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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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Constance P.

Constance P.

Virtual Assistant, Customer Service, and Bookkeeping

United States - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 1

Looking for a highly organized, reliable, honest, and dedicated contractor with strong core values that can offer flexibility and will be an asset to your company? I am a very motivated, personable business professional with an eye for detail and a talent for quickly mastering new skills. I am highly proficient in Customer Service, Web Research, Product Listing, Logistics, Calendaring, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Data Entry, and Email handling. I have knowledge and experience in Accounts Payable and Receivable, Reconciliation, and QuickBooks. I am accustomed to handling sensitive and confidential records. My schedule is very flexible and I am committed to completing all tasks to meet or exceed what is expected of me.

100% Job Success
$10.00 /hr
2,862 hours

Jezabel Duarte

Jezabel Duarte Agency Contractor

Writer, Customer Service, Tutor, VA, Bookkeeping, eBay, Amazon, SEO

Philippines - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

Writing is my passion and I aim to provide great content at the most reasonable price to my clients. Aside from writing, I can also help out with data entry, virtual assistance, admin support tasks, as well as various tasks involving Amazon store account and eBay. I am also trained as a bookkeeper and have experience in customer service. Allow me to list some of the things I can do for you: - Clearing emails - Providing administrative support in Social Media - Data entry - Excel Spreadsheeting - Weekly, monthly tasking in software - Web research into Excel - Photo touchups - Document designing - Database management - Website development in Wordpress - Website maintenance in Wordpress - Blogging - Online marketing - Transfer of data and upkeep of CRM - Prepare and execute email campaigns - Prepare website analytics reports - Operate and schedule content for different timezones - Assist with systems and tasks creations - eBay Turbo Lister, eBay listing - Amazon Listing I belong to a team of freelancers here in oDesk (VPRO) and we use the following tools as of the moment: * Basecamp * Backpack * Highrise * Campfire * Mailchimp * Freshbooks * Dropbox * Google Apps for Work (Spreadsheet and Docs) * Zendesk

Associated with: Tala Data Services, VPRO Global Services, Eigo Writing Services

$5.56 /hr
8 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
9,241 hours

Adnan Hayat

Adnan Hayat

Marketing/Social Media Expert, content/blog specialist , Office admin

Pakistan - Tests: 12

I am a Marketing and Social Media Strategist with 7 years of experience in online community management & campaigns on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, LinkedIn, Google+ & more. My experience & skills help me craft a simple, strong, measurable, long-term strategy that brings you great results! - Social media strategy, audits & management - Editorial calendars - Content creation (blogs, website, social media) - Word press management. I embark on a strategic and creative approach to generate unique, effective and response-driven collateral; advertising, direct marketing, catalogs and integrated marketing solutions, maximizing effectiveness and efficiency of communications programs across target audiences. I focus on small and medium businesses that are looking to establish their online presence in the crowed. My prime objective is to see my client’s flourishing their business with my expertise and skills.

$7.00 /hr
33 hours

Saleem Khan

Saleem Khan

Highly Qualified Online Administrative Manager

Pakistan - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

I am a former employee of USAID/American Embassy, Islamabad, with 22 years of experience in the field of Finance. Earned several awards and cash prizes for excellent performance.  Franklin Award for high level of performance of official duties, American Embassy, Islamabad  Meritorious Honour Award, American Consulate Gen, Karachi  Superior Performance Cash Award, American Embassy, Islamabad  On the spot cash award, USAID, Islamabad, Pakistan  Various appreciation letters from High level management of the mission.

$8.06 /hr
1,246 hours

Dimphy De Vaan

Dimphy De Vaan

NL- EN Bilingual. Eye for detail. Love for learning.

New Zealand - Tests: 7

Dutch is my native tongue. Living in New Zealand for 17+ yrs has given me the opportunity to further develop my English. Eager to learn, always do my best, might ask more questions, as I like to do a perfect job. Adult educator 10+yrs. (teaching NZQA accredited subjects) Team leader; setting up new project (10+ people) Design, Artist, making things look good Middenstandsdiploma (NL) English - Dutch language skills Spreadsheet skills, incl bookkeeping Strength: Work accurately, Motivator, Coach, Team player & Solo, Perfectionist, Time Management, eye for detail. Giving every project my best. To translate you need to have deep knowledge of both languages; Many things you cannot translate literally, as they will have a different meaning or make no sense. E.g. translating the Dutch sentence: ‘De kraan loopt’ would literally translate: ‘The tap walks’ instead of ‘The tap runs’. I love empowering people to become the best they can and want to be.

100% Job Success
$22.22 /hr
1,797 hours

Llia Venus Iso

Llia Venus Iso

Data Entry, Web Research, Customer Service, Administrative Support

Philippines - Tests: 6

My goal is client satisfaction. I give my best in every project to produce a quality output. I'm proficient in the following areas: *MS Word *MS Excel *MS Powerpoint *Google Docs *Google Spreadsheet

92% Job Success
$4.44 /hr
146 hours

Mark Anthony Aguilar

Mark Anthony Aguilar

Accounting and Financial Management Specialist

Philippines - Tests: 3

I have lectured extensively on Bookkeeping, Financial Accounting, Financial Analysis, Financial Reporting, and Financial Management. I worked as a private accountant, internal auditor and external auditor. I have used Peachtree, Quickbooks and designed a College Enrollment, Grading and Billing Database using Microsoft Access.

$16.67 /hr
1,854 hours

Chrystal Mahan

Chrystal Mahan

MBA Professional

United States - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 9

For you, the client, I provide fast, quality work in Accounting/Bookkeeping with 20 years experience with an MBA. Court Transcription Proofreading and General Proofing, Website setup and design services. Data Entry, Virtual Assistance, Transcription, Social Media Marketing and Copywriting with 10 years experience. Experienced eBook Publisher.

58% Job Success
$18.00 /hr
69 hours