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  1. Virginia F.

    Virginia F.

    Experienced accounting and finance professional

    Philippines - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 4

    I am a CPA with diverse experience in business and financial management, investment analysis, strategic planning, advisory services, business writing and mentoring. I've worked for clients and employers of various nationalities and cultural background. Responsible and reliable professional, I am committed to the highest standards of excellence and integrity.

    $30.00 /hr
    1,173 hours
    4.99
  2. Cindy K. Obeius

    Cindy K. Obeius

    Administrative and Accounting Professional

    United States Virgin Islands - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 1

    I am new to Odesk but I am a committed and dedicated worker. I have ample experience in administrative work as well as accounting. With my great organizational and computer skills of which include Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Publisher, I am willing to put a strong effort towards accomplishing whatever project you may have. My previous positions have included administrative assistant, office assistant, and accountant. Through these positions I have strengthened my interpersonal, decision-making, analytical, problem solving and computer abilities.

    $3.50 /hr
    862 hours
    5.00
  3. Kenya Qualls

    Kenya Qualls

    Bookkeeping/Accounting/Business Administration

    United States - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 1

    My name is Kenya Qualls. I am a Bookkeeper seeking opportunities to expand my career by assisting businesses remotely fulfill their bookkeeping needs. I am trustworthy with excellent organizational skills and produce timely, accurate results. I have 20 years' experience in business management and bookkeeping. Skills include Accounting, Bookkeeping, data entry, Adobe, QuickBooks (Enterprise, Pro, Premier and QuickBooks Online), Microsoft Access, Excel, Word, InfoPath and SharePoint. As the Business Manager and Bookkeeper for a local advertising agency, I am responsible for accounts receivable, accounts payable, monthly bank reconciliation, maintain and balance general ledger, payroll, benefits administration and financial reporting for the company as well as the development and maintenance of the company's intranet site, process procedures and forms. Additionally, I have several clients that I provide remote bookkeeping services on a weekly, monthly or quarterly basis.

    $27.78 /hr
    686 hours
    4.95
  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. Misun Nam

    Misun Nam

    CPA

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago

    Misun Nam, CPA Accounting and Tax CPA with over 15 years of experiences for small business bookkeeping and tax preparation using QuickBooks and ProSeries, ProSystem-fx and UltraTax Software. Well versed in all aspects of closed held business taxes including income tax, sales tax, payroll tax and personal property rendition, etc.

    $33.00 /hr
    452 hours
    4.89
  6. Farhad Jony

    Farhad Jony

    Graphics design expert. All kinds image editing.

    Bangladesh - Last active: 1 day ago - Portfolio: 59

    Hello Elance Client, I'm farhad, a graphic designer with over 7+ years experience, and I'm very passionate about what I do.I provide the best service to my clients. I work for my clients full satisfaction and best feedback. I believe in best time awareness, best price and quick delivery. Top 5 Reasons why you should choose my services: 1. I never bid on any project which i think i can't do 100% 2. Availability according to your time zone. 3. Daily updates of the projects via mail. 4. I use all common messengers for better communication. 5. Refund if not happy with the work. ** My specialty : # I stay updated on all the latest trends and technology associated with graphic designs and I can use Photoshop, Illustrator and similar programs proficiently. I am self-motivated and have the ability to stay I am available 24/7 for work. Thanks for your time to visit my profile. Look forward to work with you. Have a nice day. Best Regard Farhad

    $10.00 /hr
    56 hours
    4.99
  7. Mark Anthony Aguilar

    Mark Anthony Aguilar

    Accounting and Financial Management Specialist

    Philippines - Last active: 17 hours ago - Tests: 3

    I have lectured extensively on Bookkeeping, Financial Accounting, Financial Analysis, Financial Reporting, and Financial Management. I worked as a private accountant, internal auditor and external auditor. I have used Peachtree, Quickbooks and designed a College Enrollment, Grading and Billing Database using Microsoft Access.

    $16.67 /hr
    1,480 hours
    5.00
  8. Vipan Garg

    Vipan Garg

    Quickbooks Pro Adviser,Xero,Accounting,Bookkeeping

    India - Last active: 17 hours ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 7

    I am a Certified Quickbooks Proadvisor, Certified Xero Partner, Certified Wave accountant and a certified Freshbooks Accountant. I would like to introduce myself as a proficient outsourced worker. I have the necessary skills to take care of a wide range of accounting & Data entry tasks and have worked for clients all over the world. My software skills include SAP,Quickbooks,Oracle, Tally, Busy and Front Accounting. I also have advanced skills in Excel: Being able to do excel Macros, Pivot Tables, Graphs, Charts and reports Automation & Formulas. I look forward to working with you on any book keeping or accounting project and helping your company grow. I am an experienced Chartered Accountant (Equivalent to CPA in USA) based out of India having more than 11 years experience in Book Keeping and Financial Data management, analysis and projection.

    $9.00 /hr
    3,657 hours
    4.96
  9. Stacey Marciano

    Stacey Marciano

    Project Manager, Accounting, Bookkeeping, Admin Specialist

    Philippines - Last active: 4 months ago - Tests: 13

    Experienced in both Banking and Government Accounting, an expert in the entire process of Accounting- from Bookkeeping (journalizing and posting to General and Subsidiary Ledgers) to the preparation of Financial Statements (Trial Balance, Balance Sheet, and Statement of Income & Expenses), Reports and Schedules, and to the computation of taxes due and payable. I have a keen eye for detail and adept in meeting goals, targets, and deadlines. Also, I have a good amount of experience in customer support management, as well as hiring management and operations. I have been training, managing, and supervising people for quite a while now, and, I can say that I am good at handling and managing change.

    $10.00 /hr
    9,171 hours
    5.00
  10. Amanda V.

    Amanda V.

    CPA with Accounting, Bookkeeping, Payroll, and Tax Experience

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 2

    I believe a CPA firm needs to provide a knowledgeable staff, wide-ranging experience, commitment to integrity, and a full complement of services. With over 5 years of experience, I decided to venture out and start my own firm in order to demonstrate what I believe. Recognizing that each client has unique goals and objectives, I will tailor the services to meet and support your specific demands. You'll benefit by getting personalized, quality service at a reasonable price. I provide a wide variety of accounting, tax, and financial services. Business services provided, but are not limited to: Compilations, Comprehensive accounting and bookkeeping, Payroll processing, Quickbooks setup and support, and Tax return preparation. I have a Bachelor's degree in Accounting from Louisiana State University & a Master's degree in Accounting (concentration in taxation) from University of New Orleans. I am a CPA who is licensed in Louisiana. I have over 5 years of experience in the accounting and tax industry and I'm very proficient in Quickbooks, ProSeries, etc. I really pride myself on having great time management and communication skills. I always meet deadlines. Upon request, I can furnish references from current clients. Any other questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact me. You will not be disappointed with my service!

    $27.78 /hr
    139 hours
    5.00