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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

Milan G.

Business Analysts, Excel Expert

Bosnia and Herzegovina - 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

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

Hemant Sehgal

Hemant Sehgal

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

India - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 12

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.

95% Job Success
$11.11 /hr
787 hours

Melissa janice A.

Melissa janice A.

Bookkeeper, Data Entry, Word to HTML Formatter, Web Researcher

Philippines - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 3

"To survive, grow and succeed in today's global environment. To acquire and learn more skills that are new to me." A hard working single mom, who's working for almost 10 years in the business world. Who has gained wide experience in different fields (i.e. Accounting/Bookkeeping, Clerical, Data Entry). Who aimed to be a successful professional, to learn and explore more about online jobs and to deliver good quality work and service to her employers. Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications, willing to learn more and can adapt easily. Diligent, hard-working, determined, responsible, good time management and trustworthy professional. _

92% Job Success
$3.33 /hr
345 hours

Chris Yuen

Chris Yuen

MS Excel Consultant

United States - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 1

Microsoft Excel expert specializing in Excel macros, custom spreadsheets, and Excel formulas. I write macros with Visual Basic for clients who want to automate multiple step tasks into one click of a button. Some macros I've written have helped clients to: - process large amounts of data and quickly generate reports and graphs - quickly clean up data in cells (add leading zeros, delete the end of http link text) - automatically process and populate data in a database I also develop custom spreadsheets which make data input more user-friendly by making use of such features as Excel's input user forms, buttons, and drop-down boxes. If there is a formula you are trying to create and can't figure out how to write it, look no further! With my background in computer science, I use programming logic to help you build the custom IF, VLOOKUP, and complex formulas you need for your calculations.

93% Job Success
$55.56 /hr
157 hours

Carmencita G.

Carmencita G.

Wordpress Expert | Senior Graphic and Web Designer | Wordpress Plugin

Philippines - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 13

I hand-craft creative Web and Graphic Solutions with Solid Strategies, User-Centered Designs & Powerful Technologies. I produce high quality results with the required and agreed time frame per job description. © Portfolio Site:

100% Job Success
$20.00 /hr
72 hours