even hardware (including Quickbooks, Lawson Portal, Excel, Office, Outlook) as well as an extremely accurate and quick typist. I am experienced in handling general office duties, payroll, insurance claims (dental), office management and human resources, timecards, automated clock in and out systems, retail sales, and answering phones cordially and courteously. I’ve also handled all taxes for a business, A/P, handled cash, business budgeting, financial reports, credit card, and check payments and am an extremely quick learner when needed. You can always depend on me.

    $10.00 /hr
    331 hours
    5.00
  7. Hernalyn M.

    Hernalyn M.

    Real Estate VA/Data Entry Specialist, Web Researcher, Admin Support

    Philippines - Last active: 11 hours ago - Tests: 7

    I am Full Time Freelancer now since I decided to resign in my job after the Super Typhoon (November 8, 2013) hit Tacloban City, Philippines which I was assigned to work there as a Bookkeeper. I am a skilled and experienced Virtual Assistant, Admin Support / Marketing Assistance in Real Estate processes for 2 years. I can do Multi-Tasking from data entry to accounting....... I can do the following: - Gather data on Foreclosure Homes, Sale - Probate - Data Mining - Lead Generation - Google Docs - Drop Box - Research - E-book promotions - Expenses Categorizations ( Bank Statement/Credit Card Statement) - PDF to word and excel

    $5.56 /hr
    6,545 hours
    4.83
  8. Dorene G.

    Dorene G.

    VA,SMM,Accounting,WebMaster,WordPress,SEO,Graphic Designer

    Philippines - Last active: 11 hours ago - Tests: 10

    For over 3 years I've been working as Professional Marketing Assistant in one of the biggest hotel in Philippines. I can do multitasking job such Lead Generation, Data Entry,Customer service, SEO,SMM,SEM Posting,Branding,Handling inbound and Outbound calls. I do online tutorial job in different subjects and making materials set for teaching. I do writing articles,blogs.general accounting,bank reconsilation, and accounting using freshbooks. I AM A WEBMASTER, can do wordpress, back end and front end.

    $8.00 /hr
    624 hours
    5.00
  9. 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
    3,081 hours
    5.00
  10. Rosemary Sauter Frett

    Rosemary Sauter Frett

    Expert Virtual Assistant/Transaction Coordinator

    United States Virgin Islands - Last active: 29 days ago - Tests: 2

    I have over 40 yrs of real estate experience. I thought I would like retirement but it is not for me. I have decided to assist other Realtors manage their business. I also have an accounting background and can be helpful in this field as well. I am proficient in the MLS and contractual requirements for California, Oregon, Washington State, Maryland, Colorado and Texas. I am familiar with many portals including but not limited to requirements by Keller Williams, The Force Realty, Century 21 and Re/Max. I am also familiar with CRM programs and I am proficient in Top Producer8i, Market Leader, and SmartZip. I work well under pressure and I am a self starter, having been self employed all of my life. I can assist in generating leads. I use Dropbox, google docs, Docusign and dotloop as well. I look forward to working with you and helping to bring your business to the next level.

    $16.76 /hr
    6 hours
    5.00