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Raymond Wilke

Raymond Wilke

Certified Assitant Office Manager and Trainer

Morocco - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 3

I'm a German native Assistant Manager of Office Communication, government certified so my skill proof you can only see in my Profile. I translate for more than 5 years texts in English French and German. My translations appear as published by native speakers. This I can allow myself to say, from experience, not only for years of translation work (on this Provider been a work). But also by long years abroad and thus daily contact use. The translation will be returned then in Word and PDF format and can be used as OpenOffice format upon request and without extras cost You can invite me also for bookkeeping (i can work on "Taxpool" program (German) compatible to all German Tax - Programs and or excel works; "I'll you open up new worlds with my pen !!! Good Book & copywriters are like terrorists, they kidnap people in there world. The ransom they get from the victims even in advance.

$8.00 /hr
768 hours

Sangeeta A.

English and Math Tutor/create website/IT/Editing etc

United States - Tests: 7

FREE - one hour of my service. I have 15+ years of experience in different roles in different industries. Book Keeping/ IT/English Turoring/Math tutoring/Project Management/Taxes/Finance/Editing/Writing etc I give my 100% to whatever I do! Now, I am giving one hour of free service to everyone who hires me.

$10.00 /hr
0 hours

Irish ruby P.

Irish ruby P.

Snippet Writer

Philippines - Tests: 3

I am a work oriented and team player. My four years of experience came from being an office staff at different local companies. My tasks commonly circulates on data entry, bookkeeping and accounting. I am experienced in various microsft office applications and in browsing the internet. I was a working student and yet I remained at the top of the class. I am also a good public speaker and academic writer. I am currently seeking a career that is home based and where I could apply my skills, learn and at the same time earn.

$4.11 /hr
2,108 hours

Ravi D Vaghella

Ravi D Vaghella

Accountant/Bookkeeper/ACCA/MBA/Web Designer

United Kingdom - Tests: 13

An MBA (Level 7 Strategic Management) and part ACCA qualified, who is soon to become a Chartered Accountant. My expertise are: Reconciling bank statements, preparing VAT returns, chasing customers, weekly and monthly reports, advance use of excel for accounting and finance, accruals, making cashflow statements, preparing final accounts and tax returns. My experience of using Accounting softwares: VT Transactions: 3+ Years at HSD Properties and Mr Motors Auto Centres Ltd (Current) (Same Client) Quickbooks (Online & Desktop): 1 year at 'Solidity Trade' 2+ years at 'Natural Solutions 21 Ltd' (Current) Sage line 50: 1 year at 'Auction Price Cars Ltd' XERO Accounting: 2+ years at 'DJV Soft Concepts' Microsoft Excel: 5+ years experience of using Advance Excel with all my jobs from building reports, bookkeeping to making Financial Statements in Excel. I have passed my Performance Management, Financial Accounting, Financial Reporting and Taxation papers in ACCA, which shows my thorough understanding of Accounting and Tax. I studied Business Management and Planning, Management of Financial Resources, Leadership, Business Research and Corporate Governance in MBA (Level 7 Strategic Management), which demonstrates my knowledge in Business and Finance. I have more than 5 years experience in Bookkeeping, both remotely as a freelancer and on-site. I have been with my current client for more than 3 years now, handling his three companies.

$13.33 /hr
177 hours

M.Faraz Razzaq

M.Faraz Razzaq

Resume Analyst & Writer

Pakistan - Tests: 1

Highly competitive, dedicated, and goal-oriented Resume Writing HR Support Professional with strong experience in accounts, writing, recruiting, cash handling and in customer services in a fast paced environment. Acknowledged for developing high caliber work forces at all levels by leveraging innate team building and mentoring skills to develop and deliver superior workforces that positively impact the enterprise in every phase of its operations. Proficient in communications, MS Word.

$5.00 /hr
0 hours

Sardar Muhammad Ali

Sardar Muhammad Ali

CMA, APA, CFC, ACCA, Xero,Virtual CFO, Quickbooks, Quickbooks Online

Pakistan - Tests: 24 - Portfolio: 41

When it comes to ME, its all about serving YOU! I am a Cost & Management Accountant and Certified Financial Consultant, having more than 7 years of experience in Financial Planning, Financial Reporting, Auditing, Budgeting and Capital Investment Appraisal and aim to accept highly challenging tasks and provide in-time performance results. I rank amongst the TOP10% and TOP20% of many ACCOUNTANCY TESTS I have taken. With a small but power Server based, integrated computer network, I provide you services that are similar in QUALITY to those of a small outsourcing company, but just at a fraction of their COST! While serving you, I always focus on four factors: QUALITY, COST, TIMELINESS and TRUST! The service itself is customized to suit your needs so you get full value for your money.It is my prime objective that I do not give you a chance to complain! I Have created a long term relationship with many of my clients and developed a reputation for being honest, on time, reliable, trustworthy, attentive to detail and a hard worker. My top five strengths are: 1.Responsibility 2.Achiever 3.Analytical 4.Deliberative 5.Relator I provide you comprehensive and value added services in: Microsoft Project Microsoft Visio Quickbooks 2008 Quickbooks 2010 UK, US and Canadian versions Quickbooks 2011 Pro Plus Quickbooks 2012 UK & US Editions Quickbooks 2013 Premier Accountant Edition US Quickbooks Online Peachtree 2008 to 2012 Complete and Quantum editions MYOB Freeagent Sage Line 50 Xero BUT THAT IS NOT ALL! I now offer services and support for: Quickbooks Enterprise Solutions Accountant 10, Quickbooks Enterprise Solutions Accountant 12, Quickbooks Enterprise Solutions Accountant 13, and Quickbooks Enterprise Solutions Accountant 14. If you are looking for a VALUE ADDED service that is second to none, I will be more than glad to serve you and REST ASSURED, YOU WILL NOT BE DISAPPOINTED!

99% Job Success
$9.00 /hr
2,011 hours

Rosabell Toledo

Rosabell Toledo

Journalism undergraduate with excellent communication and SEO skills

Philippines - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 2

My skills are backed up with 10 years of solid experience working with a weekly newsletter. This experience made me capable of working with strict deadlines without compromising the quality of my writing. Currently, I am finishing my thesis as an undergraduate of Political Science from the University of the Philippines. I am off to see new lands as I try to enter the most prestigious law school in my country. oDesk is the only way my family generates income, so you can be assured that I will not risk my current 5-star profile by doing mediocre work. Rest assured that a hundred percent effort will be given by me to complete your tasks that will exceed the quality that you expect from me.

100% Job Success
$5.00 /hr
399 hours

Julie P.

Julie P.

MBA Educated Finance Professional

United Kingdom - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 2

I have an MBA with an emphasis in Finance, and a Bachelor's Degree in Marketing. My entire post graduate career has been in banking (specifically Global Property Finance), both in the US and the UK. In addition to my banking expertise, I have volunteered for many charitable organizations (including the Junior League of London and the Baltimore Junior Association of Commerce) where I held positions of head fundraiser and treasurer. Working with a colleague in the US, I have written internet research articles, as well as worked on several data entry projects. One of my hobbies is photography, so I also have experience in both Photoshop and Lightroom programs. I have excellent time management skills, am able to work to strict deadlines, and I enjoy a challenge. I look forward to working with you.

94% Job Success
$15.00 /hr
177 hours

Anna Tibbitts

Anna Tibbitts

Nonprofit Management & Development Specialist

United States - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 4

As a business and nonprofit manager, I am passionate about helping organizations to become efficient and profitable. I love the challenge of helping an organization grow and broaden its impact. I have experience with bookkeeping, budgeting, strategic planning, fund raising and event management. I enjoy exceeding expectations and providing services to dynamic, growing organizations.

100% Job Success
$20.00 /hr
300 hours