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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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Benjamin Brown

Benjamin Brown

Expert Accounting & Finance Professional

United States

Over 7 years experience providing outsourced financial consulting, bookkeeping, accounting, controller, and CFO-level services to entrepreneurs, startups, and established small and medium-sized businesses.

73% Job Success
$25.00 /hr
18 hours

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

Alicia Fernandez

Alicia Fernandez


United States - Tests: 6

An independent contractor with over 10 years of experience with bookkeeping, accounting, data entry and customer services. I am available 40+ hours a week to assist with your financial needs Mon-Fri and on weekends, if the need arises. I am a hard worker and always willing to learn new things to expand my knowledge to better myself both personally and professional.

95% Job Success
$12.22 /hr
243 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

Lorelei B.

Lorelei B.

Accounting & Financial Consultant

Philippines - Tests: 9

Having achieved many goals and experiences in my career, I am interested in expanding my professional horizons by seeking new career in business, finance and accounting are extensive. The key strengths that I possess for success in this position include: • Successfully designed, developed, and supported the accounting system of the companies I'm in. • Strive for continued excellence • Efficiency, reliability, ability to look at challenges as opportunities. • Knowledge of general and legal office procedures. • Ability to develop and lead a team. With a BS degree in Computer Science and BS Degree in Accountancy, I can easily adapt to different software especially related to accounting. I also have experience in learning and excelling at new technologies as needed.

100% Job Success
$8.89 /hr
265 hours

Gerry Silva

Gerry Silva

Accounting / Bookeeping / QuickBooks Online

Philippines - Tests: 10

I am self-motivated and a hardworking person. A team player with the drive and initiative to work alone and meet the deadlines. I can able to communicate well and also understand the importance of interpersonal skills in the work arena. Looking for opportunities in administrative and accounting support and I am also willing to learn new skills.

$6.00 /hr
63 hours

Tanisha H.

Tanisha H.

Experienced Accounting Professional

United States - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

Conscientious, hardworking professional with over 10 years of experience. Six Sigma yellow belt certified seeking diversified assignments utilizing previous experience in several aspects of financial accounting, administrative, and event planning. In which strong multi-tasking and problem-solving skills have shown proven track record of accuracy and meeting deadlines. The administrative and accounting process is one of the easiest business processes for a company to outsource. The effectiveness of the internet makes having a back office bookkeeper obsolete. This allows you to reduce overhead and focus on your core business.With the combination of my experience, skills and web- based document transfer system, it will provide your business with an efficient accounting system that provides you with the professionally prepared accurate, up to date financial data you need to confidently run your business.

$22.22 /hr
595 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