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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

Julie B.

Julie B.


Philippines - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 3

Seeking a position where my existing skills in the areas of administration and customer service can be utilized by a progressive and innovative company. I am proficient with Data-Entry, Data-Encoding, Fast-Typing, MS Excel, Word, Web-research, Data collection and research, Bookkeeping, Administrative Assistant, Order-processing, Customer Chat and Email Support, English-Filipino Translator/Transcription and Basic English Teaching. I'm professional, organized and always efficient to meet deadlines.

100% Job Success
$5.00 /hr
2,982 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
9,242 hours

Virginia Gutierrez

Virginia Gutierrez Agency Contractor

virtual assistant,bookkeeping,research,administrative,clerical


I worked with Philippine Telegraph & Telephone Corporation-Comptroller's Dept. for 15 years. I started from Gen. Clerk then Gen.Bookkeeper and later became an Officer-in-Charge. I did clerical job such as accepting and recording documents from different branches of the co. and from our clients;sorting and filing of documents;attending to telephone calls and typing internal memorandum and letters for the section. My tasks as a Bookkeeper are recording, analyzing and submitting to EDP section for data entry the source documents needed for billing our clients. As the Officer-in-Charge of the Revenue Accounting section, I supervised and assigned task to my subordinates and making it sure that their task are properly done and submitted on time. I attended several seminars and training and among these were: Basic Computer Operation,Customer Service, Basic Supervisory Training and Telephone Etiquette and Mannerisms. Having the skills,knowledge and experience I believe that I am the right person you are looking for. If given the chance, I can guarantee to provide you my excellent service.

Associated with: UpToDate Virtual Assistants, Diamond Virtual Assistants

100% Job Success
$5.56 /hr
3,134 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

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

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
1,860 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

Maria A.

Maria A.

Expert in Admin, Research, Writing, Customer Services, Help Desk

United Kingdom - Tests: 5

I am extremely hard working and a fantastic Creative Writer. I research all projects 100% and I work with accuracy and dedication from my home office without any interruption. Occasionally, I work on various projects given to me by my previous employer on a freelance basis using my expertise in data entry, mail merging, researching, customer services, creative writing and transcription services. I have worked in an extremely demanding office environment for 9 years and dedicated all of my skills into creating a role that nobody else could fill. I recently wanted to become self employed so I can share all the skills I have from my home office, ensuring the highest quality of service to businesses seeking a good, honest, hard working, accurate and speedy performer! I am available by telephone, email and Skype. I have excellent internet upload and download speed!

$11.00 /hr
0 hours

Zaib Bhaai

Zaib Bhaai

Financial Services/Data Entry

United Kingdom - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 3

My objective is to provide high quality services to my buyers / clients in the fields of Accounting, Bookkeeping( Quick books, Quick books online, Xero, Wave, Myob, Saasu, Clearbooks ), Finance , Tax, Corporate, HR and other support management tasks at international level in order to earn fair amount of money and to develop good relationship with people around the globe whom I work for. I am a Professional Accountant and belong to the well renown global accountancy. I am working in an Audit & Accountancy firm in Islamabad,Pakistan, the Partners of whom were former employees of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and Deloitte. They are my mentors and I directly report to them in all matters. As a consultant to various clients, I have managed their accounts, from simple Bookkeeping to the preparation of Financial Statements including taxation services. I am also involved in audit role and leading the audit team. I have also working experience as an Accountant in an Multinational Non-Profit organization. I pursed the accounting profession out of my own enthusiasm and I am working to be the best at it. I have also great interest in the world of finance and would love to work in an competitive environment.

$3.00 /hr
0 hours