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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 oDesk, 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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Accounting Job Cost Overview

Typical total cost of oDesk Accounting projects based on completed and fixed-price jobs.

oDesk Accounting Jobs Completed Quarterly

On average, 407 Accounting projects are completed every quarter on oDesk.

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Average Accounting Freelancer Feedback Score

Accounting oDesk freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.66.

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Valiantsina Zianishyna

Valiantsina Zianishyna

Accountant, Bookkeeper, QuickBooks, XERO, Excel

United States - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 1

Have bachelor's of science in economics & marketing + extra accounting units (all As), currently studying to sit for the CPA exam. Proficient with QuickBooks (many PC & Mac versions), XERO, MS Excel. 5 years full charge accounting experience, including but not limited to setting up an accounting system for a company, bank and c/c reconciliations, AP/AR, payroll, inventories, depreciation and amortization, financial statements presentations, GAAP and tax compliance. Other office experience includes data entry & analysis, Internet research, logistics, marketing, e-commerce, translations Russian - English and administrative support. Honesty and reliability are my priorities, I see challenging problems as a space to learn and grow, ready to go the extra mile to achieve the best results in the shortest time.

$50.00 /hr
842 hours
5.00
Keith Maritato

Keith Maritato

CPA, Auditor, Tax, CFO Services

United States - Last active: 1 month ago - 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.

$44.44 /hr
84 hours
4.71
Bryan Kelly

Bryan Kelly

Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CMA)

Canada - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 2

To view my complete CV and freelance work history, please feel free to visit my website at www.bryankellycpa.ca 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.

$44.44 /hr
665 hours
5.00
Jared T.

Jared T.

CPA - Audit & Tax

United States - Last active: 19 days ago - Tests: 4

I'm a licensed certified public accountant with many years of experience in taxation (individual, corporate, not-for-profit), auditing & attestation (compilations, reviews, audits) and general bookkeeping (primarily QuickBooks). I have a diverse client base, with a focus on sole proprietors and small businesses. I have an active CPA license in PA, and I'm a member of the AICPA and PICPA. In addition, I also serve on the Board of Directors of a local not-for-profit organization.

$50.00 /hr
18 hours
5.00
Amanda D.

Amanda D.

Nonprofit Professional skilled in strategy and gen...

United States - Last active: 19 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
253 hours
5.00
Mohammad A.

Mohammad A.

Financial and Accounting, customer service

Pakistan - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

Over the last six years, i have worked as a research analyst for university of management and technology. i have worked on many research papers mainly on leadership and organizational theory and have also done statistical analysis for various thesis and projects. i have full knowledge of SPSS and can do all the data entry jobs. Moreover i am a CFA levelII candidate and have done MBA in finance, currently teaching advanced, cost and financial accounting to bachelors students and corporate finance to masters students.Currently working as the financial Coordinator for a Trust. Further more. Starting my PHD coursework from March 2013. I have independently established a call center setup which is functioning 24 hours a day. At odesk, i have done quite diverse jobs which mainly include: Online exams for Pearson and Yew York university for corporate finance, Accounting and Business Statistics Linear Programming and operations Management Writing of essays on various topics Statistical analysis and interpretation of Data for Dissertation

$35.00 /hr
113 hours
4.73
Ilyas M.

Ilyas M. Agency Contractor

CPA | CMA | Financial Analyst | Tax Consultant | B...

Pakistan - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 14 - Portfolio: 20

***!!! Want Complete Business Solutions !!!*** !!! Believe Me... You have come to the right place !!! I am Excel Financial Modeler Specialist who works efficiently and effectively and to render services to clients in all business solutions. I possess specialized skills in the fields of: 1- Private Equity Research, Investor Ready / Startup / Operational Business Plans, Sales and Marketing Strategy, SEO / SMM / SMO Strategy Plan 2- Business Valuations and Feasibility Studies including investment appraisals 3- Financial Modelling, Financial Analysis and Financial Reporting 4- Tax Consultancy, Return Filing and Refund Processing 5- Fraud Examinations / Forensic Audits, Internal Audits, Statutory Audits, IT Audits 6- World Class Project Management VBA Excel Dashboards Designer 7- Financial Statements, Financial Projections / Forecasting, Ratios Analysis, Key Performance Indicators 8- Financial Reporting and Accounting Advisory (IFRS & GAAP) 9- Book-keeping (using QuickBooks, Saasu, Sage, Simply Accounting, Xero, MYOB, Wave, Peachtree and other accounting softwares) 10- Advance Complex Excel Modelling Assignments !!! Just click "Invite me / hire me" at the top of the page !!! ***!!! And send me your Skype ID to discuss further !!!***

$66.67 /hr
468 hours
4.90
Muhammad Ali Awais Khan

Muhammad Ali Awais Khan Agency Contractor

Expert in Accounting, Xero and Quickbooks etc

Pakistan - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 2

My objective is to provide high quality services to my clients in the fields of Accounting, Bookkeeping, Finance , Tax, Corporate, HR and other support management tasks at international level in order to earn good repute internationally among professional accountants and after consistent struggle and hard work of 7 years I have earned the status of top rated professional accountant at odesk and now I would work even hard to hold this status.

Associated with: BestExpertProviders
$35.00 /hr
11,911 hours
4.78
Faisal Javed

Faisal Javed Agency Contractor

Investor Ready Business Plans and Pitch Decks

Pakistan - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 18 - Portfolio: 21

QUICK OVERVIEW: * Over 7 years of progressive experience in writing business plans, pitch books, financial projections/analysis, and accounting. * Expertise lies in the preparation of investor-ready business plans, immigration business plans, venture capital business plans, and business plans for internal assessment/feasibility purposes. * Worked with high net worth individuals and companies generating a multimillion-dollar turnover per annum or seeking as much as $300 million in start-up funding. * 100% customer satisfaction backed by a unique oDesk Money Back Guarantee on hourly contracts, meaning you will get your money back from oDesk in case of dissatisfaction. * 98.8% positive reviews on oDesk. * Highly recommended business plan writer by previous customers * IBISWorld industry research reports are available for US-based companies, which is a highly reputable source for collecting industry statistics and trusted by private investors, bankers, and venture capitalists. IBISWorld charges $950 per industry report that you will get included in your business plan free of cost. * Offering free branding (logo) services to start-up entrepreneurs requesting business plan and pitch deck together. * Use of royalty free images in the business plan and pitch book that you can even publicize on your website, flyers, social media, and other promotional materials. * Free business plan review available! * Ranked 1st in the Business Plan test among over 9,000 test takers, by achieving 100% score. The test result is visible on the profile. Ranked among the top 10% or 20% successful test takers in all other relevant tests. * Sophisticated and appealing designs for business plans and pitch decks to inspire your prospective investors and other stakeholders. * Willing to sign an NDA to provide maximum protection to your business model and commercial interests. PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY: Faisal has over 7 years of progressive experience in writing award-winning business plans, investor pitch books, marketing plans, new business development, business coaching, market research, industry analysis, branding, pricing, financial analysis, corporate accounting and management consulting fields. A savvy start-up business planner and strategist, Faisal commenced his professional career back in 2007 when he secured his first employment in Comprehensive Business Consultant, Islamabad, Pakistan as an Assistant Auditor. He accelerated his professional career further in accounting and financial analysis fields by joining SNL Financial as Financial Analyst in 2009, a leading financial data providing firm located in the US. Acknowledging his tireless efforts and dedication to work, he was promoted to Coverage Analyst role later in 2011 where he continued to serve the organization for another one year. At the beginning of 2012, Faisal combined his business acumen and vast experience and founded his own business plan writing firm, Aceplans. Being a business plan writer and project manager at Aceplans, he has worked with over 130 start-up companies. Most of them were from the US, Canada and Australia, and helped them in preparing business plans, business strategies, operational plans, marketing strategies, and financial projections. I am looking forward to meeting you and discussing your startup business idea and needs. So what are you waiting for? Contact me today and let's start working on your business plan right away! WORK SAMPLE: Please review two business plans and one investor proposal samples by visiting the following link: https://www.dropbox.com/s/ozdcxc316wfcem1/Business%20Plan%20Samples.pdf WHAT MY BUSINESS PLAN WILL INCLUDE? Please download and review the table of contents that I normally follow to prepare a business plan. The final business plan could have slightly different contents based on your actual requirements. https://www.dropbox.com/s/vc9zqm59wpdxcza/Table%20of%20Contents.pdf?dl=0

Associated with: Bright Outsourcer
$50.00 /hr
2,136 hours
4.96
Md. Rashiduzzaman, CFA, FRM

Md. Rashiduzzaman, CFA, FRM Agency Contractor

Investment Banking Analyst, CFA Charterholder

Bangladesh - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 1

I am an investment banker working at a leading investment bank of Bangladesh. I am very much passionate about Finance. Being a Finance graduate, CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) Charterholder, and Certified FRM (Financial Risk Manager), I am very much interested about financial analysis, financial modeling, research, risk management, investment and other related jobs.

Associated with: Financial Solutions
$45.00 /hr
62 hours
4.94