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Brian Dela Cruz

Brian Dela Cruz Agency Contractor

Well-Rounded Business Expert

United States - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 6

You can be confident that I can do an excellent job. I take great pride in my work, and I am ready to develop a solution that works just for you. Are you ready to move forward?! I have 16 years of successful work experience in strategic planning, finance, and accounting, and have managed accounting, finance, and business intelligence teams. I am a continuous learner. 1) I scored from top 20% to top 5% on most skills tests on Elance. 2) I earned my MBA from the Thunderbird School, No. 15 best business school worldwide. 3) I became a U.S. CPA in Massachusetts. 4) I achieved the CMA and CTP designations. I have experience in working with small, medium, and large businesses. I have been very successful at starting my own consulting company. I have always been achievement oriented, and have deliberately worked very hard to be the best at my craft. I truly care about my clients’ success, and I will carry on my commitment to excellence in the work that I do for you.

Associated with: Brian Dela Cruz, MBA, CPA, CMA, CTP

69% Job Success
$50.00 /hr
0 hours

Taryn I.

Taryn I.

Chimp Media Works / WordPress Developer

United States - Portfolio: 34

WordPress experts with excellent customer service! Top 5% on the Elance WordPress Skills Test! We deliver high quality, professional websites that fit any budget. We specialize in WordPress and are proficient in the programming skills necessary to customize any site to suit your specific needs. We listen to you and give you one-on-one attention, so your website looks the way you want it to. We don't give up. We aren't happy if you aren't happy.

86% Job Success
$40.00 /hr
250 hours

Karan S.

Karan S.

World-Class Communicator & Back-Office Supporter

India - Portfolio: 1

Born and raised in Miami, FL. Graduated summa cum laude form the great University of Queensland, Australia. I have lived and worked all-over the places form America to New Zealand. I am a world-class communicator and an well-experienced back-office supporter. I have sound experience over wide range of fields starting form technical support to administrative support. In addition, I have worked with innumerable international clients form all over the globe.

88% Job Success
$6.00 /hr
176 hours

Liza K.

Liza K.

Data Entry/IT/System Administrator

Turkey - 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

Zain Hameed

Zain Hameed Agency Contractor

We Provide Direction To Your Vision

Pakistan - Portfolio: 18

We assist Entrepreneurs / Enterprises / Start-ups to successfully commercialize their Ideas and products while expanding our global professional network. Our aim is to provide "Premium Quality at an Affordable Price" We are experienced professionals in finance & management We offer expert business planning, financial reporting,accounting & matters related to Accounts and Finance. Over 3 years experience in business planning, financial reporting, financial forecasting, accounting , private equity, venture capital, management consulting and business development Our vision statement is : "Whatever Your Mind Can Imagine - I Can Deliver" We are reputable professionals and working as Financial Managers. We are working globally in the field of accountancy and business management.

Associated with: Z-Accountancy-Service

89% Job Success
$25.00 /hr
3 hours

Joseph Diola

Joseph Diola

Web Researcher/Expert Data Entry/Lead Generation/Craiglist Expert

Philippines - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 5

To obtain a full time position that will utilize my persuasive abilities and outgoing personality for maximum success. I want to be part of the company that is related on my field of studies, because for me its fun, challenging and exciting. I learn faster when it comes to this field which is computer related job. Base on my experience, I really feel excitement on having new project or meeting new people on the job. That's why it inspires me working everyday. So I'm looking forward on working other projects specially on computer related job, and I will give my very best shot out of it. My skills sets include: * Data Entry Expert * Marketing/Data Entry Specialist * Craigslist Expert * Market Research * Web Researcher * Lead Generation * SEO * LinkedIn Audit

100% Job Success
$4.44 /hr
2,255 hours

Mohammad Ismail

Mohammad Ismail Agency Contractor

customer service

Pakistan - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 2

• Replies within a day guaranteed • Availability & Quick Response • Flexible & Unlimited changes. (Reasonable) I have done an extensive amount of lead generation and emails; numerous research and data entry; word press and customer service. I aim for clients and their customers’ satisfaction and personal attention. It’s my fulfillment to make my clients happy. I’m open-minded and always eager to learn. I work professionally with minimal supervision. Qualifications: Superior language skills - English Excellent communication skills Excellent organization and time management skills Ability to comprehend and execute instructions efficiently Self-starter with the ability to work independently with little to no supervision Document preparation and conversion Google Drive organization Ability to communicate via Skype

Associated with: Global Services

$3.33 /hr
0 hours

Noemi Ruth Ramirez

Noemi Ruth Ramirez

Certified Public Accountant - Quickbooks/Xero Bookkeeper

Philippines - Tests: 7

I'm a Certified Public Accountant Licensure Examination passer with a commendable general average grade. As a Certified Public Accountant, I offer various Finance and accounting-related services to any type of business entity or individuals in any part of the world. Below are some services I offer: Financial Statement Preparation (Balance Sheet, Income Statement, Statement of Cash flows and other reports; Financial Statement Analysis; Provides Guidelines and corrective actions to Feasibility Studies projects; Bank Reconciliation; Computation and preparation of Income Tax, Business Tax, Withholding Taxes and other Taxes; Answers Financial and Managerial Accounting questions and homework; Prepare systematic accounting system using MS Excel; Provide Tutorial services in different finance and accounting subjects

100% Job Success
$15.00 /hr
3,591 hours

Lilla L.

Lilla L.

Administrative Support, Translation and Bookkeeping

Hungary - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 6

I have been an oDesk-er for the last 3 years, mostly working on projects related to data-entry, web research, and other administrative tasks and some bookkeeping as well. I also have some experience in English to Hungarian translation. I am a really imaginative and creative person with keen eyes for details. My best features are that I am hardworking and I always aspire to the maximum. If you want to hire a reliable person then I am the best choice for you:) • Data entry • Document conversion • Web research • Customer service • Translation and Proofreading: English-Hungarian • Voice-over: Hungarian • Creative Writing - Articles, Blog posts, newsletters, website content: Hungarian • Social Media Management: Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest...etc. • Bookkeeping/Accounting: bank reconciliations, invoicing etc. - using Xero Accounting Software • Managing inventory, creating blog posts, product pages etc. - using Shopify • Microsoft Office: - Word - Excel - Power Point • Adobe Photoshop • Xero Accounting • Shopify • Wordpress • Campaign Monitor • Sprout Social • Hootsuite

98% Job Success
$8.00 /hr
2,665 hours

Hernalyn M.

Hernalyn M.

Virtual Assistant / Admin Support

Philippines - 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

99% Job Success
$6.00 /hr
8,044 hours