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  1. Marlou Agustin

    Marlou Agustin

    Accounting, Financial Services, Data Entry

    Philippines - Last active: 04/05/2014 - Tests: 9

    In terms of accuracy, I consider myself a top caliber. I have worked as an accounting staff for 4 years in a local government unit where I dealt with numbers and sensitive information that needed utmost accuracy. I was able to successfully deliver that responsibility. I always make sure that I do my job with no error as much as possible. I'd rather do it right first time, than quickly finish a task but would later on revise due to error. I am fast learner, Professional, hardworking and committed to work. I am up for challenges and very eager to learn.My ability to work with minimum supervision, dedicated, organized, meet the deadlines and go extra mile have contributed to my success in my career.

    $3.33 /hr
    460 hours
  2. Sheryll Gutierrez

    Sheryll Gutierrez

    Quality Bookkeeping, Accounting, Data Entry, Microsoft Excel/Word

    Philippines - Last active: 4 months ago - Tests: 5

    I am an Accounting Process Delivery and Transaction Manager by profession at a reputable privately owned multinational American computer technology company. With an MBA under my sleeves, I am very well-versed with GAAP. I have experiences in setting up an accounting system and maintaining the books for both US-based and locally-based companies. My specialties includes: * Income statement preparation from unorganized records. * Bank reconciliations * General Ledger reconciliations * Accounts receivables and payable management. * Payroll processing * Sales Tax calculations and filing * Full charge bookkeeping services using Intuit Quick-books, Xero, MS Dynamics, and Sage. * Data entry and analysis using Microsoft excel spreadsheets I have worked in different capacities and gained a lot of knowledge in various aspect of office management. I have impeccable productivity that is both accurate and timely. Employers have described me as a hardworking and reliable. I am looking forward to a long term, mutually beneficial partnership with all of my clients.

    $11.11 /hr
    111 hours
  3. Rosette Nabong

    Rosette Nabong

    Customer Service Representative with 4 yrs experience in call center

    Philippines - Last active: 07/28/2014 - Tests: 5

    I have over 3 years experience in the call center field and I am well versed in the areas of sales, handling customer complaints and basic troubleshooting. I have considerable experience in dealing with customers and making sales offer. I work well with people and enjoy getting the work at hand completed.

    $3.89 /hr
    193 hours
  4. Hedyliza D.

    Hedyliza D.


    United States - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 4

    My objective is to utilize my skills and experience in account analysis of income and expenses and office administration gained through years at Hitachi America IT environment. I possess excellent work ethic, constantly maintaining professionalism in the work environment and towards my colleagues and customers internally and externally, calm and thoughtful under pressure. I handle my job responsibilities with enthusiasm and pride, constantly loyal and dedicated to the tasks assigned to me. I have consistently demonstrated the ability to manage challenging job functions resulting in timely result. I want to deliver job result for the best interests of the department and the company that I utilize time focused at the bottom line. IT Accountant/Administrative Assistant Description: General Ledger: - With SAP software, prepared monthly close for IT Group including monthly accruals, reclassification entries, account maintenance, set up amortization expense, processed invoices and payment requests and charge backs for month-end close. - Coordinated with IT Group, Accounts Payable Dept, Credit Dept, Purchasing Dept, and Finance Dept for open transactions required to be settled for month-end close. - Followed up with vendors and customers. - Reviewed expenses and income. Customer Billing: -With Excel application, prepared monthly invoice requests for IT customers (fixed and non fixed amounts). - Coordinated with IT Group management, staff, Finance Dept, and Credit Dept. - Communicated with customers as required. - Performed all aspects of customer invoice requests. Vendor Payment: - Reviewed IT Group vendor documents and expense reports for compliance with company policy, business purpose, and as a component to budget. - Coordinated with IT Group management, staff, Finance Dept, and Accounts Payable Dept. - Communicated with vendors as required. - Performed all aspects of vendor invoice payment requests. Administrative Assistant: - Performed projects and administrative tasks as required by IT management: assigned Project ID, processed purchase requests, processed purchase orders, reviewed and reconciled IT Dept Amex report, assisted in processing telephone bills and reconciled communication accounts. - Coordinated with Purchasing Dept. - Followed up with vendors. - Reviewed and approved expense reports. - Handled IT attendance record. - Coordinated with Human Resources. - Communicated with IT management and IT staff regarding miscellaneous IT matters. - Performed ad hoc tasks, assignments, and requests. - Performed all aspects of employee expense reports for IT Group. Accomplishment: - Worked extra hours and applied extra effort as needed to complete closing on time, paid attention to details to ensure accurate entries are posted for month-end close. - Kept an open communication with IT management, IT staff, Division contacts, and Division accountants as required for month-end close. Thus enabled for clear understanding of Hitachi IT business flow, processes, and procedures for efficient month-end close. - Applied priority and extra effort to ensure customers, especially those in Japan and Europe will receive the invoice on time. - Most of the time customer invoice was issued with back up PDF file to ensure customer satisfaction. - Applied extra effort to ensure deadlines are met for month-end closing and task requests. - Raised and communicated issues of concern, addressed matters that are unclear, and asked questions for clarity to achieve desired result for reasonable analysis and solution. - Ensured that issues and matters that need to be addressed to IT management and IT staff were communicated verbally or through e-mail. - Followed through and asked questions to parties concerned to prevent problems from reoccurring. - Always communicated with IT Group until matters are reconciled. - Enabled the IT Group to smoothly and efficiently run its business with accounting and administrative assistance. Required little guidance and resolved most issues independently. - Fulfilled tasks and responsibilities with diligence and paid attention to details. - Proactive in initiating task for matters at hand. - Kept an open communication with IT management for matters that need consideration for resolution. - Maintained communication with IT staff and contacts and followed through with tasks and requests from IT Group to ensure no interruption in IT business.

    $10.00 /hr
    15 hours
  5. Marzia Z.

    Marzia Z.

    Virtual Assistant/Article Writer

    Italy - Last active: 10/01/2014 - Tests: 3

    I am a Finance and Administrative professional with many years of experience in Accounting and financial analysis, budgeting and reporting, , administrative tasks and management support. I am and advanced excel user, I like handling and processing big amounts of data and preparing accurate reporting and dashboards. I am passionate of Financial Markets (Forex in particular) with good knowledge of technical and fundamental analysis. I have recently started to write articles regarding in particular Financial Markets and I am getting very good results. I also like internet search and I was an Internet Assessor of Landing Pages in collaboration with Lionbridge. A long set of experiences and skills that, I hope, can be of help to make me a good freelancer. Thanks for your attention and kind regards, Marzia

    $11.11 /hr
    140 hours
  6. Alicia Fernandez

    Alicia Fernandez


    United States - Last active: 10/15/2014 - Tests: 6

    An independent contractor with over 10 years of experience with bookkeeping, accounting, data entry and customer services. I am available 40+ hours a week to assist with your financial needs Mon-Fri and on weekends, if the need arises. I am a hard worker and always willing to learn new things to expand my knowledge to better myself both personally and professional.

    $12.22 /hr
    243 hours
  7. Antonio Infante

    Antonio Infante

    Accounting and Data encoding

    Philippines - Last active: 10/23/2014 - Tests: 2

    I had been employed from several big companies for 15 years. Having a wide experiences related to accounting works particularly account analysis, accounts receivable, accounts payable and data encoding. Also, I am knowledgeable on Microsoft Office applications. I can encode with a speed of 40 words per minute, and I am available anytime. I am interested on accounting work and data entry encoding.

    $6.67 /hr
    465 hours
  8. Wellington R.

    Wellington R.

    Project Coordinator/telemarketing/customer services.

    Belize - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 7

    Over the past 10 years I have developed a board range of work experience such as drop ship & tracking follow up on customer order. I am a Customer Service/telemarketing/project coordinator Expert, I have been doing this since 2010, during this time I have been doing Technical Desktop Support(Teamviewer), General IT Support (Remote Desktop), along with a broad range of General Customer Service & Support and Email Response Handling. I also have been doing sale in Medicare, data entry and appointment setter. I am well familiar and knowledgeable about VOIP tools. Such as fonality, tokumi, zoiper etc. I am well acquainted and basic introductory level in Wordpress and PHP programming language. I am currently undergoing a computer science degree.

    $7.78 /hr
    1,064 hours
  9. Juan G.

    Research Analyst

    United States - Last active: 07/15/2013 - Tests: 1

    EDUCATION NEW YORK UNIVERSITY, LEONARD N. STERN SCHOOL OF BUSINESS New York, NY Dual Program: B.S/M.S Accounting, B.S Finance, Minor in Computer Science & Linguistics Aug 2016 • GPA: 3.6 • Coursework: Financial Accounting, Microeconomics, Business and Its Publics, Statistics for Business Control and Regression Models CYPRESS BAY HIGH SCHOOL Weston, FL Class of 2011with Highest Honors May 2011 • GPA: 3.7/4.00 SAT: 2010 HONORS Advance Placement Scholar with Distinction | National Honor Society| Rho Kappa – Social Studies Honor Society | Silver Chord Recipient – Awarded for Outstanding Community Service – 750 Hours | Third Place at International Business Competition (DECA 2011) | First Place in State wide Business Competition (DECA 2010) | First Place in State wide Business Competition (DECA 2011) | Fifth Place in State wide Business Competition (DECA 2009) PROFFESIONAL EXPERIENCE RELATIONSHIP SCIENCE LLC New York, NY Research Analyst Intern Dec 2012 – Current • Organized ranked lists of clients to accurately present a comprehensive entity profile – Forbes: The World’s Billionaires, Fast Company - 500 • Assisted in the development of infrastructure for a new database universe for entertainment industry • Monitored and assisted external Odesk users in data entry, entity validation, and external research • Performed internal and external research to collect client information and maximize entity • Analyzed QC process to develop comprehensive algorithms that reduced bad data input PINKBERRY Aventura, FL Shift Leader, Assistant Manager Aug 2011 – May 2012 • Managed labor, tills, safe counts, and prepared daily deposit to establish accurate and efficient money handling practices • Constructed marketing distribution plan to increase customer loyalty, brand awareness, and store popularity • Updated yield formulas in excel to minimize product waste and optimize product quality • Reorganized inventory model to ensure efficiency and better product handling IPHONE APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT Weston, FL Founder & Creator Jun 2010 – Jun 2011 • Developed iPhone application to centralize events and enhance students extra-curricular experience • Synchronized application with grade system so students could check grades remotely LEADERSHIP ACTIVITIES ESPI—SOCIAL IMPACT ORGANIZATION New York, NY Founder Jan 2013 – Current • Collaborated with other BIP Social Impact Project members to maximize impact • Designed primary business model, layout, and front-end of the product • Appropriated NYU Stern’s funding for product development DECA – INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS ORGANIZATION Weston, FL Elected Chief Executive Officer of CBHS Chapter Mar 2010 – Jun 2011 • Collaborated with two separate ten-member officer teams to handle chapter events and competition preparation • Created and implemented member recruitment program to ensure the future excellence of the organization • Coordinated the largest chapter in the world, 650 members, in all activities, fundraisers, and chapter events • Allocated over $100,000 budget and developed a new dynamic budget model in excel • Managed the school business along with staff to ensure quality NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY Weston, FL Elected Senator Sep 2010 – Jun 2011 • Scheduled multiple community service events that involved the whole chapter to maximize impact on our community • Cooperated with officers and members to expand impact on community through new and improved events • Created community-service events to allow members to connect with their community • Created goals and guidelines of the organization for the year RHO KAPPA – SOCIAL STUDIES HONOR SOCIETY Weston, FL Elected Vice-President Jun 2011 – May 2012 • Mediated chapter meetings and events to communicate effectively with members • Established school-wide tutoring program for over thirty Social Studies courses • Chaired program board to co-sponsor community service events • Boosted membership through member recruitment events SKILLS & INTERESTS • Community Service: NYU—Project Outreach, Habitat for Humanity, Salvation Army, National Breast Cancer Awareness, Relay for Life • Skills: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Minitab, Photoshop, Illustrator • Interests: NYU Intramurals, Texas Hold ‘em, Tennis, Weightlifting, HBO Network Shows, and Yoga • Languages: Proficient in English and Spanish

    $11.11 /hr
    380 hours
  10. Nicholas K.

    Software Engineer | QA |Tester | Technical Recruiter

    Kenya - Last active: 3 months ago - Tests: 5

    A result driven IT Professional with hands on experience in technical recruiting and global talent search. With a background in software engineering and well engaged in areas of software testing using various automated testing tool and able to test web applications and desktop application as well documentation of test cases/scenarios.

    $11.11 /hr
    710 hours