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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 4.64.

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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. Mark Anthony Aguilar

    Mark Anthony Aguilar

    Accounting and Financial Management Specialist

    Philippines - Last active: 11 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
    1,499 hours
    5.00
  3. 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
  4. Alicia Fernandez

    Alicia Fernandez

    Bookkeeping/Accounting

    United States - Last active: 10/15/2014 - 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.

    $12.22 /hr
    243 hours
    4.97
  5. Jamie W.

    Jamie W.

    ADMIN., BOOKKEEPING, ACCOUNTING, MARKETING

    United States - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 1

    EXPERIENCED, RESOURCEFUL, ORGANIZED, BUSINESS PROFESSIONAL WITH EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE IN VARIOUS FINANCIAL PRACTICES AND PROCEDURES OF SMALL BUSINESS. Hello! I am currently a stay at home mom who has been doing freelance bookkeeping, accounting, auditing, and tax preparation for last 5+ years. I have also worked as an virtual administrative assistant for 2 years using the above skills in addition to marketing research and creating marketing material for events. I have a degree in business management with experience in administrative duties, computer proficient in several types of business and accounting software. I additionally have a concentration in creative art. I am also able and wiling to learn new software, procedures and techniques that would be unique to your company or organization.

    $13.00 /hr
    449 hours
    5.00
  6. Nathan Tzvi Woltermann

    Nathan Tzvi Woltermann

    Bookkeeping / Accounting / Taxation

    Israel - Last active: 11 days ago - Portfolio: 1

    Over the last 9 years, I have gained experience in many areas of Bookkeeping, Accounting, Audit and Taxation. Ranging from monthly bookkeeping (German GAAP, US GAAP, Swiss GAAP and Austrian GAAP, including monthly filings of taxes, tax consulting in all areas of international taxation, up to the year-end-closings including the preparation of financial statements and tax declarations (CIT, Personal Income Tax, Commercial Tax and VAT) for different forms of companies (partnerships, corporate enterprises) and attending audits as an assistant auditor for public/private held companies, closed property funds and insurance companies (performing the audit independently and/or on a supervised basis by the audit manager).

    $19.00 /hr
    51 hours
    5.00
  7. Gerry Silva

    Gerry Silva

    Accounting / Bookeeping / QuickBooks Online

    Philippines - Last active: 3 days ago - 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 support and I am also willing to learn new skills. My aspiration is to give an overall positive contribution to the company I work for.

    $6.00 /hr
    63 hours
    4.87
  8. Reynaldo Idanio

    Reynaldo Idanio

    Bookkeeping and Accounting Expert

    Philippines - Last active: 11 hours ago - 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.

    $5.56 /hr
    1,204 hours
    4.67
  9. Tanisha H.

    Tanisha H.

    Experienced Accounting Professional

    United States - Last active: 10/12/2014 - 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
    4.83