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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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Danielle Jayne

Danielle Jayne

Web & Data Assistant

Australia - Last active: 10/26/2014 - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 3

Over the past few years I have spent time working with clients on a range of administrative tasks. I enjoy utlising web technologies to enhance simple administrative tasks. I also enjoy creating and formatting documents, writing technical documentation and conducting web research. I am interested in all things web and enjoy exploring user experience in my spare time. If I sound like a good match for your project please get in touch. Skills (not all but a good selection): * Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Powerpoint) * Apple iWork (Pages, Numbers, Keynote) * Open Office * Google Drive * Dropbox * Sassu & Zero * Google Search * Google Maps * Database data entry * CMS data entry (Joomla, Wordpress, SquareSpace, BigCommerce, Kentico) * File conversion (eg: pdf to word, pdf to ebook) * Copying and pasting data from one website to another * Domain search * Social media research * Basic HTML & CSS * Basic PHP & MYSQL

$20.00 /hr
11 hours
Linda R.

Linda R.

On-Time Virtual Assistant Services

United States - Last active: 06/08/2012 - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 1

My main objective on oDesk is to contribute my expertise as an Administrative Assistant to clients in need of quality and dependable service. Over 25 years of experience in various office management and administrative skills. I have extensive experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, internet, data entry, proof reading, editing, and management. I have passed Word and Excel tests scoring in the upper 20 and 30%. I have many years of experience with data entry, word processing, transcription, proof-reading, editing, and creating spreadsheets in both Excel and Google. I have often been tasked with creating more efficient ways to get a job completed. I enjoy data entry and word processing. I have worked in various environments for professionals in many capacities. I do not outsource work. I am a small business of one - me! I have all of the necessary tools at home to perform any task offered.

$14.44 /hr
23 hours
Sathish Kumar J

Sathish Kumar J

Accounting,Customer Service, Analyst

India - Last active: 06/17/2014 - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 1

ACCOUNTING / BOOK KEEPING / CUSTOMER SERVICE & SUPPORT. A dependable professional looking for challenging opportunities to utilize and harness skills and experience. -Has a solid background in Accounting, Data Mining, Lead Generation and Customer Service -Proficient in written and spoken English -Definitely a fast learner and can work independently -Focused on providing fast quality results and services to employers -Can easily adapt to new technologies, softwares & business processes

$3.00 /hr
6 hours
Nicholas K.

Nicholas K.

Software Engineer | QA |Tester | Technical Recruit...

Kenya - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 5

A result driven IT Professional with hands on experience in technical recruiting and global talent search. With a background in software engineering and well engaged in areas of software testing using various automated testing tool and able to test web applications and desktop application as well documentation of test cases/scenarios.

$11.11 /hr
710 hours
Juan G.

Juan G.

Research Analyst

United States - Last active: 07/15/2013 - Tests: 1

EDUCATION NEW YORK UNIVERSITY, LEONARD N. STERN SCHOOL OF BUSINESS New York, NY Dual Program: B.S/M.S Accounting, B.S Finance, Minor in Computer Science & Linguistics Aug 2016 • GPA: 3.6 • Coursework: Financial Accounting, Microeconomics, Business and Its Publics, Statistics for Business Control and Regression Models CYPRESS BAY HIGH SCHOOL Weston, FL Class of 2011with Highest Honors May 2011 • GPA: 3.7/4.00 SAT: 2010 HONORS Advance Placement Scholar with Distinction | National Honor Society| Rho Kappa – Social Studies Honor Society | Silver Chord Recipient – Awarded for Outstanding Community Service – 750 Hours | Third Place at International Business Competition (DECA 2011) | First Place in State wide Business Competition (DECA 2010) | First Place in State wide Business Competition (DECA 2011) | Fifth Place in State wide Business Competition (DECA 2009) PROFFESIONAL EXPERIENCE RELATIONSHIP SCIENCE LLC New York, NY Research Analyst Intern Dec 2012 – Current • Organized ranked lists of clients to accurately present a comprehensive entity profile – Forbes: The World’s Billionaires, Fast Company - 500 • Assisted in the development of infrastructure for a new database universe for entertainment industry • Monitored and assisted external Odesk users in data entry, entity validation, and external research • Performed internal and external research to collect client information and maximize entity • Analyzed QC process to develop comprehensive algorithms that reduced bad data input PINKBERRY Aventura, FL Shift Leader, Assistant Manager Aug 2011 – May 2012 • Managed labor, tills, safe counts, and prepared daily deposit to establish accurate and efficient money handling practices • Constructed marketing distribution plan to increase customer loyalty, brand awareness, and store popularity • Updated yield formulas in excel to minimize product waste and optimize product quality • Reorganized inventory model to ensure efficiency and better product handling IPHONE APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT Weston, FL Founder & Creator Jun 2010 – Jun 2011 • Developed iPhone application to centralize events and enhance students extra-curricular experience • Synchronized application with grade system so students could check grades remotely LEADERSHIP ACTIVITIES ESPI—SOCIAL IMPACT ORGANIZATION New York, NY Founder Jan 2013 – Current • Collaborated with other BIP Social Impact Project members to maximize impact • Designed primary business model, layout, and front-end of the product • Appropriated NYU Stern’s funding for product development DECA – INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS ORGANIZATION Weston, FL Elected Chief Executive Officer of CBHS Chapter Mar 2010 – Jun 2011 • Collaborated with two separate ten-member officer teams to handle chapter events and competition preparation • Created and implemented member recruitment program to ensure the future excellence of the organization • Coordinated the largest chapter in the world, 650 members, in all activities, fundraisers, and chapter events • Allocated over $100,000 budget and developed a new dynamic budget model in excel • Managed the school business along with staff to ensure quality NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY Weston, FL Elected Senator Sep 2010 – Jun 2011 • Scheduled multiple community service events that involved the whole chapter to maximize impact on our community • Cooperated with officers and members to expand impact on community through new and improved events • Created community-service events to allow members to connect with their community • Created goals and guidelines of the organization for the year RHO KAPPA – SOCIAL STUDIES HONOR SOCIETY Weston, FL Elected Vice-President Jun 2011 – May 2012 • Mediated chapter meetings and events to communicate effectively with members • Established school-wide tutoring program for over thirty Social Studies courses • Chaired program board to co-sponsor community service events • Boosted membership through member recruitment events SKILLS & INTERESTS • Community Service: NYU—Project Outreach, Habitat for Humanity, Salvation Army, National Breast Cancer Awareness, Relay for Life • Skills: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Minitab, Photoshop, Illustrator • Interests: NYU Intramurals, Texas Hold ‘em, Tennis, Weightlifting, HBO Network Shows, and Yoga • Languages: Proficient in English and Spanish

$11.11 /hr
380 hours
Fayyaz Rasool

Fayyaz Rasool Agency Contractor

Business Assistant

Pakistan - Last active: 11/04/2014 - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 1

I am very skilled Business Assistant providing services of market research, data analysis, data entry, direct marketing, internet marketing, email marketing, email management, social media marketing, personal assistant, power point presentations, accounting, bookkeeping and other administrative support services.

Associated with: Business Consulting Unit
$4.00 /hr
162 hours
Carmille M.

Carmille M. Agency Contractor

Bookkeeping, Data Entry, Virtual Assistant, Social...

Philippines - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 3

Over the last 4 years, I have excelled in basic, intermediate and advance accounting which is why I am experienced and knowledgeable with the following: BOOKKEEPING, ACCOUNTING, WORKBOOKS, NETSUITE, MICROSOFT WORD, EXCEL, POWERPOINT. I might not have any experience but I am hard working, helpful and willing to learn. Since 2007, I started playing online games and surfing the WEB which is why I am very familiar with the following: FAST WEB RESEARCH, WINDOWS, MANAGING SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNTS like FB pages, Twitter, Pinterest, Google+, uploading videos on YOUTUBE, posting blogs using BLOGSPOT(BLOGGER), WORDPRESS & TUMBLR. My objective is to provide 100% accurate service to my client and give client full satisfaction.

Associated with: JKDK Biz
$5.00 /hr
0 hours
Catherine M Jorge

Catherine M Jorge Agency Contractor

Accountant, Bookkeeper, Quickbooks, XERO, Freshboo...

Philippines - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 6

I provide the following services: Accounting * Accounting Type: Cash or Accrual Basis Reporting speak with out teamStaff Supplied: Controller, Full-Charge Bookkeeper, and Accounting Software Specialist * Clients with sales big and small * Banking, Daily Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, & Payroll maintained GAAP based Financials * Provide Accrual Basis Reporting (including accrued expenses, prepaid expenses, deferred revenue, accrued payroll, etc.) Bookkeeping: * Accounting Type: Modified Cash or Accrual Basis Reporting * Staff Supplied: Controller Oversight & Bookkeeper * Clients with sales big and small * Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Banking, & Payroll maintained * Monthly Financial Reports * Pay your bills * Invoice your clients * Follow-up on past due payments * Track your revenues and expenses

$10.00 /hr
0 hours
Thanh Ha Ngo

Thanh Ha Ngo Agency Contractor

Experienced, skilled and reliable English - Vietna...

Vietnam - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 1

- Professional, reliable and skilled translator of English - Vienamese translator - More than 7 years working in translation industry - Have collaborated with many domestic and foreign agencies - Delivery high quality translation - Expertise in economics, audit, accounting, software/hardware, IT, web localization, general text,... - Competative price and quick turnaround

Associated with: Thanh Ha
$16.67 /hr
0 hours