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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. Muhammad Ali Awais Khan

    Muhammad Ali Awais Khan Agency Contractor

    Expert in Accounting, Xero and Quickbooks etc

    Pakistan - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 2

    My objective is to provide high quality services to my clients in the fields of Accounting, Bookkeeping, Finance , Tax, Corporate, HR and other support management tasks at international level in order to earn good repute internationally among professional accountants and after consistent struggle and hard work of 7 years I have earned the status of top rated professional accountant at odesk and now I would work even hard to hold this status.

    Associated with: BestExpertProviders

    $35.00 /hr
    11,926 hours
    4.78
  2. Faisal Javed

    Faisal Javed Agency Contractor

    Investor Ready Business Plans and Pitch Decks

    Pakistan - Last active: 10 hours ago - Tests: 18 - Portfolio: 21

    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 as much as $300 million in start-up funding. * 100% customer satisfaction backed by a unique oDesk Money Back Guarantee on hourly contracts, meaning you will get your money back from oDesk in case of dissatisfaction. * 98.8% positive reviews on oDesk. * 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 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. * Offering free branding (logo) services to start-up entrepreneurs requesting business plan and pitch deck together. * Use of royalty free images in the business plan and pitch book that you can even publicize on your website, flyers, social media, 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 on the profile. 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 an 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 located in the US. Acknowledging his tireless efforts and dedication to work, he was 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 and project manager at Aceplans, he has worked with over 130 start-up companies. Most of them were from the US, Canada and Australia, and helped them in preparing business plans, business strategies, operational plans, marketing strategies, and financial projections. 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! WORK SAMPLE: Please review two business plans and one investor proposal samples by visiting the following link: https://www.dropbox.com/s/ozdcxc316wfcem1/Business%20Plan%20Samples.pdf WHAT MY BUSINESS PLAN WILL INCLUDE? Please download and review the table of contents that I normally follow to prepare a business plan. The final business plan could have slightly different contents based on your actual requirements. https://www.dropbox.com/s/vc9zqm59wpdxcza/Table%20of%20Contents.pdf?dl=0

    Groups: Lisnagol | DIRECT™, Outright.com

    Associated with: Bright Outsourcer

    $50.00 /hr
    2,144 hours
    4.96
  3. Mayank C.

    Mayank C.

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

    India - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 5

    -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
    2,108 hours
    5.00
  4. Tammy Sexton

    Tammy Sexton

    Small Business and Startup Accountant

    United States - Last active: 6 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
    2,861 hours
    4.52
  5. William Rothman

    William Rothman

    Senior Business Consultant

    United States - Last active: 10 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
    2,109 hours
    4.96
  6. Shumaila Tariq

    Shumaila Tariq

    White Hat Seo, Citations Specialist

    Pakistan - Last active: 3 days 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
    1,535 hours
    4.77
  7. Hernalyn M.

    Hernalyn M.

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

    Philippines - Last active: 10 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
    6,567 hours
    4.83
  8. Noemi Ruth Ramirez

    Noemi Ruth Ramirez Agency Contractor

    Certified Public Accountant - Quickbooks/Xero Bookkeeper

    Philippines - Last active: 10 hours ago - 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

    Associated with: Your Online Accountant, CPAs

    $14.00 /hr
    2,356 hours
    4.99
  9. Jeff D.

    Jeff D.

    U.S.-Based Outsourced CFO, Quickbooks Online Expert

    United States - Last active: 11/25/2013 - Tests: 53 - Portfolio: 7

    I am an experienced, American business professional (Master's degree, 10+ years experience, CPA earned), and a big fan of oDesk. My objective is to provide high-quality, on-demand accounting services to American customers via oDesk. AREAS OF EXPERTISE Quickbooks Online Financial Reporting Budgeting / Forecasting Financial Metrics Microsoft Excel Reconciliations Procedure Documentation Monthly Close Receivables Management Cash Analysis / Forecasting Internal Controls Senior Management Support Federal & State Taxation Sales Tax Compliance Staff Training / Development Cost Accounting Payroll Administration Thank you for reading my profile. I hope to do business with you in the near future! Jeff

    $22.22 /hr
    1,833 hours
    4.97
  10. Kathleen ann C.

    Kathleen ann C.

    Professional Executive Assistant & Admin/Project Manager/SMM Manager

    Philippines - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 4

    11 years of diverse experiences on Admin, Accounting, Sales and Marketing with different cultures has honed my office,communication and interpersonal skills. The desire to impart my skills here in oDesk interests me to contribute the different goals and objectives of the employers.

    $5.56 /hr
    1,120 hours
    4.69