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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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On average, 407 Accounting projects are completed every quarter on Upwork.

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Average Accounting Freelancer Feedback Score

Accounting Upwork freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.66.

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  1. Faheem K.

    Faheem K.

    .Net , MSSQL , MSAccess ,Peachtree / Sage 50

    Pakistan - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 17

    Have been working with C#,SQL Server and MS Access based applications.Experience in Peachtree 2008-2015(Sage 50) Enhancements ,Sage 50 Canadian edition (Simply), crystal report and Motorola PDA based apps. Recently completed Application that will run on Hand Held (Motorola PDA ) for Inventory Count, Receive Purchase Order and Ship Sales Invoice and linked to Sage 50 (2014). It has PC version for Inventory Count using Excel Sheet

    $15.56 /hr
    470 hours
    5.00
  2. Shail C.

    Shail C. Agency Contractor

    US based Project Manager/Business Analyst/Big Data and Data Analytics

    United States - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 3

    • Dedicated and result oriented Business Analyst / Data Analyst with Six years of experience in diverse domains such Finance, insurance, E-commerce, government with in depth knowledge in Statistical Analysis, Data mining, SPSS and Data Analysis. • Proficient in Creating and Transforming Business Requirements into software requirement specification (SRS) using MS Word. • Expert in creating Risk Management Plan, User requirement Specification (URS), Functional Requirement Specification (FRS), Business Requirement Documents (BRDs). • Extensive experience in Agile and Waterfall methodology. • Proficiency in analyzing and Creating Use cases, Use Case Diagrams, Activity diagrams, Business Flow Diagrams and Sequence diagrams using MS Visio. • Expertise in MS Office Suite, MS Visio, SPSS, Statistical Tools, Financial Tools, Dividend Discount model and HP Quality Center. • Organized many Joint Application developments (JAD) and Joint Requirement Planning sessions (JRP), Interviews, workshops and requirement Elicitation sessions with end-user/clients/stake holders and the development group. • Extensively interacted with the QA Team in creation of the Test Plans, Providing Test Data, Creating and Test Cases. • Experience in Black Box Testing and User Acceptance Testing (UAT). • Strong business acumen, strategic thinking, interpersonal and presentation skills, adept at creating, editing, and coordinating extensive communication networks with excellent communication, analytical skills and conflict resolution skills. • Comprehensive experience in designing of customized system development methodology. • Extensive experience in working with AIG data collection methodology that consist of complex data collection template, data storage and report generation. TECHNICAL SKILLS • System Development Life Cycle (SDLC), Microsoft Access, Excel, Word, Power Point, Visio, Macro, Vlook-up, Hlook-up, Pivot table, Waterfall Methodology, Microsoft Visio, SPSS, Filemaker Pro, Agile Methodology, Product backlog, Sprint Planning, Retrospective meeting, Scrum practice, JAVA, SQL , EMC Documentum, Pre-UAT testing, Functional Specification, HP Quality Center, Data mining,

    Associated with: Mountain 213 Consulting Agency, AYU Technologies

    $40.00 /hr
    938 hours
    4.92
  3. Badar Haider

    Badar Haider Agency Contractor

    C#, Asp.Net, MVC, HTML5, JavaScript, MSSQL, WCF, Architect, ERP, EDI

    Pakistan - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 8

    - I am an experienced and expert programmer, architect, project manager, team member and lead - I have 9 years of extensive experience in Web and Desktop applications development - I have broad working experience in projects, products & ERP ranging from small to enterprise, simple to complex, industry to education and health to marketing for small to large companies - I have expertise in .Net, C#, VB, Asp.Net, MVC, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, JQuery, AJAX, Web Services (SOAP & RESTful), MS SQL Server, MySQL, Crystal Reports and EDI - I am also expert in XML, PL/SQL, TSQL, LINQ, ADO.Net, Entity Framework, Unity Framework, Castle Windsor, TFS, SVN, Github, Visual Basic 6, Oracle Database, Facebook and Twitter API, Paypal and Authorize.Net - I am very proficient in SDLC, Object Oriented Analysis, Design and Programming, Tiers and Layers Architecture, Database Design, Design Patterns and Multi-Threading - I am good in Design Pattern implementation including MVC, MVP, MVVM, Factory, Dependency Injection and Singleton - I am very good in Performance Optimization, System Integration and Test Automation such as Unit, Functional & Web - I am very detail oriented and love to document everything even tiny details. I am very good in preparing documents including Project Proposal, Scope, User Scenarios, Features, Functional Requirements, Data Modeling, Workflows, UML, Wire-frames, Tasks Sheet, Work Order and Milestones - I am expert in writing intelligent and complex algorithms. I have developed Stacking, Packing & Picking Plans Generation and Forecasting algorithms - I have worked in conventional and AGILE Scrum environment - I have developed mobile web applications using HTML5 and JQuery Mobile - I have good architectural, organization & communication skills - I am self-motivated, creative, honest and hardworking - I am not a traditional or typical developer; I always think out of the box and love the challenges I have worked on many applications including Material Resource Planning, Distributed Resource Planning, Electronic Inventory Management, Barcode, Logistics, Transportation, Shipping, Supply Chain, Forecasting, Warehouse Management, EDI, CRM, CMS, FMCG, Manufacturing, Costing, Trading, E-Commerce, POS, Accounting, Finance, HR, Payroll, Institute/School Management, Email Marketing, Social Media, Rewards & Loyalty Program, Health Care, Hotels Booking and Microsoft Active Directory, Exchange Server and Office365 solutions. Among my strongest areas are architect designing and design patterns implementation such as MVC, Singleton, Factory Method and Dependency Injection. A good architecture provides a strong base to application. I divide whole project in independent and fully functional tiers and layers such as GUI, Business Logic and Repository (DAL & Database), any change in any layer does not affect others, for example change in Business Logic or database will not affect GUI and likewise. To take full advantages of a good architecture I build my own DTO (Data Transfer Objects), BO (Business Objects) and Foundation. This architecture enables me to make any change, bugs fixing, enhancement, parallel development and TDD/ Test Automation quick, simple, easy and effective. I prefer to use Provider Model (Interfaces/Factory Method/Extensibility) if application is extendable and dynamic in nature. My objectives are very clear: client satisfaction at best level, excellent feedback, learning, earning and a good everlasting business relationship.

    Associated with: ZHB Tech

    $33.33 /hr
    1,316 hours
    5.00
  4. Maria Josefina Ilao-Haran

    Maria Josefina Ilao-Haran

    IT Accounting Consultant

    United States - Last active: 10/15/2014 - Tests: 15 - Portfolio: 1

    My more than 25 years of experience in developing and improving business processes have greatly developed both my Accounting and IT skills. I am continuously improving my knowledge and skills by getting myself involved in projects that would open opportunities for me to learn from new methods, new ideas from people and challenging opportunities. There is no job too small or too difficult. Getting things done while maximizing available resources have always been my equal primary objectives in every task or project I work on. The close secondary objective is to add value to the business, to the lives of the people who are affected by the processes and output and to myself as a professional.

    $55.56 /hr
    1,112 hours
    5.00
  5. Anton Topalov

    Anton Topalov

    IT maintenance | VA | Accounting | Data Entry | Customer Support

    Bulgaria - Last active: 08/12/2013 - Tests: 1

    My name is Anton Topalov, I am from Bulgaria (Eastern Europe) I speak English fluently, I have a Master Degree in Finance. and extensive work experience in the following areas: - IT maintenance and support (solving software issues and malware removal) - CMS management (WP and Joomla) - Accounting - Customer Support - Internet Research - Web Scraping - Data Entry Software/ Applications: MS Office proficient. Google proficient. Wordpress, Joomla, Ticketing systems, Mantis, Zendesk... HTML Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), HTTP/S, FTP, OFTP, AS2, X400. I am a young and motivated individual, with an exquisite attention to detail and willingness to always deliver the best quality.

    $8.89 /hr
    229 hours
    5.00
  6. This is M.

    This is M.

    IT CONSULTANT, SQA, TESTING, CODING, ADMIN SUPPORT, PM, BD, RESEARCH

    Pakistan - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 9

    I plan to do anything "That I am able to do with oDesk" And contribute my best efforts taking any role possible from A2Z Be productive for other people and Earn Respect Find solutions to complex problems Gain multi-disciplinary knowledge, skills, and experience I like working with Data, Web, and a Little Bit of Graphics Improve my technical skills; especially in the diversified international market place; Become a dynamic worker and gain multiple experiences in diversified tasks, tools, and technologies

    $4.44 /hr
    4,065 hours
    4.97
  7. Md eliass H.

    Md eliass H.

    Responsive Wordpress and Magento Developer

    Bangladesh - Last active: 8 days ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 6

    Hello, Thanks for visiting my profile.Web developing is not only a job but also a passion for me and always be. I am working with designing and developing last 4 years. I am skilled in the following areas: HTML, CSS3, PHP, Photoshop, PSD Template, wordpress,Magento, MySQL, SQL, JavaScript, jQuery, PSD to HTML/WordPress, e-commerce, woo commerce. You just provide the project details and then all the headache will be mine, you will be pain free. Want a prove? so, give me a test job ! Every job will be done honesty and efficiently thought i can prove promise. You may Visit my portfolio website. http://mdelias.pickonpay.com/ Also you can contact with me Through Skype: mdelias7 or my email address: elias1435@gmail.com Thanks, See you soon.

    Groups: Bluehost Developers and Designers

    $4.44 /hr
    191 hours
    5.00
  8. Vivian Pryce

    Vivian Pryce

    Accounting Specialist/ Data Entry

    Jamaica - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 13 - Portfolio: 1

    I have 4-5 years experience working in the field of accounting,which includes accounts payables, receivables, payroll, taxation and consultancy on accounting software and treatment of entries and period closure. I have worked both on full and part time basis for companies like UDC Jamaica Ltd, American Movil (Claro Jamaica Ltd), Huawei Technologies Jamaica Ltd and no China Harbour Engineering Co Ltd. I have also worked with the following accounting packages Peachtree, Turbo-payroll,GP Great Plain, People-soft, SAP and Oracle. I have a great deal of knowledge to impart to your company on the pros and cons that these systems mentioned can provide to your organization. This is also to let you know that you are getting the best for the best price and quality result/work and advice.

    $27.50 /hr
    1,361 hours
    4.99
  9. Angeline Wamai

    Angeline Wamai

    Business Analyst & CPA

    Kenya - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 2

    I am a highly qualified, experienced and trained Business Analyst with 5 years of experience. My role involves acting as the liaison person to extract more utility and value addition in terms of functionality and ease of use from information systems. I am also Management Accountant, fully CPA certified and with 6 years of real-world experience in the busy accounting department of a large multinational company offering personal financial services. In this role I am charged with the accurate collection, recording, analyzing and reporting of the corporate accounts.

    $12.00 /hr
    27 hours
    5.00
  10. Asad K.

    Asad K.

    Top Rated Data Analyst, Virtual Assistant & Web Researcher

    Pakistan - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 14 - Portfolio: 12

    My ultimate aim is to give true value for my client's work and time. My target is to utilize my abilities and to provide quality service as evident by a 4.80 rating. Multi-skilled, efficient, effective, reliable and trustworthy Virtual assistant. More than 4 years experience in administrative work, Web Research, interviewing people, managing blogs, updating wordpress websites,posting articles to blogs, hiring/ recruiting people. Diversified skill combination includes but not limited to administrative support, human resources and recruiting, managing a team, and content writing. Have great interpersonal and phone manners. I have knowledge with Google docs, Google Drive, Calendar, Microsoft office, Teamviewer, TeamLab, Hootsuite, Asana, Zendesk,Trello, hipchat, dropbox, etc. I can do job postings and do the interview and other hiring process. I am willing to be trained. Can work with no supervision My portfolio complement my abilities. Accuracy, Speed and Delivery of work on time is my forte...

    $7.78 /hr
    3,606 hours
    4.97