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Hayk Minasyan

Hayk Minasyan

Expert in Data Analysis and Visualization (PhD in Economics, CFA)

Armenia - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 2

Over the last 6 years, I have worked on different products and projects mostly in the financial sector. The projects include crowdfunding platforms, loan underwriting information systems, scoring systems, financial projection models, standardization projects, etc. I am providing consulting services for start-ups, small and medium businesses by designing business plans, financial projections and strategic canvases. Also, I am a visiting lecturer in state university of economics where I am conducting special course on financial crisis. I have PhD in Economics (specialized in monetary policy and financial system regulations). I am also CFA chart holder. No matter how mature and complex your business and finance ideas are, I have the expertise to design user friendly and investment ready business plans and financial projection models that will assist you through the implementation timeline. Hope my academic and financial skills will be valuable for your initiatives. Thank you for your consideration.

88% Job Success
$15.00 /hr
169 hours

Rachel Smith

Rachel Smith

Experienced Virtual Admin and Bookkeeper

United States - Portfolio: 1

I have an extensive background in the Administrative Office field, including small business bookkeeping. I have an extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Publisher and Access. I am certified in Freshbooks. I also have experience in QuickBooks as well as AS400 and Lotus. I currently type 12,000 kph, roughly 78 wpm in numeric, alpha-numeric, and words only with a 98% accuracy. I really enjoy typing. I love creating spreadsheets and various types of documents. I am always looking for ways to spice up newsletters, brochures, signs, websites, etc. I have a strong ability to multi-task in both individual and team environments, as well as utilizing my time management skills to plan out my work day or work week. I have a strong attention to detail and tend to be extremely organized with my work load.

$10.00 /hr
385 hours

Jingle L.

Jingle L.


Philippines - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 5

A Certified Public Accountant (CPA), experienced in Accounting, Bookkeeping, Bank Reconciliation, Payroll, Cash Flows, Business Planning/Financial Analysis, Financial Statements, and Tax Preparation for over 18 years. I can do data entry as well. I am keen to details and I can do browsing in the net. I have been exposed to many types of businesses, including manufacturing, retail, and export/import. I can handle accounting works both manual and by using accounting packages/softwares like Quickbooks, Xero Accounting, Expensify, YNAB, MYOB, Quicken, ASIA (Alternative Solution for International Accounting), Wave, Freshbooks, Buildium, Saasu, Netsuite, Opentaps, Unleashed, Gnucash, Kashoo, and Kashflow. Thus, my exposure to different accounting fields and softwares lead me also to a good exposure to Excel, making pivots and different business / accounting formulas. For over a decade of working as an accountant, I was able to submit our Financial Statements and other Government reports on time without incurring any penalties and fines caused by delayed and negligence. My main objective is to use my skills and abilities that contribute to the success of my employer and to keep their records organize by providing the best service and capabilities that I have.

99% Job Success
$12.00 /hr
9,584 hours

Umer Fayyaz

Umer Fayyaz

Professional Bookkeeper & Accountant, Quickbooks, Xero, US Taxation

Pakistan - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 2

Accounting professional with more then 10 years of experience of managing accounts and taxation. I have strong grip over my professional academic knowledge and utilize It to maximize the satisfaction of the clients for which I work by providing quality of services. I am proficient in various accounting softwares like quickbook online, all quickbook desktop versions, Xero & wave accounting.Along this I have extensive knowledge and experience on preparing tax return. I am focus oriented to Provide quality of services to Clients while working in professional environment through Hard work, commitment and Professional ethics. For the last 8 years, I have been engaged in Managing & handling Accounts & Tax Matters in trading concern. My experties are as under: - Bookkeeping - Financial Statements - Excel - Bank Reconciliation - Accounts Payable/Receivable Analysis - Financial Statements - Communication - Taxation - Quickbooks - Google Docs - Financial Analysis - Budgeting - Excel Financial Modeling - Financial Accounting - Financial Statements Analysis

97% Job Success
$5.56 /hr
1,396 hours

Andreia Pereira

Andreia Pereira

Professional Bilingual translator

Portugal - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 8

I am native Portuguese with excellent grammar, punctuation and spelling skills and I have almost as great skills in English. My brain is definitely bilingual. I have great knowledge of Spanish too. I have been a freelance Professional Translator since 2013, specializing in Business, Marketing and Social Sciences. However, I have also performed successful translations in many other different fields, such as website and app contents, legal contracts, technical manuals, automotive systems, coaching materials, among others. I am very detail and quality oriented. Before that, I was an Administrative Assistant for over 5 years. I translated some website articles as a volunteer (since 2010) and I worked for an import/export company where I was responsible for all external communications (English/Spanish). I also performed some translation work in one of the companies I worked in. I use SDL Trados 2011, but I always check my translations, sentence by sentence, for grammar, meaning and vocabulary use - no automatic translations! I am also very proficient in manual translations, which many clients demand in order to attain better quality. This is what I love to do, so I am actively looking for translation work!

98% Job Success
$10.00 /hr
249 hours

Jason Rothman

Jason Rothman

Google AdWords Management, AdWords Setup & Audits.

United States - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 3

Rothman PPC delivers quality AdWords and PPC services. I am here to serve my clients and help you grow your business with Google AdWords. My customer service and devotion to my clients is unparalleled. Jason Rothman is AdWords Certified by Google, and he is also an official Google Partner. PPC Services: -AdWords account setup -AdWords account audit -Monthly AdWords account optimization and management -Conversion tracking -Monthly reporting -Custom landing pages

89% Job Success
$45.00 /hr
671 hours

Oliver Martin

Oliver Martin

Expert Virtual Administrator

United States - Tests: 18 - Portfolio: 2

"On point...on time...EVERY time." That's the vision I bring to every project I accept. My first employer taught me that the only thing separating me from the competition is SERVICE. Like most freelancers, I'm highly proficient in my existing skills (detailed below) and a quick learner in new ones. I'm available all day, every day, and during off-hours upon request. In this company, EVERY job is the MOST IMPORTANT job. Thank you for your interest. Now...what can I do for you?

80% Job Success
$20.00 /hr
84 hours

Roman Osypov

Roman Osypov

Accountant & Bookkeeper, Big4 auditor, Excel expert

Ukraine - Tests: 6

I'm working as an auditor in a Big4 company for about 4 years. I want to apply my knowledge of financial standarts, accounting and audit. I'm ready to work in accounting projects, auditing and management including preparation of financial statements. I have extensive knowledge of excel, capable to work with complex data analysis. I have experience in range of spheres including mining, oil&gas, metallurgy, confectionery. Core competencies: Book keeping Microsoft Excel, Power Point All financial statement line items (AR/Revenue,AP/Purchases,Cash, PPE & other) Bank Reconciliation External auditing For additional details, please visit my LinkedIn page

$5.00 /hr
10 hours

Ajit S

Ajit S

Excel data entry- scanned pfd/word/jpeg/website

India - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 2

Hello, I am full time freelancer, can help you in word excel data entry converting pdf document in word or excel and any other type of data entry. Upon selection I can work for 10-12 hours per day at a reasonable price with 100% accuracy. I have 14 years work experience in accounts, mis report and data entry.My ultimate goal is to satisfy clients needs and build a successful, long-term working relationship.If you need a reliable, honest and experienced candidate, please hire me.Regards-Ajit

96% Job Success
$5.56 /hr
189 hours

Amanda D.

Amanda D.

Nonprofit Professional skilled in strategy and general business ops

United States - 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.

100% Job Success
$38.89 /hr
264 hours