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Priyanka Rawat

Priyanka Rawat Agency Contractor

Expert in Quickbooks, XERO, Myob, Sage, Sortybooks, Netsuite

India - Tests: 15 - Portfolio: 9

1. Master in Business Administration for Accounting, Business Plans, Taxation and Business & Financial Analysis 2. Experience of Five years in working with other MS Office applications like MS Excel 2007, MS Word 2007, MS Powerpoint 2007. 3. All Knowledge regarding GAAP, Accounting Principles, Bookkeeping and Taxation. 3. Knowledge of Accounting Softwares like Quickbooks, Tally, Busy, MYOB and other accounting Softwares. 4. Hardworking, honest, dedicated and job oriented Freelancer from India.


92% Job Success
$8.89 /hr
1,219 hours

Jackson L.

Jackson L. Agency Contractor

Greatest Accountant on Earth.

United States - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 2

Quickbooks ProAdvisor, H.B.Comm Accounting, & CPA candidate offering accounting solutions to entrepreneurs with better things to do. Wide range of company experience - I've worked with sole proprietorships, partnerships, and corporations of various forms, both in the private and the public sectors. I've been exposed to a dizzying array of industries, which have all helped me become a well-rounded and versatile professional in my field. Thoroughly enjoy working with other entrepreneurs, and take great pride in being their "go-to" financial/accounting person, Feel free to drop me a line - always happy to talk shop!

Associated with: Useful Accounting

100% Job Success
$20.00 /hr
1,688 hours

Benedict Acuna

Benedict Acuna Agency Contractor

A CPA with Xero and advanced Excel experience

Philippines - Tests: 2

A professional accountant offering quality service that you can trust. Well-experienced in: > General Accounting > Bank Reconciliations > Balance Sheet Reconciliation > System-to-System interface reconciliation > Financial Reporting > Financial Analysis Applications/systems: > Xero > Freshbooks > Shoeboxed > Microsoft Excel > Dropbox > Evernote > SAP Business Objects > Salesforce Order Management System (cloud computing) - managing orders and customizing reports. > Oracle E-Business Suite. > Sun Systems > Hyperion Application-Essbase Skills & Competencies: Detail-oriented. Has a keen eye in finding discrepancies and proactive team member in resolving issues. Advanced Excel 2010 user. Has a working knowledge in essential Microsoft Excel functions such as PivotTable, creating/editing Macros, and IF functions Able to construct or customize finance report templates. Proactive. Above-average communication skills. Strong interpersonal skills High level of professional judgments.

Associated with: Cloud Control Accountants

$9.44 /hr
187 hours

Muhammad Aftab Jamil

Muhammad Aftab Jamil Agency Contractor

| Data Entry | Quick Books | Excel |

Pakistan - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 11

I am a hard working individual & take my projects very seriously, no matter how big or small. I have experience and excellent skill at following areas: - BookKeeping / Quickbooks - Data Entry - Advance Excel - Product Uploading - PDF to Excel - Property Preservation data entry ( safeguard properties ) My main objective is to be transparent with clients and to provide them best of my services. I have 2 years of experience in data entry & web research both on & off Odesk. I can learn things quickly and you can count on me to get the job done.

Associated with: SAB Data Solution

100% Job Success
$6.00 /hr
1,622 hours

Rebekah M.

Rebekah M.

Polyvore Set Designer

United States - Portfolio: 21

Ever since I can remember I have had a love for both art and fashion and have taken steps to merge the two in both my educational and personal experiences. I have been blessed with much success creating professional sets on Polyvore and my designs have placed in several contests organized by popular fashion and beauty brands and have won me a couple of trips to New York City among many other prizes. With my experience, knowledge and creative expression I know I can provide a fresh, novel and artistic approach to creating and advertising aesthetically pleasing designs with the latest fashion content for today's highly fashion conscious individuals. To view my designs you can visit my profile at Thank you for your time and consideration. - Rebekah

93% Job Success
$10.00 /hr
130 hours

Keith Maritato

Keith Maritato

CPA, Auditor, Tax, CFO Services

United States - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 2

Keith Maritato – CPA, CIA provides comprehensive business solutions relating to accounting, auditing, tax, financial statements, finance and technology. Specializing in start-up companies headquartered internationally looking to establish a presence here in the U.S. Typical services include setting up bank accounts, payroll, tax identification numbers, accounting system, personnel policies and handbook as well as full bookkeeping, accounting, and reporting. Our services also include preparation of Federal and State income tax returns.

85% Job Success
$44.44 /hr
84 hours

Julie C.

Julie C.


United Kingdom - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 3

Looking for a conscientious, hard working and trustworthy professional? Read on: * Over 20 years experience in customer service and sales co-ordination * Over 8 years experience in finance * Strong communication, team playing and decision making skills; working at Company Secretary (CEO) level. * Proficient with Microsoft Office and the use of the internet * Excellent computerized accounting experience using Sage Software both for finance and payroll * Excellent writing skills * Excellent Data Entry Skills

Groups: MediaPiston Writers

100% Job Success
$13.50 /hr
551 hours

Amy Herrera

Amy Herrera

Meticulous accuracy

United States - Tests: 15 - Portfolio: 5

I have scored in the top 10% in proofreading, English vocabulary, Microsoft Office skills, and other tests. I offer a solid grasp of English to insure your finished material will be polished and professional. I specialize in proofreading and writing articles, resumes, and other written work that are free of grammar and punctuation errors and typos. I pledge to provide a quality finished product. I will complete the work efficiently within the time frame you provide, and communicate with you as needed to ensure that the work is a positive experience for us both. My goal in proofreading is to preserve and enhance the client's voice while eliminating errors and awkward usage that would detract from the meaning of the work. I am a native English speaker from the Midwest. I majored in Spanish at college. I have type at 78 WPM and write and speak English fluently. I have daily practice at verbally translating between English and Spanish, since my husband and I use Spanish at home.

75% Job Success
$27.78 /hr
14 hours

Robert Morris Gold

Robert Morris Gold

Analyst & Consultant

Australia - Tests: 4

I live in Melbourne, Australian and have a Bachelor of Business. I have worked in the Accounting industry since 2009 and am a Provisional Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA). I have a Certificate in Small Business Management and completed a university short-course in the use of Microsoft Excel for Financial Modelling. My expertise lies in accounting, bookkeeping, business plans, change management & improvement and industry research. My hobbies include genealogy and golf.

88% Job Success
$20.00 /hr
30 hours

Andre Mittag, MA

Andre Mittag, MA

Consultant in Finance and Economics

United States - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 2

I am an American with an MA from Boston University and extensive financial, economic, and statistical experience. I have 5 years of experience in the finance industry. 3 years of it choosing asset allocation, ETFs, mutual funds for aggregated (US) $18 Billion in assets. My time in the industry also provide opportunities to do valuations on potential products (mutual funds among others) and to present to executives on business risks and economic conditions. I have extensive excel skills including building a comprehensive client facing proposal system and a simplified optimization strategy. I am interested in both short term and long term projects and growing my reputation for excellence.

88% Job Success
$27.78 /hr
217 hours