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Joseph Peterson

Joseph Peterson

Guaranteed results at a fair price

Canada - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 3

"Joe wowed our team with his work on our project! His ability to understand our needs and translate them into a great working Excel file is super." - Manager of Administrative Services, Holland Bloorview Kids Rehab Hospital, Toronto, Canada For 20+ years I have built custom Excel worksheets and Access databases for organizations. Also, I am a professional accountant (CPA, CGA) and provide bookkeeping and financial consulting services for companies. I guarantee high-quality work that is always completed on time...and at a fair price. If you need help with computer applications I'm qualified having trained over 50,000 people in improving their computer skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Visio, Project, Adobe...) If you need a special Excel file built - I have built over 70 special Excel files for companies across North America. Some of the Excel work includes foreign exchange calculations, tax calculations, easy to fill-in forms for gathering customer information. All my Excel files are user-friendly - complete with dropdown lists, check-boxes, etc. If you need database work - I have created 50+ databases for organizations including Mohawk College, Mister Transmission, Mt Sinai Hospital, & Trillium Health. If your company requires a skilled bookkeeper - I have been a professional accountant for over 35 years! I listen to what people need and then build the tools they need to meet their needs.

100% Job Success
$50.00 /hr
4 hours

Brad A.

Brad A.

Database design specialist.

United States - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

I am a computer programmer with decades of experience using computers and peripherals in a variety of applications. I have worked independently on unique projects creating automated databases so that management (top-level to lower) can have useful data easily presented to them in a format that they can quickly use to make necessary adjustments. All of my work has met or exceeded expectations, and I do not stop until my employer is satisfied with my work. Before beginning a project, I will ensure that I understand well what is expected of me and work diligently and efficiently to accomplish it. Although I strive to do the best work possible, I realize that it may not be exactly what was wanted. Therefore, I welcome direction on necessary changes and strive to implement it quickly.

$29.00 /hr
1 hours

Paulo Freitas

Paulo Freitas

Manager / Project Manager

Portugal - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 7

During my life experience and professional work, as a manager I had the responsibility to manage teams in various market activities, within IT (Financial, Oi&Gas, Energy, Telecomunications) I have worked before online in other companies and in other platforms similar to oDesk. During this experience, I have contacted people from Pakistan, Russia, USA, Iran and others countries, in order to build teams to develop technological solutions. If you like my profile, I can work during a trial period and if you like my work, when can do a final agreement between us. What follows is my general profile. Any question, please contact me. Thank you. I am an expert Manager, especially in start-up companies since a long time ( 6 years expertise ). The start-up companies that I helped to grow had their market target in multiple areas as: IT Software Development, Telecommunications, Banking and Energy Management. Regarding academic and education, and I have a Master Business Administration post-graduation in Executive Management, also I have the Project Management Institute (PMI) professionally certification, plus a postgraduate in Project Management. Also I have the IT Service Management Certification (ITIL). During my experience I was responsible for: - Manage Companies; - HR management; - Payments and Procurement management; - Clients Management; - Contribute for the preparation and delivery of new proposals, defining project plans and the risks management; - Support the sales team in the negotiation proposals meetings; - Planning and managing the plan of each project; - Manage budgets and timing/milestones negotiated in new projects; - Ensure the implementation of projects in a defined timings, effort, quality and budgets; - Manage the Stakholders expectations; - Facilitate the identification and allocation of individuals to project teams and proposals; - Manage third party contributions and contracts to projects; - Reporting the progress of the open projects and its indicators to the Project Manager Director; - Create a strong dynamic and an excellent team spirit in each project. My personal characteristics are: - Excellent interpretation and perception capacity; - Proactive and dynamic; - Organizational and time management skills; - Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously; - Ease of interpersonal relationships. I'm available for any meeting by phone or by teleconference to have a first contact. Thank you so much for your opportunity. Best regards, Paulo Freitas

$15.00 /hr
861 hours

Mohummed Ibrahim

Mohummed Ibrahim

Vba Macros Developer, Excel Guru, Formula Expert, Google Spreadsheet

Pakistan - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 4

Strong skills in 1. Advanced Excel 2. MS Access 3. Google Docs 4. Open Office Docs 5. Vba coding, Google API Experienced with designing of "Compound Formulas", "Array Formulas, "Dynamic Conditional Formatting", "Pivot Tables", "Dashboard Charts/Graphs", "Macros", "Custom Functions", "User Forms with Professional Look" "Exportable Modules", "Class Modules", "Custom Add ins". "Special Ribbon Menu"and "Data scrap from webpages" I am professional developer of advanced accounts applications having huge database with graph and charts including a highly secure environment. I can provide a proper solution for any kind of challenge in MS Office, Google Docs, Open Office Docs.

100% Job Success
$10.00 /hr
1,234 hours

Narendrasinh B.

Narendrasinh B.

Expert C#, VB.NET, ASP.NET, PHP Project Manager & Developer

India - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 3

To provide quality service where customer satisfaction is the main motto by utilizing in depth knowledge of team management,web programming,QA Verification,Descriptive Documentation,Domain & Web Server Management & Configuration,Jhoomla & Wordpress Integration with any type of Complex Plugin,PHP Programming,Expert & Smart PL/SQL Skills,Apache & IIS Configuration Management,Google Apps Integration,Detailed Knowledge of Health Care,School Management,Payroll,Accounting,E-Commarce,Portals,Shopping Cart based Applications,Desktop Applications,RFID Integration,Hardware Integration with Software Module,VSS Server,Remoting VSS,Logmein,GoToMyPC,Teamviewer,Adobe Photoshop,Dreamweaver,Digital Rights Management,AJAX,HTML,CSS,Windows Services,Web Services,XML,SOAP,OOP,UML,Mobile Applications,Domain Registration,Transfer & integration with live/static IP,Cpanel Configuration & Management

74% Job Success
$13.33 /hr
46 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

Abdirahim Ismail Shiekh

Abdirahim Ismail Shiekh

Somali Translator

United Arab Emirates - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

I am a professional Somali to English - English to Somali translator, and I also know some of the script languages, like HTML and PHP, so I can translator websites with PHP and HTML codes too.

Groups: Certified Translation Professionals

100% Job Success
$33.33 /hr
51 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
2,259 hours