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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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Clara G.

Clara G.

Bookkeeping, Quickbooks Pro, Quicken

United States

Performance driven accountant/bookkeeper with over 25 years experience. I have the knowledge, ethic and flexibility to suit the needs of your business and personal financial accounting. I have a Bachelors in Business Administration with an Accounting Major and am readily able to provide references.

100% Job Success
$23.00 /hr
1,318 hours

Kelly C.

Kelly C.

Expert Data Entry

United States - Tests: 3

My background is in industrial engineering, specifically in process improvement and project management. In addition, I have significant experience in data entry, in bookkeeping, and in compiling financial statements.

100% Job Success
$11.50 /hr
308 hours

Tricia Ewald

Tricia Ewald

Experienced accountant

United States - Tests: 2

Experience with Quickbooks, Xero, PeopleSoft and PTMS software. Currently self employed as an accountant. I perform bookkeeping, payroll, A/P, A/R, reconcile statements, taxes and other various tasks for small businesses. I have a Bachelor degree in accounting and approximately 10 years experience in the field.

96% Job Success
$22.22 /hr
1,242 hours

Ruwanthika S.

Ruwanthika S.

Individual Contractor

Sri Lanka - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 2

I am in search of a position where I can put my overall knowledge and skills to good use while the position is respectable, honest, fun, and interesting. I have exemplary written and verbal communication skills and am expert in Microsoft office applications. I am capable of preparing reports and analyzing those. In addition, I ponder myself a proficient in building strong customer relationships and all-round customer service expert. I feel well equipped to handle any challenge that may come my way. I am ready to organize you and your company. I am particularly creative and will mold myself to be the perfect fit for your office. Give me a chance to work with you and I am sure that you will be rewarded more than you expect. You will get a good value for your money. Thank you for the consideration.

$15.56 /hr
0 hours

Otgonbold Nasanjargal

Otgonbold Nasanjargal


Canada - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 2

• Six years experience in Accounting and Auditing in both Public and Private sectors • Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and Master of Science in International Business • Detail-oriented, strong analytical and problem solving skills • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Quickbooks, AccPac, Simply Accounting and ProFile. • Set up centralized accounting and monitoring system

$18.00 /hr
3 hours

Rick M.

Rick M.

Tax Preparation | Accounting | Bookkeeping | QuickBooks | Xero

United States - Tests: 2

I provide accounting, tax, and bookkeeping services using QuickBooks and Xero to both individuals and small business. I help my clients maximize income, minimize taxes, and maintain a work-life balance. I have a decade of experience in both public and private accounting and am the current owner of an Accounting & Tax Firm in the US. I am an Enrolled Agent, a certification given by the IRS, achieved by passing 3 rigorous exams in taxation. Look forward to hearing from you and building a long-term relationship. Regards, Rick McCutcheon, EA

88% Job Success
$44.44 /hr
4 hours

Sherif ElGamal

Sherif ElGamal Agency Contractor

Professional Accountant CPA (US), CMA, CIA, EA

Egypt - Tests: 18

Accounting expert with more than 10 years experience in financial, tax and cost accounting, also have extensive experience with all sorts of financial reporting, financial/operational audits, process analysis and data extraction and analysis. Quickbooks ProAdvisor for Desktop, Enterprise and online editions, currently working with Accountant edition 2013 which supports General business, Professional Bookkeeper, Contractor, Manufacturing & Wholesale, Professional Services, Nonprofit, Premier and Pro. Editions for both Desktop and Enterprise Quickbooks solutions. I am committed to serve my clients in the most professional way that satisfies their business needs and help them grow, I consider this the only way to serve my own best interests in growing and building my reputation in this profession.

Associated with: Halmstad I

100% Job Success
$44.44 /hr
4,457 hours

Muhammad armaghan K.

Muhammad armaghan K. Agency Contractor

CFO | Consultant | Financial Analyst |Accountant | Auditor |Bookkeeper

Pakistan - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 14

Actions speak louder than words. My diversified experience and portfolio depicts my polished skills and capabilities which can take your business to new heights. I have Integrity, ethical touchstone and a genuine concern for those who are affected by the actions I take and the decisions I make. I see my role as one who sets standards, serves as a role model and insist on accountability. I believe in business where ethics, morality and transparency are important. My services include but are not limited to the following: • Business Consultancy • Financial Reporting ( Annual, Semi-Annual , monthly reporting According to I.F.R.S ) • Cash Flow Management ( Analyzing and Forecasting cash flow According to I.A.S -7) • Ratio Analysis • Reconciliation of bank Statement • Lease Accounting and management According to I.A.S -17 • Partnership Accounting • Debtor and Creditor management (Accounts Receivable and Payable ledger Management ) • Borrowing cost capitalization According to I.A.S-23 • Accounting policies ,Revenue ,Depreciation ,Impairments • Audit Sampling • Establishing Standard Operating Practices (SOPs) / Policies of the company. • Evaluation of controls to assess risks • Evaluation of Internal controls over financial reporting Core Values: My Clients As my first Priority Excellence In everything I do Integrity In all my dealings Respect For my clients

Associated with: FinanskЎ

$20.00 /hr
34 hours