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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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Cindy K. Obeius

Cindy K. Obeius

Administrative and Accounting Professional

United States Virgin Islands - 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.

100% Job Success
$3.50 /hr
862 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
1,860 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

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
268 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

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

Randy Musso

Randy Musso

Accounting/Tax Quickbooks Advisor

United States - Tests: 9

To help the small business owner succeed by providing information and guidance they can use to make effective decisions. Over the last 12 years I have helped numerous business owners achieve their goals by giving 110%.

100% Job Success
$20.00 /hr
556 hours

Brigitta T.

Accounting, Finance, Administration expert

Hungary - Tests: 4

Currently I work in my own business and leading a small accountancy firm. Earlier I was an external auditor and accountant. I would like to work part-time on odesk as well. I have extensive experience in bookkeeping, forecasting, planning and administrative tasks and translation from English to Hungarian and from Hungarian to English. I am certified CPA and ACCA.

93% Job Success
$11.11 /hr
142 hours

Dinamar C.

Dinamar C.

CPA / Accounting Tutor

Philippines - Tests: 12

After attaining my Bachelor of Science in Accountancy degree and experiencing more than three years as an accountant, I have gained the skills to be a valuable asset to the organization. In my practice with private companies, I have had familiarized myself with a variety of accounting roles and responsibilities. I am well-organized, analytical and has the ability to prioritize a variety of tasks. I am available for part-time job and I am looking forward in working with you.

100% Job Success
$7.78 /hr
445 hours

Kenya Qualls

Kenya Qualls

Bookkeeping/Accounting/Business Administration

United States - 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.

99% Job Success
$27.78 /hr
906 hours