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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. 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. Aaron Stout

    $45.00 /hr
    0 hours
  3. 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
  4. Daniela Hendrich

    Daniela Hendrich

    Accounting & Financial Reporting

    Brazil - Last active: 1 month 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
  5. Doris Nguyen

    Doris Nguyen

    Experienced Accountant proficient in Xero & QBO

    United States - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 4

    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
  6. Natalia P.

    Natalia P.

    QA tester, Financier, Expert wit data entity

    Ukraine - Last active: 28 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
  7. 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
  8. Darko Busic

    Darko Busic

    Visual Basic Developer

    Croatia - Last active: 06/26/2014 - Tests: 2

    Since 1995 I'm working application in Visual Basic, a variety of desktop applications, POS software, accounting software, software for printing and reading barcodes, all for a small company located in Croatia. Last 3 years I have been in SEO, I have several applications to automate and accelerate the process of SE Optimization. All my applications are done in Visual Basic, mainly using MySQL database.

    $15.00 /hr
    0 hours
  9. Herb Baker

    Herb Baker

    United States - Last active: 01/29/2014 - Tests: 3

    Have worked as a freelancer for over 20 years. Engagements included programming, system design, accounting, data entry, and general consulting. all my engagements were due to word of mouth referrals. Major platforms I have worked with are the IBM ISeries and it's predecessors and personal computers. I worked closely with my customers and their personnel at all levels and left all with good relations between us. I retired in 2008, but now am attempting to re-enter the work-force.

    $44.44 /hr
    0 hours
  10. Colin McAlpine

    Colin McAlpine

    Web design, blog and social media integration using Squarespace

    Australia - Last active: 05/22/2014 - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 5

    Using the Squarespace platform we can get you online fast. I can design and setup your Website, add a Blog page and link your Social Media (Twitter and Facebook). Everything is done online, you can see the progress and approve the "template" prior to proceeding. Just supply us with the words and pictures you want to use for each page, and we will build your website, link your Facebook and Twitter, setup a Blog page if required and once complete train you on how to use everything. We can help with some advice on content if needed. We can also provide an image service and point you in the right direction if you need logo's, were here to get you online. But don't worry you wont be left on your own, we also provide training videos to help you along and if there is something you need help with just let us know and we can quote. Are the any catches? We don't think so but there are some conditions, we only use Squarespace and if you already have a website you will need to setup a Squarespace account (or we can do for you), Your domain name will need to be forwarded and we can provide help with this. We help you each step of the way but our ultimate goal is to provide you with a great website that in a short time you can update and post blogs yourself. See some of our work and find out more on

    $50.00 /hr
    0 hours