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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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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
3,100 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
1,825 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
$16.00 /hr
69 hours

Kristi H.

Full Charge Bookkeeper & Administrative Assistant

United States - Tests: 13 - Portfolio: 6

I'm an Independent Bookkeeper with over 10 years experience as a remote contractor. I can efficiently handle the fundamental aspects of your firm's financial record keeping, including: recording financial transactions and categorizing appropriately, managing accounts payable and receivable, reconciling bank statements, and completing financial statements. I am an honest, hardworking individual, and am capable of offering assistance in a multitude of other areas as well, including: Customer Service, Project Management, Data Entry, Administrative Assistance, Order Processing and much more. I am available for both short term and long term projects.

100% Job Success
$22.22 /hr
11,953 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

Elizabeth Davis

Elizabeth Davis

MBA/Certified Bookkeeper/Quickbooks ProAdvisor

United States - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 1

30 + years of experience in small business bookkeeping and office management. Certified Bookkeeper and Quickbooks ProAdvisor with MBA. Exceptional customer service, confidentially and ethical behavior are all guaranteed. Great at cleaning up books and accounts as well as setting up and teaching new systems. I continue to take classes to keep up to date to better serve my clients. Don't let the hourly rate scare you, I work for flat fees and am very affordable. You can see more details on my website- Skills: Microsoft Office Peachtree QuickBooks Adobe Photoshop and Acrobat Many industry-specific software programs Services: *AP - invoice, purchase order, voucher and packing slip cross-reference, coding, authentication and processing *AR - invoicing, collections, reports and reconciliation *Account Reconciliations, i.e. - revenue, banking, credit cards, loans, LOC, sales/use tax *Record, reconcile, analyze, and maintain general ledger and journal transactions, accounts and reports *1099 and W-2 generation *Recommend and develop policies, procedures and systems in conjunction with internal executive staff, CPA firms, and auditors *Inventory and procurement systems and purchasing contracts *HR management Experience: I have worked as an accountant, full-charge bookkeeper, jack-of-all-trades, and/or manager with both national and international firms that include industries as diverse as oral surgery, transportation, heavy construction, legal, design and custom software development. I am also adept in InfoSec Management. While I am not an IT tech, I am very good at, and enjoy, communicating and working with them for team management and internal security.

$45.00 /hr
0 hours