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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. Michelle E.

    Michelle E.

    Administrative and Computer Generalist

    United States - Last active: 7 days ago - Tests: 4

    I'm a generalist with several years of experience working in all aspects of nonprofit management. HR litigation and compliance, preparation of financial statements, statistical analysis, network administration, grant proposals, low income housing compliance, licensing compliance, accounting software migration, Board proposals, financial analysis, web design, marketing studies, computer consultation, network engineering, legal research, database administration. I'm preparing to enter a doctoral program and want to supplement my income with some challenging projects.

    $30.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  2. Mostafa Nabil

    Mostafa Nabil Agency Contractor

    ERP, CRM, and e-Business Counsultant

    Egypt - Last active: 10/27/2014 - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

    I am a business analyst. My role is to join the business operation at different phases with one purpose : enhancing the business performance. My current job is a business analyst at Link Egypt – a software house located in Cairo - , my daily tasks are divided between two parts: 1- Before contracting where I meet the customer and start gathering primary data about the required application scope and prepare a PDD (Project Definition Document) and sometimes prepare wire-frames or mockups that include a high level scope of the required software solution. 2- After the contracting: Where i meet with the customer and the end users to gather more data about the solution and here i utilize my knowledge in requirement gathering and business analysis through the UML (Unified Modeling Language) methodology where i prepare the related documents including BRD (Business Requirement Document), User stories, Use Cases, Main Work Flows, Alternative Work Flows, Diagrams and Prototypes or Wireframes. 3- I also support in most of the testing process to ensure the system readiness. 4- I lead as well software / applications training workshops. I can also prepare user manuals, and provides post-implementation support. i used to be an ERP consultant with 4+ year's solid working experience in ERP marketing , sales , presales and implementation, maintaining strong relationships with customers , I love ERP because as its definition says "ERP is a management tool " so it's a very useful tool of integration between departments and management reporting. I have experience in many ERP platforms like: هIscala ERP, Epicor ERP, Netsis Redcode ERP, Open tabs ERP, Open ERP and many other local ERP applications. I have experience in many CRM platforms like: Sugar CRM, Splendid CRM, Microsoft Dynamics CRM and other CRM applications. I have experience in many ecommerce platforms like: nopcommerce, WooCommerce, magento, big commerce and other ecommerce applications. I have experience in many CMS platforms like: Wordpress CMS, Orchard CMS, Joomla CMS, Kentico CMS and SageFrame CMS and other CMS applications. I also have experience in making a competition analysis which includes analyzing more than one application in the same market to generate a list of comparative features. I can also make business requirements analysis and recommend the best applicable solution with the lowest cost. I also have a new start up (Business Innovation) which is a business solutions consulting firm where we provide most of the previous applications and more at a very competitive price. Check it at www.businessinnovation.info

    Associated with: Business Innovation

    $5.56 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  3. Ather Saleem

    Ather Saleem

    Expert Excel & VBA Developer + Accountant

    Pakistan - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 5

    Over 20+ years Experience in Spreadsheet modelling & Accounting Advance level Excel Trainer Used Excel as Database Application (With 10+ interlinked workbooks with multiple sheets all automated through Macros/VBA)

    $14.00 /hr
    21 hours
    4.97
  4. Asif Baksh

    Asif Baksh Agency Contractor

    Professional Network Administrator

    Guyana - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 9

    Over the years I have been involved in the Information Technology Industry as a Student, Employee, Employer and Teacher. I have participated in Hardware and Software based projects as outlined in my resume. My goal is to interact with many professionals with varying backgrounds across the world. Learn and apply my skills to projects that I may be needed for while earning a fair wage for services provided.

    Associated with: Trigger Infotech Staffing

    $5.56 /hr
    5,310 hours
    4.97
  5. Kenneth E.

    Kenneth E. Agency Contractor

    |Web research|Market research|VA |HR| email handling|Admin Support

    Poland - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 2

    Summary A responsible and energetic graduate of International Business Master's level seeking an entry level opportunity in business development, Financial analysis, Economics, Managerial, Marketing, Sales and lead management, CRM etc. where I can apply and develop further my skills. I’m self-motivated, reliable and above all hard-working, eager to learn new skills. Working in Odesk for over 3 years with approximately 8000 hours earned, i have gained more experience in area such as: - Web research + governmental and non-governmental grants research, not-for-profit funding research, banking analysis, sales research, Macroeconomics, universities and scholarship research etc. - Social Media Marketing + linkedin research and lead generation, twitter, Manta etc - Wordpress+blogging - SEO + keyword research - Email marketing + getresponse +AWeber + mailchimp + autoresponder - African Market, African Market Research and Screening - Lead Generation and Lead Management, Linkedin leads Generation - Human Resource and IT Recruiting, Talent Sourcing CRM, Zoho CRM, Salesforce, icontact, SAP - Multi-Level-Marketing MLM

    Associated with: Dynamic services

    $5.83 /hr
    7,840 hours
    4.85
  6. Sherwin V.

    Sherwin V. Agency Contractor

    CPA Accountant / Database Programming

    Philippines - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 17 - Portfolio: 1

    I am a CPA in profession and a programmer as well. On my experiences, I was able to integrate my skills in computer programming, accounting and business to create an effective and efficient working environment. My objectives ... as a CPA, is to be able to provide precise and timely financial reports, financial statements and financial forecast in accordance with the applicable standards and generally accepted accounting principles. as a programmer, is to be able to create different tools that will provide ease, effective and efficient performance and real-time productivity to different users. together, is to integrate my skills and tools to cater the needs of my clients in the best possible way and to explore unforeseen opportunities.

    Groups: Outright.com

    Associated with: WingheiDreamers, DSS Agency

    $15.00 /hr
    572 hours
    4.99
  7. Bhawna M. Agency Contractor

    Chartered Accountant with advanced IT skills

    India - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 1

    Objective -- To contibute to the success of the client utilising my skills of finance and technology and can do attitude. Qualification -- Chartered Accountant (ACA) from The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) Book keeping, Financial Statements -- Extensive work experience in manual, online book keeping -- Developed Financial statements, Projected Financial Statements in MS Excel for clients MS Excel, MS Access Knowledge -- Advanced user of MS Excel including Macros and MS Access -- Worked on creating various financial models in MS Excel, MS Access Accounting Software, Technology Skills -- Well versed in various Accounting Software Packages including Quickbooks, MYOB, Sage, XERO, Tally etc. -- Well versed in ERP packages including Oracle, SAP, JD Edwards -- Advanced user of BI tools including Oracle Discoverer, Cognos BI tools -- Advanced knowledge of SQL programming language Global Work Experience -- Worked with Grant Thornton as Accounts Executive in Southern Africa. -- Worked with Infosys, IBM, Middlesex University (London), Visa (Europe) -- Global experience having worked in London, Southern Africa, India

    Associated with: Jincy Thomas, Bhawna Mehta

    $11.11 /hr
    683 hours
    4.92
  8. Brett Penta

    Brett Penta

    VBA Programmer/Consultant

    United States - Last active: 02/26/2014

    MBA Graduate with strong background creating automation programs using Visual Basic for Applications (VBA). I provide dynamic and cost-effective means of automating time-consuming tasks. Experience working with high level executives including CFOs and IT Directors. Furthermore, I have a strong background in management roles for accounting and finance.

    $33.33 /hr
    0 hours
    4.85
  9. Elizabeth R.

    Elizabeth R.

    Accounts Analyst, Data Entry and Web Research at your service

    Philippines - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 4

    With reference to my profession as Accounts Analyst in the last 6 yrs, I was able to develop and continue to improve my knowledge and skills in Accounting such as Analysis and Reconciliation of Accounts, etc. with the use of MS Office Applications such as Word, Power Point and especially Excel. I have a strong background in Oracle Financial System and TRAX Inventory System. I hope to find an opportunity here at odesk where I can apply the obtained knowledge & skills and continue harness my capabilities in the field of accountancy and business administration on a part- time basis with enthusiasm and dedication to be my utmost tool in ensuring quality performance in every task that shall be given to me and continue working here as long as employers need my service.

    $3.50 /hr
    241 hours
    4.72
  10. Liza K.

    Liza K.

    Data Entry/IT/System Administrator

    Turkey - Last active: 05/31/2012 - Tests: 6

    Since I was graduated in the year 2001 as Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, I have wide knowledge of computer technology. I am very creative, fast learner and devoted thoroughly the IT world to be able to accomplish my tasks and utilize my proficiency in technical and management skills of software development. Based on my experiences from the past 10 years, I have much developed my skills. I believe that my abilities will guarantee a successful job.I would like to implement my innovative ideas, wide experience, skills and creativity to accomplish my goals.

    $5.56 /hr
    626 hours
    5.00