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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 4.66.

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  1. Mandy Weinberg

    Mandy Weinberg

    Salesforce, NetSuite, ERP Consultant, Project Manager, Accountant

    United States - Last active: 10/09/2013 - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 1

    An experienced business application consultant seeking project based employment to fulfill successful software deployments. Application experience ranges from complex financial and supply chain solutions to basic sales automation and web-based communications and collaboration tools. System experience includes Quickbooks, Quickbooks Online, Netsuite, Salesforce, Wordpress, and Kickapps. Professional characteristics include attention to detail, effective and direct communication style, and a commitment to understand customer needs and set expectations appropriately.

    $50.00 /hr
    84 hours
  2. Dmitriy Kalutskiy

    Dmitriy Kalutskiy

    Financial Analyst

    United States - Last active: 10/23/2014 - Tests: 3

    More than 5 years experience in accounting including Financial Analysis, Fixed Assets, Inventory, Account Reconciliations, Payroll, and Billing and 9 years experience with advanced database and spreadsheet design. MBA and Bachelor of Science degrees in Accounting. Pursuing CPA certification.

    $35.00 /hr
    0 hours
  3. Aaron Stout

    $45.00 /hr
    0 hours
  4. Natalia P.

    Natalia P.

    QA tester, Financier, Expert wit data entity

    Ukraine - Last active: 16 days ago

    Over the last 3 years, I am experienced Software QA engineer and account manadger. About my expirience: • Operating system: Windows • Technologies: MS Office, Oracle, Jira, BMC Remedy, Trello, ALM, Android. • Creating testing documentation: Test Plans, Test Cases, Test Report. • Front End: Javascript / CSS / HTML • Multilingual: English, Russian and Ukrainian. I am working with the following technologies: SQL, JS/HTML/CSS,Selenium Web Driver with TestNG, XML, JDBC, software design and manual testing. My Testing Methods: Black-box, Gray-box, Functional, System, Regression, Stress, Smoke, Usability, Cross browser, Cross platform, Acceptance, Ad hoc.

    $4.00 /hr
    0 hours
  5. Jacquelyne Mayo

    Jacquelyne Mayo

    Web Designer

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 2

    I am a person that specializes in Business as well as Information Technology. I have a Masters Degree in both with over 20 years of experience in the professional workplace. I would be delighted to have the opportunity to assist you in your business development needs. This would include Business Consultation, Bookkeeping, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Payroll. I can also assist in Web Site Development and Search Engine Optimization to make your websites more visible to your target customers.

    $40.00 /hr
    0 hours
  6. Daniela Hendrich

    Daniela Hendrich

    Accounting & Financial Reporting

    Brazil - Last active: 7 days ago

    Solid accounting skills and understanding of IFRS developed through three years of practical experience in a Big Four Audit Company (Deloitte Brazil) in addition of five years of experience as management and back office of Citibank Brazil. Demonstrated problem solving and financial analysis skills. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Proven time management, organizational and project management capabilities. Detail oriented, highly motivated team player and fast learner. Quickbooks Accounting Bookkeeper

    $35.00 /hr
    0 hours
  7. Jeff S.

    Jeff S.

    Data Analyst - SQL, Excel, Access, Accounting and Finance Background

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 5

    Over 6 years of experience as a data analyst with an accounting and finance background. Highly skilled using Microsoft Excel, Microsoft SQL, Microsoft Access, Business Intelligence Tools, and a variety of programs and applications to mine large amounts of data for analysis purposes and reporting, including accounting and financial reporting. Ability to manage multiple projects and deliver fast, accurate results. Enjoys creating efficiencies and thinking "outside the box".

    $75.00 /hr
    0 hours
  8. Milan G.

    Business Analysts, Excel Expert

    Bosnia and Herzegovina - Last active: 08/04/2014 - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 3

    With almost a decade of experience in Excel reporting and analysis I really enjoy working with data. For the last four years I have been extensively using Excel PowerPivot for financial reporting purposes. My current fields of interest are data modeling, statistics and dashboard design.

    $37.77 /hr
    12 hours
  9. Doris Nguyen

    Doris Nguyen

    Experienced Accountant proficient in Xero & QBO

    United States - Last active: 3 months ago - Tests: 1

    I have 5 years of bookkeeping and public accounting experience focused in small businesses and startup companies. I have extensive, hands-on experience in operational on-boarding/implementation with regards to setting up accounting platforms, payroll processes, and general streamlining of operations and processes. I couple technical skills with everyday, practical skills in all the tasks and jobs I perform which I believe are both critical components in real world accounting. Proficiencies: Xero Accounting Software, Quickbooks Desktop, Quickbooks Online (QBO), Freshbooks,, Tallie, Microsoft Office Suite

    $40.00 /hr
    0 hours
  10. Celeste Evangelista

    Celeste Evangelista

    An elementary school teacher and literate in basic computer skills

    Philippines - Last active: 11/14/2013 - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 2

    I'm 33 years old, with good background and can communicate well in English. As an elementary teacher i learned from almost 7 years the value of patience and perseverance. I always applied it on my daily job which is to teach my pupils not just academically but to mold them as a whole. I am literate in basic computer such as Microsoft Office. I can work hard whatever you assign on me and you can trust me wholeheartedly. I am so willing to be a part of this job. Thank you so much and I do hope that you can trust me back. More powers and God bless!

    $277.78 /hr
    0 hours