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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. Amanda D.

    Amanda D.

    Nonprofit Professional skilled in strategy and general business ops

    United States - Last active: 16 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
    253 hours
    5.00
  2. 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
  3. Vikas Sadana

    Vikas Sadana

    MBA, Business Plan & Marketing Consultant

    India - Last active: 9 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
  4. Mayank C.

    Mayank C.

    eBay Guru, eBay Store Design, HTML Template, Amazon Seller Central, VA

    India - Last active: 22 hours ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 11

    -eBay Guru/Expert -Amazon Seller Central Expert -HTML Template/Store Design/Logo Design -eBay Store Manager I am a qualified Mechanical Engineer but I started my career in Outsourcing industry in 2010. I used to work part time on oDesk but in 2013 I decided to work as a full time freelancer and started providing my services for eBay, Amazon and other eCommerce platforms. My skills includes (but not limited to) listing auctions as well as fixed price items on eBay/Amazon, managing inventory, order processing, handling customer service, bulk upload/changes, product & price research, HTML templates and almost everything on eBay and Amazon. I have over 4 years of experience in Sales, eCommerce, eBay/Amazon,Product Research, Customer Service (phone, email and Chat), Virtual Assistance, Data Entry, Email Handling and Order Processing. I am hardworking and passionate about what I do. I work according to client's requirement with flexible hours and 24/7 availability with complete data security and power backup. Quality of work and support even after delivery of the work is assured.

    $8.89 /hr
    2,114 hours
    5.00
  5. Dorene G.

    Dorene G.

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

    Philippines - Last active: 22 hours ago - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 4

    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
    645 hours
    5.00
  6. Mhilanie Amposta

    Mhilanie Amposta

    Accountant

    Philippines - Last active: 22 hours ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 1

    A Certified Public Accountant- passed the board exam October 2010. Currently, I am working as General Accountant in W.R. Grace Company. I am currently handling 4 company codes. I am doing the bank reconciliations, inter company reconciliations, GR/IR clearing and other month end closing activities. I have worked as an Accountant and Senior Internal Auditor in Tiera Alegre Development Corp. and Amaia Land Corp respectively. I am in-charge with checking/verifying request for check preparations, maintaining balance sheet schedules and ledgers and account and bank reconciliations. Preparing tax returns and other government requirements, assisting with monthly closings and account analysis and supporting the senior accountant in carrying out the responsibilities of the accounting department. As internal auditor, I do surprise cash counts to growth centers and responsible in establishing internal controls.

    $11.11 /hr
    735 hours
    4.95
  7. Hernalyn M.

    Hernalyn M.

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

    Philippines - Last active: 22 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
    6,568 hours
    4.83
  8. Rosemary Sauter Frett

    Rosemary Sauter Frett

    Expert Virtual Assistant/Transaction Coordinator

    United States Virgin Islands - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 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
  9. Hennadiy S.

    Hennadiy S. Agency Contractor

    Financial modeler & Dashboard Expert

    Ukraine - Last active: 22 hours ago - Tests: 23 - Portfolio: 19

    Top Rated oDesk Freelancer with 5.00 STAR rating and Fluent in English ✔ " Top Rated " Badge on profile ✔ 10+ years of corporate experience as Financial Controller in FMCG ✔ Diploma in Financial reporting DipIFR (ACCA) ✔ 100% flexible, can work in any time zone I possess extensive experience in: ✔ Financial modelling and forecasting (Profit & loss statement, Cash Flow, Balance sheet) ✔ Dynamic dashboards ✔ Cost controlling ✔ Financial analysis ✔ Investment analysis (NPV, IRR, CAPM) ✔ Budgeting ✔ Business valuation Take a look what I am offering: ✔ Fully automated financial models in Excel. Main features: high usability, simplified interpretation and well designed; ✔ Dynamically updated Dashboards. Main features: Useful Charts and Diagrams, based on PowerPivot / Pivot Table Excel / VLOOKUP, ✔ Data Analysis. Organizing and analyzing data in Excel using formulas, pivots, macros, charts and graphs. I will be glad to offer my help. Sincerely, Hennadiy

    Associated with: Financial Professionals

    $16.67 /hr
    232 hours
    4.99
  10. Mihail Stanishev

    Mihail Stanishev

    Mr.

    Bulgaria - Last active: 12/08/2014 - Tests: 1

    Over the past 9 years, i worked in the field of economics and marketing including sales,accounting, managment and human resources activity. I have bachelor degree in Economics and master degree in Accounting.My titles of qualifications are Business administration and Accounting and auditing . Now I am seeking opportunities to work with proven companies and persons who wants to develop there business.I can be helpful with my knowledge and experience in marketing, sales, accounting, recruitment and administration of employees.I can participate directly in projects or as an advisor in some mentioned fields.

    $5.56 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00