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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.

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  1. Mubasher J.

    Mubasher J.

    Excel/VBA Wizard, Business/ Financial Dashboards and templates expert

    Pakistan - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 7

    I have over 12 yeas of experience in using Microsoft Excel and VBA. I have designed several Business and Financial Dashboards, Templates, Calculators and various tools to help businesses in their planning. My Skill sets are: 1- Microsoft Excel / VBA 2- Dashboards and templates 3- Financial statement analysis 4- Number Crunching 5- Business growth calculators 6- Interpretation of extremely complex data 7- Link Excel with Access, Outlook, Powerpoint and Word using VBA. Some Examples of my work over Upwork. 1- I have extensive experience of linking Excel with other applications using my VBA skills. I can link Excel and Access, Excel and Powerpoint, Excel and Word, Excel and Outlook, Excel and MySQL. I have worked on several projects where I have linked multiple Microsoft Office applications with Excel. For example I have used Excel VBA to import data from MySQL(and Access) into a Dashboard, built in Excel, and then linked it with Outlook to send email, with a pdf attachment of the report. 2- I have created an Excel based accounting software, specific to client's needs, where Access was used as database. 3- I have used Excel with Powerpoint where, using VBA, data was processed in Excel and then automatically presented, with the help of charts and tables, in Powerpoint. I enjoy working on complex tasks involving Excel, finance, business and numbers.

    $27.78 /hr
    7,751 hours
    4.88
  2. Bryan Kelly

    Bryan Kelly

    Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA)

    Canada - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 2

    I'm a certified accountant (CPA, CMA) with over 12 years of experience as both a freelance and corporate accountant. I currently work with a wide variety of small business owners (both in Canada an internationally) providing services including financial planning, accounting, payroll and tax. My freelance experience is backed by nearly 10 years spent working in the energy and manufacturing sectors holding a wide variety of roles as a front-line accountant, internal auditor, and manager with oversight for Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance and an IFRS conversion. Please visit my website to learn more about my complete service offering.

    $44.44 /hr
    2,730 hours
    4.97
  3. Amanda D.

    Amanda D.

    Nonprofit Professional skilled in strategy and general business ops

    United States - Last active: 25 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 8

    Writing has always been my passion; somehow, I've been lucky enough to find a way to fold it into my work. My ability to speak in the voice of the audience, as well as the voice of the brand, has led to success in grant writing, social media marketing and content planning. After an inspiring volunteer experience, I started working for a progressive nonprofit that both accepted, and fostered my desire for an entrepreneurial approach to nonprofit management. I bring almost a decade of experience, enthusiasm, and passion for the world of nonprofit. My projects range from short-term to long-term, and I am also a skilled strategy consultant. My motto has always been "nonprofit at heart, entrepreneurial in spirit." My own personal mission is to leave an organization in better shape than I found it. So far, so good! Specialties: 1) Grant Research, Writing & Reporting: - Research and build prospect database - Draft letter's of inquiry (LOI's) - Prepare grant proposals (RFP's) 2) Program build-out: - Narrative drafting - Outcome analysis and development - Volunteer recruitment & management 3) Fundraising & Development: - Strategic plan development - Craft and prepare fundraising strategy - Corporate Sponsorship/CSR program development - Third-party event management - Marketing and public relations 4) Website Development: - Content planning - Site design (via enduser-friendly Wix) 5) Accounting & Bookkeeping: - Budget planning: operating & programmatic - General Bookkeeping: QuickBooks Pro, QuickBooks Online 6) Resume & Cover Letter Writing - Having maintained leadership roles in high-level positions, I am also skilled resume and cover letter writing. If you have any questions, please feel free to ask! I put the mission of the organization first and foremost,which makes me flexible and efficient.

    $38.89 /hr
    256 hours
    5.00
  4. Irene Winstrand

    Irene Winstrand

    Fast and effective Accountant

    Sweden - Last active: 10 days ago - Tests: 4

    Swedish accountant with 15 years of experience. I offer everything from simple bookkeeping, to take care of the entire finance department at your company. I use QuickBoooks Online and Xero. I have good knowledge in accounting, tax reports, payroll, etc. I also offer assistance with company documentation (i.e. contracts, business presentations, quotes etc.), translation Swedish to English and vice versa. Are there anything else in the company you need help with, don't hesitate to ask. If I can't help you I might have a connection to someone who can.

    $33.33 /hr
    10 hours
    5.00
  5. Paula Alexander

    Paula Alexander

    Customer Service Specialist

    United States - Last active: 10 days ago - Tests: 2

    The customer service experience should be a professional representation of the company, while offering great services to the valued customer. There is always a need to learn something new, this is a welcomed challenge, as further improved can only assist the employee to offer the customer and the company even more.

    $12.52 /hr
    3,899 hours
    5.00
  6. Bilal Khalid

    Bilal Khalid

    Creative Writer 1,000,000+ Words - PR Expert - Professional Accountant

    Pakistan - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 16 - Portfolio: 3

    I have pursued ordinary and advanced level study courses in English language and literature along with accountancy, business and sciences; both natural and mathematical. Apart from my language skills, my knowledge and study complement my writing. My portfolio goes beyond that of an average content writer, to include a host of articles, some books (Including biographies) and quite a lot of scripts (often with directive input). As a word-smith, i can write about any topic, within any genre and pertaining to any theme. My technical skills are best portrayed by my performance in the various language related tests that i have undertaken (On oDesk and otherwise). Also, as an experienced accountant and financial analyst in skills such as bookkeeping, reporting, financial and business analysis and advisory, I can be a valuable addition to your project. Bottom line: I'm here to facilitate business', website owners, small traders and anybody else who needs anything written.

    $16.67 /hr
    91 hours
    4.69
  7. 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
  8. Wenjin Liao

    Wenjin Liao

    Registered Tax Agent , CPA Australia

    Australia - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 2

    I have years solid working experience in both business service and commerical accounting area, I have my own registered tax agent. I am happy to provide accounting & taxation service in the following areas: Bookkeeping Service with variable accounting package: MYOB, XERO,SASSU Tax Return service for individua (sole trader), Company, Trust and Partnership Company register and ABN register Dealing with tax matters and communicate with ATO Accounting training

    $33.33 /hr
    58 hours
    5.00
  9. Anna Czarina Cabe

    Anna Czarina Cabe

    Sage Accountant, Bookkeeper and Virtual Assistant

    Philippines - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 4

    ATTENTION TO DETAILS-- HARDWORKER--INTUITIVE--GIVES MORE THAN WHAT IS ASKED--EFFICIENT Over the past four years I have been continually enhancing my arsenal by reading, updating and gaining field experience. I can do accounting, bookkeeping and data entry as I have worked as an intern at a local CPA firm and as a Student Assistant at University's College of Business Administration and Accountancy Business Center. My aim is to not only achieve... I aim to EXCEL. I try to have as many experiences as possible so that I could be more equipped to handle the challenges ahead. I also have garnered knowledge on writing and proofreading from a course at our university and from a lifetime of experience of Reading and Speaking in English. I also tutor children at English, Mathematics and Science. I am a reliable employee and I assure that every work I hand in has a mark of Excellence. I strive to establish good client relations and give them more than they could ever ask for.

    $7.00 /hr
    1,368 hours
    4.63
  10. Srinidhi Tuppal

    Srinidhi Tuppal

    Certified Public Accountant, Intuit QuickBooks Certified ProAdvisor.

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 5

    A skilled finance professional with proven background in accounting, auditing and management. A Certified Public Accountant from the state of Colorado, I have pooled 8 years of work experience across various industry including Shipping, Health care services and Business Process Outsourcing. I have rich experience of working in platforms such as Peoplesoft, SAP, Microsoft Office and Oracle. In life, I believe in giving more than you take and be the change you would like to see happen. Core Competencies: Book keeping Microsoft Excel Accounts Receivable Accounts Payable Financial Analysis Cash Flow/ Budgetting AR GL Reconciliation Bank Reconciliation Payroll processing Internal & External auditing

    $45.00 /hr
    57 hours
    5.00