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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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Accounting Upwork freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.65.

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  1. 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
  2. Kenya Qualls

    Kenya Qualls

    Bookkeeping/Accounting/Business Administration

    United States - Last active: 1 day 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
    633 hours
    4.95
  3. Tamara Ali Bey

    Tamara Ali Bey

    Accounting & Tax, Fraud Specialist

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 1

    I am an Accountant with over 10 years experience, with a Masters in Accounting & Finance Management and my own accounting office in Philadelphia. I have a valid PTIN number and I have also been a Certified Fraud Examiner for 4 years. Experience includes, financial accounting services & reporting. Also general ledger, estimated tax calculations, income tax filing, payroll tax filing, international tax accounting & requirements. Financial statements including cash flow statements and retained earnings as well as ad hoc financial reporting. My goal is to help small businesses to know the importance of understanding financial statements, to know where they stand financially and to take the burden of the accounting side of their business off their hands and into the hands of someone who will maintain it with care. I can also be contracted to investigate any suspicions of fraud by small businesses or non-profits.

    $27.78 /hr
    602 hours
    4.97
  4. Hafiz maqsood A.

    Hafiz maqsood A.

    XERO/QBO&Desktop/Accounting/Excel/Business Plan

    Pakistan - Last active: 3 days ago - Portfolio: 6

    I hold a Master of Business Administration major in Finance and Bachelor in Commerce Degree. I have over 7 years diversified experience in the fields of Bookkeeping, Accounting, Finance, Business Plan, Financial Planning & Forecasting, Financial Statement & Projection, Budgeting, Costing and Pricing, Inventory Management, Imports and Tax. I have sound communication, analytical, personal and computer skills. I have extensive knowledge and practical experience of Full Accounting cycle, Accounting software, Xero, Quickbooks Online and desktop, Quicken, MYOB, Wave Accounting, Freshbook, SAP, Buildium, Excel spreadsheets advance functions and ability to handle any accounting software.

    $7.00 /hr
    525 hours
    4.71
  5. Hannah dean T.

    Hannah dean T.

    Bookkeeping, Accounting, Admin Support and Financial Management

    Philippines - Last active: 16 hours ago - Tests: 7

    I am a degree holder of Bachelor of Science in Accountancy with over 5 years of work experience in the field of Accounting, Bookkeeping, Administrative, Management and Customer Service. I am proficient in different QuickBooks versions like QuickBooks Online Plus, QuickBooks Pro. Enterprise, and QuickBooks Premiere Retail. I am also efficient in different SAAS like Xero, Wave and ZOHO. I have advance skills in Excel, Microsoft Office, Google Docs and database management. I am an honest, dedicated and able to work autonomously and can multi task. I'm fast learner and can follow directions easily. I am available for part time bookkeeping and accounting jobs.

    $5.56 /hr
    3,176 hours
    5.00
  6. Marjorie N.

    Marjorie N.

    Xero, Quickbooks, Quicken, MYOB, Bookkeeping, Accounting, GST, BAS

    Philippines - Last active: 16 hours ago - Tests: 14 - Portfolio: 9

    Experienced Accounting professional offering 14 years solid experience in Accounting, Bookkeeping, Auditing, Payroll, Financial Management, Budgeting and Forecasting, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable and Process Improvement. I am competently qualified and superbly experienced with QuickBooks and Xero. I have advanced skills with Quicken, MYOB, Wave and Freshbooks. I can fulfill immediate and temporary needs such as fixing bookkeeping errors, rectifying files that had been severely mishandled by previous bookkeepers, migrate data files from other accounting system or start a new file for you. I also have capabilities in directing a team as well as simultaneously coordinating projects in different locations. I am an excellent problem solver with strong communication skills and ability to deliver results both independently and in a team environment.

    $16.00 /hr
    4,709 hours
    4.59
  7. Mohammad A.

    Mohammad A. Agency Contractor

    Financial and Accounting, customer service

    Pakistan - Last active: 16 hours ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 2

    Over the last six years, i have worked as a research analyst for university of management and technology. i have worked on many research papers mainly on leadership and organizational theory and have also done statistical analysis for various thesis and projects. i have full knowledge of SPSS and can do all the data entry jobs. Moreover i am a CFA levelII candidate and have done MBA in finance, currently teaching advanced, cost and financial accounting to bachelors students and corporate finance to masters students.Currently working as the financial Coordinator for a Trust. Further more. Starting my PHD coursework from March 2013. I have independently established a call center setup which is functioning 24 hours a day. At odesk, i have done quite diverse jobs which mainly include: Online exams for Pearson and Yew York university for corporate finance, Accounting and Business Statistics Linear Programming and operations Management Writing of essays on various topics Statistical analysis and interpretation of Data for Dissertation

    Associated with: Super Symmetry Pvt Ltd

    $35.00 /hr
    77 hours
    4.73
  8. Muhammad Ali Awais Khan

    Muhammad Ali Awais Khan Agency Contractor

    Expert in Accounting, Xero and Quickbooks etc

    Pakistan - Last active: 16 hours ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 2

    My objective is to provide high quality services to my clients in the fields of Accounting, Bookkeeping, Finance , Tax, Corporate, HR and other support management tasks at international level in order to earn good repute internationally among professional accountants and after consistent struggle and hard work of 7 years I have earned the status of top rated professional accountant at odesk and now I would work even hard to hold this status.

    Associated with: BestExpertProviders

    $35.00 /hr
    12,006 hours
    4.78
  9. roger clermont

    roger clermont

    Accounting and Tax Consultant

    United States - Last active: 4 months ago - Tests: 2

    Goal-driven, results-oriented, hands on accounting and income taxes with experience in strategic planning, management, and P&L responsibility. Experienced individual. corporate and partnership income tax returns preparation and tax planning. Exceptional ability to evaluate company-wide infrastructures and to plan and develop solutions that support the financial requirements. Proven ability to implement organization initiatives that consistently increase profitability and reduce operational cost.

    $38.89 /hr
    119 hours
    5.00
  10. Imtiaz Sabir

    Imtiaz Sabir

    Quickbooks, Bookkeeping, Accounting, 15 years experience

    Pakistan - Last active: 01/24/2014 - Tests: 5

    My main objective on oDesk is to contribute my expertise as an Accountant / Bookkeeper to clients in need of quality and dependable service. The objective is supported by knowledge and experience in the field of accounting in various organisations learning different approaches of accounting and software systems in a multinational and international environment.. Providing bookkeeping services for clients including data entry for Paypall, credit cards, bank account, bank reconciliation and management reports. Have Bachelor of Commerce degree. Four years of practical training from a leading Chartered Accountants firm affiliated with Ernst & Young International. Practical work experience of 15 years mostly at the level of Finance Manager and Assistant Finance Manager. Acquired following skills during work: - Internal Controls and implementation of SOPs. - Budgeting and forecasting. - Cash Flow Management and Controls. - Preparation of Final Accounts. - Variance Analysis and controls. - Reconcilation of Control and Subsidiary Accounts. - Planning and Review of objectives. - Software systems implementation and testing.

    $15.00 /hr
    325 hours
    5.00