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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. Randall Parker, MBA

    Randall Parker, MBA

    MBA with extensive background in International Accounting and Finance.

    Philippines - Last active: 19 days ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 1

    Do you need Accounting/Bookkeeping help? Note these score rankings for oDesk's Accounting/Bookkeeping exams: Accounting (Assets & Revenue): #74 = 99th Percentile Accounting (Accounts Payable): #65 = 99th Percentile Accounting (Accounts Receivable): #77 = 98th Percentile Accounting (Principles): #222 = 98th Percentile Bookkeeping: #98 = 99th Percentile Financial Reports: #26 = 98th Percentile Quickbooks 2008: #168 = 97th Percentile In addition to superior accounting/bookkeeping skills, I have been a beta-tester for Intuit (QuickBooks, Quicken and TurboTax) products for about ten years, and also beta-tested Microsoft Office 2007 & 2010 (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc.). I have used a variety of accounting software packages including QuickBooks, Oracle, Pacioli and more. Living in the Philippines is much cheaper than living in the USA, which will save you tens of thousands of dollars per year on my services. At present, I am seeking part-time and/or full-time work to fill-out my schedule. My work history includes work for the following industries: Agriculture, Automotive, Entertainment, Hospitality, Manufacturing, Restaurant/Bar Retail, Transportation and more. In addition, having been previously licensed to sell insurance, securities, real estate and mortgages as a Financial Planner, I am more than qualified to help you in these areas as well. Please, contact me to set-up an interview or a quotation to meet your needs. Thank you for your time. Specialties: Real Estate and Mortgage Consulting, Property Management, Financial Planning, International Cash Transactions and Transfers, Direct Investments, Retirement Planning, Debt Management, and much, much more.

    $55.56 /hr
    21 hours
    5.00
  2. Tawney Tallo

    Tawney Tallo

    21 years experience; Degreed Accountant; Certified QBooks Pro Advisor

    United States - Last active: 11 days ago - Tests: 1

    I am a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor with a Bachelor and Master's Degree in Accounting and 21 years experience in the tax and accounting industry. I have helped over 100 individuals and companies setup and maintain a sound financial system in Quickbooks and other accounting systems and have prepared thousands of individual and corporate tax returns. I have been providing accounting, income tax, human resource and payroll services for over 20 years from new hire forms, payroll processing, quarterly reporting and year end processes. I am very detail oriented and laser focused. I will be an asset to your team and look forward to working with you.

    $44.44 /hr
    510 hours
    3.93
  3. Kike A.

    $25.00 /hr
    15 hours
    5.00
  4. Tammy Sexton

    Tammy Sexton

    Small Business and Startup Accountant

    United States - Last active: 8 days ago - Tests: 14 - Portfolio: 10

    With over 20 years experience in accounting and over 5 years as a business owner I know I would be a valuable asset to any company. My experience has been both inward to the operating level and outward to the financial level. My core competency lies in adhering to GAAP and management. I also have some experience in the following areas: website development, marketing, e-commerce, administration, and in various other areas.

    $16.67 /hr
    2,863 hours
    4.52
  5. Rosemary Sauter Frett

    Rosemary Sauter Frett

    Expert Virtual Assistant/Transaction Coordinator

    United States Virgin Islands - Last active: 1 day 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
    80 hours
    5.00
  6. Maria N.

    Maria N.

    VA - Data Entry - Excel - Word - Web Research - Transcription. 80+WPM.

    Canada - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 15

    Administrative support professional offering versatile office management skills! Provide quality service to those seeking professional assistance in the least amount of time; interpersonal/communication skills to deliver efficient service and quality outputs promptly to clients. I take great pride in a job well done! Proficient 15+ years of: Transcription Specialist! Data Entry! Web & Market Research/Analysis! Lead Generations! Data Conversions! Word Processing! Proofreader & Editor! Active Listener! Social Media Manager & Marketing! WordPress! Email Handling & Marketing! Some SEO! Project Management! MS Office programs-Excel, Word and PowerPoint! Maintain strong work ethics and am dedicated in exceeding expectations of my employer. I am always seeking new opportunities for a challenging and rewarding position to continue to grow as an independent contractor. Looking to expand my existing base of repeat customers. Your search for a reliable and efficient assistant is OVER! Contact me today for all the details on how to make your administrative dreams come true:)

    $10.00 /hr
    384 hours
    4.89
  7. Cee F.

    Cee F.

    ~ Webgeek Extraordinaire ~ Everything Online: Backend To Frontend ~

    Philippines - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 17

    ***TOP RATED Upwork Contractor! ***100% Job Success! ***5-star feedback! ***Upwork Verified: Fluent in written and spoken English ***Upwork Verified Identity and Phone Number ::: TopNotch Professional Writer (see samples in portfolio) ::: Excellent Executive, Management and People Skills ::: Human Resources and Recruitment Pro ::: Website Management Wiz ::: Accounting, Invoicing and Financial Analysis ::: Write/Ghostwrite, edit, proofread, format Kindle-ready eBooks ::: Master at creating Keynote presentations (Mac software) ::: Expert at using Pages (Mac software) for document processing ::: Proficient in the Best Spinner Software ::: Call Center Process Executive ::: Sales and Customer Service Executive ::: Certified International Teacher: English as a Second Language (ESL) ::: Six (6) Years of Online Management and Admin Assistance experience ::: Four (4) Years of Teaching Experience, English Grammar and Speech ::: Twelve (12) Years of Office and Executive Management ::: Fourteen (14) years of Youth Guidance and Leadership Experience ::: Teaching and Training for Social Development ::: Preparation and Writing of newsletters and bulletins ::: Article and Speech Writing on Various Topics ::: Email Management and Correspondence Pro ::: Research, Analysis and Evaluation ::: International Inbound and Outbound Calling ::: Adept with both Mac and Windows Operating Systems

    $20.00 /hr
    2,707 hours
    4.99
  8. Hemant Sehgal

    Hemant Sehgal

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

    India - Last active: 2 days 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
    4.99
  9. Shumaila Tariq

    Shumaila Tariq

    White Hat Seo, Citations Specialist

    Pakistan - Last active: 1 day 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
    1,553 hours
    4.77
  10. Gerzel M.

    Gerzel M.

    Data entry expert, Designing, Bookkeeping and Web Researcher Expert

    Philippines - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 15

    1. My main objective is to provide excellent service, with timely, accurate, and professional results. 2. Experienced professional with multiple skills looking for extra work. Very diligent, attentive to details, hard working and honest. 3. I’m expert in Microsoft Office, PDF, and HTML. I provide services with 100% accuracy. I have done many projects like data entry since 2006. Over the last 5 years, I have gained huge experiences with Customer Service, Excel, Power Point, Microsoft word in my present work.

    $4.44 /hr
    11 hours
    4.91