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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. Eric Tamayo

    Eric Tamayo

    Professional web content writer, SEO savvy, creative writing pro

    Philippines - Last active: 06/25/2014 - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 1

    With extensive skills in SEO, Creative, and Technical article writing, I am advertising my talents to those that require pieces that are well made, well researched, and are able to draw the attention of readers. With great experience on making articles about a myriad of topics, I am quite sure that I can create an article that will most likely surpass your expectations.

    $11.11 /hr
    304 hours
  2. Elizabeth R.

    Elizabeth R.

    Accounts Analyst, Data Entry and Web Research at your service

    Philippines - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 4

    With reference to my profession as Accounts Analyst in the last 6 yrs, I was able to develop and continue to improve my knowledge and skills in Accounting such as Analysis and Reconciliation of Accounts, etc. with the use of MS Office Applications such as Word, Power Point and especially Excel. I have a strong background in Oracle Financial System and TRAX Inventory System. I hope to find an opportunity here at odesk where I can apply the obtained knowledge & skills and continue harness my capabilities in the field of accountancy and business administration on a part- time basis with enthusiasm and dedication to be my utmost tool in ensuring quality performance in every task that shall be given to me and continue working here as long as employers need my service.

    $3.50 /hr
    241 hours
  3. Ana sofia G.

    Ana sofia G.

    Sofia Fernandes

    Portugal - Last active: 11/15/2014 - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 2

    The aim of Virtual Assistant Services is to provide its clients with additional support when needed. Working remotely, there is no need for our clients to provide office space or equipment. This combined with the fact that our clients only pay for the time we actually spend working, helps to keep our clients’ costs down to an absolute minimum. In addition, working with us can remove the hassle and expense of having to advertise or train extra permanent or temporary employees and eliminates the need to pay excessive recruitment agency fees. We do not charge any monthly fees and there is no contract or minimum monthly submission. Virtual Assistant Services provide your company with an extra fully trained and qualified member of secretarial/administrative staff, offering professionalism, reliability and top quality work. Our services can also be tailored to our client’s individual requirements. Virtual Assistant Services hours of business are extremely flexible so as to provide the most benefit and convenience to our clients – we recognize that work is not just limited to the hours of 9.00am to 5.00pm. Whether you are an individual, small, medium or large business, please do not hesitate to contact us to discuss your requirements and enable us to prove that Virtual Assistant Services can be an invaluable asset to your business.

    $17.00 /hr
    34 hours
  4. Leonardo P.

    Leonardo P.

    Experienced Contractor/Builder, CPA, MBA, Paralegal, Freelance Writer

    Philippines - Last active: 11/09/2013 - Tests: 5

    Since 1984, I have been involved in the construction business as an operations manager and for fifteen years worked as an independent builder on my own. For fifteen years, I was a homebuilder and turned into full-time freelance online article writer since 2010. I desire to hone further my skills on this new venture. As a CPA, I also worked in banks and manufacturing companies prior to my stint in construction in 1984.

    $5.56 /hr
    35 hours
  5. Anuj Goel

    Anuj Goel

    Book keeper | Accountant | Data Entry Specialist

    India - Last active: 02/05/2013 - Tests: 2

    I am passionate and willing to work hard to exceed client's expectations and satisfaction by providing outstanding and excellent results that clients always refer to others bookkeeping, accounting, billing, Bank Reconciliations, Vendor Reconciliation, Vendor Payments. Accountant with more than 4 years of Finance and Accounting experience. Expertise in preparing financial statements, monitoring daily cash transactions and recording all financial activity for small to medium sized businesses. Setup and implemented computerized bookkeeping systems for several businesses. Demonstrated ability to effectively plan, coordinate and meet deadlines of multiple projects, worked as accounts payable clerk in a Property management business. Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and Billing, Bank Statement Reconciliations, Data Entry/Receipts/Invoices/Purchases, Financial Statement Generation, Invoicing and Purchase Orders. MS Office Professional, MS Office XP (All Products), MS Word, Excel, Access, Construction Bookkeeping.

    $5.56 /hr
    43 hours
  6. Brandi R.

    Brandi R.

    Accountant/Personal Assistant

    United States - Last active: 08/08/2014 - Tests: 5

    I am greatly interested in assisting you with your accounting/bookkeeping needs. I possess the accounting/bookkeeping and clerical skills that are necessary to execute the respective tasks; my prior work experience and the knowledge gained from completed accounting/business courses are more attributes to me being an outstanding candidate. I am also readily available and reliable enough to be a great personal assistant! I also have the communication skills to work well with others to resolve outstanding issues in a positive manner and I have the ability to meet deadlines under pressuring circumstances.

    $16.67 /hr
    10 hours
  7. John Luna

    John Luna

    English/Spanish bilingual knowledge & International Trade Especialist

    Colombia - Last active: 02/28/2012 - Tests: 4

    Over the past 4 years, I have worked in Foreign related Trade bussines and Manage various small business such as Restauranst and Internert Cafes. I have experience in the Logistic Chain for various companies. My core competency are English/Spanish works such as Translations or Data entry Im looking forward to help you in your projects. I also have experience in Computers, Internet and Accounting services

    $8.67 /hr
    494 hours
  8. Deo Navarro

    Deo Navarro

    Professional CPA, Certified Financial Consultant,& Business Consultant

    Philippines - Last active: 09/28/2013 - Tests: 20

    I provide professional business solutions to various concerns / issues in Financial Operations, Financial Systems, Policies & Procedures, Human Resource, Budgeting, Costing, Financial Statements, Forecasting, and various analyses. I'm skilled in using: 1) Microsoft Excel - an Excel Guru well versed in pivot tables, macros, and formulas. I'm able to create flexible financial templates and minor systems in excel to automate processes. 2) Microsoft Visio - flow charts, processes charts, mind maps, etc... 3) Microsoft Powerpoint - professional presentations 4) QuickBooks Premiere - company set up and processing I can also write professional policies and procedures based on international standards.

    $22.22 /hr
    74 hours
  9. Sajjad Raza

    Sajjad Raza

    Auditor / Accountant with 5+ Years of Experience.

    United Arab Emirates - Last active: 10/05/2013 - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 2

    Currently living in Dubai with strong analytical skills, 4 Years of Work Experience in a multinational Firm as an Auditor and having 300+ Hours on Odesk, working as a Senior Accountant in a Multinational Company. Currently responsible maintaining accounts and reporting for more than 9 funds/ companies at a time.

    $11.11 /hr
    469 hours
  10. Teresa Tardif

    Teresa Tardif

    Sales, Marketing, Publicist

    United States - Last active: 12/01/2014 - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 3

    Over the last 10 years, I have developed a wide range of Clerical and Administrative Assistant skills. I've also Founded my own Military Support Group, to assist in supporting Americas' Military Heroes. I have worked in telemarketing for local car dealerships and timeshare resales. I opt to work from home and have been doing secretarial duties for locally and privately owned small businesses. From mailers, handling AP/AR, HR assistance and Reception work. I am fully equipped in my home office to fax, print, scan, and handle calls.I have a sales background and am filled with integrity both to coworkers and clientele.

    $16.67 /hr
    14 hours