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Bookkeeping is the process of recording the financial transactions of a business, organization or individual into a daybook or ledger. The bookkeeper creates a trial balance, which lists all the general ledger accounts of a business or organization and is part of the double-entry bookkeeping system. On Upwork, the world’s largest online workplace, businesses and professionals can hire bookkeepers to record all their purchases, sales, receipts, payments and other transactions.

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Muhammad Ali Khan

Muhammad Ali Khan Agency Contractor


Pakistan - Portfolio: 5

Brilliant Work is a global accounting firm, dedicated to provide outsourced Finance and Accounting expertise. We work with individuals, businesses and organizations that aim high & aspire to grow in this competitive market. By virtue of its business focus and experienced team, Brilliant Work provide services to its clients enabling them to completely focus on their core competencies. We help by saving your extensive time spent on non-core support functions like accounting, concerns about the cost of hiring accountants or bookkeeper, and providing real-time financial information for timely business decisions. We are extremely Customer Service Oriented and we believe in adding value to what we deliver. We render specializations in Intuit QuickBooks, Quicken, Sage, Peachtree, MYOB, ERP, Microsoft Accounting, VT Transactions, US/UK/Canada Tax Returns and Microsoft Excel 2007/2010/2013.

Associated with: Brilliant Work

$6.00 /hr
14 hours

Cosmos Corporation

Cosmos Corporation Agency Contractor

Financial Analysts and Management Consultants

Pakistan - Portfolio: 13

A team of seasoned financial analysts and management consultants having individual experience of over 15 years each. This corporation is a platform thorough which we serve our clients with our vast and illustrious experience in the field of finance and accounting. We provide top notch and immaculate financial and management consultancy. We are experts in equity valuation, financial analysis, business plan writing, providing back-office accounting services (quickbooks and Xero), financial statement preparations (IFRS and USD GAAP), mergers and acquisitions etc.

Associated with: Cosmos Corporation

$44.00 /hr
0 hours

evangeline ortiz

evangeline ortiz

typist / data entry / bookkeeper / accountant / customer support

Philippines - Tests: 9

Reliable, keen attention to detail, works conscientiously with minimal or no supervision, follows instructions carefully, impressive typist, experienced bookkeeper and accountant, dedicated customer service representative, fluent in verbal and written English... the list can go on. I've got what it takes to be an ideal employee.My typing speed is 70 wpm with 98% accuracy. I'm open to all kinds of data conversion projects and guarantee accuracy and timeliness on all assignments.I am a Certified Public Accountant and I have years of extensive experience in the bookkeeping and accounting fields and very enthusiastic in offering my expertise to assist companies who opt to set up a virtual accounting office. I am guaranteeing confidentiality on all assignments.I also have experience in the call center industry as a customer service representative, thus I can also serve as customer support.I will be more than glad to assist you with any of my skills.

100% Job Success
$10.00 /hr
9,250 hours

Senita Doraine Flores

Senita Doraine Flores

Data Processing Specialist, Web Content Analyst, Virtual Assistant

Philippines - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 1

Over the last years I have developed a wide range of data entry and data analysis and other administrative tasks using Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word, Google spreadsheets when I worked as a financial manager at Pacific Bay Insurance Agency and now adding another year as Web Content Analyst and Researcher; Virtual Assistant; and as a Bookkeeper. I also acquired basic accounting skills. I also have acquired skills with transcription especially with medical reports using express scribe and Microsoft Word. Recently acquired a few blogging skills using HTML for marketing real estate properties and also worked with property listings. Transferring videos from one website to another with auto parts with a former client. I also have experience on Amazon working with a drop shipping company. Verifying product listings and other data entry tasks needed. Creating T-Shirt campaigns via Teespring and then marketing them in social media sites particularly on Facebook, thus managing pages on Facebook. I have handled a variety of tasks working as a virtual assistant as mentioned above and more not yet mentioned. I am dependable, a fast learner, and very flexible.

100% Job Success
$5.56 /hr
7,259 hours

Theresa Spillers

Theresa Spillers

Accounting/ Bookkeeping/ Spreadsheets/Data Entry

United States - Tests: 11

I am looking to obtain a position that will allow me to utilize my skills in Data Entry, Accounting, and Spreadsheets to their full potential to produce accurate, quality work for my employers in a time efficient manner. I am experienced and proficient in Quickbooks, Quickbooks Online, Freshbooks, Saasu, Quicken, Peachtree Accounting, Champion Accounting, MS Office (Excel, Power Point, Word, and Works). I have 20+ years experience working in an Accounting Office where my duties included A/R, A/P, Payroll, daily balancing of Bank Accounts and Reconciliation, and many other duties. I am also experienced in preparing Federal Income Tax Returns for individuals and small businesses. I completed my Accounting training in 2001 and immediately went to work in that area. I have also completed a Federal Tax Training program and have worked in that field as an Office Manager/Tax Preparer for one of the biggest Tax Service companies in the United States for 6 years and have since ventured out on my own with a small clientele that returns annually.

100% Job Success
$17.78 /hr
2,470 hours

Fahad Paracha

Fahad Paracha


Pakistan - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 4

I am a Finance & Accounting specialist with over 13 years of diverse international experience along with MBA-Finance and ACCA qualifications. I have worked for world class companies in the telecom, agri-business, FMCG and energy sectors. Currently, I am working as the Head of Finance and Support Functions in a Multinational Organization in the Social Sector based in Karachi, Pakistan. I also teach Financial Modeling and various other finance electives to MBA Programs at a leading business school in Karachi, Pakistan. I also conduct corporate workshops and inhouse training on financial modeling. I have developed numerous financial models for clients over a career spanning 13 years and counting. I My passion lies in developing customized financial models and projections, preparing budgets and post budget variance analysis, preparing management accounts and reports and developing Accounting manuals and SOPs.

$22.22 /hr
46 hours

Joylyn S.

Joylyn S.

Expert Accountant with MYOB, Xero, QB, Saasu, Reckone Experience.

Philippines - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 2

An expert, organized, detailed, hard-working, independent and honest accountant having 9 years’ experience in the profession, knowledgeable of different accounting software such as MYOB, Quick-books, Xero, Saasu, Reckone, Peachtree and Oracle Financials as well as using MS Excel. I worked with various clients before which relates to creation of financial forecast with KPI dashboards for business planning purposes, updating and reconciling their 1-3 backlogged data, setting up their chart of accounts and tax codes in their accounting software, finalizing and maneuvering their financial reports, regular bookkeeping and accounting work, payroll, Generation of Business and Installment Activity Statement, financial analysis, substantive audit and other financial & management accounting tasks.

99% Job Success
$5.00 /hr
1,092 hours

Jan D.

Jan D.

Full Charge Bookkeeper

United States - Tests: 6

More than 20 years experience in the Bookkeeping/Accounting field as a Full Charge Bookkeeper and Small Business Consultant. Flexible, adaptable and a quick thinker, I take pride in the ability to adapt bookkeeping processes to best meet the client's needs while maintaining best accounting practices, controls and efficiency. From Data Entry to Corporate Tax preparation, I apply the same commitment to excellence. I am looking to build new business relationships, utilizing my diverse skill set to provide outstanding Bookkeeping/Accounting/Consulting to help you streamline your processes and maintain a clear financial picture while you focus on running and growing your business.

100% Job Success
$27.78 /hr
798 hours

Meriele Arindaeng

Meriele Arindaeng

Customer Support, Admin Assistant

Philippines - Tests: 8

Six years progressively responsible experience in accounting, administration, customer service and sales. Exceptional experience in BPO Industry. Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office. Has basic knowledge in computer programming (C, C++ and HTML). Highly motivated in a fast paced environment and with strong organizational skills. Extremely detail oriented and able to work with minimal supervision.

$13.33 /hr
2,997 hours