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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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Carrie D.

Carrie D.

Well organized, reliable VA with many skills

Canada - Portfolio: 2

Feedback from a current client: "Just looking at the interviews and you are wonderful! I can't tell you how grateful I am to have you work on this for me. " I am a University Educated Registered Nurse with experience in translation, and transcription in English and French. I also provide voice recording for audio books as well as many other computer skills, including extensive experience with Microsoft office. I am reliable, efficient and work well with deadlines. Thank you for your consideration.

66% Job Success
$16.00 /hr
52 hours

Ivan Marinov

Ivan Marinov

Data Entry Expert

United States - Portfolio: 1

University of Colorado, Colorado Springs' student providing accurate and fast work for more than 2 years now. Best in the Data Entry industry. A responsible and detailed worker that can provide quality results at fair price. New to Elance but have worked for other freelance websites.

$11.00 /hr
1 hours

Brandon Horvat

Senior Financial Analyst w/ 5+ years experience

United States

I'm looking for ways to put my experience and interests to use to earn supplemental income. I graduated college with a degree in Business/Accounting and have 5+ years of Finance experience in budgeting, planning, analysis, building models, etc. I currently work in the entertainment industry on the distribution side. About me - I am a huge sports fan, I enjoy the outdoors, living an active lifestyle, and I moved to Los Angeles in 2012 and enjoy exploring the city and everything it has to offer. I look forward to providing you with quality work and working as an asset for your company or project. Thanks Brandon

$5.00 /hr
1 hours

Stephanie S.

Stephanie S.

Clerical, Bookkeeper, Writer, Assistant

United States - Portfolio: 3

I have 20+ years of Administrative Support in Business from Manufacturing to Construction. My background in accounting (Accounts Payable, Receivables and Payroll. I have used numerous software packages including Quickbooks, Timberline, Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, Word, etc) I have a degree in Business Administration, Microcomputer Applications. I am willing to train and learn new software packages and/or skills.

$13.00 /hr
23 hours

Raymond Wilke

Raymond Wilke

Certified Assitant Office Manager and Trainer

Morocco - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 3

I'm a German native Assistant Manager of Office Communication, government certified so my skill proof you can only see in my Profile. I translate for more than 5 years texts in English French and German. My translations appear as published by native speakers. This I can allow myself to say, from experience, not only for years of translation work (on this Provider been a work). But also by long years abroad and thus daily contact use. The translation will be returned then in Word and PDF format and can be used as OpenOffice format upon request and without extras cost You can invite me also for bookkeeping (i can work on "Taxpool" program (German) compatible to all German Tax - Programs and or excel works; "I'll you open up new worlds with my pen !!! Good Book & copywriters are like terrorists, they kidnap people in there world. The ransom they get from the victims even in advance.

$8.00 /hr
768 hours

Candace M.

Candace M.

Administrative/Customer Support Specialist

United States - Tests: 2

Offering over ten years of customer service in person, by phone, by email, or by fax, I focus on the customer in order to give them an exceptional customer experience. By helping solve the customers' problems and building a long-term relationship, it benefits the company as well as the customer. Expert in all facets of customer relations. Trustworthy with confidential information. Provide excellent, quality service producing a high level of customer satisfaction. Flexible to changing situations. Goal-oriented and self-disciplined in order to achieve my goals.

$15.00 /hr
0 hours

Angelo L.

Angelo L.

Customer and Technical Support Supervisor


I've been working in a Customer Service Industry including personal, online and phone for 8 years now. I started as a Customer Service Representative for Sprint phone helping our customer's understand why their bill is too high - co'z i get that a lot. Now i am leading a small company supporting our customers using QuickBooks software. Below is the snapshot of my career as a Customer Service Rep. Customer Service Representative - Sales and billing for Sprint phone Customer Service Representative - Hotel reservation for Best Western Hotel Technical Support Representative - ISP troubleshooting( Netzero and Juno ) Technical Support Representative - Troubleshooting, Ticketing and Scheduling onsite repair for Lenovo Computers Real Time Analyst - Queue management and Service Level monitoring using Avaya and CMS Reporting Analyst - Creating Reports and Dashboard using Microsoft Excel, Word and Power Point. Team Manager - Managing employees for Lenovo Call Center Lead Implementor - Set up, Customization and support for QuickBooks software. I'm a quick learner and enthusiastic that's why they call me Jack of all Traits. I look forward to working with you as a customer service rep as well as your go-to guy for any additional projects you need assistance with.

$3.33 /hr
0 hours

Tristen D.

Tristen D.

Versatile Project Manager and Tester

United States - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 5

I love organizing. This love makes me an especially valuable administrative assistant. I am detail oriented and always looking for ways to simplify and streamline processes. In my effort to be efficient, I have consistently been given added responsibility in any position I held. I have been working in the computer software industry for 10 years. I have worked with both application programming and web programming. I have been involved in numerous ways including: software support, administrative support, project management, data conversion, software design and documentation, software testing, and many other facets. I also have experience in account payable, accounts receivable, payroll, utility billing, basic accounting, and overall office support.

$12.00 /hr
8 hours

Sundra B.

Sundra B.

Professional Administrative Secretary

United States - Portfolio: 2

Hi and thank you for taking the time to read my profile. I would like to give you a brief description of my background. I have over 20 years experience as a Secretary/Administrative Assistant with non profit organizations. My typing speed is 75 wpm with extensive experience using Microsoft Word, Quickbooks, Excel, Publisher and PowerPoint as well as Microsoft CRM Data Base. I also have 2 years Customer Service experience. Although I'm not a professional at it... I enjoy spending time designing websites and writing blogs. I believe it has become a side hobby of mine.

$12.50 /hr
0 hours