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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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  1. Sophia Fellers

    Sophia Fellers

    Independent Consultant

    United States - Last active: 2 months ago

    Graduated from George Mason University (Bachelors degree in Accounting). Independent Consultant, analytical skills, 5+ years management experience, able to handle difficult situations, great client relation skills.

    $25.56 /hr
    2,089 hours
  2. Shashi T.

    Data Entry, Document Specialist & QuickBooks Bookkeeper Experience

    Canada - Last active: 17 days ago

    With Upwork, I'm looking for data entry, document formatting and bookkeeping related positions (simple, straight-forward manual computer work) that requires a keen eye, high attention to detail and accuracy; performed efficiently. However, my IT background allows me to understand the complexity of your project to ensure my work integrates seemlessly into your final product/release or finanacial documents or data management. 7 yrs @ Office Administration (Data Entry, English Editing, Proof Reading, Document Creation/Formatting using MS Office Suite for report publishing in Word, animated PowerPoint Presentations, and advanced Excel Skills using functions, pivot tables and data manipulation for database ETL and mail merges). 4 yrs @ Bookkeeper for small businesses using QuickBooks, Excel and the CRA website's MyBusiness Account for filings. 15 yrs @ IT as Web Developer (8), Business Analyst (3), Systems Analyst (4) using HTML, XML, SQL, (C#, VB), Visual Studio, Visio, MS SQL Server, TFS, and Enterprise Architect for Business Requirements and Process Modelling. Continued gaining advanced skills using MS Office Suite.

    $20.00 /hr
    0 hours
  3. Percy Mae Estudillo

    Percy Mae Estudillo Agency Contractor

    General Accountant / Quickbooks / Xero

    Philippines - Last active: 11 days ago - Tests: 4

    I am a graduate of BS Accountancy and Bachelor in Business Administration major in Management. I once worked as a customer service representative, part time assistant auditor, and article re-writer. I am currently working as a full time accountant. I am hard working, detail oriented and fast learner.

    Associated with: Your Online Accountant, CPAs

    $6.00 /hr
    0 hours
  4. Sheryl Gono

    Sheryl Gono

    Accountant with Bookkeeping experience

    Qatar - Last active: 3 months ago - Tests: 1

    • Over six years of accounting and bookkeeping experience • Strong knowledge in Caseware, QuickBooks, Sage, Profile, TaxPrep • Knowledge of accounting functions: General Ledger, Bank reconciliations • Strong technical and accounting skills, very analytical with attention detail • Works extremely well under minimum supervision and independently driven

    $4.00 /hr
    7 hours
  5. Dennis H.

    Dennis H.


    United States - Last active: 08/20/2014 - Tests: 6

    QuickBooks Accounting, Payroll Services, Individual and Business Tax Services. Remote Accounting, Secured Web-Portal available on a long term basis once we develop a professional relationship with clients. Throughout my 20 years of expertise I served many different small business clients with varying degree of difficulty.

    $15.00 /hr
    0 hours
  6. Natalya V. Agency Contractor

    Experienced Business Analysis Consultant

    Russia - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 1

    I have graduated from Mathematical department and for me Math is not only a pure science, but it is a style of life. That is why I am fond of working as a Business Analyst. I know how to manage time effectively and dilver high quality products and services.

    Associated with: RuNet

    $13.33 /hr
    1,424 hours