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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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Mark Anthony Aguilar

Mark Anthony Aguilar

Accounting and Financial Management Specialist

Philippines - 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
1,819 hours

Lavanya Gupta

Lavanya Gupta


India - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

Dedicated to providing outsourced Finance and Accounting functions, I can help by saving your extensive time spent on non-core support functions like accounting, concerns about the cost of hiring accountants or bookkeeper, and providing real-time financial information for timely business decisions. I am a seasoned financial professional, registered as Chartered Accountant (CPA Equivalent) here in India. I’ve been working for past ten years as a consultant with a Chartered Accountant firm where I regularly deal with clients requirements in the field of: Finance & Accounting: - Bookkeeping (write ups) - Full management of Accounts and Reporting - Bank Reconciliation - Account Receivables & Accounts Payables Reconciliation - Monthly Reconciliation of Credit Card Accounts Financial Planning & Reporting: - Discrete Budgeting Exercises - Rolling Forecasts and Analysis - Daily Cash Flow Management -Collections and Aging Reporting -Preparation of monthly Accounting Reports and Financial Statements -Process Documentation/Improvement Tax: -Sales Tax tracking and payments -VAT Filings -Payroll Tax calculation I have prepared financial statements using excel as per GAAP & IFRS and also done bookkeeping using XERO, Quickbooks, Peachtree, wave accounting, Tally ERP and MYOB.

78% Job Success
$22.22 /hr
1,443 hours

Reynaldo Idanio

Reynaldo Idanio

Bookkeeping and Accounting Expert

Philippines - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 6

To dedicate my service to the deserving client, my over 25 years of total experience in keeping records of financial transactions for individuals, establishments, companies and corporations public and private entities using computerized accounting system (Peachtree, Quickbooks, MYOB, ACPAC, Delta, Xero, Open ERP and other online accounting systems. I am familiar and experienced on how to Setup chart of accounts, maintaining general ledger accounts, managing Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable, fixed assets monitoring, bank reconciliation, cash flow projections, and financial statements preparation and analysis. I believe that by joining this online marketplace (upwork formerly odesk) I can add up to the numbers of years I earned from the following: 5 years Experienced in Real Estate Accounting, 6 years experience in Financial Accounting, 3 years experienced in Cost Accounting, 2 years experience in Managerial Accounting, 2 years experience in Government Accounting, 4 years experience in Auditing, 4 years experience in accounting education. As an active upwork contractor in bookkeeping and accounting I can also have the chance to render my special talent in office administration, customer services, business services and forex trading.

56% Job Success
$5.56 /hr
1,259 hours

Roni Setiawan

Roni Setiawan

Finance, Accounting and bookeeping

Indonesia - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 6

I'm a professional accountant with more than 6 years experiences as an accountant and more than 5 years as an financial statements auditor. Worked with several different industries especially in financial institution. I'm Xero certified and Quickbooks online advisor

94% Job Success
$10.00 /hr
2,271 hours

Elgin A.

Elgin A. Agency Contractor

Accounting Assistant and Payroll Administrator

Philippines - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 15

I did a lot of accounting works for small businesses using MS Excel, summarizing bank & credit card & Paypal transactions, reconciling balances & preparation of P&L Statement, Payroll computations, Billing & Invoicing and Quickbooks online data entry of bank & credit card transactions, including categorization & balances reconciliation. I also learned using CRM software for posting of payments info, customer balances reconciliation & sending overdue and other notices to debtors. With proven outstanding performance in coupled with over 15 years experience in various accounting works in 3 industries in our country, I believe I have enough skills & capabilities to handle more jobs in Accounting. I am a graduate of 4 year degree course in Business Administration major in Accounting. I want to learn more to improve my skills & be better in my field. I am a fast learner and can work with minimal supervision even under time pressure. I am detail oriented, good in numbers calculation, accurate, dependable & honest person.

Associated with: The A - Team

97% Job Success
$6.26 /hr
11,108 hours

Virginia F.

Virginia F.

Experienced accounting and finance professional

Philippines - 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.

99% Job Success
$30.00 /hr
1,319 hours

Jessica Stephens

Organized and Dedicated Accounting Professional

United States

I am an experienced and accurate Accounting Manager and Financial Consultant with 10 years of experience in the field. I am a QuickBooks Certified ProAdvisor. I currently work as a freelance Accounting Manager for a Business Services Firm as well as 2 IT Companies where I complete daily, monthly, and annual accounting tasks. These job responsibilities include: creating the accounting side for new and upcoming companies; entering checks, deposits, debits, and credit card expenses and assigning them to their appropriate expense accounts; payroll processing; accounts receivable; accounts payable; collecting on past due invoices; monthly account reconciliation; troubleshooting accounting discrepancies; and preparing monthly and annual financial reports including balance sheets, general ledgers, profit & loss statements, income and expense reports, volume and gross/net profits, etc.

96% Job Success
$8.89 /hr
1,917 hours