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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 4.65.

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  1. Amanda D.

    Amanda D.

    Nonprofit Professional skilled in strategy and general business ops

    United States - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 8

    Writing has always been my passion; somehow, I've been lucky enough to find a way to fold it into my work. My ability to speak in the voice of the audience, as well as the voice of the brand, has led to success in grant writing, social media marketing and content planning. After an inspiring volunteer experience, I started working for a progressive nonprofit that both accepted, and fostered my desire for an entrepreneurial approach to nonprofit management. I bring almost a decade of experience, enthusiasm, and passion for the world of nonprofit. My projects range from short-term to long-term, and I am also a skilled strategy consultant. My motto has always been "nonprofit at heart, entrepreneurial in spirit." My own personal mission is to leave an organization in better shape than I found it. So far, so good! Specialties: 1) Grant Research, Writing & Reporting: - Research and build prospect database - Draft letter's of inquiry (LOI's) - Prepare grant proposals (RFP's) 2) Program build-out: - Narrative drafting - Outcome analysis and development - Volunteer recruitment & management 3) Fundraising & Development: - Strategic plan development - Craft and prepare fundraising strategy - Corporate Sponsorship/CSR program development - Third-party event management - Marketing and public relations 4) Website Development: - Content planning - Site design (via enduser-friendly Wix) 5) Accounting & Bookkeeping: - Budget planning: operating & programmatic - General Bookkeeping: QuickBooks Pro, QuickBooks Online 6) Resume & Cover Letter Writing - Having maintained leadership roles in high-level positions, I am also skilled resume and cover letter writing. If you have any questions, please feel free to ask! I put the mission of the organization first and foremost,which makes me flexible and efficient.

    $38.89 /hr
    254 hours
    5.00
  2. Md. Rashiduzzaman, CFA, FRM

    Md. Rashiduzzaman, CFA, FRM Agency Contractor

    Financial Analyst, Investment Banker

    Bangladesh - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 12

    I am an investment banking analyst working at a leading investment bank of Bangladesh. I am also a CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst), and FRM (Financial Risk Manager) Charterholder. With more than four years of working knowledge in the investment banking industry, I draw upon a wealth of practical, first-hand experience to benefit clients in the ways that matter most. Being a finance graduate, I am very much passionate about Finance and would love to help you with financial analysis, financial modeling, research, risk management, investment, due diligence, preparation of information memorandum and other related jobs.

    Associated with: Financial Solutions

    $45.00 /hr
    81 hours
    4.98
  3. Faisal Javed

    Faisal Javed Agency Contractor

    Business Plan Writer/Strategist

    Pakistan - Last active: 15 days ago - Tests: 18 - Portfolio: 19

    QUICK OVERVIEW: * Over 7 years of progressive experience in writing business plans, pitch books, financial projections/analysis, and accounting. * Expertise lies in the preparation of investor-ready business plans, immigration business plans, venture capital business plans, and business plans for internal assessment/feasibility purposes. * Worked with high net worth individuals and companies generating a multimillion-dollar turnover per annum or seeking and investing as much as $300 million seed capital. * 100% customer satisfaction backed by a unique Upwork Money Back Guarantee on hourly contracts, meaning you will get your money back from Upwork in case of dissatisfaction. * 98.8% positive reviews on Upwork. * 99% job success rate on Upwork. * Highly recommended business plan writer by previous customers * IBISWorld industry research reports are available for US-based companies, which is a highly reputable source for collecting industry-specific statistics and trusted by private investors, bankers, and venture capitalists. IBISWorld charges $950 per industry report that you will get included in your business plan free of cost. * Use of royalty free images in the business plan and pitch book that you can even put up on your website, social media pages, or incorporate in flyers, brochures, advertisements, and other promotional materials. * Free business plan review available! * Ranked 1st in the Business Plan Test among over 9,000 test takers, by achieving 100% score. The test result is visible in the profile below. Ranked among the top 10% or 20% successful test takers in all other relevant tests. * Sophisticated and appealing designs for business plans and pitch decks to inspire your prospective investors and other stakeholders. * Willing to sign the NDA to provide maximum protection to your business model and commercial interests. PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY: Faisal has over 7 years of progressive experience in writing award-winning business plans, investor pitch books, marketing plans, new business development, business coaching, market research, industry analysis, branding, pricing, financial analysis, corporate accounting and management consulting fields. A savvy start-up business planner and strategist, Faisal commenced his professional career back in 2007 when he secured his first employment in Comprehensive Business Consultant, Islamabad, Pakistan as an Assistant Auditor. He accelerated his professional career further in accounting and financial analysis fields by joining SNL Financial as Financial Analyst in 2009, a leading financial data providing firm having a home base in the US and branch offices in over 15 countries across the globe. Acknowledging his tireless efforts and dedication to work, he was quickly promoted to Coverage Analyst role later in 2011, where he continued to serve the organization for another one year. At the beginning of 2012, Faisal combined his business acumen and vast experience and founded his own business plan writing firm, Aceplans. Being a business plan writer, strategist, and start-up adviser at Aceplans, he has worked with several start-up companies and helped them in preparing business plans, business strategies, operational plans, marketing strategies, and financial projections. The most of his clients were originated from the US, UK, Canada, Middle East, and Australia. I am looking forward to meeting you and discussing your startup business idea and needs. So what are you waiting for? Contact me today and let's start working on your business plan right away!

    Groups: Lisnagol | DIRECT™, Outright.com

    Associated with: Bright Outsourcer

    $50.00 /hr
    2,152 hours
    4.96
  4. Chad Morris

    Chad Morris

    Certified Public Accountant, Controller

    United States - Last active: 09/09/2014 - Tests: 1

    I am a CPA controller that has extensive experience in preparing budgets and GAAP financial statements for the use of investors, executives, bankers, auditors and board members. A great deal of my experience has been helping start ups and small business, manufacturers and retailers. I have experience managing monthly close for all systems including AR, AP, inventory, fixed assets, revenue, payroll and all income Statement accounts.

    $36.67 /hr
    83 hours
    5.00
  5. Medani Navoda

    Medani Navoda

    Administrative Supporter

    Sri Lanka - Last active: 08/24/2013 - Tests: 5

    My objective is to engage in the areas of Data Entry,Copy-Editing, Microsoft-word, Microsoft-Excel, e-commerce, Internet Marketing and many other similar activities and i am effectively capable in the above mentioned activities. Therefore, I am seeking opportunities to maintain my standard of quality work and to use the best of my talents while improving my abilities and knowledge.I will give you my heartiest, vigorous and honest response if you are willing to use my talents and knowledge.

    $55.56 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  6. Vikas Sadana

    Vikas Sadana

    MBA, Business Plan & Marketing Consultant

    India - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 16 - Portfolio: 4

    Being an MBA and among-st the top 10% of all the Business/Marketing Consultants on Odesk, my aim is to provide Marketing plans, Business plans and other Business Solutions, that would lead to delighted clients. I am also a Business Plan & an Online Marketing Pro helping start-up as well as established businesses raise capital to envisage their vision. My portfolio includes creating Marketing plans & overall Marketing Strategy, Branding, Positioning, Creative Writing, Project Management, CRM Management, Creating Process flows, SMM, Email Marketing, Google Ad-words, Affiliate Marketing etc.. Over the years i have been contributing in projects pertaining to varied industry verticals; Automobile, Software, Mobile applications, Real Estate, Construction, Wellness, Coaching, E-Commerce, Technology, Blogging, Spirituality, Fashion, Apparel, Gaming, Travel & Tourism tops the chart among-st them. You are just a click away from getting a success story created for your dream business. Best, VS

    Groups: StrongMail

    $22.22 /hr
    102 hours
    5.00
  7. Rebekah M.

    Rebekah M.

    Polyvore Set Designer

    United States - Last active: 29 days ago - Portfolio: 21

    Ever since I can remember I have had a love for both art and fashion and have taken steps to merge the two in both my educational and personal experiences. I have been blessed with much success creating professional sets on Polyvore and my designs have placed in several contests organized by popular fashion and beauty brands and have won me a couple of trips to New York City among many other prizes. With my experience, knowledge and creative expression I know I can provide a fresh, novel and artistic approach to creating and advertising aesthetically pleasing designs with the latest fashion content for today's highly fashion conscious individuals. To view my designs you can visit my profile at regallyblonde.polyvore.com. Thank you for your time and consideration. - Rebekah

    $10.00 /hr
    130 hours
    4.97
  8. William Rothman

    William Rothman

    Senior Business Consultant

    United States - Last active: 19 hours ago - Tests: 12

    Over the past five years, I have set up and managed the financial affairs of several start up and emerging companies. I have set up the Client's chart of accounts to work with their specific industry as well as corporate needs. My core competency lies with a strong foundation in financial and cost accounting and the ability to implement that knowledge for many different industries and provide financial reporting that is useful to not only the owners but other stakeholders such as lenders and investors. I have a strong background in QuickBooks and Quicken but have worked with other financial accounting programs such as TImberline.

    $60.00 /hr
    2,195 hours
    4.96
  9. Hemant Sehgal

    Hemant Sehgal

    Website Designing | SEO | Web Development | Web Research | Data Entry

    India - Last active: 19 hours ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 16

    My name is Hemant & I am looking forward to being hired by you for all your jobs. I have been working with SEO and Web Development for most of my career. I have Experience in Wordpress Web Designing. I believe my skills and experience in these areas will prove beneficial to your jobs and projects. If hired by you I will be responsible to complete the task within the stipulated time frame and with utmost confidence. Outsource me for your project and I promise to bring in the best output & I am ready to be hired and start working for you now.

    $11.11 /hr
    688 hours
    5.00
  10. Shumaila Tariq

    Shumaila Tariq

    White Hat Seo, Citations Specialist

    Pakistan - Last active: 19 hours ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 3

    I am a white hat SEO expert. I am expert in making citations and business listings. I use different techniques to increase websites rankings to the top of the search engine. I want to apply my creative skills in an organization and achieve a Leading position in industry. Also interested in different domains of Social working, which would allow me to be an all-rounder, hence looking to be a part of dynamic world while working as a determined, persistent team player with integrity. My On-Page Skills Includes: - Keywords Research & Analysis - Title - Domain - Meta Description - Meta keywords - Heading - Centent - Images - Internal linking My Off-Page Skills includes: - Citations - Business Listings - Social Networking - Forums Posting - Article Submission - Web2.0 Property

    $8.89 /hr
    1,556 hours
    4.77