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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 4.61.

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  1. Virginia F.

    Virginia F.

    Experienced accounting and finance professional

    Philippines - Last active: 1 day ago - 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.

    $30.00 /hr
    1,188 hours
    4.99
  2. Cindy K. Obeius

    Cindy K. Obeius

    Administrative and Accounting Professional

    United States Virgin Islands - Last active: 1 month ago - 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.

    $3.50 /hr
    862 hours
    5.00
  3. 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
  4. Farhad Jony

    Farhad Jony

    Graphics design expert. All kinds image editing.

    Bangladesh - Last active: 2 days ago - Portfolio: 59

    Hello Elance Client, I'm farhad, a graphic designer with over 7+ years experience, and I'm very passionate about what I do.I provide the best service to my clients. I work for my clients full satisfaction and best feedback. I believe in best time awareness, best price and quick delivery. Top 5 Reasons why you should choose my services: 1. I never bid on any project which i think i can't do 100% 2. Availability according to your time zone. 3. Daily updates of the projects via mail. 4. I use all common messengers for better communication. 5. Refund if not happy with the work. ** My specialty : # I stay updated on all the latest trends and technology associated with graphic designs and I can use Photoshop, Illustrator and similar programs proficiently. I am self-motivated and have the ability to stay I am available 24/7 for work. Thanks for your time to visit my profile. Look forward to work with you. Have a nice day. Best Regard Farhad

    $10.00 /hr
    56 hours
    4.99
  5. Misun Nam

    Misun Nam

    CPA

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago

    Misun Nam, CPA Accounting and Tax CPA with over 15 years of experiences for small business bookkeeping and tax preparation using QuickBooks and ProSeries, ProSystem-fx and UltraTax Software. Well versed in all aspects of closed held business taxes including income tax, sales tax, payroll tax and personal property rendition, etc.

    $33.00 /hr
    454 hours
    4.89
  6. Viktoria B.

    Viktoria B.

    Finance Professional CPA CFO QuickBooks ProAdvisor Xero Expert

    Hungary - Last active: 12 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 9

    Finance professional, Top Rated on Upwork -former CFO- CPA, QuickBooks ProAdvisor, working for multinational companies (Air France, Motorola and Carlsberg), having more than 15 years of experience in Financial Management. Proven track record in financial planning, analysis, accounting, treasury, taxation, audit, system implementation (Oracle and Microsoft Navision, Quickbooks, Xero) US GAAP and IFRS reporting, international VAT, compensation and benefits, HR, process mapping and engineering. Extensive use of Hyperion financial data warehouse and Smartsheet project management tool.

    $33.00 /hr
    472 hours
    4.89
  7. Girish Ahuja

    Girish Ahuja

    Experienced Guest Blogger

    India - Last active: 3 days ago

    Based in India, 7 years of sales management experience and 1 year as senior management, specializing in evaluation of sales performance, marketing plans, market research and strategies. I also provide high quality of Customer Support. I also have the best research skills, good communication skills and computer skills. I am a team player, hard working, and reliable person. I also have the ability to understand and follow instructions carefully and get the job done.

    $11.00 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  8. Mandy Weinberg

    Mandy Weinberg

    Salesforce, NetSuite, ERP Consultant, Project Manager, Accountant

    United States - Last active: 10/09/2013 - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 1

    An experienced business application consultant seeking project based employment to fulfill successful software deployments. Application experience ranges from complex financial and supply chain solutions to basic sales automation and web-based communications and collaboration tools. System experience includes Quickbooks, Quickbooks Online, Netsuite, Salesforce, Wordpress, and Kickapps. Professional characteristics include attention to detail, effective and direct communication style, and a commitment to understand customer needs and set expectations appropriately.

    $50.00 /hr
    84 hours
    0.00
  9. Ed Sta Elena

    Ed Sta Elena

    Consultant, System/Database Administrator/Data Entry Professional

    Philippines - Last active: 13 days ago - Tests: 3

    With my combined academic background in Accounting and relevant hands-on work experience on Information Technology, I have the objective of pursuing a career that will utilize my skills in people- and project- management, specifically in the fields of IT, MIS, Accounting Systems and Cost Control.

    $3.33 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  10. Milan G.

    Business Analysts, Excel Expert

    Bosnia and Herzegovina - Last active: 08/04/2014 - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 3

    With almost a decade of experience in Excel reporting and analysis I really enjoy working with data. For the last four years I have been extensively using Excel PowerPivot for financial reporting purposes. My current fields of interest are data modeling, statistics and dashboard design.

    $37.77 /hr
    12 hours
    0.00